The Derrickhand will assist the Driller with the raising and lowering of drill pipe, risers and tubular in and out of the hole. The Derrickhand is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and continual functions of the mud pumps, mud pit and the sack room. The employee will work with, supervise and coordinate the activities of the Roustabout assisting in the chemical sack room.
The Derrickhand is responsible for the safe and effective operation and working condition of the derrick, mud pumps, drilling fluids, and related equipment. Takes directions from the Toolpusher, Driller or Assistant Driller, and Mud Engineer.
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