Company: Basic Energy Services
Skills: Snubbing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Longview, Texas, United States

Position Overview: Responsible for assigned snubbing functions to ensure continuous production consistent with established standards. This is a safety sensitive position.

Reports to: Supervisor, Snubbing

Directs Reports: None

Major duties:

  • Performs coaching to crew members
  • Identifies well-bore parameters and performs calculations
  • Interprets and applies recommended practices to job role and operations
  • Prepares, organizes and loads equipment
  • Conducts on-site preparation and rig-up operations
  • Support the service operation and rig-down operation
  • Supports all safe acts and has stop authority
  • Assembles bottom hole assembly and equipment
  • Conducts snubbing operations
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education
  • Ability to coach to crew members using verbal communication and hands-on teaching
  • 1+ yrs. experience in snubbing
  • Basic math skills
  • Knowledge of rig-up, rig-down, and snubbing operations
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check




  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)

Physical Requirements:



  • This job requires frequent moderate to heavy work
  • Employee will be exposed to moderate to high noise and the potential of chemicals and fumes or gasses on location, if necessary
  • Employee will stand or walk 25% - 50% of the time and frequently be asked to bend, squat, reach or climb.

Typical working conditions and hazards:



  • 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

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


Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Environment

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