Weatherford Rig Assistant - COROD® Continuous Rod, Wabasca, AB in WABASCA, Alberta


Weatherford is among the largest global oil and gas service providers, delivering innovative technologies and services for formation evaluation, well construction, completion, stimulation, and production. Our global network spans more than 100 countries and includes 680 service locations and 13 research, development, and training facilities.


As a Weatherford Rig Assistant you will have the opportunity to work alongside a rig operator to facilitate the safe and efficient operation of Weatherford’s Corig™ unit, a standalone, well servicing solution. Weatherford provides our Rig Assistant’s with a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, serving as the starting point to a fulfilling career in the oilfield services industry.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the installation and servicing of wellsite equipment, including continuous rod, downhole pumps and wellhead drives

  • Participate in all drills at the required frequency

  • Ensure proper handling, use and maintenance of equipment and tools on the Corigunit; informs Rig Operator if any equipment/tools are required

  • Drive a one-ton crew vehicle with crew trailer in a safe manner to well site locations

  • Understand environmental and health and safety hazards; complies with all environmental and safety procedures as set by the Company and the industry

  • Communicate all safety, operational and environmental concerns to the Rig Operator or Field Supervisor

  • Maintain a clean working area: wellsite/lease, rig, truck, and doghouse

  • Ensures all paperwork, e.g. rig tickets, time sheets, etc. are filled out correctly and submitted in a timely manner

  • Observe job procedures and identifies problems or concerns, suggesting areas for process improvement

  • Other duties as required


  • 1-2 years oilfield rig experience considered an asset

  • WHMIS, First Aid & CPR training required

  • Valid class 5 driver's abstract with clean driving record

  • Uncompromising attitude to safety performance and service quality excellence

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team setting

  • Personnel must understand the importance of teamwork

  • Attention to safety hazards and procedures is critical

  • Must be able to work for extended lengths of time in all types of weather.

  • This position is based near Wabasca, AB (camp work, rotational shift).

  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position and qualified candidates will be required to pass a Pre-employment Medical, Drug & Alcohol Test


Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, an RRSP Program,health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.