The Pump (Kill) Truck Operator drives and operates the Pump (Kill) Truck hauling various oil field related fluids to kill and or control the flow of oil and gas wells. These fluids are picked up at various locations and transported to various field location to be used in well servicing and drilling operations. These fluids include fresh water, brine (salt) water or various weights, KCL water, various drilling fluids (mud) and packer fluids. At the well Truck Driver drives and operates the Tank Truck, hauling various oil field related fluids. At the well location, the Pump (Kill) Truck Operator will operate the equipment of the truck to “Kill” the well, according to procedures established by the customer and the manufactures of the equipment, to keep the well under control and flowing back to the surface during well service operations
The Pump (Kill) Truck Operator drives the Pump (Kill) Truck to the location to load/unload fluids as required for the job. Opens valves used to load fluid from the station to the truck with the use of the truck’s transfer pump.
This Position requires the employee to pull hose(s) from the truck’s hose tray and connect one end of the hose to the truck and the other end to the load valve.
This position requires knowledge of all applicable DOT rules and regulations, and all job related Company, Local, State and Federal requirements.
This position will require the truck driver to maintain accurate work tickets based on the Company’s and Customer’s requirements, the work performed for the customer as well as the ability to maintain accurate driving log books, pre-trip/post-trip inspections and maintenance files on the vehicle. This position is responsible for alerting appropriate supervision when mechanical defects are noted on the truck as well as alerting supervision when work hours may exceed the DOT maximums.
An understanding of basic maintenance concepts is required to perform light to heavy repairs as necessary. All brake work performed on the vehicle will require the driver to have the proper brake certification. The position requires the use of hand tools and other equipment associated with the vehicle.
This position requires the ability to wear the following personal protective equipment to include safety glasses, face shields, goggles, ear muffs/plugs, hard hat steel toed boots, SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus), H2S detectors, slicker or TYVEK chemical suits and gloves. various types and levels of job related training with respect to the operation of the equipment.
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
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.
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.
Must have a valid CDL A commercial driver’s license with the proper endorsements required for the type vehicle operated, issued by state of residence.
Must have the applicable knowledge of DOT rules and regulations as required for the position.
Will be required to work evenings, weekends, holidays and nights as required for the position.
Must have basic knowledge of the oil field and related equipment associated with the trucking and pumping of the oil field fluids.
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
CDL Required: Yes
Required Travel: Up to 10%
Number of Openings: 2
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Type of Position: Hourly
Position Status: Full Time
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