Field Maintenance Technician - Midland, TX (Comp Wages & Benefits)

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What Patterson-UTI is Hiring for:

Field Maintenance Technician in Midland, TX.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to safely navigate drilling rig work sites with occasional walking, climbing, standing, stepping, etc. during normal rig operating conditions (day/night, outdoor hot/cold weather)
  • Ability to travel to visit drilling rig work sites and support business units; requiring extended travel to remote locations and/or overnight stay(s) outside normal office area
  • Lift and carry 50 pounds independently while walking on uneven surfaces
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl during visits to field and operational work areas
  • Frequent use a variety of hand and power tools to perform a range of mechanically oriented functions including independent use of heavy-duty handheld and long-handled tools
  • Clear vision to judge near and far distances to maintain awareness of, watch, and report ongoing work activities to coworkers and third parties
  • Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and machinery problems
  • Accurate recall of information over short and long-term memory
  • Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects
  • Stay alert and focused including during occasional extended work periods
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills and ability to promptly give, and follow, directions when working with others
  • Physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all designated times
  • Ability to work on weekends and be on call after hours

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, certificate or equivalent is required
  • Two (2) years stable related work history in field maintenance, troubleshooting and  repair of drilling rig equipment such as mudpumps, catwalks, top drives, etc.
  • Eligible to drive company vehicle and meet requirements of company vehicle use agreement and driving policy

Preferred Qualifications

  • Field maintenance experience in the oil and gas or related industry is preferred
  • Experience with: Alta DW, Bomco Mudpumps, FD-1600 Mudpumps, Forum Catwalk, GD800 DW, ST-80(All Models), Rotary Table, Hydraulics, TDS 11 Top Drive, ADS-10 SD DW, DSDG 375 DW.
  • Possess mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and/or control system skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office is preferred
  • Ability to read various schematics (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic)
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • Strong trouble shooting and problem solving skills on assigned equipment and assets

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Patterson-UTI is available in Midland.


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

Competitive Wages


Benefits Package

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


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

  • High School Diploma
  • Pre-Employment Check
  • 2 Years Experience

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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