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Req No.:  5044

P&A Equipment Operator

Product Service:  Plug & Abandon

Andrews, TX, US, 79714

Position Summary

The P&A Equipment operator is solely responsible for analyzing well plug and abandonment remedial actions, necessary equipment and personnel solutions.  The duties of the P&A Equipment Operator include the ability to read, understand, and independently implement the Customer’s project procedures.  The individual in this job role must have technical expertise that will enable them to make decisions, when the customer is unavailable, to change procedures as the well conditions change.  The P&A Equipment Operator expertly Operates a Coil Tubing unit, cement Pump Truck, Bulk truck and vacuum truck.  Employee must also be able transfer cement from bulk storage to bulk truck for shipping.  Must be able to lead crew on site with little direction from supervisor.

Key Accountabilities
  • Operate company vehicle on a daily basis transporting to and from jobs.
  • Ensure proper delivery of equipment.
  • Pull proper tools needed for each job and determining need and use of equipment on job site.
  • Must have applicable knowledge of DOT rules and regulations as required for the position.
  • Have the knowledge required to calculate displacement, volumes, weights, pipe tallies and knowledge of pump capabilities, torque ratings for power swivels, bit sizes, weights of tubulars used and truck ratings allowed by Local, State, Company and Federal regulations.
  • Operate downhole tools from start to finish on a job.
  • Create and organize proper paperwork including tickets for jobs, submit proper paperwork upon completion of each job in a timely manner.
  • Transport dirty tools and motors to designated areas following job completion.
  • Assist in job action planning with customer on job site.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers while maintain open line of communication with managerial personnel during and after job completion.
  • Work effectively with other field hands to ensure quality operations at all times.
  • Performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the immediate supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have knowledge of oilfield and related equipment associated with analyzing well plug and abandonment remedial actions using various Cement operations.
  • Must have a valid CDL A driver’s license with the proper endorsements required for the type vehicle operated, issued by state of residence.  This position may require HAZMAT endorsement.
  • Must have applicable knowledge of DOT rules and regulations as required for the position.
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills to efficiently handle a variety of daily tasks while maintaining flexibility to meet shifting priorities.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication skills - written and verbal
  • Good problem assessment and problem solving skills
  • Teamwork and Customer Orientation.
Required Experience and Education
  • Previous oil field (prefer 2-5 years) experience and be familiar with all equipment and practices.
  • High School Diploma or GED


CDL Required:  Yes
Required Travel:  75% - 100%
Number of Openings:  1
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt 
Type of Position:     
Position Status:  Full Time
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