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AKITA Drilling Canada - Derrickhand 

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 Derrick hand is responsible for maintaining circulation equipment while drilling. During tripping operations the Derrick Hand works above the rig floor at the monkey board. The Derrick Hand would have worked their way up through the drilling rig positions, have a good knowledge all positions and will relieve the Driller once deemed competent.


Work on the catwalk or operate the hydraulic catwalks,
Work and maintain circulation on mud tanks,
Mix mud & organize mud products,
Work and maintain pumps,
Work at heights while tripping and conducting derrick inspections,
Assist the crew in nipple up procedures,
Supervise and assist during rig up/out operation,
Assist in running casing,
Ensure anyone climbing the derrick uses a full body harness and fall protection above 2 meters,
Clean and practice good housekeeping in work areas and,
Assist the Driller in the maintenance of the drilling rig and other equipment.
Learn and adhere to all Company, Customer and Government Safety Policy, Procedures and Practices and Regulations.

Position Requirements

Qualified candidates require:• valid Driver's License • Previous experience as a Derrickhand • H2S Alive • 1st Aid • Fall Protection, Special Oilwell Boiler, Confined Space, Rig Rescue • Common Safety Orientation - ESC

WHMIS 2015

Position AKITA Drilling Canada - Derrickhand  
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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