Drilling Rig Jobs - Canada

Do you have 6 + months of experience working on an oil rig? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Are you looking for a change?


Join a team that prioritizes safety, invests in its people, and is focused on the future.

Precision Drilling is looking for HIGH PERFORMANCE/HIGH VALUE seasonal employees. Candidates must be flexible to live in camp and non-camp situations.

Western Canada is where we are looking for you to help us fill the following positions in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan:









For more than 65 years, Precision Drilling has delivered High Performance/High Value to our customers in the oil and gas industry. Our rigs and our employees are known as the best of the best, in terms of safety, technology, and service to our customers.



Our entry-level role is a Floorhand:


The Floorhand is responsible for safely and efficiently performing a variety of physically demanding tasks on and around the drilling rig, supporting equipment, structures, and rig systems. Responsibilities of the Floorhand include:  

  • Ensure the Rig is kept clean and tidy; housekeeping activities on and about the rig including cleaning, washing, chipping, painting, and garbage disposal
  • Always keep all stairs free of ice and debris, whenever possible
  • Keep the doghouse and tool house clean and organized with equipment out of the way and properly organized
  • Operate manual tongs and slips to connect and disconnect various tubulars
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance of the drilling equipment and other components of the rig while adhering to Precision maintenance standards
  • Identify any possible problems on and around the rig and assist crew members with repairs
  • Keep the Rig Manager well informed of any issues and repairs done on-site
  • Assist the Rig Crew with their daily duties on the rig
  • Complete training programs as required
  • Actively participate in safety meetings, adhering to all applicable Policy and Procedures
  • Actively participate in Observation program, and step in and correct at-risk acts
  • Assist with moving the rig, this includes rigging up and rigging down/out
  • Assist with tripping, nipple in and out, and performing preventative maintenance
  • Follow policies, understand Key Beliefs, Target Zero Rules, and Core Values
  • Actively aware of all safety hazards and ensure correct safety precautions are taken
  • Wear appropriate PPE wherever applicable
  • Act as an extra set of hands for the rig with various other duties
  • Keep crew truck clean and inspected before use
  • Drive in a safe manner



  • Previous outdoor heavy labour experience
  • A valid driver's license as well as transportation to and from the rig site
  • Must be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to follow instructions and take direction
  • Willingness to read and understand Precision’s Key Beliefs, Target Zero Rules & Stop Work Authority
  • Ability to carry up to 75lbs throughout a shift of work
  • Completing a drug test & physical fitness test are both job requirements


STARTING WAGE: $39.50-$54.10 per hour + Waived waiting period for single/family extended health and dental benefits