Day in the Life: Craig - Bed Truck Operator
Craig Copeland drives a truck equipped with a winch, loads and unloads equipment and does "spotting" or positioning equipment at the rig site.
Day in the Life: Elaine - Chief Geophysicist
Elaine never imagined working in the oil and gas industry growing up in her home town of Mississauga, Ontario. Upon entering university, she became aware of the exciting world of geophysics, and has never looked back.
Day in the Life: Niclas - Derrickhand
At 25, Nic already has a dream life of travel, good times and a great salary which he credits to hard work in the petroleum industry. Currently, Nic works in the drilling sector as a derrickhand working his way up to become assistant driller for Nabors Drilling International.
Day in the Life: Lance - District Landman
Nine years later and still going strong, Lance worked his way up into his current role as a district landman. The job suits him perfectly, and has close ties to the rural farmers and landowners he frequently works with.
Day in the Life: Rick - District Operations Manager
Rick White worked his way up through the ranks. Now he makes sure that "the crews are at the right place at the right time and that they get the job done."
Day in the Life: Tim - Field Operator
Tim spent 15 years in agricultural retail before applying, and was really surprised at the variety of backgrounds people came from. There is also a lot of responsibility given to individuals who are looking for a challenging career.