Company: Stage 3 Separation
Skills: Field Service Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
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.

Authorized to work in: US

JOB DESCRIPTION: Solids Control Technician

Under general direction from and reporting to the Field Leader(s), the Solids Control Technician is responsible for overseeing mechanical processes which are used to provide enhanced drilling operations and recycled drilling fluid through closed loop and other mud systems. You will receIve on the job training, on a variety of our specialized Stage 3 equipment. You will work 12 hour shifts, on a rotational schedule, in the "back yard" of various drilling rigs. We are hiring in and around 3 regions; West, South or East Texas.


  • Ensure all equipment and systems are being operated to company standards and policies
  • Maintain/operate solids control equipment such as centrifuges, trough & sizer, shakers, pumps, etc.
  • Operate all equipment and systems in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform routine maintenance on mechanical equipment as required and/or needed
  • Trouble shoot, diagnose, and repair equipment failures
  • Operate, monitor, and control process levels, mud weights, pressures, and flows for applicable processes
  • Ensure all documentation/data required is collected, timely and accurately
  • Collect and validate all critical data required to complete daily reports
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings
  • Apply safe work practices, identify/report unsafe work conditions, and eliminate safety hazards
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Set up and tear down of equipment on rig site locations
  • Operate heavy equipment such as a front loader, forklift, and/or excavator to move drilled cuttings or load in a truck

NOTE: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time by a manager, with or without notice.


  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be a team player having, who can work independently
  • Must have effective organizational skills
  • Must be a reliable and accountable employee
  • Must have the ability to work 12hr shifts (days, swing, and nights), including weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to work a rotational schedule of 14 days on/7 days off, with flexible hours
  • Must be able to travel (drive or fly), to remote locations throughout the United States
  • Ability to work 12hr shifts (days, swing, and nights), working weekends and holidays
  • Able to work a rotational schedule of 14 days on/7 days off with flexible hours
  • Must be able to travel (drive or fly), to remote locations throughout the United States
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from rig site locations
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds multiple time per day and climb stairs (up and down) in
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, wet, or cold depending on location
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, and work in tight spaces for extended periods of time


  • High school diploma or equivalent, required
  • A valid driver's license, required
  • Must have basic computer experience using Outlook, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to pass our Pre-Employment testing consisting of the following: Background Test, Physical Fitness Test, and Drug Test consisting of a Urine and Hair Follicle Analysis