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Yard Technician 2 at Patterson-UTI Drilling

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Type: Full Time
Location: Midland, Texas

Job Description:


Job Title

Yard Technician 2


Midland, TX, US

Organization Name

Patterson-UTI Drilling

Department Description

Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC, through its substantial fleet of land-based drilling rigs, provides comprehensive drilling solutions to major and independent oil and gas companies.

Brief Description

The Technician 2, Equipment & Yard is responsible for assisting in yard maintenance, shipping and receiving in the yard, inventory processing for the yard and of tubular goods and processing Equipment and Asset Management (EAM) transactions for the region. Non-technical duties will include routine house cleaning of the yard and shop spaces and equipment, cleaning equipment, moving equipment around the yard and participating in various meetings, trainings and development activities.

This position reports to the Equipment & Yard Supervisor (EYS) or the Regional Maintenance Manager (RMM).

Detailed Description

* Operate yard equipment within Company s specified guidelines

* Maintain clean and orderly appearance of yard

* Maintain all equipment stored in the yard to ensure proper status or availability

* Conduct minor operator level maintenance tasks

* Maintain control and knowledge of all items (equipment, etc.) leaving, holding and arriving at the yard

* Goods Receipt (GR) of all items (equipment, parts, etc.) arriving in yard

* Assist with the Rig and Yard Inventory Process

* Assist in inventory of tubular goods for region

* Assist in Parts Inventory Process

* Process all material and equipment transfers within the region using a Field Mobility System (FMS)

* Create, process, and complete maintenance work orders and assist others in the organization with similar tasks using FMS

* Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

* Ability to safely navigate work sites with occasional walking, climbing, standing, stepping, etc. during normal operating conditions (day/night, outdoor hot/cold weather)

* Ability to travel to visit drilling rig work sites and support business units; occasionally requiring extended travel to remote locations and/or overnight stay(s) outside normal office area

* Lift and carry 50 pounds independently while walking on uneven surfaces

* Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl occasionally during visits to field and operational work areas

* Moderate use of a variety of hand and power tools to demonstrate a range of mechanically oriented functions including independent use of heavy-duty handheld and long-handled tools

* Clear vision to judge near and far distances to maintain awareness of, watch, and report ongoing work activities to coworkers and third parties

* Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and machinery problems

* Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects

* Stay alert and focused including during occasional extended work periods

* Demonstrate clear communication skills and ability to promptly give, and follow, directions when working with others

* Ability to operate heavy equipment such as forklift, manlift etc.

* Ability to work on weekends and be on call after hours

* Must possess basic computer skills in Microsoft Office

* Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all designated times

Minimum Qualifications

* 2+ years general maintenance experience on heavy equipment and machinery in the oil industry

* Must have and maintain a valid state-issued driver s license and be eligible to drive Company vehicle including ability to meet requirements of Company s Vehicle Use Agreement and Driving Policy

* Must live within a 1 hour driving distance to the yard or be willing to relocate to the assigned area

Preferred Qualifications

* High school diploma or GED equivalent

* Knowledge and experience in warehousing and inventory management

* Knowledge and experience with drilling tubulars

* General maintenance experience on heavy machinery and equipment

Additional Details

This position requires the person to work in both office locations and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including precipitation, cold / heat, high wind, and turbulent conditions. The Technician will be occasionally exposed to the typical conditions of the local area where the drilling operations and rigs are located. The Technician must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others including coworkers and third parties. They must be able to work closely with others and under deadlines including time-sensitive response situations. They must be willing to work extended schedules that will include working days; and occasionally nights, weekends and holidays.

How To Apply

To apply, click the "apply now" button at the lower right hand corner of the screen and follow the directions.

Employing subsidiaries of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (Patterson-UTI) are equal opportunity employers and maintain a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.

Amount of Travel

Work At Home.