Derrick Operators (Oil and Gas)

Top 3 Derrick Operator Jobs

  • Derrick Hand (Workover Rig)-Dickinson ND - Wyoming Casing Service, Inc - Dickinson, ND

    A Derrick hand handles the uppermost section of the working string as it is brought from or lowered ... Takes directions from the Operator or Relief Operator . Duties & Responsibilities: * Assist the ...

  • Derrickhand - (Prudhoe Bay, AK) - Parker Wellbore - Prudhoe Bay, AK

    Ensure Authorized To Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator (ACO) are applied and followed. * Straps and measures tubular, casing and tools as required. * Handles tubular in the derrick as ...

  • Jouneyman Lineman - destinationone Consulting - Blaine, WA

    ... derrick trucks, backhoes, dump trucks, road graders and trenchers to perform any function within ... Full-scope knowledge of assigned construction and maintenance equipment; operating and repair ...

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What Derrick operators Do

Rig derrick equipment and operate pumps to circulate mud or fluid through drill hole.

Derrick operator Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 9,000
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $47,230

Job Outlook for Derrick operators

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 2,700
  • Growth rate: 30 percent (Much faster than average)

How to Become a Derrick operator

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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