CalFrac Well Services Fracturing Operator - Rotational in Red Deer, Canada


  • 22 days on and 13 days off working schedule

  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits effective day 1 of employment

  • Travel allowance eligibility; allowances may vary depending on place of residence

  • Shared accommodations provided during 22 days on schedule

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


The Fracturing Operator will be a member of the Field Operations, Fracturing department responsible for preparing the well site for operation, mix and pump fluids during each stage of the fracturing job, and complete the operation safely. Reporting to the Fracturing Supervisor, the Fracturing Operator will focus on adhering to Calfrac’s operational, safety, and environmental policies and procedures at all times.


  • Responsible for operating, driving and maintaining the Iron, Sand Truck, and Fracturing Pump Units

  • Safely assemble and disassemble equipment used during the fracturing process (rig in and rig out)

  • Complete iron and sand inventory checks on a regular basis

  • Adhere to Calfrac’s operational, safety, and environmental policies and procedures

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

  • Identify and prevent potential hazards and report information to appropriate personnel

  • Participate in regular on-site and off-site safety meetings and training sessions

  • Perform regular maintenance checks on the Iron Truck while following safe work procedures

  • Responsible for training and mentorship of field personnel

  • Conduct shop work as needed and perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment

  • Using and maintaining the required safety equipment (PPE) and matching the equipment to prevailing hazards

  • Maintain all required safety and legislated certifications and courses

  • Other related duties as required


  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts in all weather conditions (shift-work, working 15 – 22 days at a time, ability to work night shifts)

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

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

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks by prioritizing and maintaining 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

  • Experience making decisions, but having the ability to ask for help and guidance from supervisor, while maintaining composure, in high pressure situations

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Ability to maintain routine logs with a high attention to detail

  • Ability to operate process control equipment

  • Must be willing to learn basic mechanical skills

  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment

  • 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 driver’s license required with a minimum of 1 – 2 years of Class 1 driving experience

  • Satisfactory Drivers Abstract required

  • 1 – 2 years oil and gas or well services industry experience preferred

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