TRS Technician - Odessa, TX
at Parker Drilling Career Site

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

Job Description

Recruitment Fraud Alert

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated fraud involving job opportunities through communications such as unsolicited emails, online recruitment services such as LinkedIn, bogus websites, and text messages claiming to be from Parker Drilling. The aim of the fraud is to obtain personal information or money.  Recent incidents have occurred involving both individuals and organizations falsely claiming to recruit on behalf of Parker Drilling.   These emails and offer letters often appear legitimate and may include job description, salary, and benefit details. Prospective candidates may be instructed by fraudsters to pay them fees for immigration and visa application/processing services.  We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

A TRS Tech should possess working knowledge of all tubular handling equipment associated with running casing or tubulars on a drilling rig. Possess the ability to conduct operations in a professional and safe manner and have basic understanding of rig based operations.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS include the following:

 

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally with all rig, customer, and Parker Well Services personnel.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Represent Parker Well Services in a professional manner.
  • Must have working knowledge of tubular handling equipment, including: casing running tools, power tongs, elevators, power slips, control panels, and hydraulic power units.
  • Possess the ability to work with hand tools and operate hydraulically activated equipment.
  • Attend all customer and Parker QHSEE&T meetings.
  • Possess the ability to rig up, run, and rig down various components on a drilling rig.
  • Report any operational issues which may occur before, during, or after a job to the TRS Lead.
  • Make recommendations for the safe execution of the job and report any unsafe acts, near misses, or incidents.
  • Report any shortcomings or status of non-conformance of equipment.
  • Attend all safety training, equipment training, and medical checks as required by Parker Well Services.
  • Accountable for safe operation of all Parker Well Services equipment. 
  • Other tasks requested by the TRS Lead or Operations Manager.

 

 

Job Requirements

POSITION SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • 1-3 years’ experience with mechanical, electronic, and hydraulic applications or experience in a similar operation i.e. rig operations or casing and tubular running activity is preferred.
  • Must be a detail oriented, self-starter, and able to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to work both cooperatively and independently and set priorities in the context of operational impact.
  • Good customer service skills are essential.
  • Possess a good attitude and the ability to learn new skills.
  • Ability to work 24 hour on call schedule.
  • Must be a team player, willingness to help.
  • Ability to adapt positively to changes in policies, procedures and priorities, or work environments.
  • Ability to read and write English

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability, and rapid mental coordination is required. It is required to be mentally alert for an entire work schedule.

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

This position may work in various locations - both in the U.S. and internationally. The primary work environment is in a field setting. Some locations however, may be subject to extreme temperatures. Parker Well Services will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job.

 

SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

•  Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.

•  Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors, and customers.

•  Provide visible HSE leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and other required safety precautions, and do not take shortcuts or any other unnecessary risks that expose themselves or others.

•  Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.

•  As needed, seek advice from HSE representatives.

•  Responsible for “Stop Work Authority” when a task changes or an unsafe act is witnessed.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Parker teams strive daily toward our Vision: To be the most innovative, reliable and efficient company in our industry.  We firmly believe that doing the job right and safely the first time helps us to ensure our customers can achieve their operational goals on time and within budget.

In order to achieve this Vision, we employ the most talented people in our industry. Parker people are industry leaders, dedicated to continually improving operational performance; keeping safety at the forefront of everything they do; and setting multiple world records for extended reach drilling.

Every Parker team member contributes to achieving our goals, and we know that it’s thanks to them that Parker continues to build upon more than 80 years of experience finding innovative solutions to our customers’ challenges.

We are always looking to welcome new members to our team, with opportunities available across the globe in areas such as: operational roles in Drilling, Rental Tools Services, Well Services, Equipment Maintenance, Engineering and Project Management; and support functions like Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal & Compliance, and many more.

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker can help you grow your career goals through our International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Accredited Competency Assurance Program, including world-class classroom and on-the-job training in operations around the globe. Parker people enjoy support in defining career aspirations and watching them grow!

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Recruitment Fraud Disclaimer

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated fraud involving the offer of fictitious job opportunities through communications such as unsolicited emails, online recruitment services such as LinkedIn, bogus websites, and text messages claiming to be from Parker Drilling. The aim of the fraud is to obtain personal information or money.

Recent incidents have occurred involving both individuals and organizations falsely claiming to recruit on behalf of Parker Drilling. These emails and offer letters often appear legitimate and may include job description, salary, and benefit details. Prospective candidates may be instructed by fraudsters to pay them fees for immigration and visa application/processing services.

We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment from people claiming to work for, or be affiliated with, Parker Drilling. If you believe you have received a fraudulent communication, we advise that you contact your local police department or law enforcement authority.

Warning Signs

There are a number of identifying traits of these scams, as Parker Drilling will NEVER adopt any of the below practices:

  • Request money (e.g., for ‘visa fees’, taxes, a percentage of travel expenses)
  • Request personal information, such as passport and bank account details, often at an early stage
  • Send emails from free web-based email accounts such as Yahoo, Gmail, or Live.com
  • Use mobile (cell) phone numbers, rather than office numbers
  • Make substantial spelling and grammatical errors
  • Insist on urgency from the outset
  • Use poorly formatted documentation

How to Protect Yourself

  • You should NEVER reply or respond to any email address that does not end in @parkerdrilling.com
  • The only way to apply for a job at Parker Drilling is through the Company web site
  • You should NEVER pay anyone to get a job offer from Parker Drilling
  • We highly recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business deals and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar with. Parker Drilling does not make unsolicited job offers to any prospective candidate(s)
  • If you are approached, contacted and/or receive an employment offer from Parker Drilling that you believe is fraudulent, you are encouraged to contact your local police department or law enforcement authority immediately

Please Be Advised - These offers are FRAUDULENT and do not come from Parker Drilling. Parker Drilling and its affiliates will NEVER request payment or seek fees from candidates under any circumstances during the recruitment and onboarding processes.