CalFrac Well Services Coiled Tubing Operator in Red Deer, Canada


  • One of the largest hydraulic fracturing providers in Canada

  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits effective day 1 of employment

  • Consistent workload and strong growth plans for 2017

  • Excellent compensation structure including guaranteed day rates and competitive job revenue bonus structure

  • 15 days on and 6 days off working schedule

  • Superior HSE, training, and quality culture


The Operator – Coil Tubing and Nitrogen (CTAN) will be a member of the Field Operations department responsible for being involved in Coiled Tubing operations as it pertains to well completion services. Reporting to the Coil Tubing Supervisor, the Operator – CTAN will focus on adhering to Calfrac’s operational, safety, and environmental policies and procedures at all times.


  • Driving and operating coiled tubing unit or support equipment (Fluid Pump, Nitrogen Pump, Crane, Transports) in efforts to assist in completion of or intervention procedures on oil and gas wells

  • Communicating and working with the Supervisor and fellow crew members to complete jobs with focus on safety, environment, and community

  • Accurately complete and turn in regulatory and compliance paperwork associated with job duties (DOT logs, load sheets, trip reports)

  • Clean and perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment

  • Troubleshooting of any operational dynamics, and supervised rig up and operations

  • Be accountable for pumping operations of nitrogen and equipment parameters and limitations

  • Individual roles, responsibilities and accountabilities specific to Health, Safety and Environment at Calfrac Well Services can be located in the HSE Responsibilities and Performance Procedure (C-PR 14.0-0005). Employees are accountable to review and adhere to this procedure. The procedure is located on the Corporate HSE Sharepoint library.


  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts (shift-work, rotational )

  • Ability to follow, and enforce safe work procedures, codes, and regulations

  • A highly energetic, self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities with a high attention to detail

  • Proven ability to adapt to a variety of environmental factors and extreme weather conditions while performing operational requirements

  • Works and inspires others to work at high performance levels

  • Physically able to walk 18 – 20 km / day and stand for extended periods of time

  • Physically able to lift and carry 50 - 100lbs

  • Experience making immediate decisions, while maintaining composure, in high pressure situations with minimal supervision

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports and maintain routine logs with a high attention to detail

  • Ability to operate process control equipment

  • Must be mechanically inclined

  • This position is considered to be a Safety Sensitive Position and may require additional screening

  • This position has bona fide physical requirements and may require additional screening (please refer to the applicable Physical Demands Profile)


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Class 1 Truck Driver required

  • Minimum 1-2 years coiled tubing experience

  • Applicable Industry training : Log book training, H2S, WHMIS, TDG, Crane Operator (Apprenticeship)

  • Previous oil and gas experience / oil field services experience a plus

This position description represents an overview of the position and is not designed to cover all duties or requirements of the role.