Operator

Basic Energy Services in Pearsall, TX

  • Industry: Mining/Extraction - Refinement Operations
  • Type: Full Time
  • $121,120.00 - 102,210.00
position filled

Position Overview : Leads a one to five person rig crew while safely operating well servicing or drilling rig components. This is a safety sensitive position.

Reports to : Field Supervisor-Rigs, Toolpusher

Directs Reports : Floorhand, Derrickhand

Major duties :

  • Ensures all crew members are at the rig and prepared to work at the scheduled time
  • Determines how a service job will be performed based on specific conditions at the well
  • Performs routine operating functions and trouble shooting on all equipment with direction from operation personnel as well as the client company representative
  • Operates the drawworks and assesses down hole conditions and well pressures
  • Lifts, removes, or installs production equipment as required
  • Handles jack stands, matting boards and assists in securing the guy wires
  • Provides operating reports to the Field Supervisor-Rigs or Toolpusher
  • Tests and monitors equipment using correct procedures
  • Trains and directs the crew on safety and job procedures
  • Establishes daily maintenance program for the rig
  • Oversees the setting up, taking down, and transportation of drilling and service rigs
  • Drives servicing rig as necessary to job site
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications and Skills

    Required :

  • Knowledge of basic mechanical functions
  • Previous operation and safety experience as Derrickhand or Floorhand
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check
  • Preferred :

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education
  • Class B CDL
  • Level 1 Well Control Certification
  • Physical Requirements :

  • Position requires long periods of standing
  • Ability to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Typical working conditions and hazards :

  • Work is performed in all weather conditions
  • Able to perform duties with protective equipment, H2S respirator where required
  • Potential hazards include working near or with heavy tools and moving machinery
  • Potential exposure to loud noises, airborne toxins, solvents, flammable atmospheres and industrial chemicals
  • Note:

  • This is a safety sensitive position. Essential mental alertness requirements, which include the following, are required to be met as part of the essential job functions, and must be met by Basic Energy Services applicants and current employees. To be considered and eligible for hire, each and every applicant and employee must: Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner Have, display & maintain the ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment Not be mentally or physically impaired from any cause, that can adversely affect an employees ability to safely and completely perform the duties of the position Have, display & maintain the ability to work in an unfatigued state Have, display & maintain the ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance Have, display & maintain the ability to quickly store and recall instructions in ones short term memory Have, display & maintain the ability to concentrate Have, display & maintain the ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms Have, display & maintain, demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
  • If any applicant and/or employee is not able to meet these requirements indefinitely, said applicant and/or employee may not be eligible for employment, re-employment, or promotional opportunities, and may be subject to termination if it is determined that said applicant or employee is determined to be impaired, by following the Companys reasonable suspicion training, and process.

    Reach your full potential.

    Basic offers interesting and challenging opportunities for dynamic individuals who want to be part of the exciting oilfield services industry. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value and individual contributions of every employee.

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Benefits programs
  • Training
  • Performance-based financial rewards
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Environment


    Nearest Major Market: San Antonio
    Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Oil Field, Oil Rig, Manufacturing, Energy


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