Mobile Gripper Operator COROD® Continuous Rod, Lloydminister/Pr (23277) Lloydminster, Canada

Weatherford International Ltd. is one of the largest global providers of products and services that span the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention cycles of oil and natural gas wells. Weatherford is a new breed of service company—one that can provide the industry with extended products and services, more efficient operations, more powerful research and development capabilities and greater geographic diversity

Weatherford’s COROD continuous rod is one of the leading well optimization solutions for reciprocating and progressing cavity pumping (PCP) applications. With over 25,000 installations spanning the past 40+ years, COROD continuous rod’s engineered solutions are a proven and viable method for optimizing artificial- lift systems the world-over.
Duties will include (not limited to)

  •     Installs and services Corod in a safe and efficient manner;
  •     Completes all paperwork (purchase order, work orders, maintenance records, time sheets, service tickets, rig inspections, Hazard I.D.'s, accident reports, samples, etc.) properly and completely; submits same in timely manner;
  •     Tracks all tools required for operation and ensures adequate stock of supplies;
  •     Obtains all necessary permits for rig;
  •     Completes monthly rig inspections, attends safety meetings, maintains log of required repairs on work requisition list;
  •     Responds to all customer questions and concerns; maintains contact with oil company rep. throughout each job for customer satisfaction;
  •     Follows all safety and environmental procedures; complies with incident reporting and E.R.P.;
  •     Observes job procedures and identifies problems; provides suggestions for controlling or eliminating problems; actively participates in continuous process improvement;
  •     Supervises rig assistants (journeyman and trainee);
  •     Documents all potential hazards and dangers and informs others (hazard I.D.s and near misses); wears personal protective equipment as required;
  •     Performs other duties as required.


  •     Education: minimum grade 12 education
  •     Knowledge/Experience: knowledge of oilfield procedures and safety practices; related oilfield/service rig experience is an asset
  •     Skills: WHMIS, First Aid & CPR training; Valid class 3 Operators license/ lclean driver's abstract;
  •     Personal Suitability: Personnel must understand the importance of teamwork; attention to safety hazards and procedures is critical; must be able to work for extended lengths of time in all weather conditions;


Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development