Company: Basic Energy Services
Skills: Field Service Tech, Fishing, Production Operator
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Snyder, Texas, United States

Position Overview

Role has oversight for fishing tool services at a well site for the correction of a down hole problem. Uses supervisory and funtional management skills for problem solving especially when supervising job-site contractors. Ability to operate and has knowledge of all RAFT tools, equipment and operations to correct downhole problems. Works efficiently to complete job with the goal of exceeding customer expectations.This is a safety sensitive position.

Major Responsibilities

Major duties:
  • Uses critical thinking to diagnose the cause of problems and develop a strategy for correcting the problem
  • Drives vehicle with trailer loaded with tools to job and from site to perform operations
  • Determines the need and use of equipment when on a fishing job which includes how to properly condition hole and the preparation necessary to begin fishing operation
  • Advises customer on the technical procedures to perform fishing operation as well as provides instruction on procedures for tools and equipment for the job
  • Leads and has oversight when resolving downhole problems. Directs fishing operation, which includes directing activities of third-party personnel and specific Basic Energy Services' employee
  • Prepares and maintains accurate paperwork of tools that are run in the hole, on delivery tickets, job reports and other administrative forms
  • Promotes sales of fishing tool services, including calling on customers and potential customers
  • As required, runs and maintains reverse circulating unit if performing reverse rig operations
  • May be required to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of duplex, triplex pumps, and various hydraulic power swivels
  • Extensive knowledge of fishing tools
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in oilfield with working knowledge of rigs and downhole experience
  • Valid Driver's license and acceptable MVR
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse group including customers, managers, contractors and well service personnel
  • Ability to work independently in an environment under pressure in emergency situations and where priorities change quickly
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand basic English
  • Must be detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to travel over 50%

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education
  • Basic computer skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Physical Requirements:
  • Mobility, including entering confined spaces, entering areas by the use of ladders or other access devices up to 115'; ability to bend, stoop, twist, stand, squat, crawl and walk, and long periods of standing or sitting
  • Exposure to working outdoors and extreme weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Typical working conditions and hazards:
  • Significant amount of required driving time
  • Work is performed in all weather conditions
  • Able to perform duties with protective equipment, H2S respirator where required
  • Potential hazards include working near or with heavy tools and moving machinery
  • Potential exposure to loud noises, airborne toxins, solvents, flammable atmospheres and industrial chemicals


This is a safety sensitive position. However, essential mental alertness requirements, which include the following, are required to be met as part of the essential job functions, and must be met by Basic Energy Services applicants and current employees. To be considered and eligible for hire, each and every applicant and employee must:
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
  • Not be mentally or physically impaired from any cause, that can adversely affect an employee's ability to safely and completely perform the duties of the position
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to work in an unfatigued state
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one's short term memory
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to concentrate
  • Have, display & maintain the ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
  • Have, display & maintain, demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety

If any applicant and/or employee is not able to meet these requirements immediately and indefinitely, said applicant and/or employee may not be eligible for employment, re-employment, or promotional opportunities, and may be subject to termination if it is determined that said applicant or employee is determined to be impaired, by following the Company's reasonable suspicion training, and process.

Reach your full potential.
Basic offers interesting and challenging opportunities for dynamic individuals who want to be part of the exciting oilfield services industry. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value and individual contributions of every employee.
  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Benefits programs
  • Training
  • Performance-based financial rewards

At Basic Energy Services, we are committed to being a leader in the oil and gas well servicing industry by:


  • Providing services which exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Maintaining a work environment that is satisfying to our employees
  • Conducting our business in accordance with the highest ethical standards
  • Generating a financial return to our shareholders that encourages their continued investment in the Company


We strive to fulfill that commitment by getting the job done right, every time.


That means completing our work efficiently to industry and customer standards without injury to people, damage to property or adverse impact to the environment.


We make Safety an integral part of our Mission and our daily work.


At Basic, our Safety Policy is based on 5 key fundamental elements:

  • Our employees are our most valuable assets
  • All accidents are preventable
  • Our employees’ primary job responsibility is the safe completion of their assigned work
  • We enable our employees to fulfill that responsibility by providing the appropriate training, equipment and work environment
  • Our employees are granted the authority to slow down or shut down an operation they believe jeopardizes the safety of people, property or the environment