Rig Assistant - COROD® Continuous Rod, Wabasca, AB

Wabasca, Alberta
01 Dec 2016
10 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Weatherford Rig Assistant you will have the opportunity to work alongside a rig operator to facilitate the safe and efficient operation of Weatherford's Corig™ unit, a standalone, well servicing solution. Weatherford provides our Rig Assistant's with a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, serving as the starting point to a fulfilling career in the oilfield services industry.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the installation and servicing of wellsite equipment, including continuous rod, downhole pumps and wellhead drives
  • Participate in all drills at the required frequency
  • Ensure proper handling, use and maintenance of equipment and tools on the Corigunit; informs Rig Operator if any equipment/tools are required
  • Drive a one-ton crew vehicle with crew trailer in a safe manner to well site locations
  • Understand environmental and health and safety hazards; complies with all environmental and safety procedures as set by the Company and the industry
  • Communicate all safety, operational and environmental concerns to the Rig Operator or Field Supervisor
  • Maintain a clean working area: wellsite/lease, rig, truck, and doghouse
  • Ensures all paperwork, e.g. rig tickets, time sheets, etc. are filled out correctly and submitted in a timely manner
  • Observe job procedures and identifies problems or concerns, suggesting areas for process improvement
  • Other duties as required
  • 1-2 years oilfield rig experience considered an asset
  • WHMIS, First Aid & CPR training required
  • Valid class 5 driver's abstract with clean driving record
  • Uncompromising attitude to safety performance and service quality excellence
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Personnel must understand the importance of teamwork
  • Attention to safety hazards and procedures is critical
  • Must be able to work for extended lengths of time in all types of weather.
  • This position is based near Wabasca, AB (camp work, rotational shift).
  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position and qualified candidates will be required to pass a Pre-employment Medical, Drug & Alcohol Test
Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, an RRSP Program, health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.