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Rig Electricians & Instrumentation Technicians, Journeyman & Apprentices - Alaska

Alaska, USA Req #49
Monday, February 7, 2022

Established in 2003, Surepoint Group is a premier industrial contractor specializing in electrical and instrumentation services, automation, mechanical, equipment fabrication and integrated modular solutions. We work within many sectors and have branches located in strategic areas to provide our clients with dependable and responsive service.

We are currently seeking: 


RIG Division



Surepoint is currently hiring Rig Electricians & Technicians, Journeyman and Apprentices. Contractors are welcome to apply.

The applicant must have a continual focus on safety, cost control and client satisfaction when performing the duties of this position. The applicant must also have an attention to detail to meet and exceed client needs and expectations, as well as the ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner.  Applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of the job and exercise initiative and good judgment with the ability to multi-task. Must be willing to travel for work and be able to work extended shift structures.  



  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License and clean Driving Record
  • A pre-employment drug and alcohol exam before employment, which Surepoint will provide


Applicants must exert, as a minimum the ability to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair AC & DC Drilling Rig: Generators, generator load distribution systems, power distribution, motor starters, motor soft starters, motors, Programmable Logic Controllers, Electronic and Electrical on Top Drive Units, lighting circuits, electronic circuits on Caterpillar engines, air condition units, and electronic systems controlling hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Make sure that all Electrical Safety Protocols are being followed, including Lock Out Tag Out, while working on Electrical Equipment.
  • Install and wire in new and upgraded electrical equipment following prints and schematics.
  • Conduct daily, monthly, and quarterly electrical inspections on all area drilling rigs to OSHA standards, prepare reports with supporting pictures of discrepancies. Respond to immediate electrical hazards, exercise stop work when necessary, and notify the appropriate personnel of existing hazards. Prepare parts list, order parts, and repair equipment discrepancies.
  • Respond to emergency service calls, reducing rig down time, and reducing 3rd party expenditures.
  • Work in Extreme environments – Alaska’s North Slope
  • Rotational Positions – Camp living
  • Must have the ability to be self-driven and work independently


At Surepoint, we are committed to strengthening our relationship with Indigenous Peoples. We value an inclusive environment and have a collaborative approach to working with Indigenous Peoples and businesses to build mutual prosperity. We are recognized as a non-Indigenous member with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business which directly aligns with our commitment to building meaningful and respectful relationships with Indigenous Peoples where we operate.


Surepoint provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

At the core of Surepoint is a solid formation of values that we all adhere to. Nurturing our culture and staying committed to these values is ingrained into our behaviour every day and the foundation of everything we do:



We Care

Honour Integrity



Live Safe

Committed to the Team



Have Fun



Surepoint strives to be the employer of choice and offers the following:


A Caring and Respectful Work Environment

Outstanding Safety Program

Comprehensive Group Benefit Program

Group RRSP Program

Competitive Wages


If all of this describes you, we look forward to meeting you!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, February 14, 2022
Location on Google Maps
  • Alaska, USA