Equipment Operator (DOT / CDL) Midland TX

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What Patterson-UTI is Hiring for:

The DOT Equipment Operator is responsible for working as one of the crew members assigned to the field in either cementing, fracturing, or other, as required. The candidate must demonstrate safe work habits, be able to follow directions and work well as part of a team.  Major responsibilities include driving company vehicles and trucks, general maintenance and repair of pumping equipment and attachments and assisting in pumping activities.

Detailed Description:

  • Comply with all Company and customer Health, Safety, and Environmental (HS&E) policies, rules, practices, and guidelines
  • Ensure equipment is maintained at a high level of efficiency and readiness
  • Conduct proper Job Safety & Environmental Analyses (JSEA) in compliance with Company regulations
  • Perform rigging up and rigging down duties, as well as operate and maintain equipment that may include but is not limited to bulk sand trailers, cement bulk body load units, field bins and semi-trailers
  • Safely perform other duties that may include fueling trucks between stages, acting as a “‘fire watch” for refueling, serve as gate guard for incoming traffic to customer locations and assisting with the clean-up of the location before, during, and after the job
  • Maintain proper DOT logging, to include accurate and current driver’s log reporting; driver’s logs turned in daily; accurate mileage and fuel reporting; and complying with all hours of service regulations
  • Perform pre-trip inspections and post-trip inspections, such as: proper fluid level checks and service as needed; proper brake inspections and slack adjustments as needed; proper tire inspections; proper working condition of lights; complete documentation and reporting of any defective equipment; inspecting, reporting and maintaining proper documentation of equipment; daily signing off on post trip report, etc.
  • Fill out and maintain shipping documents for hazmat transportation, including proper use of placards and labels and securing loads
  • Operate and maintain both manual and automatic transmission Company vehicles and trucks
  • Employee must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others, including coworkers and third parties, while wearing any required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all designated times
  • Represent the Company and our values with integrity while maintaining the highest ethical and legal standards with all interactions
  • Adhere to the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Able to drive commercial trucks and other vehicles with a manual transmission
  • Able to successfully meet testing requirements, including but not limited to pulmonary function testing
  • Able to wear prescribed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including a respirator
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well with others, and work independently when required
  • Demonstrate clear communication skills including ability to read, write and speak English, and to promptly follow verbal and written directions in English along with the ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with all employees at different levels both in the office and in the field
  • Perform simple mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, division and multiplication) using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, to make job related calculations; basic computer skills are necessary
  • Willing and able to operate and maintain assigned equipment in a safe manner while working extended schedules that may include days or nights, as well as weekends and holidays in different weather conditions
  • Ability to travel as needed to other offices and work sites, occasionally requiring extended travel to remote locations and/or overnight stay(s) outside normal office area   
  • Must be able to work closely with others and under time-sensitive deadlines including potential emergency response situations
  • Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, and crawling, walking on uneven surfaces, and climbing equipment ladders or stairs throughout the work shift

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All LevelsHigh school diploma or GED certificateMust be at least 21 years of age or olderMust have and maintain a valid Class A or Class B CDL with manual shift experience, be eligible to drive a Company vehicle and meet the requirements of the Company’s vehicle program, policy and/or guidelines
  • Level 2Internal Applicants: 6+ months’ experience as an Equipment Operator 1, successfully meeting all competency requirementsExternal Applicants: 1+ years’ experience as an Equipment Operator in fracturing industryExperience in repair and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Level 3Internal Applicants: 6+ months’ experience as an Equipment Operator 2, successfully meeting all competency requirementsExternal Applicants: 2+ years’ experience as an Equipment Operator in fracturing industryExperience in repair and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Level 4Internal Applicants: 6+ months’ experience as an Equipment Operator 3, successfully meeting all competency requirementsExternal Applicants: 3+ years’ experience as an Equipment Operator in fracturing industry2+ years’ experience in repair and maintenance of heavy equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tanker and Hazmat endorsements
  • Prior military service

Working Conditions:

The DOT Equipment Operator must work with an emphasis on individual safety and safety for others, including coworkers and third parties. This position includes working outdoors for long periods of time in all types of weather conditions typical of the area where the job is located, including dust, humidity, sleet, snow, rain, mud, cold, heat, wind, and other inclement weather. Working conditions for this position may involve exposure to varying outdoor conditions, including environmental chemicals, gases, noise, dampness, fumes, radiation, and heights.

Work Regions:

These opportunities from Patterson-UTI are available in Midland, Texas, United States.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Patterson-UTI offers:

Hands On Training

Military Friendly

Benefits Package

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Patterson-UTI has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • 18 Years Of Age Or Older
  • Valid Certifications
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Patterson-UTI:

Patterson-UTI provides expertise and scale in major operational areas as well as a diverse network of drilling and pressure pumping services, directional drilling, rental equipment and technology. They are dedicated to delivering results so that their customers can embrace new possibilities and growth.

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