POSTED ON 8/8/2021 CLOSED ON 9/9/2021
Rix Energy Hired Organization Address Bryan/College Station, TX Full Time

Job Posting for Derrickhand at Rix Energy



  • 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.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 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.


Physical Requirements

  • Position requires long periods of standing
  • Ability to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.


Typical Working Conditions And Hazards

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Exposure to oilfield chemicals, hazardous environments, and loud noises




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