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Operator - Rig

Company: Ranger Energy Services
Location: Wharton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The primary duty of the Rig Operator is to work the controls and equipment on a rig. The Rig Operator supervises crewmembers while rig operations are in process, maintains productivity standards, and works closely with customer representatives to provide safe, reliable, and quality service.


* Promote RES concept of Stop Work Accountability * Promote RES safety policies and procedures * Perform Meet and Greet at location sites * Be aware of Simultaneous Operations and able to coordinate vendor and contractor groups on location as needed * Operate the rig safely during rig up/down and pulling operations * Operate the crown and ground saver * Check brake systems and confirm functionality * Pull and lay down rods, tubing, casing, and other equipment as needed * Understands job steps and arranges rods and tubing in derrick correctly * Understand the rig's hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems * Perform all required equipment inspections-workover rig, fall arrest system, derrick, hoisting and mud pump * Able to instruct floor and derrick hands in use of all safety equipment * Able to instruct the floor and derrick hand in use of all rig and pumping equipment * Operate the power swivel * Perform Blowout Preventer (BOP) inspection, testing and installation as needed * Assist HSE, DOT, and all other applicable departments with document completion, collection, and management * Complete field tickets in a timely manner and turn in to appropriate department for processing * Troubleshoot maintenance issues; to include performing worn equipment recognition checks and turning in maintenance requests for repair or replacement of equipment as needed * Accurately perform torque calculations and specs * Perform JSA/DWP and tail gate meetings as scheduled * Perform pipe tallying, rigging up and down, nipple up and down of BOP units, and pipe handling * Responsible for keeping work site, equipment, and tools clean and in good working order * Perform day to day lubrication and minor adjustments of equipment * Perform use of Hazard ID programs and means of documenting hazards * Perform daily inspection and maintenance of equipment * Perform and oversee energy isolation procedures * Train and mentors crew members on day to day operations * Responsible to stop work if conditions are unsafe and report concerns immediately * Report all incidents as per the standard operating procedures * Other duties as assigned


* High school diploma or equivalent, preferred * 5 years' of experience working on a well servicing rig preferred * 2 years' of experience as a relief operator preferred * Must be able to successfully perform the duties of a Floor Hand III and derrick hand * Must be familiar with pump and tank operations * Must have a valid state issued driver's license, CDL, or the ability to obtain one * Ability to perform manual labor required to operate well servicing equipment * Competent communication, people, and leadership skills * Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment * Ability to work a flexible schedule


* Basic knowledge of MS Office preferred * Able to use the company's HSE Management Platforms


Must complete and pass all required pre-employment drug screening, Urine, Alcohol, Hair Follicle and Physical, if applicable.

Keywords: Ranger Energy Services, Sugar Land , Operator - Rig, Other , Wharton, Texas

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