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Operator – P&A – Victoria, TX

Operator – P&A – Victoria, TX

Location: Victoria, Texas, US, 77905

Company: Basic Energy Services

Position Overview: Leads a one to five person rig crew while safely operating well servicing or drilling rig components.  This is a safety sensitive position.

Reports to: Field Supervisor-Rigs, Toolpusher

Directs Reports: Floorhand, Derrickhand

Major duties:

  • Ensures all crew members are at the rig and prepared to work at the scheduled time
  • Determines how a service job will be performed based on specific conditions at the well
  • Performs routine operating functions and trouble shooting on all equipment with direction from operation personnel as well as the client company representative
  • Operates the drawworks and assesses down hole conditions and well pressures
  • Lifts, removes, or installs production equipment as required
  • Handles jack stands, matting boards and assists in securing the guy wires
  • Provides operating reports to the Field Supervisor-Rigs or Toolpusher
  • Tests and monitors equipment using correct procedures
  • Trains and directs the crew on safety and job procedures
  • Establishes daily maintenance program for the rig
  • Oversees the setting up, taking down, and transportation of drilling and service rigs
  • Drives servicing rig as necessary to job site
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires long periods of standing
  • Ability to climb stairs and/or ladders
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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

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