- What kind of training do I need to get started ?
- What kind of work gear will I need ?
- Will I need transport myself to work ?
- What kind of training will I receive ?
- Is there potential to advance within the company ?
- What kind of hours and schedules will I be working ?
- Where will I stay while I am at work and will I be required to pay for my own accommodations ?
- Will I need a driver’s license ?
- Will I be required to work out doors in any type of weather ?
- What happens in case of personal emergency ?
- Will I be required to work on statutory holidays ?
- What is the pay ?
- Will I be required to complete any type of pre-employment testing ?
- How do I know this is the right career for me ?
Entry level positions such as Floorhand require two basic training certificates: H2S Alive, and First Aid.
You will need a number of PPE items to get started in any field position in the oil and gas industry. Please click here for a printable work gear list.
You will be required to transport yourself to your work location or designated pick up area as required.
You will receive on the job training and the safety certificates required as you progress in your career within any of the Trinidad companies. The Rig Technician Program is just one of the many training initiatives that Trinidad supports, please see www.rigtech.ca for more information.
Trinidad offers a wide variety of career opportunities to talented and motivated individuals, who wish to excel within our organization.
The hours of work and schedules will very by position; typically field position require 12 hours shifts, working on a rotational shift cycle.
If you are required to work in a remote location; you will either be paid a subsistence allowance to cover your accommodation expenses, or you will be placed in a camp situation.
You must hold a valid driver’s license.
Field positions on a drilling, service, or coring rig will require you to work your shifts outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
If you are required to leave a remote location due to personal emergency, every effort will be made to transport you home as quickly as possible.
If your work rotation lands on a statutory holiday you will be required to work. Holiday pay is paid at the rate set by government regulation.
Rates of pay will vary by position, and company. For more information on rates of pay please click here to see the CAODC recommended wages for service and drilling rigs.
Please click here to view physical demands requirements that may be required for pre-employment physical testing requirements.
A career in the drilling and service industry can be very rewarding, but it may not be for everyone – take the Self Evaluation quiz to find out.