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Working As A Hand Driller

  • $26,599

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Hand Driller does

  • Fit pipes for directional rig.
  • Worked on Flex Rig Series, Veics System, with BOP Wranglers.
  • Worked motors on a telescopic double diesel-electric rig.
  • Hook ups Pumps Service Work Drove Water Truck
  • Performed light repairs and regular maintenance on the equipment as necessary during drilling operations.
  • Service and routine maintenance on all equipment daily, record all services/repairs completed in daily log book.
  • Shell Certified at HB2 in H2S, CPR, Basic Well Control, Aerial Platform, and Crane Rigging.
  • Take spoon samples and core samples of soil and bed rock.
  • Clean up of job site.
  • Worked as a team with my crew members to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Transported equipment and materials by Semi.
  • Tend to boiler in winter time adding salt and efficient chemicals so rig didn't freeze up.
  • Maintained equipment on drill floor.
  • Drilled and helped drop, load, stem and tie in shots.
  • Worked in the yard building a new SCR rig when I was a driller.
  • Worked on drill rig Installed geothermal and water wells Learned how to maintain and operate drill rig Operated heavy machinery
  • General labor work with hand tools and heavy lifting.
  • Teach and explain jobs and equipment operations.
  • Tear down rig, change drill bit, handle core samples, etc.
  • Work derricks on drilling rig first two years.

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Average Length of Employment
Driller 4.7 years
Derrick Hand 3.1 years
Pit Hand 2.1 years
Rig Hand 2.0 years
Hand Driller 2.0 years
Hand Rigger 1.6 years
Top Employers Before
Floor Hand 15.7%
Driller 12.2%
Welder 6.4%
Carpenter 5.2%
Roustabout 4.7%
Owner 4.1%
Ranch Hand 4.1%
Cashier 4.1%
Manager 3.5%
Supervisor 2.9%
Cook 2.9%
Mechanic 2.9%
Derrickman 2.9%
Top Employers After
Driller 15.3%
Welder 8.7%
Operator 7.1%
Floor Hand 6.0%
Manager 4.9%
Driver 4.9%
Roustabout 3.8%
Technician 3.3%
Mechanic 2.7%
Supervisor 2.2%
Rig Hand 2.2%

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Hand Driller Demographics

Gender

Male

92.3%

Female

6.8%

Unknown

0.8%
Ethnicity

White

63.2%

Hispanic or Latino

17.2%

Black or African American

9.9%

Asian

6.4%

Unknown

3.2%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

75.0%

Indonesian

12.5%

Chinese

12.5%

Hand Driller Education

Schools

Louisiana Tech University

8.3%

Sam Houston State University

8.3%

Cameron University

8.3%

Michigan State University

8.3%

Louisiana State University and A&M College

4.2%

University of Nevada - Reno

4.2%

Texas A&M University

4.2%

College of Western Idaho

4.2%

University of San Francisco

4.2%

Midland College

4.2%

Bismarck State College

4.2%

Hill College

4.2%

Rosedale Technical Institute

4.2%

Western Nevada College

4.2%

Middle Georgia State University

4.2%

Tarrant County College District

4.2%

West Shore Community College

4.2%

Tyler Junior College

4.2%

Western Oklahoma State College

4.2%

Ashworth College

4.2%
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Majors

Business

14.7%

General Studies

12.0%

Precision Metal Working

9.3%

Automotive Technology

8.0%

Sociology

5.3%

Petroleum Engineering

5.3%

Management

4.0%

Electrical Engineering Technology

4.0%

Mechanical Engineering

4.0%

Civil Engineering

4.0%

Electrical And Power Transmission Installers

4.0%

Nursing

4.0%

Drafting And Design

2.7%

Music

2.7%

Biology

2.7%

Construction Management

2.7%

Computer Science

2.7%

Criminal Justice

2.7%

Electrical Engineering

2.7%

Education

2.7%
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Degrees

Other

57.3%

Bachelors

14.5%

Associate

13.7%

Certificate

12.8%

License

0.9%

Diploma

0.9%
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Top Skills for A Hand Driller

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  1. Rig
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Drill Pipe
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  • Maintained and adjusted machinery to ensure proper performance, proper rig servicing as well as rented third party equipment.
  • Organize equipment for the day's project Follow and enforce Safety Procedures Perform other duties as may be assigned
  • Pick and laydown drill pipe.
  • Maintained equipment on drill floor.
  • Remove core samples during drilling in order to determine the nature of the strata being drilled.

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