Kelly Services Derrick Man on a Test Rig in Bossier City, Louisiana

Derrick Man on a Test Rig – Bossier City, LA

One opening is available for our client, a leading oil and gas company

Derrick man needed to work at height in the derrick mast (monkey board) positioning drill collar and casing into and out of the fingerboards as casing is run for engineering testing. Rig is stationary (test rig) for R&D testing in cased hole.

This position requires someone with previous rig experience, preferably Derrick Man experience. This position also requires someone who has mechanical aptitude and is able to perform physical labor (lifting, bending, moving items with forklifts and cranes).


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum three year related experience.


  • High school education or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of all relevant testing equipment, material properties and machinery characteristics.


  • Responsible for testing of current experimental, probational and special tools in simulated field conditions.

  • Records test results and produces related reports.

  • Ensures safe operation and maintenance of machinery and test fixtures.

  • Ensures testing is conducted with proper safety precautions.

  • Assist in training department personnel.

  • Directs or assembles equipment according to engineering specifications.


Monday – Friday

7:00am – 3:30pm

$20-30/hr, DOE

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