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oil field pumper

Source: Job Bank


Grande Prairie, AB


$22.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 84 to 85 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Remote location
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Various locations


  • Operate electronic or computerized control panel from a central control room
  • Participate in training of other workers
  • Monitor and optimize physical and chemical process for several processing units
  • Control process start-up, shut-down and troubleshooting
  • Participate in safety audits and programs
  • Monitor outside process equipment
  • Adjust equipment, valves, pumps and controls and process equipment
  • Develop operator procedures for normal operation, start-up or shut-down
  • Rotate between different processing units during shift cycles
  • Work in a team with shared supervisory responsibilities
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations
  • Manipulate sections of pipes or drill stems at rig floor during drilling and during removal and replacement of pipes, drill stems and drill bits
  • Clean up rig areas
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs and service equipment
  • Assist other workers to maintain drilling equipment on drill floor

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Electronic general safety orientation¿(EGSO)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Industrial First Aid Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Initiative
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)

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