Company: Precision Drilling
Skills: Rig Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Electrician
Other Skills: Millwright, Electrician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Nisku, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America


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



  • Rigging up and removing top drives in a safe and organized manner
  • Troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic problems
  • Maintaining the spare parts inventory and ensuring spares meet safe operating standards
  • Responding to downtime in a professional manner
  • Minimizing downtime through preventive maintenance
  • Stocking necessary parts for scheduled maintenance
  • Addressing concerns and providing viable solutions and alternatives
  • Proposing recommendations on maintenance systems management
  • Training personnel on proper operation and maintenance
  • Both field work and working at the DSC in NISKU will be required
  • Upholding Precision's safety standards at all times


Knowledge & Skills

  • Hydraulic experience and computer knowledge required
  • High level of comfort working at heights up to 140 feet
  • H2S, WHIMIS, First Aid and Fall arrest training is required
  • Valid Driver's License is required
  • Reliable personal vehicle is required to facilitate travel between job sites
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electronic aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task, find solutions and establish priorities
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills, problem solve and work independently



  • Previous oilfield drilling experience is required
  • Experience working with Topdrives is required