Hiring Shop Hands (Labor & Skilled Support)

  • 11 months ago
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What Oil States International is Hiring for:


  • Abides by all Oil States Energy Services, LLC Safety and Operational Policies and Procedures.
  • Performs routine maintenance on tools and supporting equipment.
  • Inspects and maintains equipment, checks operating conditions, and logs repair needs.
  • May perform maintenance jobs as required, as well as preventative maintenance.
  • May provide assistance to assigned mechanic as needed.
  • Rebuilds broken equipment and replace parts in accordance with specifications.
  • Assemble and disassemble universal tools.
  • Maintain required and related records as necessary.
  • Track and record equipment test results.
  • Complete work orders, list materials issued and used and submit paperwork with appropriate personnel.
  • May perform basic inventory and basic preparation of tools and equipment.
  • Replaces expendable parts, gaskets, seals, lines, fittings, etc.
  • Hot Shots: Delivers and picks up equipment from vendors or job site.
  • Test or refit equipment off the shelf.
  • Pressure washes equipment with a high temperature/high pressure washer.
  • Paints (or removes paint from) equipment within the confines of a paint booth equipped with exhaust fan and respirator.
  • Maintains paint booth.
  • Load and unload freight.
  • May assist on well site locations as needed/required.
  • Pressure tests equipment in controlled environment from behind a blast wall; subsequently completes documentation of pressure test or certification of equipment.
  • Operates heavy equipment including a forklift, overhead crane, and break-out vise.
  • Operates powered and standard hand tools (grinding equipment, buffing threads, etc.).
  • Recognizes problems while cleaning and dressing tools and reports to supervisor for corrective action.
  • Keeps shop and equipment clean and organized by performing basic housekeeping and maintenance duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Wireline – hydraulic valves, wireline accessor equipment, ATES, TEAS, grease injection packages, flanges, pumps, valves, tool traps, quick test sub, lubricators, head catcher, grease head, line wiper, pressure test units
  • Thru Tubing –motors, bottom hole assemblies, circulating subs, torque, knuckle joints,, tools, tubing cleaners, extended reach tools, high pressure rotary jet, acoustic tools
  • Ball Launch- ball drop mechanism
  • Isolation- Well head isolation tools, tubing isolation tools, casing isolation tools
  • Well Testing-Combination test units, test separators, flare stacs, line heaters, flow iron, dual plug catchers, incinerators, sand separators, flowback and production tanks, LACT Units, manifolds
  • Performance Fluids- frac tanks H2S service equipment
  • Frac Stacks & Rentals– Manual and hydraulic gate valves and plug valves, high pressure manifolds, high pressure frac ball catchers, high pressure sand removal systems, blowout preventers, plug catchers, hydraulic chokes


  • Must be able to travel for extensive amount of days and be on call 24/7.
  • Must maintain a safe driving record as required by company policy.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak in English.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills.
  • General knowledge of hand tools and power tools.
  • Operate materiel handling equipment such as hand trucks, forklifts, hoists and overhead cranes.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to use all related equipment and maintenance tools.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram forms. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 3-6 months related experience or training in Oil and Gas industry preferred.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of knowledge, skill, and or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  • Must be able to read and write English.

Tool Maintenance Tech I

  • New hire with little or no experience
  • Successful completion of PL competency checklist need to advance to next level.

Tool Maintenance Tech II

  • Assists in training Tool Maintenance Tech I employees.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Knowledgeable with OSES Standard Operating Procedures for parts and tools
  • Successful completion of PL competency checklist need to advance to next level.
  • Minimum 6 months experience or training with OSES parts and equipment.

Tool Maintenance Tech III

  • Trains all lower level Tool Maintenance Tech’s
  • Successful completion of PL competency checklist need to advance to next level.
  • Proficiency with OSES Standard Operating Procedures for parts and tools.
  • Capable of doing most jobs with minimal or no supervision.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience or training with OSES parts and equipment.

Tool Maintenance Tech IV

  • Trains all lower level Tool Maintenance Tech’s
  • Total proficiency with OSES Standard Operating Procedures for parts and tools
  • Ability to complete assignments with no supervision.
  • Capable of making independent judgements when necessary.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience or training with OSES parts and equipment


  • Valid Driver’s License may be required depending on location.
  • Depending on business need’s, certain locations may require obtaining a Class A CDL license within six (6) months


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and move materials up to 75 pounds.
  • Requires standing, walking, and the use of hands to finger, handle or feel. Also requires pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, carrying, sitting, climbing, balancing, reaching with hands and arms, for extended periods of time each day.
  • Exposure to shop contaminates such as oils, chemical cleaners and paint.
  • May be required to pass pulmonary function test to wear proper respirator.
  • Requires safety glasses, steel toe boots and ear plugs to be worn at all times.
  • Requires exposure to warm, hot and cold temperatures.
  • Requires exposure to moderate noise levels.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

Problem Solving:  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Customer Service:  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication:  Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork:  Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interest; Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives;  Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Planning/Organizing:  Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism:  Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Cost Consciousness:  Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.                     

Ethics:  Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support:  Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Judgment:  Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

Quality:  Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Safety & Security:  Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality:  Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.   

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Oil States International is available in Oklahoma City.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Oil States International offers:

Competitive Wages

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Oil States International has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • 18 Years Of Age Or Older

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Oil States International:

Oil States International, Inc. is an oilfield services company with a leading market position as a manufacturer of products for deepwater production facilities and certain drilling equipment, as well as a provider of completion services and land drilling services to the oil and gas industry.

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