Derrick Hand (Must have Previous Experience)

Mountain States Pressure Service


Safely operating the snubbing unit during all snubbing operations.


  • Ability to work as needed both scheduled and un-scheduled hours often out of town for extended periods of time
  • Rig Hand experience and a recommendation from Supervisor and District Manager for advancement
  • Clean driving record, CDL expected but not required
  • Ability to understand derrick hand operations and to communicate and work with the crew effectively

Physical Demands: Lift over 50lbs, Stand or walk for extended periods of time, climb ladders up to 104 feet, work at heights of 40-60 feet for an extended period of time

Work Environment: Moderate to extreme cold and heat

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in the rig derrick per the direction of the Supervisor in a safe manner
  • Assist in rigging up, operating and rigging down of the rig; and all other tasks as needed
  • Understand the operation of MSPSI ancilary equipment
  • Communicate any changes/issues with MSPSI equipment with the Supervisor and Operator
  • Understand rig operations, including equipment specific for the safety of the derrick hand and the derrick hands roll in safe rig operation 
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a safer manner
  • All duties of a Hand 
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Keep up to date on all training offered by MSPSI