A Derrickhand handles the uppermost section of the drilling string as it is brought from or lowered into the wellbore or drill hole. A Derrickhand oversees some of the machinery on the rig and is responsible for the conditioning of the drilling fluid and the circulation machinery. The Derrickhand spends 25% of his time up in the rigs derrick and plays the lead roll in stacking and guiding pipe as it is tripped in and out or reconnected into the hole. A Derrickhand works with the mud systems, monitors weight and mixes weight properly while reporting any changes. The position requires mixing chemicals, monitoring pump manifolds and most importantly, good communication with the Engineer and the Driller.
Drilling-Bakken (North Dakota)
US Drilling Services
About the Organization
Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services is a drilling and well services contractor that works with exploration and production companies in the U.S. and internationally. Our company was founded in 2005 by a team of industry veterans with a history of driving innovation in rig engineering. Today, our fleet includes 15 drilling rigs and 8 coil service rigs which combine leading-edge technology with patented advancements.
Our goal at Xtreme is to hire people who want to establish or further their career in the drilling and well servicing industry. Xtreme can provide local as well as international opportunities to their employees. 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 Xtreme can offer you.
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