at Universal Pressure Pumping

Midland, TX

Posted on Jun. 19, 2017

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Universal Pressure Pumping, Inc. provides pressure pumping and well services to oil and gas exploration and production companies in Texas.

The Mechanic 2 is responsible for the mechanical servicing and upkeep of all equipment, performing routine and moderately complex scheduled preventative maintenance, troubleshooting problems, and performing necessary repairs under general direction and according to company operating procedures in a safe manner and acting as a mentor and leader to others, and providing appropriate feedback to the maintenance management team.

Detailed Description:

Perform diagnosis for problems on various types of oil well service equipment, based on reports from the field, using the appropriate diagnostic tests and interpreting the results
Perform required repairs based on troubleshooting mechanical equipment
Perform routine and moderately complex scheduled maintenance or repair work, including overhauling engines and transmissions
Repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, pumps, belts, conveyors, fans, air conditioners, etc.
Disassemble machines, and repair or replace broken parts, as well as clean and lubricate parts
Check mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble, adjusting functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary
Inspect completed repairs by less experienced mechanics
Perform preventive maintenance inspections, including DOT annual inspections
Work in the shop or in the field, depending on work assignments or work location
Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

This position requires two (2) years or more of verifiable work experience as a mechanic or a similar capacity.
This position requires knowledge and skills in well service equipment/vehicle repair or preventive maintenance.
this position requires the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
This position requires the ability to demonstrate safe work habits and work well with others

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED certificate
Must possess a valid Class A CDL, with manual shift experience, a satisfactory driving record for the past 3 years, with no DWI convictions within the past 5 years, and no current DWI charges
Must pass the Company driving tests and requirements within first 90 days of employment
Must be skilled in rebuilding, inspecting and repairing equipment, including hydraulic, electrical and overhauling engines and transmissions

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification from trade or technical school in maintenance or repair highly preferred

Work Conditions:

Employee must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others, including coworkers and third parties, including wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all designated times. This position requires the employee to work outdoors for long periods of time in all types of weather conditions typical of the area where the job is located, including dust, humidity, sleet, snow, rain, mud, cold, heat, wind, and other inclement weather. Working conditions for this position may involve exposure to varying outdoor conditions, including environmental chemicals, gases, noise, dampness, fumes, radiation and heights. Employee must be able to work closely with others in the confined area of the job, in a fast-paced team environment, and work independently when required or directed, taking initiative when necessary. Employee must be willing to work a possible 24-hour shift that can include days or nights, as well as weekends and holidays, and must stay alert and focused during the shift while performing repetitive and routine activities. Employee must be able to perform simple mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, division and multiplication) using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, to make job related calculations; basic computer skills are necessary. Employee must demonstrate clear communication skills including ability to read, write and speak English, and to promptly follow verbal and written directions in English. This position requires bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, and crawling on uneven surfaces, and climbing equipment ladders or stairs throughout the work shift. This position requires basic keyboarding or other small motor skills occasionally (25% – 50% of the time). This position requires operation of heavy equipment or vehicles a majority of the time (50% – 75% of the time). This position requires lifting/pushing objects (50 lbs max) a majority of the time (50% – 75% of the time). This position requires climbing or working in awkward or cramped positions a majority of the time (50% – 75% of the time). This position requires working nights and/or weekends occasionally (25% – 50% of the time). This position requires the employee to be on-call 24 hours per day occasionally (25% – 50% of the time).

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.

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