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Fracturing - Operator in Training (OIT)

Fracturing - Operator in Training (OIT)

locationGrande Prairie, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 3 months ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Operations / Facilities / Pipelines
Full time

**To qualify for this role, you must live and work in Grande Prairie, AB**

Calfrac is looking for hard-working Operators in Training (OIT's) for our Fracturing and Coiled Tubing department in Grande Prairie.   We offer paid Class 1 Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT), guaranteed base compensation and a competitive job revenue bonus

Our MELT Certified Operator in Training program provides entry level opportunities within our field operating teams.  Recognizing that you are new to the services industry you will be provided with position specific and Class 1 driver’s license training. Additionally, through the aid of a service leading mentor you will gain exposure to district and field operations and will be trained to operate Calfrac equipment. Like all members of the Calfrac team you will need to be a dedicated, safety minded person and, after successful completion of all courses and training provided, a qualified oil field operator.

Calfrac, we believe in being an integral part of the communities where we operate and we support a variety of giving activities throughout the year. Our support falls under two main areas: volunteering or donation. Whenever possible, the initiatives and organizations we undertake to promote and support fall into the following categories: Environment, Education, Indigenous, Social Services, Arts & Culture and Community Sport.



  • Six (6) week Operator in Training (OIT) Program with Class 1 MELT
  • Training and position specific mentoring
  • Upon program completion you will be promoted to an Operator status.
  • Eligible for Job Revenue Bonus Program upon completion of OIT program


  • Duration of OIT Program: Ten (10) days on, four (4) days off
  • Upon Completion: Fifteen (15) days on, six (6) days off


  • Guaranteed base compensation plus competitive job revenue bonus*
  • Paid training and program completion bonus
  • Vacation pay on base compensation and job bonuses
  • Health and dental benefits start day 1 of employment
  • RRSP Matching
  • Meal allowance up to $50/day while out of district
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) - provided to each new hire specific to each position
  • Fuel discount card   
  • Home and Auto Insurance preferred rates 

*Eligible for job revenue bonus program upon completion of the OIT program


  • Complete all requirements of the Operator in Training (OIT) program
  • Assist maintenance in the shop as required
  • Follow all Health, Safety, and Environment policies & procedures
  • Work outside in all weather conditions with a diverse team


  • Valid Alberta Class 3 or 5 driver’s license – No GDL and satisfactory Drivers Abstract
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience operating a manual transmission preferred
  • Previous industry related experience preferred


  • One of the largest well servicing providers in Canada
  • Consistent workload and strong growth plans 
  • Superior HSE, training, and quality culture
  • Focused on delivering client innovation and technologies

We would like to thank all applicants for applying to this role but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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