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16 May 2016

Derrick Hand

Job Description

Overview Major Purpose:

Derrickhand will play an essential role on a workover rig crew, servicing oil and gas wells, focusing on duties above the floor.

Responsibilities Responsibilities And Job Duties:

* Perform workover rig services on oil and gas wells as part of a 3-5 person crew

* Responsible for all duties above the floor, operate the pump and tank and work on the catwalk when moving pipe on or off the ground.

* Actively participate in rig inspections, preventative maintenance of fluid systems, derrick and associated equipment

* Assisting in rigging up or down

* Pick up or lay down tubing

* Work on all floors or operate the rig when necessary

* Routinely participate in learning activities and apply knowledge/skill to the job

* Ensure all activities are accurately documented

* Handle problems and conflicts as they arise and initiate steps to resolution

* Commit to safe work practices through situational awareness, following standard operating procedures, receiving constructive criticism and watching out for the health and wellness of others

Qualifications Requirements/Qualifications:

* A sound understanding or aptitude to learn the workover rig functions

* Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication

* Basic problem solving and organizational skills

* Deals effectively with personality conflict and can quickly diffuse tension on the work site

* A positive team player

* Stable work history, preferably in an oil field/workover rig environment

* Mechanically Inclined

* Can work independently with minimal supervision

* Committed to working safely at all times including a commitment to the policies and procedures of the operation

* Must pass a pre-employment physical, reference checks, drug screen, motor-vehicle report and criminal background check

* Must be able to attend and pass all tests associated with job related coursework. This may includes, but it not limited to: OSHA, HazMat, Safeland, etc.

* Willing to reliably fulfill the designated work schedule.


* Stable work history, preferably in an oil and gas or industrial environment

* Heavy equipment licenses or certifications preferred

* Class A or B CDL Preferred

* Valid driver licenses

* High School Education or equivalent Physical Requirements:

* Ability to climb a ladder and work high up in the derrick

* Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: extreme wind, rain, cold, etc.

* Comfortable be able to complete the physical aspects of the job including heights, bending stooping, routinely lifting 75 lbs, walking long distances.


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