Position: Derrickman

Positions Available 4
Industry Oil & Gas
Location Halifax, NS
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th Oct 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 11950
Contact Holly Bragg Holly.Bragg@puglisevich.com

Position details



Reports to:              Driller

Location:                  Offshore, Nova Scotia

Unit:                          Noble Regina Allen, Jack Up


Work under the direction of the Driller as necessary to support on-going rig operations. Implement and uphold safety and environmental compliance requirements. Operate/Monitor derrick equipment and mud systems under the direction of the Driller.  Perform general derrick, shaker area and pump room house-keeping duties and material preservation activities under the supervision of the Driller.


  • Must be Canadian or have a work permit / visa to work in Canada
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1+ year experience as Floorhand on an installation fitted with similar equipment.
  • Basic Survival Training (BST)
  • H2S Alive
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Offshore Well Control Level 2
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • CAPP Medical
  • §  Able to operate software applications as applicable to position
  • Must pass Drug Screen and Background/Pre-Employment Screening Checks.



Drilling Operations

  • Safely and efficiently perform all duties assigned by the Driller during drilling, work over and completion operations. 
  • Ensure that safety regulations are adhered to when working at heights.
  • Handle drill pipe or tubing when it is being hoisted out or lowered into the hole.
  • Apprise the Driller of mud condition and pumping equipment conditions.
  • Ensure all operations are proceeding in a safe manner in accordance with safety policies and procedures.  Responsible for correcting and/or notifying responsible person of any unsafe acts or conditions which exist.
  • Other duties as required


Maintenance and Repair

  • Maintain a clean and orderly pump room and pit room.
  • Apply Preventative Maintenance Program for crown block, traveling block and all other derrick equipment.
  • Perform general duties around the pit and pump rooms which may include but not limited to the following: perform housekeeping rig as required, such as keeping the pit and pump rooms clean and clear of all tools and unnecessary equipment; keep BOPs washed down; keep shale shaker and de-sander clean when in use and perform necessary maintenance on the shale shaker and mud pumps.
  • Become familiar with blowout and shut-in procedures.
  • Other duties as required


It is the objective of Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents in Nova Scotia will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.




Company Info

Company: Puglisevich