Derrick Hand
Ranger Energy Services
Milliken, CO, US
3d ago

Derrick Hand

Reports To : Rig Operator; Tool Pusher


The Derrick Hand is responsible for monitoring and maintaining proper procedures of the daily operations of the

well servicing rig. The Derrick Hand assists in all duties on the rig site to include rigging up and down, picking up or laying down tubing, working the rig floor, and assisting in operating the rig when necessary.


Performs fall arrest system, harness, derrick, and hoisting component inspections as required

Ability to correctly operate the Geronimo

Performs fall protection donning and doffing as required

Performs hydro testing as required

Assist in racking of rod of tubing

Performs daily operation of the Tong’s

Pulls and lays down rods, tubing, casing, and other equipment as needed. At times, lifting of equipment may

require the use of a forklift, winch, or assistance of other crew members

Participate in meet and greet at location sites

Participate in JSA and tail gate meetings as scheduled

Assist in pipe tallying, rigging up and down, nipple up and down of BOP units, and pipe handling

Responsible for keeping work site, equipment, and tools clean and in good working order

Assist in the day to day lubrication and minor adjustments of equipment

Ability to understand Hazard ID cards and near hit cards, as well as follow standard operating procedure for

completion of cards

Assist in the daily inspection and maintenance of equipment

Successfully perform elevator handling, hardline construction, and energy isolation procedures

Trains and mentors floor hand on day to day operations

Daily communication with Rig Operator on work site operations and maintenance

Assist in operating the rig when requested and deemed competent by supervisor

Responsible to stop work if conditions are unsafe and report concerns immediately

Report all incidents as per the standard operating procedures

Other duties as assigned


1+ year(s) of experience working on a well servicing rig preferred

Must be familiar with pump and tank operations

Must have a valid state issued driver’s license, CDL, or the ability to obtain one

Must be able to successfully perform the duties of a floor hand

Ability to perform manual labor required to operate well servicing equipment

Ability to show knowledge of running tongs and all other equipment

Competent communication skills

Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work a flexible schedule


Basic knowledge of MS Office preferred


Must complete and pass all required pre-employment screenings, including fit for duty physical and drug screening.

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