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Wireline Gun Loader

Company: Universal Wireline
Location: Midland
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Job Description:


Job Title

Wireline Gun Loader


Midland, TX, US

Organization Name

Universal Wireline

Department Description

Universal Wireline LLC represents the next generation in pump-down perforating services. Operating in the Permian Basin, Universal Wireline is a premier provider of cased hole wireline services.

Brief Description

The Gun Loader is responsible for loading perforating guns in a safe and efficient manner to deliver a high level of service quality and compliance of safety standards. The candidate must demonstrate safe work habits and be able to work effectively on their own as well as with a team. Major responsibilities include loading perforating guns, and tracking/maintaining explosive inventory control list. All jobs within Universal Wireline must be executed safely and in accordance with all regulatory and Uwire specific Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.

The Wireline Gun Loader works under the direct supervision of the Shop Foreman and or other supervisor as deemed necessary.

Detailed Description

* Responsible for assembling perforating guns and will assist with tool string assembly for use on job locations.

* Load explosive chargers (powder or chemicals) and cords into perforating guns, and carriers used in shooting or burning holes through tubing, casings, and earth formations.

* Store loaded guns, explosives and related materials as per standard operating procedures.

* Assemble, disassemble, inspect and report on worn or broken parts for replacement. Ensure new or repaired parts fit correctly.

* Performs preventative maintenance and inspections, and record/report findings and take appropriate actions

* Responsible for and demands safe operations for all individuals on the jobsite

* Loads and assembles perforating guns at the shop and wellsite per customer requirements.

* Document explosives removed from the explosive magazines.

* Perform meter checks on perforating guns.

* Sign in and sign out explosives from the explosive magazines.

* Performs inventories of explosive magazines to ensure accuracy of all explosives.

* Orders supplies from suppliers.

* Maintain a clean work area.

* Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements

* Able to read and understand customer wellsite procedures.

* Able to successfully meet pre-employment testing requirements, including Essential Functions Test.

* Demonstrate the ability to work well with others and work independently when required.

* Ability to prioritize tasks with many distractions, while managing multiple projects simultaneously to meet customer deadlines.

* Demonstrate clear communication skills including ability to read, write and speak English, and to promptly follow verbal and written directions in English along with the ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with all employees at different levels both in the office and in the field

* 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

* Proficient computer skills to include MS Office Suite and other business systems such as Oracle, as well as use of smart phones, laptops, and tablets.

* Ability to operate a forklift

* Must be able to pass an ATF lifetime background check

* Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

* This position requires bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, and crawling, walking on uneven surfaces, and climbing equipment ladders or stairs throughout the work shift

Minimum Qualifications

* High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

* Eligible to drive Company vehicle for company purposes including ability to meet requirements of Company s Vehicle Use Agreement and Driving Policy.

* Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid Employee Possessor issued by the ATF (Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms).

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of wireline technologies including pressure control, perforating components, data acquisition systems and troubleshooting techniques

* Current ATF License

Additional Details

This position requires the person to work in various environments to include office, shops and worksites often in remote locations with exposure to all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, cold, heat, day, night, etc.) and employees will be expected to properly use designated personal protective equipment (PPE). The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, or walk with occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending and frequent near vision use for reading and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.

How To Apply

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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.

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