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Experienced Rig Hands & Operators: Earn Up to $175,000/yr in AB & SK (Immediate Benefits, Bonuses)

Ensign Energy Services

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The Straight Goods:

Edmonton, Nisku, Oxbow
Full Time
Room for Advancement, Health Benefits Package, Referral Bonus (+ 3 More)

More info on what Ensign Energy Services is hiring for:

Ensign Energy Services is now hiring experienced Floorhands, Motorhands, Derrickhands, Drillers & Operators for drilling & well servicing work out of Nisku AB & Oxbow SK.

The Ensign teams offers:

  • Required Safety Tickets
  • Immediate benefits
  • Retention bonus
  • Referral bonus
  • Savings Plan
  • PPE Provided
  • Career growth

About the roles:

Drilling Rigs

Floorhand - The floorhand role is primarily responsible for handling drilling equipment on the drilling rig floor and keeping the rig and location clean and orderly.

Motorhand - The motorhand role works with the floorhand on the drilling rig floor, handling drilling equipment. This role is typically responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of the engines and other equipment on location.

Derrickhand - The derrickhand role is responsible for any work that occurs in the derrick, preparing and monitoring the mud, mud flow, and mud tanks. On certain rigs, the derrickhand will operate the pipe arm, or other automated equipment.

Driller - The driller supervises rig crews and is responsible for the training of the crew, the drilling activity and rig equipment during their shift. Depending on the circumstance, the driller will work with all crew members and assist them in their different activities.

Well Serving

Floorhand - The Floorhand is an entry-level position. Tasks associated to general cleaning, rig up and out and pipe handling would be the greater area of responsibility. During tripping operations this worker would be positioned on the rig floor.

Derrickhand - The Derrickhand is the second level of the rig crew and works mainly in the derrick and with pumping operations.

Operator - The Operator is the third level of the rig crew, works mainly on the Operators pad and is the supervisor of the rig while operating.

Work Regions:

These opportunities from Ensign Energy Services are available in Edmonton, Nisku, Oxbow.


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

Room for Advancement

Health Benefits Package

Referral Bonus

PPE Provided

Retention Bonus

Required Safety Tickets

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Ensign Energy Services has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Reliable Transportation
  • Class 5
  • Class 1
  • Previous industry experience preferred

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Ensign Energy Services:

A Canadian based, publicly traded company providing oilfield services for the North American and international markets. Located in Calgary, Alberta, Ensign is one of the largest land-based drillers in the world offering both horizontal and directional drilling.

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