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RigUp, Lone Star College to Offer Free Training for Solar Professionals

January 19, 2021 — Houston, TX – Lone Star College, a high-quality, low-cost public community college, and RigUp, a leading workforce management solution serving the renewables, construction, oil & gas, and defense industries, have announced a partnership to provide free training for students interested in joining the growing renewable energy industry. Through people and technology,… […]

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  • January 19 @ 10:00 am
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  • January 19 @ 10:00 am

What the Latest COVID-19 Relief Package Means for Individuals & Businesses

We’re committed to keeping you informed on programs and benefits you may qualify for due to impacts from COVID-19. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you navigate the resources that may be available to you.    Continued Support for Individuals & Families 1) Checks from the Government: Some Americans will qualify for a… […]

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  • January 11 @ 3:59 pm
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  • January 11 @ 3:59 pm

Worker Spotlight: Derek

Waking up early is one of the hardest transitions for parents of newborns, but not for Derek. As a First Class Mechanic based out of Newport News, Virginia, he’s used to starting work on the ship at 6 am. What did leave Derek pleasantly surprised was RigUp’s flexibility when his daughter Erin was born on… […]

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  • December 16 @ 12:12 pm
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  • December 16 @ 12:12 pm

6 Tips to Keep Safety Top of Mind This Holiday Season

The holidays mean more traffic, more shopping, and more stuff on the brain. All of that means less focus and vigilance when it comes to safety, both on and off the job. Combine that with the added stress and precautions needed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’ve got a safety crunch on… […]

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  • December 14 @ 12:23 pm
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  • December 14 @ 12:23 pm

Worker Spotlight: Vernell

When flowback well tester Vernell travels to rigs in North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas and New Mexico, he keeps one important thing in mind: his family. He says traveling “makes me realize what I have at home and what I’m working for.” Vernell is working to give his five children things he didn’t have growing up…. […]

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  • November 23 @ 4:00 pm
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  • November 23 @ 4:00 pm

5 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Winter weather presents multiple safety hazards for drivers, from black ice to shorter days. In late fall and early winter, the hazards are also compounded by deer mating season. Experts say deer strikes occur most often from October to December. That’s because during the animals’ three-month long mating season, which peaks in November, bucks chasing… […]

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  • November 19 @ 10:00 am
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  • November 19 @ 10:00 am

Veterans are filling the skills gap—with a little help from RigUp

The growing renewable energy industry needs resilient workers with an aptitude for leadership, and heeding that call is a crew of highly-trained veterans. Through our Veterans Network, RigUp is working together with other organizations to create a pipeline between military service and the civilian workforce. The Veterans Network focuses on recruitment and support of veterans,… […]

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  • November 9 @ 2:01 pm
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  • November 9 @ 2:01 pm

The 5 Fastest Growing Skilled Trade Jobs in Energy

Knowing a job’s future viability is crucial, especially during an economic downturn. Jobs in the energy sector are particularly difficult to track because growth is so dependent upon the economic and political climate. The best projections use the best data, and for this we turn to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Their Occupational Outlook… […]

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  • November 2 @ 11:10 am
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  • November 2 @ 11:10 am

Why This Industry Veteran Is Proud to Be Part of RigUp’s Team

Third-generation bridge painter Duane Mensch has been suspended from many bridges, including the 3,030-foot New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. “I was the guy who put the cable there so everyone else could work.” But the bridge industry wasn’t the end of the story for Duane. While stringing cable over the Ohio River,… […]

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  • October 27 @ 2:00 pm
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  • October 27 @ 2:00 pm

5 Tips for Wildfire & Smoke Safety on the Job

This year was the largest wildfire season recorded in California history, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection—an unfortunate trend throughout the American West. And many in the U.S. Forest Service say people should get used to longer and more severe fire seasons in the future. That’s why learning more robust wildfire safety… […]

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  • October 21 @ 9:48 am
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  • October 21 @ 9:48 am

Solving the Wind Talent Crunch

The US wind sector has something to celebrate—a boom in the last five years has led to 120,000 jobs in all 50 states. The problem is that there aren’t 120,000 qualified technicians to fill these roles. How can operators find skilled contractors? RigUp is using our expertise and industry-leading data to address these questions and… […]

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  • October 20 @ 11:58 am
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  • October 20 @ 11:58 am

Wind Turbine Technician

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  • October 15 @ 2:51 pm
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  • October 15 @ 2:51 pm

Wind Jobs

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  • October 15 @ 2:47 pm
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  • October 15 @ 2:47 pm

Wind Engineer

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  • October 15 @ 2:40 pm
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  • October 15 @ 2:40 pm

Blade Repair Technician

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  • October 15 @ 2:15 pm
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  • October 15 @ 2:15 pm

RigUp Offers Free Solar Training As Demand For Workers Grows

Interested in a career in solar? RigUp pays to get you trained! RigUp is committed to putting people back to work. That’s why we’re proud to launch a new, free training program in the Austin area – with the goal of giving workers the skills they need to qualify for in-demand roles in the solar… […]

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  • October 14 @ 9:50 am
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  • October 14 @ 9:50 am

How RigUp Puts the Power in Contractors’ Hands

  Whether it’s fishing with his 8-year-old son, serving as a volunteer firefighter, or spending time with his younger brother, family and community mean the world to Jonathan Neureuther. That’s why it’s important that his job pays him a steady wage, but also keeps him close to his home in Emporium, PA. Jonathon is a… […]

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  • October 6 @ 3:55 pm
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  • October 6 @ 3:55 pm

7 Tips to Prevent Hand Injuries on the Job

When it comes to safety on the job site, the risk to your hands shouldn’t be overlooked. The hands are the most frequently injured part of the body. And in the oil and gas industry alone, hand injuries account for about one–third of all accidents. When most people think of hand injuries, they think of… […]

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  • September 17 @ 8:30 am
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  • September 17 @ 8:30 am

RigUp Hiring Up to 350 Solar Professionals for Austin-area Project

Creating hundreds of local jobs to bring clean power to 25,000 homes Sept. 9, 2020 AUSTIN, TX – RigUp is excited to support construction of the Pflugerville Solar Project, helping staff up to 350 Austin-area jobs with skilled tradesmen who have previous solar and large scale construction experience.  The Pflugerville Solar Project is owned by… […]

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  • September 9 @ 10:21 am
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  • September 9 @ 10:21 am

Putting Solar Professionals to Work in Central Texas

Powering a Positive Energy Solution In Our Own Backyard RigUp is excited to support construction of the Pflugerville Solar Project, helping staff up to 350 Austin-area jobs with skilled tradesmen who have previous solar and large scale construction experience.  Our hiring specialists are now looking for experienced professionals for immediate support of this project. If… […]

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  • September 9 @ 10:19 am
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  • September 9 @ 10:19 am

RigUp adds expertise to TWC forum on industry training during COVID-19

 What training is needed for the petroleum and alternative energy industries to thrive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic? That was the focal point of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Upskill Forum, featuring Ron Nickelson, RigUp’s Head of Solar, along with the following expert panelists: -Brooke Polk, Director of Program Development and Technology… […]

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  • September 8 @ 1:14 pm
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  • September 8 @ 1:14 pm

Latest News on Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

RigUp is committed to keeping you informed. We know it can be hard to keep track of what resources are available to you amid ongoing economic uncertainty. As of August 1, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance of $600 for eligible workers under the CARES Act has expired. But workers in some states who were originally eligible… […]

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  • August 21 @ 10:26 am
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  • August 21 @ 10:26 am

Simple Ways to Improve Job Site Safety

At RigUp, safety is always our top priority. When it comes to the job site, it’s important each worker does their part to create a safe environment. One of the easiest ways to promote job site safety is by simply being aware of your surroundings. While that may seem obvious, there are many common distractions… […]

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  • August 12 @ 10:25 am
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  • August 12 @ 10:25 am

RigUp Debuts “Creating Opportunity” Car at NASCAR’s Kentucky Speedway

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon hit the Kentucky Speedway in the RigUp Chevrolet on Sunday, finishing 13th in a dramatic race that saw four cautions in the final 37 laps. The special No. 3 RigUp car is part of an ongoing partnership between RigUp, Dillon, and Richard Childress Racing. In Sunday’s race, the RigUp car sported… […]

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  • July 13 @ 12:34 pm
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  • July 13 @ 12:34 pm

7 Benefits to Staying Hydrated on the Job Site

You’ve probably heard that you should be drinking 8 glasses of water (about half a gallon) per day. This general rule of thumb is intended as a guide to help keep the body running smoothly and prevent dehydration. But for those working outdoors during peak summer heat, this advice is especially important. In fact, extreme… […]

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  • July 7 @ 9:55 am

3 Ways RigUp Has Your Back as the Oil & Gas Market Evolves

A Partner You Can Trust. At RigUp, we believe in putting our workers first. It’s why we offer one of the lowest split rates in the industry along with better insurance at a lower cost to you. We’re constantly prioritizing the needs of our workforce and developing solutions that create a better experience for everyone… […]

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  • June 29 @ 8:51 am
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  • June 29 @ 8:51 am

Staying Safe & Sanitized on the Job Site

Hand Sanitizer is an important part of killing germs, but it can also be a fire hazard. Here are some tips to keep your worksite safe while killing germs.  With the ongoing concern over COVID-19 at job sites around the world, it’s become extremely important for workers to maintain the highest level of hygiene to… […]

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  • June 10 @ 11:46 am
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  • June 10 @ 11:46 am

Creating Equal Opportunity for Work

RigUp’s mission is to empower the people who power the world. That mission requires us to stand up for people of every race, identity, and religion. And today, it requires us to show up — in words and in action — in support of Black communities across America. Protesters across this country and around the… […]

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  • June 8 @ 4:31 pm

How RigUp Simplifies Water Hauling While Reducing Cost

For exploration & production companies, hauling water is an integral part of drilling operations. Yet, it can also be a time-consuming and complex process. From finding the right vendor, to scheduling a job, to completing and invoicing – managing water hauling operations is often costly and tedious. That’s where RigUp can help. With Managed Field… […]

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  • May 27 @ 6:30 pm

Putting Solar Candidates to Work Through Virtual Job Fairs

HCS Renewable, powered by RigUp, is excited to kick off our first virtual job fair, running from May 26 – June 26.  We’re making it easy to practice social distancing while you look for your next job. Through our virtual job fairs, our team will schedule 1:1 calls with candidates to discuss your qualifications and… […]

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  • May 26 @ 10:03 am
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  • May 26 @ 10:03 am

How RigUp is Helping Put Americans Back to Work

RigUp is committed to empowering the people who do the tough work that keeps our country running. In light of the challenges created by the COVID-19 outbreak, that means putting Americans back to work. On Tuesday, a White House task force invited RigUp’s leadership team to share how the company is helping do just that…. […]

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  • May 19 @ 2:03 pm

Parsley Energy Partners with RigUp to Roll Out Comprehensive COVID-19 Mitigation Program

RigUp is excited to announce a new partnership with Parsley Energy, rolling out a comprehensive COVID-19 screening and mitigation program to oil and gas workers at Parsley’s job sites in the Permian Basin. Parsley’s decision to expand the program to its workers in the Permian follows a successful two week pilot program, with the goal… […]

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  • April 30 @ 9:33 am
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  • April 30 @ 9:33 am

How a leading E&P company cut water hauling costs by 28%

For exploration & production companies, managing and hauling water can be a time-consuming process, involving countless service providers and complicated logistics from well site to disposal site.  One leading E&P provider operating in the Permian Basin knew there had to be a way to streamline the process to optimize their operations and reduce costs.  When they… […]

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  • April 28 @ 12:02 pm
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  • April 28 @ 12:02 pm

How a Large Energy Operator Successfully Responded To Potential COVID-19 Job Site Exposure

For industrial job site operators, mitigating the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak on a job site has quickly become a top priority. The risk of an outbreak on a job site not only threatens public health, but the continuity of critical infrastructure projects as well. This scenario recently played out for one large U.S. energy… […]

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  • April 23 @ 1:24 pm
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  • April 23 @ 1:24 pm

Energy Workers in the Permian First to Participate in COVID-19 Testing Pilot

 (Source: Newswest9/TEGNA) Even amid the COVID-19 outbreak, energy companies are still operating. That means many of their workers still report to the job site every day, building and maintaining critical infrastructure for the U.S. economy. Much of that essential work is being done in remote regions of West Texas like the Permian Basin. But… […]

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  • April 13 @ 11:39 am
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  • April 13 @ 11:39 am

RigUp Launches Rapid COVID-19 Testing Pilot For Its Industrial Workforce

  At RigUp, we’ve always been about putting our workers first. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, that means doubling down on our commitment to the health and safety of our workforce.  Our workers are the backbone that help keep our country moving. Even amid this unprecedented outbreak, the majority of our workforce has been… […]

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  • April 8 @ 8:27 am
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  • April 8 @ 8:27 am

Important Information About Safe Passage Letters

Why do you need Safe Passage Letters? Texas Governor Greg Abbott continues to issue Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus far, Executive Orders GA-11 and GA-12 mandate a 14 day self-quarantine period for an expanded list of air travel from designated hot spots into Texas and road travelers from the State of… […]

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  • March 31 @ 3:30 pm
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  • March 31 @ 3:30 pm

Keeping You and Your Family Safe Amid COVID-19

View complimentary health & safety video about COVID-19: The health and safety of our workforce and their families is RigUp’s number one priority. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt daily life around the world, RigUp is working hard to support the well-being of our employees, contractors, customers, and everyone connected to this community. Our… […]

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  • March 30 @ 4:43 pm
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  • March 30 @ 4:43 pm

Navigating Turbulence in Oil & Gas

Truth be told, the oil and gas industry is dealing with some of the most challenging market conditions in a generation. The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only reduced overall demand for crude around the world, but it has created fear and uncertainty that has rippled across almost every sector of the economy. At the… […]

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  • March 30 @ 3:02 pm
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  • March 30 @ 3:02 pm

Resources for Those Affected by Recent Market Conditions

We know the last few weeks have been challenging. People and businesses across every industry have been impacted in some way by the difficult market conditions caused by both COVID-19 and instability in the oil and gas markets. At RigUp, our mission has always been to empower the people who power the world. That’s why… […]

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  • March 30 @ 10:17 am
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  • March 30 @ 10:17 am

Energy Outlook 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch

The energy industry has gone through significant fluctuations. Find out what to expect in 2020 and beyond. The post Energy Outlook 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch appeared first on RigUp.

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  • March 24 @ 11:45 am
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  • March 24 @ 11:45 am

Oil & Gas 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch

Here are five trends we think are key to monitor over this next year. The post Oil & Gas 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch appeared first on RigUp.

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  • March 24 @ 11:44 am
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  • March 24 @ 11:44 am

Offshore 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch

The last year has seen the slow seeds of recovery in the offshore sector. What else does 2020 have in store? The post Offshore 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch appeared first on RigUp.

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  • March 24 @ 11:44 am
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  • March 24 @ 11:44 am

Midstream 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch

While the US midstream sector has expanded over the past decade, market factors continue to put pressure on the industry. The post Midstream 2020: 5 Key Trends to Watch appeared first on RigUp.

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  • March 24 @ 11:43 am
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  • March 24 @ 11:43 am

Solar 2020: 7 Key Trends to Watch

Solar power has begun to reach maturity and competitive feasibility. Where will the solar industry go in 2020 and beyond? The post Solar 2020: 7 Key Trends to Watch appeared first on RigUp.

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  • March 24 @ 11:43 am
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  • March 24 @ 11:43 am