Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

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Foundation Drilling Mudman and derrickhands are responsible for running and maintaining the mud pumps, tanks, hoses, and valves. Additionally, the Mudman will check the quantity and quality of the drilling mud, sand content viscosity, specific to gravity of drilling mud. Mud-man is responsible for all maintenance reports for the pumps, air compressors, generators.


Required Skills

  • Work Ethic: Dedicated and hard working.
  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal communication and team work skills are necessary as proper completion of an assigned job and working safe will be highly dependent upon this ability.
  • Flexibility: Ability to work in a number of diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations may change daily.
  • Expected Hours: Hours will vary by job, location and season. Working a night shift may be required.


Required Experience

  • 2+ years of experience within the oilfield or foundation drilling industry working with mud systems.