The Floor Hand, also called Roughneck, is normally the starting position on the drilling crew. The Floor Hand assists the other crew members in their duties, including maintenance and repair of rig equipment, and he/she is a general all-around worker on the rig. The normal workstation of a Floor Hand is the rig floor. There are usually two Floor Hands on a crew, although smaller rigs may have only one. Floor Hands must learn to use wrench-like tongs and be able to connect and disconnect pipe smoothly and efficiently. Floor Hands also assist in laying casing into a well after is has been drilled.
Be prepared to work on a rotating shift schedule that operates twenty-four hours a day.
Be able to work safely and quickly, and think ahead to the next procedure.
Be in good physical condition (strength and agility are necessary)
Enjoy working as a member of a team.
Understand that some operations involve work at remote locations involving camps.
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Field Operations
Floorhand - Drilling Rig
Posting Start Date:
SPEAK TO A RECRUITER ABOUT ENSIGN covering all required safety certificates
Common Safety Orientation
Standard First Aid
Certificates depending on the type of well & location