The average pay for a Tool Pusher is $49,597 a year and $24 an hour in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The average salary range for a Tool Pusher is between $36,682 and $60,396.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drilling oil and gas wells in area consisting of one or more wellsites: directs workers to erect, dismantle, and move drilling rigs, and drilling crews in setting up and operating power units, draw works and other drilling equipment.
Plans delivery of drilling tools, fuel, water, and other supplies for use at drill site.
Orders type of drilling bits to be used, according to type of strata encountered.
Directs workers in mixing drilling mud and circulating mud in borehole, and in use of special drilling mud to prevent blowouts from gas pressure.
Orders installation of control head (valve device) to control flow when well begins to produce gas or oil.
May supervise operations at producing wells to maintain and regulate flow of gas or oil supervisor, production.
Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
May supervise prospecting drillers drilling shallow boreholes for use in seismic prospecting or to obtain core samples and be designated tool pusher, shallow-exploratory drilling.