Ensign Energy Services
Ensign is one of the largest land-based drilling and well-servicing contractors in the world, with a wide variety of services.
Does your organization have other locations besides Calgary?
Yes, all over Alberta and in SE Saskatchewan, SW Manitoba, and NE British Columbia.
How many employees does your organization employ?
What type of positions do you offer?
Fulltime, both seasonal and permanent.
What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?
Leasehand; This is an entry level position primarily responsible for keeping the rig site clean and performing general maintenance. The Leasehand also provides assistance to other rig personnel, as required, while gaining knowledge of Ensign's safety culture, drilling rig equipment and systems. Safety is the top priority for all drilling rig personnel.
Well Servicing Floorhand: Perform general labourer duties on rigs that drill oil and gas wells and case wells with pipe.
Gas Test Assistant Operator: Operation, maintenance and cleaning of well testing equipment in remote locations. Can be assigned to either day or night shift. Perform job functions as directed. Accurate gathering of well data. Works closely with related services. Post job maintenance of equipment.
Underbalanced Drilling Junior Operator: To assist in rigging up, operating, maintaining, tearing down and moving an UBD/MPD pressure unit.
Opsco Assistant Operator (Gas test): Operation, maintenance and cleaning of well testing equipment in remote locations. Can be assigned to either day or night shift. Perform job functions as directed. Accurate gathering of well data. Works closely with related services. Post maintenance of equipment.
Slickline Assistant: This is an entry level opportunity. Under close supervision, the Slickline Assistant is accountable for assisting in operation and rigging of downhole tools, and various equipment such as, pickers and wireline trucks.
Wireline Assistant: This is an entry level opportunity. Under close supervision, the Wireline Assistant is accountable for assisting in operation and rigging of downhole tools, and various equipment such as pickers and wireline trucks.
What is your hiring process?
Application, Interview, Referencing, Pre-Employment Testing; Orientation, Drug Test and Physical.
How can one apply?
What do you look for in employees?
Demonstrated ability to perform heavy, repetitive physical work in extreme temperatures, reliability, drug-free lifestyle, ability to live in confined, remote locations.
What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
H2S Alive, first aid, driver's license, vehicle, personal protective equipment and extreme weather clothing.
How old does someone have to be to work for your company?
18 or older.
How much will employees get paid?
Leasehand - $27.50/hour.
How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?
Job fairs, facebook, internet at www.ensignjobs.com, word-of-mouth, print and radio ads, advertising campaigns, event sponsorship, information sessions.
Please list any diversity initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
Aboriginal link, Aboriginal publications.
Please list any corporate responsibility initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.
Driving to Zero Safety Initiative.