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Job Summary:
  • The Motorhand ensures all equipment is clean and operating properly, assists the Derrickhand and Driller on the drill floor and fills out log sheets and maintenance cards.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Derrickhand and Driller on the drill floor while making trips.
  • Ensure all equipment is kept clean, performing preventative maintenance on the various engines.
  • Fill out log sheets and maintenance cards correctly and ensuring they are kept up to date.
  • Work alongside of the Floorhands ensuring preventative maintenance on appropriate equipment is performed.
  • Train and supervise Floorhands and Leasehands, reporting any issues to the Driller and Rig Manager.
  • Learn and adhere to all Company and Government safety regulations pertaining to the work site.
  • Participate in all safety initiatives & meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • H2S Alive, Confined Space Entry and Rescue, Enform Fall Protection.
  • Registered Rig Technician.
  • Must provide blue book with updated hours in Motorhand position.
  • Previous Floorhand with preferred 2-3 years' experience and possess knowledge of all equipment on a drilling rig.
  • Be physically fit to handle heavy lifting and be mechanically inclined.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum high school diploma would be an asset.
  • 1500 hours in Motorhand position.

Essential Skills/Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
  • React to change and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Work in a team environment, effectively communicating to all members of any issues that may arise.
  • Cope with stressful situations and react accordingly.
  • Work out of town for minimum of two weeks at a time.

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