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Derrickhand, Well Servicng Rigs - Cold Lake (1622)

Req Id 1622 - Canada - Alberta - Field Operations
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Tervita is a leading North American environmental and energy services company. Our 4,100 dedicated employees partner with natural resource and industrial companies who share our values and work with them to create a sustainable future. Safety is our highest priority: it influences our actions, guides our decisions and shapes our culture. We maintain a strategically located network of more than 95 state-of-the-art waste management facilities and a fleet of specialized equipment and assets to help customers address production and operational waste challenges. Our highly effective, convenient and environmentally sound solutions help minimize environmental impact and maximize returns. 

A privately-held company, we’ve been known for the past 25 years by the brands of our founding companies: CCS, Hazco, Beck, Concord and others. By joining together our individual expertise, experience, assets and services, we will be uniquely positioned to develop integrated project management solutions and provide customers easier access to our broad range of comprehensive services.



Tervita Production Services is a global leader in well servicing innovation and takes pride in having delivered quality service to our clients over the past 30 years. We set a new standard in job training with the first-of-its-kind simulation-based training for rig workers, and are focused on continually improving the skill sets of our competent workforce.  We strive to provide superior customer service and are committed to maintaining a safe workplace for our people and the environment. Our extensive fleet consists of 129 rigs, and operates out of bases in Grande Prairie, Whitecourt, Acheson, Cold Lake, Lloydminster, Blackfalds and Drayton Valley, serving Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. and the NWT. 



  • Align and manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem from a platform on the rig derrick
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting service rigs
  • Train and supervise floorhands, labourers and helpers
  • Drive well services truck to wellsite
  • Attach pumps and hoses to wellhead
  • Operate hydraulic pumping systems



  • Minimum one (1) year experience on the floor of a service rig
  • H2S Alive and First Aid certifications
  • Rig Rescue, GODI, TDG, Fall Protection, WHMIS
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Air brakes endorsement preferred)
  • Previous mechanical experience
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Work is physically demanding and is outdoors subject to extreme weather conditions 
  • To ensure a safe work environment, our company has a Drug and Alcohol – Fit for Duty Policy


Hourly Wage Range: $29.00 - $34.00


As required, accommodations or living allowance provided when working in remote locations.


Tervita Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance.

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment background check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of this pre-employment process.