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Req No.:  4520


Product Service:  Fracturing

Pleasanton, TX, US, 78064

CDL Required:  Preferred
Required Travel:  25% - 50%
Number of Openings:  1
FLSA Status:   
Type of Position:    
Position Status:  Full Time
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Position Summary

To perform maintenance and repair work on Company equipment (as allowed, unless repairs are to be made by a code shop per ASME or DOT rules and regulations). Perform fabrications either major or minor, and perform tasks using cutting or heating gear as may be required by his supervisor. May also perform pipeline welding as operations dictate, if certified (in compliance with API 1104 standards).

Key Accountabilities
  • Performs welding and cutting (burning) as required by operations, either above or on the ground with all necessary safety precautions and permits where applicable.
  • Utilizes industry best practices to complete repair and fabrications required in a timely and cost efficient manner, while maintaining the highest degree of safety standards.
  • Performs maintenance and conducts minor repairs on all welding units and equipment.
  • Performs assigned duties and provides general labor during rig-up or rig-down, on rig structures, cranes or rig components as needed to complete the tasks assigned.
  • Ensures all supplies required to complete the job are available including but not limited to the following equipment: wrap around, contour marker, center finder, chalk line, framing square, chipping hammer, wire brush, striker, cutting goggles, welding shield, and leather gloves.
  • Maintains in confidence; knowledge of information gained in the performance of these job duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs and assumes other duties and responsibilities as may be required by immediate supervisor.
  • Performs the primary thinking called for and encompassed by the overall Position Definition.
  • Adheres to Company policies and work requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proficient in storage and the accurate/safe use of trade tools such as: compressed gas cylinders, hoses/cords, cutting torch, various cutting tips, appropriate rods/wire, welding machine, amperage required as determined by the material to be welded, grinding equipment, chippers, and various measurement tools.
  • Proficient with interpretation of blueprints to fabricate required modifications with little or no supervision.
  • Pass the company's drug screen.
  • Pass the company's "Physical Functions Assessment".
  • Motor vehicle record qualifies individual to be an approved company driver.
  • Acceptable criminal history.
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to the extent that they are able to understand verbal and written instructions as well as give verbal and written instructions in English; and the ability to use simple mathematical calculations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals (addition, subtraction, division and multiplication) to make job related calculations.
  • Heavy Work- Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
  • This position requires standing, walking, and sitting while working either indoors or outdoors.
  • While performing the job, will be required to lift/carry, pull/push, reach, squat, kneel, and or climb ladders or stairs.
  • Working conditions for this position may involve exposure to varying environmental conditions. This may include chemicals, gases, cold/heat, noise, dampness, dust, fumes, radiation and heights. Exposure to the above conditions should be handled as prescribed in the Company's Accident Prevention Handbook and/or the Company's Standard Operating Procedures.
Required Experience and Education
  • Knowledge of API, ASME, and DOT regulation as it pertains to daily welding operations.
  • Knowledge of welding safety precautions in an oilfield setting such as: Hot work permits, confined space entry permits, fire watch requirements, general welding/cutting/grinding safety, and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge in the application of Arc, MIG, and TIG welds as well as accurate identification of weld needed based on the materials and situation of the repair or fabrication.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum of 2 years' experience welding.
  • Trade school welding certifications are an asset.


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