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Working on a drilling or well servicing rig is a rewarding career choice, and can lead to many different opportunities on and off the rig. Please note that CAOEC does not operate rigs or hire rig workers. But, CAOEC does accept job applications to its member companies. Use our Job Board to search for current opportunities in this rewarding field!

Using the links in the left navigation, you will find great information on:

  • When the industry is hiring, and how to apply for a job.
  • What a drilling and service rig looks like.

  • What ​career paths, salary information and workplace benefits a drilling rig offers.
  • What it's like working on a drilling or service rig.
  • What you'll need to work on a drilling and service rig.