Norton Energy Drilling

Righand Employment Requirements

Minimal Essential Requirements and Physical Qualifications to be considered for Righand positions with Norton Energy
Drilling are:

  • Our company has a policy requiring all employees to be able to communicate in English (speak, read, and
    write). This is a matter of safety for all rig employees.
  • Every employee must pass a background check. A felony conviction or deferred adjudication will not always
    keep you from being considered.
  • Every employee must pass a pre-employment hair follicle drug test, using body hair, with results going back
    90 days.
  • For your safety, Righands cannot weigh more than 310 pounds. This is due to the manufacturer’s
    restrictions on our fall protection.
  • Righands must pass a physical fit exam and a human performance evaluation, which is consistent with the
    physical requirements of the job.
  • Righands must be physically able to perform various job functions (noted below) due to the small number (4
    to 5) crewmembers doing a large volume of work.
    • Work 12-hour shifts,
    • Perform duties requiring vertical lifting up to 100 lbs. and horizontal pushing and pulling up to 125 lbs.
    • Perform duties in inclement weather (extreme heat and cold),
    • Derrickman must be able to climb the derrick and not be afraid to work at heights up to 150 feet above
      the rig floor for extended periods of time.

Out of business necessity and safety, it is a Bonafide Occupational Qualification that all rig employees meet the physical
requirements we have stated.

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