Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Mechanical Technician
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America      

My client is a well established Oilfield Service and Manufacturing Company with a global presence. They are currently looking to bring on individuals with a strong background as an electrical/mechanical technician. They are looking for individuals with a background working within a manufacturer or producer of downhole, completion, wireline, and/or logging tools/technology. Backgrounds working within telecommunication, electronics,computers or related would also be applicable as well. Prior military experience in a similar role is a huge plus.

Roles will vary in pay, and shifts, but all will be based on a minimum of 40 hours, with most position offering overtime hours. Typical duties will be as followed, but not limited too:

  • Assembly and disassembly of tools
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on tools
  • Calibrate and inspection of equipment
  • Wiring up circuitry boards and components
  • Assisting with in-shop testing and troubleshooting
  • Preparing items for shipping
  • Loading materials
  • Forklift, pallet jack, and/or overhead crane operation
  • Utilizing various hand tools
  • Standing for multiple hours
  • Handling materials that weigh 40 lbs+
  • Exposed to heat, cold, rain, etc.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least one year of experience working in a similar environment
  • Able to stand for multiple hours
  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs.
  • Able to work weekends (either schedule shift or on call)

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.