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AKITA Canada Floorhand 

Location Drilling (Canada)  
Division Canada Drilling Services  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  


The Floor Hand works the drill floor operating manual tongs and pulling slips when tripping drill pipe in and out of the hole. The Floor Hand reports to the Motor Man and the Driller. The Floor Hand assists in various jobs around the drilling rig (e.g. pressure washing, hauling mud products, etc.). The position requires a H2S Alive certificate and workers are required to be fit and able to lift heavy loads.


  • Assist the Derrick Hand and Driller on the drill floor while making trips,
  • Ensure the drill floor is kept clean,
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on equipment,
  • Assist the Derrick Hand in mixing mud and chemicals,
  • Assist in cleaning and painting as required by the Driller,
  • Assist in moving the rig, rigging up and rigging out,
  • Perform the duties of an all-around worker on the drilling rig and,
  • Learn and adhere to all Company, Customer and Government Safety Policy, Procedures and Practices and Regulations.
Position Requirements

Qualified candidates require:
• Valid Drivers License

Related certifications/tickets for this role:
• H2S Alive
• 1st Aid preferred


Position AKITA Canada Floorhand  
About the Organization AKITA Drilling is an onshore drilling rig service provider that works with leading operators around the world. We pride ourselves on building relationships with our clients and see every project as a partnership.

Our goal at AKITA Drilling is to hire people who want to establish or further their career in the drilling industry. We are in this industry for the long term, and we are looking to attract candidates who share our vision! Take a look at what career opportunities AKITA Drilling can offer you.


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