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Well Cleaner Salary
in Nova Scotia, Canada

$41,428 (CAD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Well Cleaner is $41,428 a year and $20 an hour in Nova Scotia, Canada. The average salary range for a Well Cleaner is between $31,187 and $49,942. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Operates truck-mounted hoist equipped with derrick to clean out and restore old and damaged oil or gas wells: moves lever to raise derrick over wellhead.
  • Directs clean-out-driller helper to jack up truck body and to center hoisting cable over borehole.
  • Assembles and attaches cleanout tools to cable, using handtools.
  • Moves winch lever to lower tools into well.
  • Cleans sand, paraffin, or pipe scale from well, using special scaling and bailing tools.
  • Removes debris from well, using bailer.
  • Lowers blocks composed of soft lead or covered with wax, tar, or soap to take impression of broken equipment in well.
  • Lowers grappling tools into well to probe for and remove obstruction, using hoist.
  • Lowers and raises swabbing tool that creates vacuum and draws well fluids through pipe screens and well perforations, using hoist.
  • May be designated according to specific activity as bailer; swabber.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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