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
- 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
- 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