Company: Ensign Drilling Inc.
Skills: Floorhand / Roughneck
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Salary: 18/hr-24/hr
Location: Midland, Texas, United States

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.

Authorized to work in: US


The Well Service Floorhand is responsible for all activities conducted on the rig work floor, operation of the mud pump, and fluid connections to the blow out preventer and well head.


  • be at least 18 years of age
  • pass a post-offer physical examination, fitness testing, safety aptitude test, drug tests & background check
  • provide proof and maintain proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • arrange for reliable transportation to and from work and training locations
  • speak and read English well enough to understand verbal and written safety postings, alerts and announcements, communicate with co-workers and be able to participate in job safety analysis meetings

Floorhand Responsibilities:

  • Works in a safe, healthy, and environmentally protective manner
  • Operates tongs, picks up/lays down pipe and latches tubing in elevators
  • Manages tools on the work floor
  • Operates the mud pump
  • Nipples up/down BOP
  • Tallys the stands (pipe)
  • Assists in daily maintenance and housekeeping
  • Reports and corrects any unsafe work practices and safety hazards
  • Participates in all safety programs, processes and requirements
  • Attends Operations Training up to two times per year and up to five days per training at designated locations
  • Performs other duties as directed by management

Ensign United States Drilling Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Ensign provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Ensign takes affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination as required by law.