Casing Technician
Doyon Drilling, Inc - Anchorage, AK

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Doyon Drilling Inc. (DDI) operates on the North Slope of Alaska with seven of the most unique oil and gas land drilling rigs specially designed to drill wells in extreme Arctic conditions. Under the supervision of the Casing Supervisor, the employee will safely operate casing/tubing tongs, power units, testing equipment, and other specified oilfield equipment used in tubular makeup and testing services.

  • Prepare accurate tickets, job reports, time sheets, and other administrative forms.
  • Independently operate and perform basic troubleshooting and minor repair of tubular service equipment.
  • Assist in developing job action planning with customer on location.
  • Verify all necessary equipment and supplies are on location and in proper working condition.
  • Conduct pre-job safety meeting.
  • Rig up and rig down power tongs and power units.
  • Handle all tools and equipment needed for well tubular installation.
  • Align and stab tubulars in conjunction with tong operator and driller.
  • Latch and unlatch elevators and pick up line.
  • Assist in duties required with ongoing casing/tubular operations.
  • Visually inspect equipment and tools before, during, and after job to ensure safe working conditions.
  • Available on a 24 hour basis to respond to customer needs.
  • Perform other duties assigned.
  • Commitment to Excellence – Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.
  • Company Values - Understand, embraces, and integrates Doyon Drilling’s mission, vision and core values into everyday duties and responsibilities.
  • Customer Services – Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.
  • Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.
  • Safety and Security – Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
  • Have knowledge of, and understand DDI’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) policy
  • Have knowledge of possible health, safety and environmental impact and state and federal regulatory compliance requirements associated with oil and gas drilling operations
  • Have knowledge of Environmental Management System (EMS) operation, key personnel and their functions, and responsibilities
  • Correct use of required activity permits and MSDS sheets
  • Implementing DDI safety and hazard recognition programs each shift
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-years of rig experience at Floorhand level or above
  • 1 year running casing/tubing operations
  • Possess strong communication skills (orally and written)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Possess a North Slope Training Cooperative card (NSTC)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions. Temperatures reaching as low as 50 degrees below zero during the winter months. Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, extreme heat and high noise levels. Employee will work in an environment where there is risk that they will be exposed to toxic, caustic and/or hazardous chemicals, fumes or airborne particles. Workers are required to wear personal protective equipment while on the job.


An individual will be required to work the majority of hours in a remote industrial environment, and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands. Occasional lifting up to (1-50 lbs) is required.


It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Preference will be given to Doyon shareholders and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).