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Tong Operator

Updated: Nov 16 2012
Desired Expertise: Production Operator
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Bakersfield, CA, US
Reference Code: 51632933
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well- drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention- and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.

Job Summary
Safely Operate casing and tubing tongs, power units, and handle tools used in tubular make-up.

Required Skills

  • Transport crews and equipment to job site.
  • Supervise and help with rigging up and down of power tongs, power units, stabbing boards, and tubular handling equipment.
  • Visually inspect equipment before, during, and after jobs to ensure field readiness and safe operation of equipment.
  • Conduct safety meetings with crew.
  • Perform all duties of casing crew.
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Essential Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in related field
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all equipment and maintenance procedures
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
  • Valid Driver's License or CDL required


This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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