POSITION:    Derrickman
GROUP:    All
POSITION PURPOSE:    Assist the Driller in drilling operations, managing tubulars in the mast and on racks and managing the mud system and equipment.

Successful completion of pre-hire physical assessment and drug screen.
Have the ability to work at heights up to 175’.


  • Understand the requirements of the Company Management System (to include policies, procedures, and expectations) and perform duties in accordance with them.
  • Propose recommendations for improvements to the Company Management System or practices.
  • Understand that everyone has the responsibility, authority, and obligation to interrupt an operation if a condition or behavior is observed which could cause harm to people, assets or the environment and act on this understanding as required. (Stop work authority)
  • Identify hazards in the workplace and implement sufficient controls to prevent incidents.
  • Participate in pre-tour meetings and participate in and/or lead pre-task meetings.
  • Work under the direction of the Driller and/or Rig Manager.
  • Work on the monkey board during tripping operations as directed by the Driller.
  • Monitor, maintain and report the properties of the drilling fluid.
  • Monitor and report the drilling fluid additive inventory.
  • Monitor, inspect, maintain, repair and report condition and functionality of the mud pumping, storing, processing and transferring equipment on the drilling location. (Including maintaining inventory of spare parts)
  • Monitor, inspect, maintain, repair and report condition and functionality of the mast, monkey board and associated equipment.
  • Assist with routine maintenance on rig equipment as per Company Maintenance System.
  • Maintain good housekeeping on the drilling location to include rig components, offices and accommodations.
  • Report incidents, equipment failures, system failures and abnormalities as per Company procedures.
  • Train and mentor Motormen and Floormen who are interested in a Derrickman position.

Complete all Company required training as per the People Development process.
Mathematical skills sufficient to manage mud system and pipe tally.
Forklift certification.