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Job Details

Derrickhand - Oil And Gas Drilling

Employer

Savanna Drilling Corp.

Date Posted

June 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Leduc, AB
  • Earnings $43.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 168 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 23, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Savanna Drilling Corp.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Oil and Gas Well Drilling Worker Specific Skills

  • Record mud flows and volumes and take samples
  • Operate and maintain drilling mud systems and pumps
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs
  • Align and manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem from a platform on the rig derrick

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Train and supervise floorhands, assistants and helpers

Work Setting

Drilling and well service contractor

Security and Safety

  • Medical exam
  • Drug test

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
  • Other benefits
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Tax-free savings account (TFSA)

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer


Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Derrickhand - Oil And Gas Drilling is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Oil and Gas Well Drilling Workers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in controlling and maintaining drilling mud systems and pumps during drilling and mixing of mud chemicals and additives; and in operating and maintaining diesel motors, transmissions and other mechanical equipment

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to record mud flows and volumes and to take samples; and in assisting in setting up, taking down and transporting rigs

directive

Interest in speaking with floor hands and labourers to supervise their activities

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Oil and Gas Well Services Operators
DIRECTIVE

Interest in driving trucks to well sites and in operating systems to pump chemicals, gases, sand, cement and other materials into wells

METHODICAL

Interest in monitoring pressure, density, rate and concentration during pumping operations

innovative

Interest in copying information to read gauges to interpret conditions and adjust pumping procedures; may mix chemicals and cement

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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