Vacancy number • PUB408268


  • Edinburgh North
  • Closes July 19
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Edinburgh North

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


Join a major international drilling company as a Floorhand, a critical role in our oil and gas drilling operations. This is an exciting opportunity for those looking to establish a long-term career in the industry.

About this role

  • Equipment Maintenance: Check and maintain floor equipment and drill string components regularly for smooth operation.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and government safety regulations. Participate in safety initiatives and ensure all tasks are completed safely on the rig.
  • Housekeeping: Conduct housekeeping duties such as cleaning, tidying, and painting the rig.
  • Physical Labor: Perform tasks including loading and unloading trucks, digging ditches, and assisting crane and forklift operators with drilling materials and supplies.
  • Preventative Maintenance: Conduct regular preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Rig Moves: Assist with rig moves as directed by superiors.

Certifications (Preferred but not mandatory):

  • Certificate II in Drilling Oil/Gas (on shore) – MANDATORY
  • Drilling and Completions General Induction (DCGI) or Industry Safety Induction (ISI)
  • Undertake First Response to Fire
  • Operate Breathing Apparatus
  • Apply First Aid (including CPR)Enter and Work in Confined Spaces
  • Gas Test Atmospheres
  • Working at Heights
  • Gotcha Kit
  • Wellsite Permit to Work – Holder
  • Operate Vehicles in the field – 4WD


  • Physical Strength and Stamina: Ability to perform physical labor and work long hours in extreme conditions.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work well in a team environment and follow directions and company policies.
  • Knowledge of Machinery: General knowledge of machinery is considered an asset.
  • Driver’s License: Open, manual Driver’s License.
  • Experience: Preferably current experience as a Floorhand on a Land Rig or as an experienced Leasehand.


  • Stable Employment: Permanent position with a major international company.
  • Culture: Work in a safety-focused and professional team environment.
  • Accommodation and Meals: Provided on-site.
  • Roster: 3-week even time roster.
  • Rig Experience: Work on double and triple rigs.
  • Travel and Accommodation: Paid travel and accommodation.
  • Above market day rates

Brunel in the United States

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trade and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis. Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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