Rig Electrician - Haynesville

Location: Haynesville Division



The Drilling Rig Electrician is responsible for installing and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment related to land-based drilling rigs. This position will be rotational - 14 days on, 14 days off.



  • Installing and maintaining silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) units, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) equipment, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems
  • Maintaining an inventory of electrical spare equipment housed at the rigs or in the shop
  • Testing circuit connections using electrical test equipment
  • Installing and repairing lighting systems when required
  • Repairing electrical equipment such as panel lighting, circuit breakers, junction boxes, voltage regulators, and reverse current relays
  • Participating in ongoing training and company safety programs for new equipment and technologies as it becomes necessary, including days off training
  • Coordinating with Electrical Foreman on the repair and refurbishment of equipment
  • Planning and proposing both maintenance required and routine repairs budget
  • Working closely with electrical contractors to ensure the best needs of the company are being met
  • Working very closely with rig crews to ensure proper training and ensure that electronic safety systems are not bypassed
  • Ability to work on 24-hour notice in response to mechanical breakdowns
  • Various other duties as required. (Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed at any time at the discretion of your manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing


Education & Experience

At least five years of electrical experience with VFD rigs or SCR training certificate

Comprehensive knowledge of the electrical operation of drilling rigs

Must hold a valid driver's license


Skills & Competencies

Knowledge and working experience with Amphion Control Systems required

Knowledge and working experience with Amphion Control Systems required

NOV & Canrig Top Drive Experience is required

Knowledge of local electrical codes and standards pertaining to non-hazardous and hazardous areas

Basic comprehensive mechanical knowledge of hydraulics, diesel engines, motor pumps, and top drives

Must be able to read and write English in order to prepare daily reports

Good communication, mathematical, and computer skills



401(k) matching up to 5%

Group Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Health Savings Account (Employer Contributions)

Life Insurance, AD&D & Disability

Telemedicine Services

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Share Purchase Plan

Nearest Major Market: Houston