Position Overview : Responsible for all work above the working floor/platform on a well servicing or drilling rig. This is a safety sensitive position. Reports to : Field Supervisor-Rigs, Toolpusher, Operator Directs Reports : None Major duties : Performs initial completions, remedial, or downhole maintenance operations from an elevated position (rod basket or tubing board) Maintains and performs preventative maintenance and basic repairs to workover rigs and associated equipment; checks fluid, oil, water, hydraulic, and transmission levels; reports any maintenance issues to operator Aligns and manipulates sections of pipe, or the drill stem from a platform during the removal and replacement of pipe, the drill stem and drill bit Assists in setting up, taking down and transporting rigs Sets hydraulic jacks, handles pads/boards and assists in attaching guy wires to anchor Operates and maintains drilling rig diesel motors, transmissions, pumps, and drilling mud systems; mixes mud, chemicals, cements and additives Reads gauges to monitor pressure, density, rate and concentration and adjust pumping procedure as required Records mud flows and volumes and take samples Drives company vehicle as necessary over various types of road conditions and terrain including highways, rural roads including paved and gravel surfaces, and off road situations including two track roads May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications and Skills Required : High school diploma, GED or equivalent education Good communication skills Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment Works well with others Basic problem solving and organization skills Must have knowledge of oilfield operations Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check Preferred: Valid driver's license with clean driving record Physical Requirements : Ability to lift heavy equipment up to 50 lbs. Ability to access the work environment by use of a ladder at heights of 30 ft. or more Long periods of standing, squatting, kneeling, reaching or similar activities may be necessary 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 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 Associated topics: artificial lift, drill, field, fuel, miner, mines, petroleum, petroleum engineer, pipe, pipeline
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