Loader Operator


Precision Drilling is seeking an experienced Loader Operator to join our team in supporting its loader operations. This is a full-time position based out of the Drilling Support Centre in Nisku, Alberta.



  • Operation of wheel loader & oversized forklift.
  • Perform various loader operations.
  • Daily Inspection/maintenance of loader(s)/Forklift(s).
  • Assist in the facilitation of Precision’s safety programs.
  • Assist with rig construction.
  • Movement and coordination of equipment within yard as well as in/out of the facility.
  • Assist co-workers and supervisors with material organization.
  • Other general Labor tasks and duties as required associated with rig construction.
  • Requirement to work overtime as needed and be available after hours/on-call to support loading/unloading of equipment.
  • Create and confirm or submit equipment ETR transfer.


Knowledge & Skills

Must possess an excellent attitude towards safety and working in a safe environment.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.

Accuracy and attention to detail with numbers are a must.

Good communication skills are essential.

Candidate must be able to work with others and on own.



High school diploma.

Loader operator ticket or certification.



Minimum 5 years experience operating medium to large sized wheel loaders (e.g. Hyundai HL970, Cat 966, etc.).

Oilfield services experience as a derrickhand or driller is an asset.

Drilling rig construction experience is an asset.