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Floorhand for Service Rigs
Derrickhand & Floorhand for Service/Rod Rigs
Apex Well Servicing is hiring a full-time position for an experienced Floorhand/derrickhand. The successful candidate will have experience working in an exciting atmosphere, where you have the opportunity to grow successfully as an individual and part of our Apex Team. THIS POSITION IS LOCAL TO THE LLOYD/MACKLIN AREA. Apex can facilitate accommodations and a flexible schedule for the successful candidate. We have a very successful Rod and Service client base with steady utilization.
Apex Offers Our Employee’s:
· Immediate Benefits (extended health care, Dental care, Vision care, RRSP match)
· Sign On Bonus $250.00
· RRSP Matching Program
· Accommodations provided (camp work/crew house)
· Flexible Schedule
· Full time employment
· Coveralls Supplied
· Referral Program
· Safety Recognition
· Years of service program
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· The Floorhand position is deemed to be a “Safety Sensitive” position due to the proximity of heavy industrial machinery. The Floorhand is responsible for assisting in setting up and taking down of the drilling rig and equipment, handling sorting and moving drill tools, pipe, cement and other materials in addition to maintaining a clean and organized work environment. He is also responsible for the manipulation of the sections of pipe or drill stem and the rig floor during drilling. It is the duty of the Floorhand to remove and replace strings of pipe or drill stem and/or drill bit.
· The Derrickhand position is deemed to be a “Safety Sensitive” position due to the proximity of heavy industrial machinery. A Derrickhand handles the uppermost section of the drilling string as it is brought from or lowered into the wellbore or drill hole. A Derrickhand oversees some of the machinery on the rig and is responsible for the conditioning of the drilling fluid and the circulation machinery. The Derrickhand spends 25% of his time up the rigs derrick and plays the lead role in stacking and guiding pipe as it is tripped in and out or reconnected into the hole. A Derrickhand works with the mud systems, monitors weight and mixes weight properly while reporting any changes. The position requires mixing chemicals, monitoring pump manifolds and most importantly, good communication with the Driller and the Rig Manager.
  • Some experience working at heights with the use of special fall restraint equipment
  • Complete minor maintenance and checks on equipment
  • Ensure safety for all team members and property
  • Work as part of a team and follow direction from supervision
  • Learn new skills every day by rigging in and out specialty equipment
  • Leave the job site in better condition that when we got there. Clean, safe and job done.
  • Haul hoses, Personal Protective Equipment and tools to where the work is being done
  • Assist on Rig floor tripping pipe and house keeping
  • Support equipment maintenance
  • Assist with rig moves
  • Following and enforcing
  • Ability to perform physical task
  • Understanding job scope potential hazards, rules and regulations
Position: Floorhand for Service Rigs
Organization: Apex Well Servicing Inc.
Location: Slave Lake,  AB 
Salary: CAOEC Rates
Posting Start Date: 12/8/2022
Date Posted: 12/8/2022
Role Specifications:
  • 1-2 years’ experience on a rod Rig, Service Rig
  • Valid Class 5,5Q, 1,3 license
  • Clean 5-year commercial driving abstract
  • Able to Pass negative result on a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
  • Common Safety Orientation certification is required
  • Having First Aid, H2S Alive
  • Confined Space and Fall Protection certification would be an asset
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • You are safety focused when it comes to people and equipment
  • Experience working at heights with the use of special fall restraint equipment
  • Perform physically demanding work including climbing multiple flights of stairs and carrying equipment (able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis)
  • Experience and comfort with confined spaces such as a small vessel/tank or trench
  • Enjoy working outdoors even in harsh weather conditions
  • Comfortable with the use of additional respiratory equipment and air supply; wearing a full-face mask and carrying your own source of oxygen
  • You have the ability to work well in a team, share a laugh with your coworkers and get the job done safely
  • We have great training and your ability to read and write will ensure you meet the testing requirements
Additional Information:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhausted list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/7/2023
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Organization Information
Apex Well Servicing Inc.
#1301 Caribou Trail , Box 37
Slave Lake,  AB T0G 1A0
(178) 084-9554