Equipment Operator Tongs (TRS) - Williston, ND

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2018-06-08

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Operate casing and tubing tongs, power units, and handle tools used in tubular make-up on on-shore environments.


Transport crews and equipment to job site in the absence of the Crew Pusher.

Supervise and help with rigging up and down of power tongs, power units, stabbing boards, and tubular handling equipment.

Visually inspect equipment before, during, and after jobs to ensure field readiness and safe operation of equipment.

Conduct pre-job safety meetings with crew.

Perform all duties of casing crew.

Perform accurate tickets, job reports, time sheets, and other administrative forms

May serve as well site representative in the absence of Crew Pusher

Rig up and rig down power tongs and power units

Assist in duties requires with ongoing casing/ tubular operations

Available on a 24 hour basis to respond to customer needs

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.




Strong communication skills

Working knowledge of all equipment and maintenance procedures

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations

General knowledge of casing/tubing operations


Mechanical aptitude




Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.