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The Technician 1, Equipment & Yard is responsible for assisting in yard maintenance, shipping and receiving in the yard, inventory processing for the yard and of tubular goods and processing Equipment and Asset Management (EAM) transactions for the region. Non-technical duties will include routine house cleaning of the yard and shop spaces and equipment, cleaning equipment, moving equipment around the yard and participating in various meetings, trainings and development activities.
This position reports to the Equipment & Yard Supervisor (EYS) or the Regional Maintenance Manager (RMM).
Operate yard equipment within Company's specified guidelines
Maintain clean and orderly appearance of yard
Maintain all equipment stored in the yard to ensure proper status or availability
Conduct minor operator level maintenance tasks
Maintain control and knowledge of all items (equipment, etc.) leaving, holding and arriving at the yard
Goods Receipt (GR) of all items (equipment, parts, etc.) arriving in yard
Assist with the Rig and Yard Inventory Process
Assist in inventory of tubular goods for region
Assist in Parts Inventory Process
Process all material and equipment transfers within the region using a Field Mobility System (FMS)
Create, process, and complete maintenance work orders and assist others in the organization with similar tasks using FMS
Performs other related duties as assigned
Ability to safely navigate work sites with occasional walking, climbing, standing, stepping, etc. during normal operating conditions (day/night, outdoor hot/cold weather)
Ability to travel to visit drilling rig work sites and support business units; occasionally 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 occasionally during visits to field and operational work areas
Limited to moderate use of a variety of hand and power tools to demonstrate 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
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 communication skills and ability to promptly give, and follow, directions when working with others
Ability to operate heavy equipment such as forklift, manlift etc.
Ability to work on weekends and be on call after hours
Must possess basic computer skills in Microsoft Office
Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all designated times
2+ years' year stable related work history (farming, mining, construction, military or similar industry)
Must have and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license and be eligible to drive Company vehicle including ability to meet requirements of Company's Vehicle Use Agreement and Driving Policy
Must live within a 1 hour driving distance to the yard or be willing to relocate to the assigned area
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Knowledge and experience in warehousing and inventory management
Knowledge and experience with drilling tubulars
General maintenance experience on heavy machinery and equipment
This position requires the person to work in both office locations and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including precipitation, cold / heat, high wind, and turbulent conditions. The Technician will be occasionally exposed to the typical conditions of the local area where the drilling operations and rigs are located. The Technician must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others including coworkers and third parties. They must be able to work closely with others and under deadlines including time-sensitive response situations. They must be willing to work extended schedules that will include working days; and occasionally nights, weekends and holidays.
Employing subsidiaries of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (Patterson-UTI) are equal opportunity employers and maintain a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.