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Well Service Derrickhand

Company: Ensign Energy Services Inc.
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:


  • SIGN ON BONUS OFFEREDThe Well Service Derrickhand is responsible for the Rig Derrick, its security, maintenance and safety. This job is performed from the tubing board or rod basket.
    Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
    • Works in a safe, healthy, and environmentally protective manner
    • Inspects and verifies that derrick's locking mechanisms are properly engaged
    • Maintains and inspects climbing devices and fall prevention equipment
    • Works in the derrick on tubing board and rod basket when tripping pipe
    • Operates pump and understands the workings of the valves and manifold
    • Verifies that the derrick is properly scoped out
    • Verifies the derrick is properly anchored and the derrick escape devices are properly deployed
    • Inspects and maintains the crown sheaves
    • Verifies that tubing board and rod basket is properly deployed
    • Supports the training of the Trainees and Floorhands
    • Assists in daily maintenance and housekeeping
    • Reports and corrects any unsafe work practices and safety hazards
    • Participates in all safety programs, processes and requirements
    • Attends Operations Training up to two times per year and up to five days per training at designated locations
    • Performs other duties as directed by managementQualifications:The employee must:
      • Be at least 18 years of age
      • Pass a post-offer physical examination, fitness testing, safety aptitude test, drug tests & background check
      • Provide proof of and maintain proper legal authorization to work in the United States
      • Speak and read English well enough to understand verbal and written safety postings, alerts and announcements, communicate with co-workers and be able to participate in job safety analysis meetingsTechnical Competencies:
        • Understands and is capable of reading all safety / training requirements and materials
        • Develops an understanding of all major rig components and the necessary servicingBehavioral Competencies:
          • Works in a manner that insures personal safety and the safety of fellow crewmembers
          • Maintains a professional, effective, and polite relationship with other Ensign employees and suppliers
          • Strives continuously to develop a greater knowledge of the total operations, including the duties and responsibilities of each position
          • Works well as a team player and demonstrates willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
          • Respects chain of command and follows thru on instructionsEducation and Experience:
            • Prior experience in oil field, heavy industry, or construction is beneficial
            • High School diploma or GED is preferredOther Accountabilities:
              • Business Ethics - Understands fully Ensign's ethics policy and its application in all business dealings including contractual agreements and contract negotiations
              • Business Policies - Understands and agrees to follow all of Ensign's Policy and Directives and procedures as set forth in the Ensign Company Policy and Basic Directives Handbook for Employees
              • Certifications - Maintains technical and safety certifications required by company or government agencies; remains current on all OSHA, EUSD and other required training
              • Drug-free workplace - Conforms to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of mind-altering prescription or non-prescription drugs, including alcohol and other drugs of abuse.
              • Occupational Health and Safety - Understands fully the Ensign Health and Safety policy and self-responsibility for own health and safety at work; Demonstrates responsibility to avoid adversely affecting the health and safety of others through any act or omission
                • Uses the correct protective clothing and equipment as provided by Ensign and guards against misuse or damage to such equipment
                • Reports any hazardous situations arising in the workplace that cannot be self-corrected, or injury incurred during the course of work, no matter how minor
                • Avoids injury resulting from manual handling tasks, by use of risk assessment, correct mechanical handling equipment and correct manual handling techniquesNotice Regarding Medical and/or Recreational Marijuana Use: Because the possession and use of Marijuana, whether for medical use or otherwise, constitutes a federal offense and because Ensign Energy is a drug-free workplace, the Company will not accommodate the medical use of Marijuana and enforces written policy prohibiting working for Ensign while Marijuana is in the body. The fact that state law recognizes medical Marijuana as prescribed or otherwise permitted does not alter or otherwise change this policy.
                  Ensign United States Drilling Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Ensign provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Ensign takes affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination as required by law.

Keywords: Ensign Energy Services Inc., Midland , Well Service Derrickhand, Other , Midland, Texas

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