Doyon Drilling, Inc - North Slope, AK

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JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Driller, the Floorhand p erforms drilling, tripping, rig moving and maintenance operations as directed by the Driller.


Operate drill floor equipment (i.e. Iron roughneck, rotary tongs, slips, elevators, floor winches, safety clamps, etc…)

Participate in emergency drills

Perform preventive maintenance and minor repairs on rig equipment

Operate special service equipment such as casing and tubing equipment

Maintain clear communication with relief, other crew members, and Driller

Follow DDI and customer operating and reporting procedures

Record drill string and tubular lengths

Maintain correct drill string count during tripping operations

Participate in safety, spill prevention, and pre-job meetings as required

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.


High school diploma or equivalent

Possess a valid driver’s license

2 years of Floorhand or above experience required

North Slope experience (Preferred)


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions. Temperatures reach 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


It is Doyon Drilling’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).

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