Patterson-UTI Drilling LLC Motorhand in Fruita, Colorado

DESCRIPTIONJob Title: MotorhandLocation: Fruita, CO, USDepartment Description Our company, through its substantial fleetof land-based drilling rigs, provides comprehensive drilling solutions tomajor and independent oil and gas companies.Brief Description The Motorhand's primary duty is to ensure that all equipment isoperating and functioning properly and execute minor repair work on equipment. The Motorhand is responsible for the generators, equipment, and systemsthat power the rig and drilling activities. Additional responsibilitiesinclude off-loading materials, maintaining equipment, and assisting in rigup and rig down. The Motorhand works closely with and oversees Floorhands onthe rig floor, assists the Derrickhand as needed, and assists the Drillerin day-to-day operations.Detailed Description * Lift and place slips weighing approximately 150 pounds with anotherperson occasionally during the tour work shift * Independently use heavy-duty handheld and long-handled tools * Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and machinery problems * Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around workenvironment with many moving objects * Take initiative and work independently during downtime * Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at alldesignated times * Regularly inspect, maintain, and repair generators, equipment,and SCR or VFD house * Responsible for hydraulic and electrical systems and equipment * Ensure that all preventative maintenance is performed on all equipmentand that all log sheets and maintenance sheets are filled out correctly andare up to date on all required equipment * Responsible for daily inspection of the following: working order ofall main engines, air compressors and air system, electrical equipment,BOP and accumulator, engine radiators, circulating water pumps, oiltransfer pumps, and the running order and blow down of the boiler * Inspect main engines every tour for proper working order by checkingthe following: oil level, coolant, gauges, possible oil leaks, noiseand vibrations and changing oil as needed * Provide instructions, train, and oversee Floorhands during drillingactivities * Regularly check rig and equipment for problems and safety issues on anongoing basis * Use forklift to off-load and move materials * In charge of all lock-out/tag-out of breakers * Keep a daily log of maintenance and repair activities * Assist Derrickhand with mixing chemicals and other mud maintenance asneeded * Assist with rig up / down procedures * Assist in cleaning and general upkeep of the rig and drilling floor * Support other crew members as needed, ensure compliance with safetyprocedures, and other additional tasks as assignedJob Requirements * Demonstrated ability to successfully complete all duties of a Floorhand * Repetitively climb steep stairs and be able to lift and carry 50 poundsindependently up and down the stairs * Ability or aptitude to maintain and repair various types ofequipment, engines and machinery * Able to stand or stand and walk for a minimum of 3.5 hours and up to 12hours without being able to sit and while wearing steel-toed boots * Lift and carry 50 pounds independently while walking on uneven surfaces * Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the tour work shift * Clear vision to judge near and far distances to maintain awarenessof, watch, and report ongoing work activities to coworkers and third parties * Accurate recall over short and long-term memory * Stay alert and focused up to 12.5 hours while performing repetitive androutine activities * Demonstrate clear communication skills including ability to read,write and speak English as well as understand and promptly follow verbal andwritten instructions in EnglishMinimum Qualifications * Internal applicants will need at least 3 months experience as aFloorhand and t