P&A Pump Operator

EPIC Companies, LLC
Houma, Louisiana, United States
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1 + Years Experience

Company: EPIC Companies, LLC
Skills: Cementing, Well Servicing & Testing
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houma, Louisiana, 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.

Authorized to work in: US


Essential job duties include:

  • Rigs up and understands all components of a standard P&A equipment package.
  • Performs routine maintenance on engine and pump packages with moderate supervision.
  • Identify and describe the function of wellhead components including valves, gauges and pressure ratings.
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of the various wellbore components including tubing/casing details. Understands a wellbore schematic and can explain the well plugging process.
  • Knows the purpose and requirements of cement plug placement and the importance of accurate fluid displacements (volumetrics).
  • Load and maintain proper inventory levels of P&A tool box.
  • Maintains a current and accurate daily activity log.
  • Identify each item in P&A tool box and knows its purpose and proper use.
  • Possess basic understanding of BOEMRE regulations regarding Permanent Well Plugging Requirements specified in OCSF water per 30 CFR 250.1715 Subpart Q.
  • Understands calculations used to determine cement plug volumes based on information obtained from well bore schematics or well files.
  • Keeps tool box inventory and equipment inventory.
  • Demonstrates reliability by reporting to work on time and can work 24 hour call out schedule.
  • Ability to communicate with fellow crew members and supervisors by demonstrating respect and consideration for one another, contract personnel and visitors.
  • Conducts required equipment maintenance.
  • Supports and participates in the organization's Continual Improvement Program to conform to ISO 9001 requirements by complying with Quality Policies and Procedures and meeting Quality Objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

HSE Roles and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Takes an active leadership role in compliance with EPIC Safety Processes and Programs.
  • Takes a leading role in carrying out the Job Safety & Environmental Analysis (JSEAs) using the established Best Safety Practices (BSP's).
  • Takes a leading role in carrying out Weekly Toolbox Meetings and Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Observation process.
  • Assists Supervisor in carrying out equipment safety inspections.
  • Takes lead in performing Hazard Hunts to identify potential hazards in the work area.
  • Must report all incidents, including Near Hits, to the Supervisor immediately. Assists in the investigation and documentation of any Near Hits or work-related injuries. Provides first aid treatment, if necessary.
  • Maintains all safety training.
  • Provides mentoring for Short Service Employees.
  • Must abide by any/all local, state and federal regulations and to company policy.



  • High School or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Oilfield experience to include 1 year P&A experience which includes 6 months P&A Rigger.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form when applicable.


The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, or balance and will also frequently stoop, kneel, bend crouch or crawl and walk on uneven surfaces.
  • The employee must be able to swing on a swing rope to board offshore and structures/vessels.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, and 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be capable of hearing audio warning signals.
  • The employee must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment, including hearing protection and safety glasses.
  • Position requires working long strenuous hours.
  • Position requires riding in a helicopter and/or crew boat.
  • Position requires riding in a personnel sling/basket between vessels, structures, etc.
  • Must be able capable of working rotating day and night shifts with a minimum of 12-hour duration.
  • Must be able to pass the required physical examination, WorkStep work capacity evaluation and drug and alcohol test.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • The employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions ranging from freezing to 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Works and lives offshore with limited medical care access.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.