The latest oil rig jobs in Canada calling rig operators, technicians, supervisors, drivers and floorhands

Below are the latest oil rig jobs throughout Canada.

Click below the one that best fits your experience and  qualification and apply! Good Luck!

HDD Directional Drill Operator

Temporary, Full Time, Shift, Overtime, Weekend, Day, Night, Evening. Salary would be $46.68 hourly, Medical benefits, and pension benefits as per collective agreement, 60.00 Hours per week.

Horizontal Direction Drill Operator

Candidates must be skilled in hydraulics repair, electrical repair and troubleshooting. Working knowledge of pipeline horizontal directional drill rig with a capacity of over 500,000lbs push and pull will also be required.

Senior Oil Well Workover Supervisor

In this role you will be responsible for Responsible for directing and coordinating activities on Workover and Completions rigs, execute rig operations in a safe and efficient manner, etc.

Service Rig Floorhands

The Floorhand is a crucial part of the team, responsible for their piece in the day to day operation of the service rig. The Floorhand is primarily responsible for the general labor activity on the service rig floor.


The job of the Floorhand is to safely and efficiently perform all manual labor tasks on the drilling floor and B.O.P. area.  The Floorhand works under the direction/supervision of the Driller, but reports directly to the Rig Manager.

Service Rig Floorhand

Candidates must be responsible for Rigging In/Out; Assist with the mobilization and de-mobilization of the service rigs, tripping In/Out; while stationed on the rig floor, either responsible for running the tongs or providing spotting, etc.

Consumer Service Technician

Successful completion of either an electrical/electronic engineering technician program or engineering/computer technology program at a recognized technical training institute or a university science degree in engineering, computers or other relevant field.

Winch Tractor Driver

Main responsibilities include moves tanks, broken down trucks and trailers, skid shacks, shale bins, oilfield and construction equipment within the yard or to and from remote locations, Rigs in/out unit and equipment, etc.

Driver / Operator: Water & VAC Trucks

Successful candidate will be able to operate equipment as per Bulldog and customer expectations, maintain equipment in accordance with Bulldog and manufacturer rules.

Resource Pool Consumer Service Technician

Candidates must have a High School Graduation Certificate combined with one (1) year of continuous related field work experience as a technician in a communications technology firm/department.

Vacuum Truck/High Pressure Water Operators

Key responsibilities are to ensure Health and Safety is the number one priority by following policies & processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.

Field Technician

Ideal candidate must have the Ability to work safely and efficient with no supervision, ability to work independently, prioritize workload and shift work activities as needed, etc.

Horizontal Directional Drilling Operator

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds to move minor material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus, etc.

Some more information about oil rig jobs

When we talk about dream jobs, we usually expect something like a regular, high paying 9 – 5 job in a corporate environment. Then there are people who take their dreams to new heights (in this case, depths), they strive and look for oil rig jobs.

Gone are the days when oil rig workers had to do everything manually in oil-soaked clothes. Most of the work these days is handled by machines that are operated by computers. At oil rigs, you are likely to remain off shore for a number of days (from two to four weeks generally), working continuously and then get to enjoy a couple of off weeks at home. Doesn’t happen all that regularly, but during your off days, you might also be asked to attend some special training which helps with the career progression.

Oil rig jobs are completely different than other jobs in the oil patch. If you are lucky enough to be working on an oil rig, expect yourself to be transported from a dry land to the oil rig in helicopter where you can put on your working gear and begin just another exciting, typical day at work.

When it comes to living conditions at oil rigs, a lot has changed. You just don’t have to count your days on work being trapped in a small, dull cabin. The living standard now meet hotel standards. On first arriving at the work site, you are equipped with all the safety gears, get to see the entire installation and shown your cozy, comfortable room.

Generally, entry level oil rig jobs don’t require any formal qualification. Candidates just have to be at least 18 years of age, have to have a high school diploma or equivalent and must pass the pre-employment drug and alcohol test. Having said that, there are some desirable qualities that could increase your chance of landing on a good oil rig job such as experience working in tough climatic conditions, experience working in a team, ability to perform physically demanding work, etc.

Applying for oil rig jobs and getting a response is not that difficult either. You just have to contact one of the recruitment agencies and make an offer which is hard to ignore. Let them know that you have the experience, motivation and skills needed to be at an oil rig and that you are ready to begin right away. Of course, when you say this you must have all your tickets and certifications handy with you. If you have previous experience, you can use your contacts to apply directly but when you’re making a fresh start it is best to choose one of the top recruiters around you.

Internet is another great resource that you can utilize to find some good oil rig jobs. Search for things like top 100 oil and gas companies in Canada, from this list you are bound to find some oil rig parties for sure. Almost every big name in the oil patch industry is active on social media these days, follow their pages closely to stay updated on their recent job openings.

To Apply

Above links will take you directly to various companies in the oil and gas industry offering oil rig job opportunities. Click on the one that best fits your qualification and apply!