Field Frac Technician

Full Time
Midland, TX 79706
Posted Today
Job description

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

About Caterpillar
With 2020 sales and revenues of $41.7 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Since 1925, we’ve been driving sustainable progress and helping customers build a better world through innovative products and services. Throughout the product life cycle, we offer services built on cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise.

About SPM Oil & Gas

SPM Oil & Gas, a Caterpillar company, provides superior products and service solutions to make our customers more efficient and lower total cost of ownership. Globally, we deliver engineered oilfield and drilling equipment repair and certification, mechanical and rotating equipment repairs and upgrades, rapid prototyping of spare parts, robust asset management, operation and maintenance and field engineering services. We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering and service locations worldwide. Join our team and help build engineering solutions that change the industry.

What will Caterpillar do for you?

When you join Caterpillar SPM Oil and Gas, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.

The Role

The Field Frac Technician I installs, maintains, and repairs frac equipment consisting of API 6A Gate Valves, chokes, casing, and tubing heads and spools. The Field Frac Technician I is a skilled, experienced technician with the ability to perform most tasks independently while seeking guidance or training for more critical tasks.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • At SPM Oil & Gas, our primary objective is to provide our customers with excellent engineering solutions through our products and superior customer service

  • Effectively demonstrate the core values of SPM Oil & Gas at all times

  • Follow all written policies and procedures safely without deviation or refer to upper management for guidance

  • Exhibit and advocate exemplary safety culture at all times

  • Demonstrate consistency, accountability, reliability and solid work ethic

  • Exhibit a high degree of integrity at all times

  • Prepare JSA (Job Safety Analysis) and POWRA (Point of Work Risk Assessment) on job site and perform all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with SPM Oil and Gas SHE policies

  • Adhere to and exercise Stop Work Authority and Management of Change

  • Safely install, remove, repair and service equipment on a frac site. Pre-check all equipment and processes prior to starting the job to ensure all equipment is operable and complete

  • Make repairs to customer property and rental assets including valves, spools, chokes, actuators, and surface equipment as required

  • Inspects, rebuilds, operates, tests and troubleshoot equipment. Monitors, evaluates and recommends adjustments to processes and or equipment that maximizes quality and efficiency

  • Operates equipment and materials following OEM guidelines as well as standard operating procedures.

  • Provides superior customer service to all internal and external customers

  • Provides technical expertise and direction to frac site supervisors, as well as third party providers when necessary

  • Maintain SPM Oil and Gas company supplied assets and any other equipment, including site specific equipment, as it relates to company policy

  • Prepare accurate field service and sales orders in an organized, legible manner, in addition to any other necessary documentation

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform independently or in a team setting

  • Available on 24-hour call to respond to customer needs

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written

  • Perform occasional required work in the shop; must be knowledgeable on shop functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent or six months of related experience and/or training.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear

  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

  • Must be able to wear protective footwear and other PPE as required by the department

Work Environment:

  • Regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles

  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions

  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration

  • Noise level: Moderate

Additional Information:

Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at #LI

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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