Position: Floorhand (Temp)

Positions Available 5
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 29th Jan 18
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 12270
Contact Shauna Pierce shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com

Position details


This position is for temp/on-call work that could potentially lead to full time employment. 

LOCATION: Offshore Eastern Canada 


JOB SUMMARY:  Handle drilling tools and tubular on the rig floor for the purpose of making up/breaking down drill sting, riser and other drilling systems. Assist the Driller in all operations on the rig floor. 



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • 1+ years experience as Floorhand
  • Oil & Gas industry experience considered an asset
  • Roughneck course considered an asset
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Must have Basic Survival Training, CAPP Medical, H2S Alive, Marine Advanced First Aid, WHMIS 2015, Regulatory Awareness, Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry.



  • Operate tongs, wrenches and other equipment required for making up or breaking out tubular;  perform other tasks necessary to drill a well
  • Use manual and automated means to move, position, lift, pull, push, remove and install tubular and other equipment as needed to perform the operation
  • Manually set and remove slips form the rotary bore and around tubular as required
  • Wash down rig floor areas using high-pressure water, steam, air, solvents, and cleaning chemicals as required
  • Actively participate in pre-tour meeting with the drilling crew for all non-routine drilling operations and safety matters
  • Ensure that all loads leaving the rig floor with the crane are slung properly and have tag lines attached
  • Grease, lubricate, and perform minor repairs to rig floor equipment and inspect machinery that is directly related to the drilling operation
  • Change tong and slip dies using hand tools and personal protective equipment and ensure that tools and equipment are in safe operation condition
  • Clean and service drilling subs and equipment before removing from rig floor
  • Carry out regular painting to maintain rig floor equipment;  Prepare metal surface for paint using scrapers, portable air operated tools, wire brushes, etc
  • Assist in maintaining the shale shakers in optimum operating condition and perform any required maintenance or minor repairs
  • Perform daily inspection and preventative maintenance on derrick structure while using safe operation procedures and proper personal protective equipment
  • Assist the Derrickhand in mud mixing operations and in checking the properties of drilling fluid
  • Assist with deck operations when 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 Eastern Canada 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.

To apply, please send your resume to shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com


Company Info

Company: Puglisevich