Mechanical Technician I - CONTRACT

Location: Houston, TX

Department: Houston

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Function / Purpose

  • Perform mechanical technician tasks for Rotary Steerable tools under supervision

Essential Duties

  • Begin learning troubleshooting rotary steerable tool failure
  • Receive and strip down and clean rotary steerable tools returning from the field and document detailed observations
  • Assemble rotary steerable tools according to mechanical drawings and written instructions
  • Operate conventional and precision measuring instruments and use metric system of measurement
  • Observe and follow shop safety and housekeeping procedures
  • Observe more senior Mechanical Technicians and learn Rotary Steerable Production Area tasks and procedures
  • Troubleshoot rotary steerable tool failures
  • Work shifting rotations, including night shift and weekends
  • Consult with Lead Mechanical Technicians regarding questions

HSE Function

  • Comply with applicable safety standards and maintain a safe working environment

QA Function

  • Comply with applicable quality assurance standards

Required Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral English communication skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Mechanical Technician Trainee duties
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and/or mechanical experience
  • Proficient with conventional and precision measuring tools
  • Ability to perform duties according to rotating schedule, including night shift and weekends
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to use a computer for accessing and sending e-mail, opening and revising documents, accessing internet and web-based Gyrodata, Inc. systems, including SharePoint, Agresso and ability to use Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical, Trade or Machining School Degree or Certification
  • Machine knowledge
  • Oil field services industry experience

Working Conditions                                                              

  • The job is performed in a shop or warehouse environment with some exposure to safety hazards, potentially including cold, heat, noise, machinery, electricity and chemicals that may require wearing protective equipment and compliance with specific safety protocols. The job requires physical exertion including sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to sixty (60) pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, kneeling, squatting and a range of physical motion. The job requires operation of tools, machinery, equipment, computers and telephones. The job requires following written and oral instructions, attention to detail, ability to multitask, ability to work with others and ability to meet deadlines. The job requires following established policies and procedures, meeting quality and safety standards and regular attendance.


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