Company: Precision Drilling
Skills: Rig Mechanic
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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The Top Drive Technician is responsible for performing regularly scheduled inspections while minimizing unnecessary costs and maximizing safety and efficiency of the Top Drive system



  • Troubleshoot electrical and hydraulic problems
  • Minimize downtime through preventive maintenance
  • Rig up and remove top drives in a safe and organized manner
  • Maintain the spare parts inventory and ensure spares meet safe operating standards
  • Stock necessary parts for scheduled maintenance
  • Address concerns and provide viable solutions and alternatives
  • Propose recommendations on maintenance systems management
  • Train personnel on proper operation and maintenance
  • Uphold Precision's safety standards at all times


Knowledge & Skills

Has a valid Driver's License and Reliable Transportation

Ability to work at heights

Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision

Excellent planning and organizing skills

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Positive, employee-focused attitude and superior customer service

Fall Arrest, First Aid, H2S, WHMIS



High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent

Vocational or trade school graduate preferred

ASE certification or journeyman's license preferred



Experience in repairing mechanical and/or electrical equipment required

Previous experience in Oilfield Services Industry preferred



Precision Drilling Corporation is Canada's largest oilfield services company and also has a large and growing presence in the United States and internationally. Precision provides contract drilling, well servicing and strategic support services to customers. Precision supplies on-the-ground expertise - people, equipment and knowledge - to provide value to our customers on a daily basis.


Precision has more than a half century of operating history in North America and we have always believed it is our people that make Precision a great company. Attracting the right people has been one of the cornerstones in building our reputation as the "leading employer" in the industry.


Along with a great culture, we offer a compensation package that is comprehensive and highly competitive in the oilfield services industry. All of Precision's people share in our ongoing success through our total rewards and recognition philosophy. At the end of the day, our success is defined by our people and the value they bring to Precision.