The Workover Rig Derrickhand works on the platform high in the derrick of the workover rig. Derrickhands handle the uppermost section of the drilling string as it is brought from or lowered into the wellbore or drill hole. They also play a lead role in stacking the drill pipe as it is tripped out or guiding the pipe as it is reconnected to the pipe string when tripping back into the hole.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands of this job are outlined in the Functional Job Analysis for this position and are representative of those that a worker must meet to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid driver’s license. Preferred CDL class A or Class B
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.