Working on a Service Rig
Whether you are looking for a life-long career, or a jump start into the oil and gas industry, working at a service rig has many benefits.
Experience and Development
The experience earned from our paid, best-in-class industry training will stay valuable for a lifetime. You will be gaining hands-on experience with high-spec equipment, and leading technologies that supply the world with energy. The high-paced, high capacity and team-focused work emphasizes safe-practices and strength of character that will provide a solid foundation to prepare you for any future endeavor.
Many service rig companies offer comprehensive and affordable healthcare benefits plans for you and your family, along with pension plans, life and disability insurance, and employee savings and share purchase plans. Earn a signing bonus, or an hourly cash bonus, benefit from an employee referral, or matching, company paid RRSP plan. Plan your future knowing that we have your back in this industry.
Working at a service rig will expose you to numerous opportunities locally, and globally. Locally, advancement opportunities are diverse, with many making the jump from the field to corporate, or working up the ranks from Floorhand to Rig Manager. Globally, energy services are needed all over the world, and our international members provide opportunities extending from Latin America, to Australia, to the Middle East. Get your start in earning life-long skills, lucrative wages, and world-wide transferrable experience.
Before starting a career in the oilfield service industry, a service rig employee should be:
Legally eligible to work in Canada
At least 18 years of age
Possess a valid driver’s license
Work Gear & PPE
You should plan on having most of the items below on your first day of work. Some of these items are provided by your employer, depending on the company. In your interview, it’s a good idea to ask what gear you will be expected to have.