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Experienced Field Drill Pipe Inspection Operators Needed in AB: Hourly Pay, Sign On Bonus


The Straight Goods:

Red Deer, Grande Prairie, Nisku
Full Time
Competitive Wages, Dental, Paid Time Off (Paid Vacation) (+ 1 More)

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Job Summary:

The Field Drill Pipe Inspection Operator in Nisku, Alberta will inspect used drill pipe and is responsible for all job tasks that are related to the inspection of used drill pipe goods. Additionally, they will provide supervision and direction to inspection crewmembers.

You have Drill pipe experience and interested in Field operation, We would love to hear from you.

Only candidates authorised to work in Canada will be considered.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Work on all duties associated with the operations of the Used Drill Pipe Electromagnetic Inspection (EMI) Unit, including the everyday operation, maintenance, size change-over, and the standardization of the inspection unit. 
  • Responsible for the timely completion of the job, the quality of work, safety at the jobsite and performance of the job to specifications and Tuboscope Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Must coordinate with their supervisor to verify the daily work schedule and is responsible for organizing the inspection crew and assigning individual crewmember duties. 
  • Monitors the inspection crewmember’s performance of all aspects of the inspection service to ensure that it meets Tuboscope Standard Operating Procedure requirements, API, DS-1, and/or ASTM specifications, practices and standards, and customer requirements.
  • Responsible for monitoring the Used Drill Pipe Electromagnetic Inspection (EMI) Unit recording console to determine the classification of the inspected material. 
  • Supervises inspection prove-up personnel and is responsible for recording prove-up results and recording rejected or reclassified material. 
  • Responsible for completion of the required paperwork, including Inspection Reports and Tally Reports, upon job completion. Completed reports must be promptly submitted to the appropriate supervisor for review and processing.
  • Ensure required Used Drill Pipe Electromagnetic Inspection (EMI) Unit maintenance and repair and will coordinate the ordering of unit inspection equipment, part, and supplies with the appropriate manager. 
  • Perform other inspection duties, such as assistant operator, inspection prove-up, or other duties as assigned. 
  • Any other duties not listed may be assigned by the Division Manager. 

Qualification Requirements:

  • High School or GED equivalent preferred. 
  • A minimum of five (3) years Used Drill Pipe Inspection experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience in oilfield tubulars and pipe handling will be beneficial.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of the inspection related portions of applicable API publications and Customer Specifications and/or requirements.
  • Field experience would be an asset.
  • Prior experience in the inspection of used tubing & casing would be an asset.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence with an acceptable driver’s abstract. 
  • Travel is required.

HSE Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a shop and yard environment. Possibility to be exposed to dust, fumes or gases and changes of temperature/humidity.  
  • Physical requirements: squatting, bending, reaching, twisting, lifting up to 23 kilograms, walking on rough ground, and working near moving equipment.
  • Required to at all times wear proper protective clothing and equipment and perform duties in a safe manner.

Work Regions:

These opportunities from NOV are available in Red Deer, Grande Prairie, Nisku.


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

Competitive Wages


Paid Time Off (Paid Vacation)

Sign-On Bonus

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


NOV has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • 3 Years Experience
  • Satisfactory Drivers Abstract Required
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About NOV:

For more than 150 years, NOV has pioneered innovations that empower the global energy industry, enabling our customers to safely produce abundant energy while minimizing their environmental impact. The energy industry depends on our deep expertise and technology to continually improve oilfield operations and assist in efforts to advance the energy transition towards a more sustainable future.


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