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Rig Floorhand

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH122561
  • Location: USA, Texas, Fort Worth
  • Sector: Completions Engineering, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 13/03/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Position Title: Floorhand

Job Key: F1030

Depart/Region/Division: ALL

Job Code: 30000055

Revision Date: 1-8-16

FLSA: ? Exempt ? Nonexempt


Position Overview: Carries out a variety of physical activities on the well servicing or drilling rig floor or elsewhere on the well site as directed by the customer or well operator. This is a safety sensitive position.

Reports to: Field Supervisor-Rigs

Directs Reports: None

Major duties:
  • Performs initial completions, remedial or downhole maintenance operations
  • Assists in servicing of gas and oil wells; transports rig and other vehicles to locations, rigs up/down, pulls/runs tubing, rods or casing
  • Assists in removing or installing well head and associated equipment
  • Lifts, attaches, installs, and works with matting boards and associated well equipment such as rod strippers, polish rods and pumps
  • Operates rod wrenches, tongs, elevators and other associated rig tools and equipment during well servicing operations
  • Assists with spooling or unspooling guy lines, placing and operating hydraulic jacks, and placing of emergency and safety gear
  • Maintains tubing, rod tongs and hand tools on the rig
  • Unscrews or tightens pipe, casing, tubing, and pump rods, using hand and power wrenches and tongs
  • Dismantles and repairs oil field machinery using hand tools and power tools
  • Cleans up spills
  • Keeps pipe deck and main deck areas orderly
  • Reports safety hazards, accidents or maintenance issues to rig operator or supervisor
  • Drives company vehicles over various types of road conditions and terrains, including highways, rural roads including paved and gravel surfaces, and off road situations including two track roads as needed
  • May work in shop or yard as required
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Performs other tasks as assigned


Qualifications and Skills
Required:
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical functions
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Basic problem solving and organizational skills
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment, handling multiple tasks at same time
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check


Preferred:
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education
  • Oilfield industry experience
  • Clean driving record


Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Position requires long periods of standing and sitting and the ability to work long hours if necessary
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.


Typical working conditions and hazards:
  • Work is performed in all weather conditions
  • Able to perform duties with protective equipment, H2S respirator where required
  • Potential hazards include working near or with heavy tools and moving machinery
  • Potential exposure to loud noises, airborne toxins, solvents, flammable atmospheres and industrial chemicals
For more information about this role please contact our Houston office