Rig Operator

Key Energy Services
Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
  • 1
2 + Years Experience

Company: Key Energy Services
Skills: Floorhand / Roughneck, Workover or Completion
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Salary: 26
Location: Hobbs, New Mexico, 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

Job Summary:


This position is responsible for the operation of the rig, crew and equipment and for ensuring customer satisfaction with all services rendered. Incumbent ensures that all crew are at the rig and ready to work at scheduled time and maintains productivity standards for all rig functions.


This position has a dotted line reporting line to: Service Line Manager or Operations Superintendent


  • Ensures all crew members are at the rig and prepared to work at scheduled time.
  • Operates the assigned rig and equipment in accordance with the contractual terms and conditions as requested or designated by the customers.
  • Maintains regular contact and communication with customers to resolve concerns, issues and complaints.
  • Ensures that quality products and services are provided to the customers including maintaining productivity standards for all rig functions, following safety procedures for a safe working environment for all rig employees, and adhering to all applicable governmental regulations for compliance.
  • Ensures efficient maintenance of assigned rig and equipment.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive and safe work environment for the assigned rig crew, including training and coaching them in carrying out their assigned duties on the rig.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Wears proper safety equipment on the job (when applicable)

a. Goggles, face shields or safety glasses

b. Ear plugs/muffs

c. Steel toed boots.

d. Hard hats

e. Safety belts

f. Anti-fall devices

g. SCBA (Self-contained Breathing Apparatus)

h. H2S detectors

i. Slicker or tyvek chemical suits

j. Gloves

K. FR uniforms


  • Must have rig operation experience and be able to demonstrate full competency in rigging up/rigging down and well servicing operations. Minimum two or more years experience in rig and well servicing operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in oilfield well servicing is required.
  • Must possess CDL B driver's license to drive rig.
  • Must meet all qualifications defined in Motor Vehicle Policy.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people within and outside of the company.
  • Ability to lead or provide guidance to crew members to work safely and efficiently.
  • Multi-tasking and basic problem-solving skills required; organizational skills preferred.
  • Must pass post-employment drug/alcohol urinalysis.
  • Must pass post-offer "Essential Job Functions Test."
  • Must pass DOT-drug and physical test if required by state and federal government.
  • Ability to manage a crew.