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Mechanic

Position Overview: Troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, reconditions and services oil field equipment, systems and components to ensure continuous operation with all appropriate regulations, and Basic's policies, practices, and procedures. This is a safety sensitive position.
Reports to: Area Manager, Area Superintendent, or Field Supervisor
Directs Reports: Yardhand
Major duties to include one or more of the following:
Performs diagnosis and provides consultation for problems on various types of oil well service equipment based on reports from the field
Checks mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble, adjusting functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary or determines other actionable steps to resolve issues
Performs required repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment
Consults with DOT drivers at checkpoints to assist in resolving problems as necessary
Acts as liaison between drivers and management in resolving mechanical issues
Cleans, lubricates, or adjusts parts equipment, or machinery
Travel may be required to the field to conduct repair work
May be required to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Skills
Required:
Must have knowledge of hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics and rebuilding components
Minimum 3 years' experience as mechanic
Must have experience in using hand tools
Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees
Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check
Preferred:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education
ASC certified
Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Physical Requirements:
Occasional lifting and carrying of 10-50 lbs may be necessary when performing repairs to equipment both in the yard and in the field
May be required to enter tight spaces or other areas by the use of ladders or other access devices
Physical activity including long periods of standing, squatting, kneeling, reaching or similar activities may be necessary
Typical working conditions and hazards:
Work is performed in all weather conditions and may be either in a shop environment or outside in the field in all temperatures.
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
Note:
This is a safety sensitive position. However, essential mental alertness requirements, which include the following, are required to be met as part of the essential job functions and must be met by Basic Energy Services applicants and current employees. To be considered and eligible for hire, each and every applicant and employee must:
Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
Have, display & maintain the ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
Not be mentally or physically impaired from any cause, that can adversely affect an employee's ability to safely and completely perform the duties of the position
Have, display & maintain the ability to work in an unfatigued state
Have, display & maintain the ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
Have, display & maintain the ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one's short term memory
Have, display & maintain the ability to concentrate
Have, display & maintain the ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
Have, display & maintain, demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety
If any applicant and/or employee is not able to meet these requirements immediately and indefinitely, said applicant and/or employee may not be eligible for employment, re-employment, or promotional opportunities, and may be subject to termination if it is determined that said applicant or employee is determined to be impaired, by following the Company's reasonable suspicion training, and process.
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


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