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Rig Electrician

Independence Contract Drilling
Updated: Dec 13 2012
Desired Expertise: Electrician, Rig Electrician
Experience: 5+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

The Rig Electrician will work out on the rig, troubleshooting any electrical trouble in the Top Drive or in the computer systems.


  • Installs, services, and repairs Independence Contract Drilling's manufactured Top Drive drilling equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs both AC and DC motor control systems.
  • Accesses, monitors and edits Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC's.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand drawings, plans, and blueprints.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Requires minimum of 5 years as an Electrician.
  • Must possess current 1st Aid, CPR, and Forklift/Manlift certificates, or be willing to get these as soon as possible.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to be able to understand verbal and written instructions as well as give them.
  • Ability to use simple math to make job related calculations.
  • Able to work in high places for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to Climb tall flights of stairs and work out of a riding harness for lengthy periods of time, and lift 50 lbs.
  • MUST pass background and hair follicle screenings.


This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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