Top Drive Technician


The Top Drive Technician is responsible for performing regularly scheduled inspections while minimizing unnecessary costs and maximizing safety and efficiency of the Top Drive system



  • Rigging up and removing top drives in a safe and organized manner
  • Troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic problems
  • Maintaining the spare parts inventory and ensuring spares meet safe operating standards
  • Responding to downtime in a professional manner
  • Minimizing downtime through preventive maintenance
  • Stocking necessary parts for scheduled maintenance
  • Addressing concerns and providing viable solutions and alternatives
  • Proposing recommendations on maintenance systems management
  • Training personnel on proper operation and maintenance
  • Both field work and working at the DSC in NISKU will be required
  • Upholding Precision’s safety standards at all times


Knowledge & Skills

  • Hydraulic experience and computer knowledge required
  • High level of comfort working at heights up to 140 feet
  • H2S, WHIMIS, First Aid and Fall arrest training is required
  • Valid Driver’s License is required
  • Reliable personal vehicle is required to facilitate travel between job sites
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electronic aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task, find solutions and establish priorities
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills, problem solve and work independently



  • Previous oilfield drilling experience is required
  • Experience working with Topdrives is required