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Use our interactive rig to learn more about Precision Drilling Toughnecks

The job descriptions on the interactive rig are examples of only some of the job duties and responsibilities the position entails.

Derrickhand

Derrickhand

Derrickhands are responsible for all work above the rig floor, monitoring and maintaining proper drilling characteristics and ensuring proper drilling fluid properties.

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Derrickhand

Derrickhand

Derrickhands are responsible for all work above the rig floor, monitoring and maintaining proper drilling characteristics and ensuring proper drilling fluid properties.

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Rig Manager

Rig Manager

Rig Managers are ultimately responsible for the safe, efficient and continual operation of the drilling rig as well as ensuring regulatory compliance and attaining the goals and objectives for both Precision and our clients.

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Driller

Driller

Drillers lead rig crews and ensure proper training and safe working of their crews, as well as the safe operations of all equipment on the drilling rig.

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Floorhand

Floorhand

Similar to a Leasehand, Floorhands are responsible for assisting Derrickhands and Drillers. Conduct preventative maintenance, assist with mixing mud and chemicals, clean and paint, and assist with moving the rig, rigging up and rigging out.

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Leasehand

Leasehand

Where a Toughneck’s journey begins. An entry into a drilling career, Leasehands are responsible for keeping the rig site clean, performing general maintenance, and providing assistance to other rig personnel while gaining knowledge of our safety culture, rig equipment and systems.

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Motorhand

Motorhand

Motorhands are integral members of the rig team and ensure all equipment is clean and operating properly. Assist the Derrickhand and Driller on the drill floor and fill out log sheets and maintenance cards.

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Driller

Assistant Driller

Assistant Drillers are in training for the position of driller and are under direct supervision of the driller.

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Floorhand
Floorhand Similar to a Leasehand, Floorhands are responsible for assisting Derrickhands and Drillers. Conduct preventative maintenance, assist with mixing mud and chemicals, clean and paint, and assist with moving the rig, rigging up and rigging out.

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Motorhand
Motorhand Motorhands are integral members of the rig team and ensure all equipment is clean and operating properly. Assist the Derrickhand and Driller on the drill floor and fill out log sheets and maintenance cards.

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Derrickhand
Derrickhand Derrickhands are responsible for all work above the rig floor, monitoring and maintaining proper drilling characteristics and ensuring proper drilling fluid properties.

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Leasehand
Leasehand Where a Toughneck’s journey begins. An entry into a drilling career, Leasehands are responsible for keeping the rig site clean, performing general maintenance, and providing assistance to other rig personnel while gaining knowledge of our safety culture, rig equipment and systems.

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Driller
Driller Drillers lead rig crews and ensure proper training and safe working of their crews, as well as the safe operations of all equipment on the drilling rig.

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Rig Manager
Rig Manager Rig Managers are ultimately responsible for the safe, efficient and continual operation of the drilling rig as well as ensuring regulatory compliance and attaining the goals and objectives for both Precision and our clients.

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What Our People Have to Say

Jeremy R., Derrickhand

“I appreciate our Target Zero attitude. We can and WILL achieve Target Zero.”

Effrain J., Driller

“Precision has some of the best equipment I have worked with in my career, and great safety.”

Edward B., Motorhand

“The people I work with care about what we do, and how it is done.”

Wayne S., Driller

“It’s a proud feeling to say that I work for Precision Drilling, people know the company and respect us.”