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Horizon Drilling is the 6th largest drilling contractor in Canada with 50 drilling rigs operating through-out Western Canada and with 2 more rigs being built. Our modern efficient fleet of rigs has an average age of 7 years. We are committed to providing a safe and effective work environment and recognize the value that each employee brings to the overall success of the company. We maintain our focus on providing leadership and guidance to bring out the best in our people. We believe that our dedicated employees and quality equipment have attracted our loyal customer base that has provided us with some of the busiest rigs in the industry. This translates into more consistent hours for our crews and greater earning potential for you.

At Horizon Drilling each employee is more than just a number and will be rewarded and recognized for their commitment to the company. When you chose a career with Horizon Drilling you can feel confident knowing you are working amongst the best in the business, so apply today and become a part of our team!


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Notice to All Applicants

The position you are applying for is seasonal or is based on specific projects.  Section 55(2) of the Alberta Employment Standards Code authorizes an employer to terminate your employment without further notice or payments in lieu of notice at:

  • The completion of the drilling season;
  • The completion of the well for which you are being hired;
  • Continued employment is or has become impossible for the employer to perform because of unforeseeable or unpreventable causes beyond our control, e.g. poor drilling resuls, decline in the price of crude oil, wet weather etc.

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  1. I understand that failure to comply with the safety regulations of this company and relevant governments are grounds for dismissal.  I agree to participate in any safety courses offered by the Company.
  2. I certify that the statements made in this application are true and correct.  I understand that a false statement may result in disqualification from employment, or termination with just cause.
  3. I understand and agree that unless otherwise noted, Horizon Driling, a division of Western Energy Services Corp. will contact my previous employment reference.
  4. I understand that Horizon Drilling requires successful completion of pre-employment physical and audio testing, and that I will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test as a condition of my employment.

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