PUMP DOWN OPERATOR

The Pump Down Operator is responsible for the safe onsite pressure pumping operation at the wellsite. Operators must have basic knowledge of a standard pump package with the ability to troubleshoot equipment at the jobsite. Must have the ability to identify and describe the function of the wellhead in order to rig up/rig down related equipment. Workload consists of 75% field and 25% shop with the ability to work away from home for extended periods of time. Must be able to obtain and maintain a commercial driver’s license (CDL Class A).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Have the ability to drive, rig up, maintain, repack and rig down equipment
  • Demonstrates reliability, reports to work on time for scheduled shifts
  • Shows initiative, demonstrates awareness and follows instructions
  • Maintains a current and accurate daily activity log
  • Responsible for filling out Driver’s Logs, Pre-Trip and Post-Trip reports, Fuel reports and Monthly Maintenance reports
  • Keeps the location clean and performs normal housekeeping duties
  • Can identify and describe the function of wellhead components including valves, gauges, and pressure ratings
  • Complies with HSE policies and safety program
  • They must know all components of a standard pump package and describe it function
  • They will perform other duties as assigned
  • They work under the direction of the District Manager

Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety manuals, operations instructions and policies/procedures
  • Ability to write reports and simple correspondence effectively communicating information to groups of co-workers and/or clients
  • Ability to apply common sense reasoning in order to carry out detailed written or oral instructions

Safety

  • Must have the ability to lift ±100 lbs.
  • Work in toxic environments (Hydrogen Sulfide Gas) while wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus with full face sealed respiratory equipment weighing ±30 lbs.
  • Work at remote well locations ±2 hours from the nearest medical care facility
  • Work comfortably up to 15′ above the ground wearing the appropriate fall protection equipment designated for the job
  • Ability to evacuate a fellow employee in the event of an emergency
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