NOC 8615 – Oil and gas drilling, servicing and related labourers


  • floorhand – offshore drilling rig
  • floorhand – oil and gas drilling
  • floorhand – service rig
  • floorman/woman – offshore drilling rig
  • floorman/woman – oil and gas drilling
  • gravity prospecting observer helper
  • leasehand
  • leasehand – oil and gas drilling
  • observer helper – gravity prospecting
  • observer helper – seismic prospecting
  • oil field labourer
  • oil well cementer helper
  • perforator helper – oil field services
  • perforator loader helper – oil field services
  • reeled tubing helper – oil field services
  • roughneck
  • roughneck – offshore drilling rig
  • roughneck – oil and gas drilling
  • roustabout
  • roustabout – offshore drilling rig
  • roustabout – oil and gas drilling
  • seismic GPS rover
  • seismic line cutter
  • seismic prospecting observer helper
  • seismic survey helper
  • service rig helper
  • service rig helper – oil field services
  • service rig operator helper
  • service rig roughneck – oil field services
  • shakerhand
  • shakerhand – oil and gas drilling
  • shooter – seismograph
  • shooter helper – seismic prospecting
  • slasher – oil and gas
  • slasher – oil field services
  • swamper – oil and gas
  • swamper – oil field services
  • tubing helper – oil field services
  • vibrator operator – seismic prospecting
  • well puller helper – oil field services
  • well treatment helper
  • well treatment helper – oil field services
  • wireline helper
  • wireline helper – oil field services

Job Duties

Labourers in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem at the rig floor during drilling and during the removal and replacement of strings of pipe or drill stem and drill bit
  • Maintain drilling equipment on the drill floor
  • Handle, sort and move drill tools, pipe, cement and other materials
  • Clean up rig areas
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs and service equipment
  • May drive trucks to transport materials and well service equipment.

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Completion of introductory college or petroleum industry-approved training courses may be required.
  • Certificates in hydrogen sulphide awareness, workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) or transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) may be required.

Additional Information

  • Progression to more senior operating positions is possible with experience.


  • Oil and gas well drillers, servicers, testers and related workers (8232)
  • Oil and gas well drilling and related workers and services operators (8412)

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