Driller (CO, WY, UT) - $36.50/hr, Per Diem, Paid T/O . 7/7 or 14/14.

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What Patterson-UTI is Hiring for:

Driller in CO, WY and UT Region

7 days on / 7 days off, or 14 days on / 14 days off, working 12.5 hour shifts that can include days or nights and as well as weekends and holidays.

Rate of Pay:  Starting at $36.50/hr.

The role is eligible to receive per diem

Job Details:
  • Oversee all drilling activities and monitor rig employees and third parties that are working on, entering or exiting rig floor
  • Follow established plan for drilling operations
  • Continually monitor well conditions and drilling parameters
  • Provide leadership, along with the Rig Manager, to delegate tasks, instruct, train, and develop all rig employees
  • Ensure regular maintenance of all equipment and machinery
  • Assist Rig Manager with preventing and solving problems to keep the rig operational
  • Communicate with Rig Manager, Company Man, and Directional Driller as necessary
  • Responsible for well control
  • General upkeep and housekeeping of the Driller’s cabin
  • Maintain daily logs of drilling activities
  • Direct other rig employees and assist with rig up / down procedures
  • Support other crew members as needed, ensure compliance with safety procedures, and other additional tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, certificate or equivalent
  • Able to use a computer and multiple screens to monitor drilling activities.
  • Have an understanding of down hole operations and daily operations to be able to give instructions to hands
  • Able to use a calculator, standard formulas, and basic math for well control calculations

Certifications: Well Control

Work Regions:

These opportunities from Patterson-UTI are available in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Patterson-UTI offers:

Competitive Wages


Per Diem

Full Time Position(s)

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Patterson-UTI has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Advanced Computer Skills
  • Relevant Industry Experience

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Patterson-UTI:

Patterson-UTI provides expertise and scale in major operational areas as well as a diverse network of drilling and pressure pumping services, directional drilling, rental equipment and technology. They are dedicated to delivering results so that their customers can embrace new possibilities and growth.

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