Requisition Number: 3102

Position Title: Derrickhand

External Description:

We are currently seeking a Derrickhand - Workover Rigs.


·         Assists the operator in rigging up and down, lining up the well service rig with the well.

·         Sets hydraulic jacks, handles pads/boards and assists in attaching the guy wires to the anchor.

·         Responsible for all elevated work associated with rigging up/down (i.e. removing horse head from pumping unit).

·         Responsible for all work performed for the rod basket and tubing board (transferring rods and tubing from the vertical racks to the elevator), performs servicing on the well.

·         Drives the crew truck as needed.

·         Operates tubing elevators for standing tubing in derrick.

·         Assists in picking up or laying down tubing, manually lifting the tubing from the rack onto the work floor or vice versa.

·         Assists in walking the rods when laying down rods.

·         Reports any safety hazards, accidents or maintenance issues to the rig supervisor.

·         Ensures that work carried out is in compliance with company policies and procedures and according to safety regulations.

·         May be required to work floors or operate the rig when needed.

·         Performs other related duties as assigned.


·         High school diploma, GED or equivalent

·          1-2 years of Workover - Derrickhand experience required.

·         Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written.

·         Ability to interact with others in a team environment.

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at once.

·         Basic problem solving and organizational skills.

·         Excellent customer service skills, to provide world class value to customers

·         CDL B license is required to drive rig. Must meet all qualifications defined in the Motor Vehicle Policy if required to drive.

·         Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, in English, is preferred.

City: Rio Grande City

State: Texas

Community / Marketing Title: Derrickhand

Company Profile:

Key Energy Services - A dynamic and well respected company with a mission to be a leading global well intervention and production enhancement service company. We are the largest provider of onshore well service rigs in the United States and one of the leading onshore, rig-based well servicing contractors in the world.




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