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Job Details

Roughneck

Employer

Canadian Horizontal Drilling Inc.

Date Posted

January 25, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Wetaskiwin, AB
  • Earnings $28.70 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 84 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 08, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Canadian Horizontal Drilling Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Drilling and well service contractor
  • Remote location

Tasks

  • Manipulate sections of pipes or drill stems at rig floor during drilling and during removal and replacement of pipes, drill stems and drill bits
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Assist other workers to maintain drilling equipment on drill floor
  • Handle, sort and move drill pipes, tools, cement and other materials
  • Clean up rig areas
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs and service equipment
  • Drive trucks to transport materials and well service equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST)

Field work location experience

Alberta

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • 20/20 vision
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Weight handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Hard hat

Personal suitability

Team player

Experience

Will train

Workplace information

On the road job


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Roughneck is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Oil and Gas Drilling, Servicing and Related Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to handle, sort and move drill tools, pipes, cement and other materials, and to clean up rig areas; may drive trucks to transport materials and well service equipment

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating equipment to manipulate sections of pipes and drill stems at rig floors during drilling and for removal and replacement of strings of pipes, drill stems and bits

innovative

Interest in maintaining drilling equipment on drill floors

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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