Rig Operator

Ranger Energy
Calumet, Oklahoma, United States
  • 1
3 + Years Experience

Company: Ranger Energy
Skills: Rig Welder, Maintenance Technician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Calumet, Oklahoma, United States
Status: Active

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

Rig Operator


Reports To: Tool Pusher

Direct Reports: Floor Hand; Derrick Hand



The primary duty of the Rig Operator is to work the controls and equipment on a rig. The Rig Operator supervises crewmembers while rig operations are in process, maintains productivity standards, and works closely with customer representatives to provide safe, reliable, and quality service.




  • Perform BOP inspection and testing as needed

  • Assist HSE, DOT, and all other applicable departments with document completion, collection, and management

  • Perform rig components, workover rig, fall arrest system, harness, derrick, and hoisting component inspections as required

  • Complete field tickets in a timely manner and turns in to appropriate department for processing

  • Checks brake systems and confirms functionality

  • Troubleshoot maintenance issues; to include performing worn equipment recognition checks and turning in maintenance requests for repair or replacement of equipment as needed

  • Operate the power swivel and crown and ground saver

  • Accurately perform torque calculations and specs

  • Ability to properly operate the Geronimo

  • Performs fall protection donning and doffing as required

  • Perform hydro testing as required

  • Assist in racking of rod of tubing

  • Perform daily operation of the Tong's

  • Pull and lay down rods, tubing, casing, and other equipment as needed

  • Participate in meet and greet at location sites

  • Participate in JSA and tail gate meetings as scheduled

  • Assist in pipe tallying, rigging up and down, nipple up and down of BOP units, and pipe handling

  • Responsible for keeping work site, equipment, and tools clean and in good working order

  • Assist in the day to day lubrication and minor adjustments of equipment

  • Ability to understand Hazard ID cards and near hit cards, as well as follow standard operating procedure for completion of cards

  • Assist in the daily inspection and maintenance of equipment

  • Successfully perform elevator handling, hardline construction, and energy isolation procedures

  • Train and mentors crew members on day to day operations

  • Responsible to stop work if conditions are unsafe and report concerns immediately

  • Report all incidents as per the standard operating procedures

  • Other duties as assigned




  • High school diploma or equivalent, preferred

  • 3-5 years' of experience working on a well servicing rig preferred

  • Must be able to successfully perform the duties of a floor hand and derrick hand

  • Must be familiar with pump and tank operations

  • Must have a valid state issued driver's license, CDL, or the ability to obtain one

  • Ability to perform manual labor required to operate well servicing equipment

  • Ability to show knowledge of running tongs and all other BWS equipment

  • Competent communication, people, and leadership skills

  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule


Basic knowledge of MS Office preferred



Must complete and pass all required pre-employment screenings.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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