CAREERS

Silver Oak Drilling’s greatest resource is not its technology and equipment but rather in the people who operate them. Our employees are experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated to our team. Our growing success is a direct result of our employees. When you join Silver Oak Drilling, it’s not just a job, but a career you can build on. Silver Oak Drilling offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees and their eligible family members. As a committed partner in our employees' wellbeing, Silver Oak Drilling pays a portion of both employee and dependent health insurance premiums.

OUR BENEFITS

Our employees are our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing a benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible full-time employees and their family members. Compensation Benefits
  • Competitive base salary
  • Generous 401(k) match
 Health & Other BenefitsSilver Oak Drilling offers three levels of medical insurance, based on out of pocket expense. In addition to our medical insurance, Silver Oak Drilling has teamed up with Marathon Health to bring you New Horizons Wellness Center which is a convenient place for eligible participants and dependents to obtain preventative and sick care as well as health coaching and condition management. Silver Oak Drilling understands the busy schedules of our families, and we found a way to provide easy access to medical care.
  • Prescription drug coverage as part of the medical plan
  • Nurse Navigator
  • TELADOC--telemedicine
  • VSP Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance-Term Life& AD&D for employee and eligible dependents:
  • This is no cost to the employee.
 Retirement PlanSilver Oak Drilling offers a 401K Retirement Savings Plan. Employees become eligible after 3 months of full time employment and age 21, or after working 1000 hours in a year, if less than full-time. We provide a Match of 50% of the first 6% of contribution ( up to the IRS max.) with a graded vesting. We also provide an annual 3% contribution, not dependent on employee contribution.

JOB OPENINGS

Job Opening: Floorhand (Motorhand/ChainHand)Location: Artesia, NMDivision: Silver Oak Drilling LLC

Job Description: A crew member who is responsible for rig equipment such as engines, compounds, air compressors, and pumps; assists rigging up/down of rig; assists with drill pipe and drill collar slips. A crew member whose primary work station is on the rig floor; work includes tripping pipe (use of slips, tongs and elevators), making connections while drilling; assisting the Derrickman; monitoring the shakers which includes mud weight, viscosity and controlling sand content while drilling.

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Job Opening: Rig ManagerLocation: Artesia, NMDivision: Silver Oak Drilling LLC

Job Description: The Rig Manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the rig including set up, take down and relocation of equipment. Other responsibilities include supervision of crew members, daily paperwork, planning and organizing rig operations, monitoring performance, advising and consulting with Drilling Representatives, compliance with various regulations and maintaining a safe work environment. A high school diploma or equivalent is required and a Well Control Certification. At least one year experience as a Tool Pusher on a Kelly, SCR or VFD style rig is also required. Must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a drug screening and meet vehicle insurance requirements.

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