Trican Well Service Ltd.
Trican employee Gagandeep Gill working at Trican's Research and Development Centre

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Trican Well Service Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2016):

  • Trican provides exceptional financial rewards, including profit-sharing for all employees, signing and year-end bonuses for some employees, and referral bonuses for employees who successfully refer a candidate (to $1,000) -- the company also cultivates an ownership culture with a share purchase plan, available to all employees
  • An active member of the community, Trican supports charitable organizations that focus on local community needs, the environment, health and wellness and youth -- additionally, the company created the "Trican Cares Committee", comprised of employee representatives that select, plan and organize "Days of Caring" volunteer activities throughout the year
  • Trican encourages employees of all skill levels to participate in the company's annual hockey tournament, which is now entering its 17th year -- the tournament is open to employees across Canada and includes a welcome banquet, friendly competition, and a wrap-up event
Trican employees carving pumpkins to support the 2014 United Way campaign
Trican employees taking a stand against bullying on Pink Shirt Day
Trican employees dressed up for a United Way fundraising event


Industry Support for Oil and Gas Operations
Established in Canada 1979
Publicly traded yes
Full-time employees in Canada 2,528
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Average age of employees in Canada 37.86
Longest serving employee 33.5 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

The Career Directory

Trican Well Service Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Trican employees on ice at the company's annual hockey tournament

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Support for Oil and Gas Operations
Full-time employees in Canada 2,528
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Accounting, Finance Audit and Accounting, Coiled Tubing Research, Chemical Technician, Internal Audit, Laboratory Services, Shop Hand, Reporting and Planning, Reservoir Solutions, Supply Chain, System Analyst, Technical Trainee
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work perks flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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