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Job Order #: 6027701

NOC: 8615
Employer Name:
Fast Trucking Service Ltd.
Wage/Salary Info:
$25.00 and up
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Employer Name:
Fast Trucking Service Ltd.
Employer Address:
S9H 4G5
Contact Name:
Linda Altermatt
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The job of a Swamper is a great introduction to the oil and gas industry. You help out where you're needed and perform odd jobs on site as requested. This means that your role changes daily, and your tasks will depend on the people you're working with. Do you like hands-on work? Do you like to pitch in and assist others? Are you someone who learns quickly on the job? If so, you may want to look at being a Swamper.
Swampers assist operators and other crew members with a variety of manual labour-related tasks, including the set-up and pull-down of rigs and equipment, pre- and post-trip inspections and maintaining an orderly and safe job site.
Swampers require physical strength and stamina to handle light and heavy equipment and assist in the use of tools and other devices. Swampers interact with Drilling and Service Rig Operators, as well as other labourers on site.  
In this occupation activities may include:
    Loading and unloading job site equipment and materials
    Assisting Operators with general tasks on the job site
    Dismantling and assembling drilling rigs, service rigs, pump jacks, flare stacks, etc.
    Assisting Truck Operators in conducting pre- and post-trip inspections
    Transporting equipment to and from the job site
    Standard first aid and CPR/AED Level C
    H2S Alive
    Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
    Fall protection (optional)
    Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
    A Class 5 driver's license is required.
You are a quick learner who can follow directions. You have physical stamina and knowledge of safety standards and practices. You have strong interpersonal skills.
    Active listening
    Public safety and security
    Equipment maintenance
    Stress tolerance
    Service orientation
Additional Requirements
    Ability to pass a pre-employment physical assessment and drug and alcohol test


Skills and Abilities

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
 - Standard First Aid Certificate
 - Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
 - Driver's licence
Specific Skills
 - Clean up rig areas
 - Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs and service equipment
Work Setting
 - Drilling and well service contractor
Location Experience
 - Prairie region
Weight Handling
 - Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

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