Facilities and Maintenance Technician

at Pioneer Natural Resources

Midland, TX

Posted on Apr. 24, 2017

Full Time

Water Operations & Maintenance Technician

Permian Basin

Apply in person Wednesday April 26 from 10am to 2pm


* High School education or equivalent.
* 1 year related mechanical experience involving pumps, motors, actuators, etc. in oil or gas field operations.
* 1 to 3 years oil and gas field experience to include 1 year proven performance as a Water O&M Tech II, or equivalent experience.
* Valid operator’s license with clean driving record.
* Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to read, understand and interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule forms.
* Ability to understand and apply basic math.
* Ability to communicate effectively over phone.
* Basic computer skills required with a familiarity of the MS Office suite of products.
* Operates field equipment in coordination with the Operational Control Center (OCC) and performs routine maintenance tasks to maximize
reliability and runtime of water infrastructure. Performs preventative maintenance and light corrective mechanical duties as needed to operate, maintain and repair equipment, and may assist with major repairs.
* Coordinates with OCC and Water Management personnel to perform job duties, communicates clearly with affected personnel on daily tasks, and may work alone or in teams as needed.
* Works in pump stations, facilities, and in remote locations. Provides support and responds to unplanned conditions as necessary for daily operations.

Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Duties:

May act as a resource and assist less experienced personnel.
Handles more complex non-routine issues than those handled by less experienced personnel
Ensures water supplies and storage are managed properly to provide adequate water for scheduled demand.
Responsible to operate and manage ponds and water assets in assigned area, including maintenance and inspection. Walk pipelines for maintenance and inspection and performs surveillance of Right of Way/Easement. Climbs pit walls to visually inspect and verify instruments.
Supports Control Room operations with tasks that must be performed manually.
Gathers water quality test samples and reads monitoring equipment. Knows proper techniques for water quality testing.
Knows basic operation and proper maintenance of electrical panels, engines, pumps, motors, valves, water quality testers, and all other equipment onsite.
Operates, maintains, and inspects pond, pumping and water equipment to ensure proper operation. Checks for proper operation, making needed adjustments and minor repairs. Ensures proper security of assigned facilities.
Maintains equipment in accordance with approved schedules, fulfills work orders, generates work orders for new tasks required, and balances schedule to respond to unplanned conditions according to the appropriate priority. Completes assigned work on time and meets schedules.
Maintains and operates pumps, compressors, engines, motors, sheaves, valves, strainers, filters, piping, ponds, and related equipment as needed.
Works in field and at shop to perform the following: change oil, filters, belts, strainers, couplings, rebuild components, and grease fittings; replace valve seats, hardware, software, fittings, and filter elements; apply insulation; and/or repair and maintain safety devices on equipment.
Performs power washes and cleaning of equipment as directed. Performs routine housekeeping of assigned facilities to maintain a safe, orderly, and efficient work environment.
Records operating parameters and analyzes trends, generates trouble reports and work orders, gathers field data for OCC.
Drives to location, gathers information, and diagnoses problems to perform minor repairs, replace broken parts, etc. Informs Supervisor of need for significant repairs. Relays information to troubleshoot issues.
Recognizes and reacts to abnormal conditions and responds appropriately.
May perform or help others perform major maintenance and repairs, including main bearing replacements, valves, rods; assists with setting motors/pumps and aligning prior to start up. Works to stop and repair leaks.
Reads and follows directions in manufacturers' maintenance manuals, engineering drawings, Standard Operating Procedures, and maintenance procedures.
Demonstrates continuous efforts to maintain safety, improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes. Works safely and cooperatively to provide quality information and seamless operations.
Operates power tools, air compressors, and other equipment to recondition or repair damaged parts;
May operate cranes, winch truck, cutting torch, etc.
Keeps equipment and tools clean and secure; maintains neat, clean work areas and immediately reports any faulty tools for replacement.
Operates, services, washes, and ensures proper maintenance and security for Company vehicle and other property issued for which responsible.
Accurately completes required time sheets, vehicle mileage reports, equipment servicing reports, daily work sheets, and logs; submits as required.
May exercise custody and safekeeping over tools and inventory of spare parts and supplies; notifies supervisor of need for replacements and additional inventory. Maintains log of materials used for re- supply. May be required to monitor inventory and report deviations.
Follows and supports all Pioneer HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) policies at all times
Knows and uses appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) at all times.
Drives Company vehicles over various types of road conditions and terrain, including highways, rural roads including paved and gravel surfaces, and off road situations including two track roads.
Subject to call out during off duty times. May relieve other employees.
Work performed is normally routine and not complex.
Makes on-the-spot dec

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