Derrickman is responsible for operating and servicing oil and gas wells. Assists in rigging up or down, laying out tubing, and transporting drilling and service rigs. Being a Derrickman may require a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Derrickman works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Derrickman typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.