As an innovative company dedicated to designing, manufacturing and deploying high-performance frac plugs for the oil and gas industry, Downhole Technology emphasizes a team approach and demands the highest standards of personal and professional integrity from employees.

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CNC Machine Operator - Local to Houston

Overview

This position operates manual and computer numerical controls machines to fabricate parts.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Load parts in machine, cycle machine, detect malfunctions in machine operations such as worn or damaged tools.
  • Perform initial inspection of machined products, including documentation of results.
  • Set-up machine shop equipment for production runs, tooling, prototype, and short runs.
  • Keep accurate records of work performance processes and procedures order of operations tooling used for specific features setup methods for each specific job.
  • Maintain documentation related to the production of parts and assemblies and work within guidelines of workflow.
  • Meet production deadlines by following production schedule and procedures and resolving production problems when they arise.
  • Maintain machinery and tooling, notifying supervisor of defects or shortages.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO/ASTM standards
  • Perform other functions and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and engineering specifications, follow routers, use simple math to perform basic calculations and use basic hand held measuring tools.
  • Ability to perform, the following tasks: milling, turning, drilling, tapping, de-burring, sawing and sanding.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs regularly and with assistance, up to 75lbs on occasion
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and timelines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to liaise professionally with team members and system users.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with moderate supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience (2+ years) as a machinist in a manufacturing setting is preferred.

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General Labor & Fabrication Technician - Local to Lufkin

Overview

We are accepting applications for General Labor and Fabrication Technician roles which would include positions as a Machine Operator, Maintenance Technician, and Fabrication Technician.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The different positions covered under General Labor and Fabrication Technician have varying job functions and responsibilities.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented, high-pressured, and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to comprehend production requirements.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language fluently.

Physical Requirements include:

  • The ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs., repeatedly, without assistance and up to 100lbs with assistance.
  • The ability to push/pull heavy objects with the proper equipment.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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General Labor - Local to Houston

Overview

We are always accepting applications for General Labor roles which would include positions in our Composite, Cut, and Assembly Departments.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The different positions within the departments covered under General Labor have varying job functions and responsibilities.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • 1 year of experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented, high-pressured, and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to comprehend production requirements.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language fluently.
  • Physical Requirements include.
    • The ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs., repeatedly, without assistance and up to 100lbs with assistance.
    • The ability to push/pull heavy objects with the proper equipment.
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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Janitor - Local to Houston

Overview

The Janitor will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and general housekeeping of the facility.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Clean breakrooms, common areas, restrooms, office areas, and other areas of the facility on a daily basis.
  • Dust furniture, equipment, partitions, walls, etc., as needed.
  • Clean and disinfect sinks, backsplashes, countertops, floors, toilets, urinals, mirrors, tables, chairs, refrigerators, microwaves, etc.
  • Clean out assigned refrigerators and dispose of all items on the last day of the work week, on a weekly basis.
  • Replenish described supplies in restrooms, breakrooms, and kitchens.
  • Wipe down walls, doors, wall hangings, baseboards, trash cans, etc.
  • Empty trash receptacles throughout the facility on a daily basis and throughout the day.
  • Clean multiple types of flooring in both the office areas and manufacturing areas.
  • Respond to service requests for cleaning as needed. Perform other types of janitorial work on an as needed basis.
  • Stock office refrigerator with drinks on a daily basis.
  • Perform job tasks in a safe manner at all times while adhering to the Company safety policies.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Maintain required attendance and punctuality as scheduled to meet production goals.
  • Manage a clean and productive work station.
  • Perform other functions and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • One plus year of experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred.
    Ability to work in a team oriented, high-pressured, and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to comprehend production requirements.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language fluently.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to effectively operate multiple machines at one time.


Physical Requirements:

The incumbent must be able to:

  • Lift a minimum of 50lbs., repeatedly, without assistance and up to 100lbs with assistance.
  • Push/pull heavy objects with the proper equipment.
  • Wear the required PPE including but not limited to safety glasses or approved side shields and steel-toe footwear.
  • Stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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Lab Technician - Local to Houston

Overview

This position tests all composite material and releases the material to manufacturing when specifications are met.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Operate independently to perform routine testing; works under close supervision for non-routine testing.
  • Meet productivity goals/targets on a per shift basis.
  • Record and report testing results and assist in test evaluation.
  • Coordinate daily activities with supervisor or other team members to accommodate adjustments to task priorities, changes in laboratory equipment, test procedures and raw materials.
  • Recognize when test results are not meeting expectations and notify supervisor.
  • Accurately input test results into database.
  • Perform analysis of quality control data and report lab results.
  • Send out lab results through email and various reporting mechanisms.
  • Coordinate with different departments to meet the goal of test cycle, especially prioritized samples.
  • Notify supervisor when equipment, supplies, or materials are needed for any lab function, and replace when procured.
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining ISO and ASTM standards.
  • Flexible to work on Saturdays and Sundays when needed.
  • Other tasks/responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • Current student or holder of a Associate's Degree in Science in Material Science, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering;
    • In lieu of an Associate's degree, a high school diploma or GED equivalent with 2 years working experience as a lab technician, testing technician, Quality Control or data analysis/entry related position.
  • Experience in/knowledge of working with thick section composites is preferred.
  • Experience writing and maintaining Material and Process Specifications as well as planning and executing material allowable generation programs, and developing is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
  • Ability to perform intermediate to advanced computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Excel.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and timelines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to liaise professionally with team members and system users.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:


The incumbent must be able to:

  • Operate basic office equipment such as a keyboard, mouse, copier/printer/scanning machine.
  • Sit for long periods of time, up to 8-10 hours a day.
  • Walk/travel to production areas while wearing appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) which at a minimum includes safety glasses but could also include steel toe shoes/boots and other PPE.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs regularly and with assistance, up to 75lbs on occasion.
  • Stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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Manufacturing Maintenance Technician - Local to Houston

Overview

This position supports multiple departments on the production floor by providing mechanical repair services.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Maintain mechanical equipment including but not limited to:
    • Graco PR70 Mixers
    • Filament Winding Machines
    • Coffin Ovens
    • Air Compressors
  • Log all maintenance events.
  • Manage maintenance data logs including failure logs.
  • Identify, repair/replacement frequency based on the logs.
  • Setup and maintain maintenance schedules based on logs.
  • Identify if a part can be repaired. If not able to be repaired, know who to call or how to obtain the service needed to complete the repair as soon as possible.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Other functions and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • 2+ years of experience in mechanical or electrical repair work.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and timelines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to liaise professionally with team members and system users.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with moderate supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


For Physcial Requirements, the incumbent must be able to:

  • Ability to lift 50lbs regularly and with assistance, up to 75lbs on occasion.
  • The ability to push/pull heavy objects with the proper equipment.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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Quality Control Inspector - Local to Houston

Overview

The Quality Control Inspector will be responsible for the inspection and testing of all Downhole Technology parts for defects and deviations according to specifications, including parts manufactured internally, those assembled internally, and those received from outside vendors.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Possess working knowledge and ability to use precision measuring instruments, gages, and hand tools.
  • Manage receiving, in-process, and final inspection.
    Verify first article pieces.
  • Verify documentation and identification generated or related to production of the job.
  • Oversee continuous elimination of waste and implementing cycle time reduction.
  • Maintain required attendance and punctuality as scheduled to meet production goals.
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by following standards and procedures; comply with legal regulations, while wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Responsible for maintaining applicable regulatory and professional standards.
  • Perform other functions and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience (1+ years) as an Inspector in a manufacturing setting is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language fluently.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and timelines in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to liaise professionally with team members and system users.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with moderate supervision.
    Strong verbal and written communication skills.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


The incumbent must be able to:

  • Operate basic office machines such as a computer, copy machine, fax, scanner, etc.
  • Lift a minimum of 50lbs., repeatedly, without assistance and up to 100lbs with assistance.
  • Push/pull heavy objects with the proper equipment.
  • Wear the required PPE including but not limited to safety glasses or approved side shields and steel-toe footwear.
  • Stand for long periods of time, up to 8-12 hours a day.

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Wellsite Performance Advisor - Field Position

Overview

The primary function of a Wellsite Performance Advisor is to represent the company in providing technical and operational expertise to external customers in a professional manner.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Manage tools, equipment, and company property in a productive, efficient, and proper manner.
  • Assist wireline teams in breaking down tools during operations.
    Provide the customer with all job information required as per Downhole Standard.
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) standards, practices, and guidelines.
    • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment, which will vary per work site.
    • Observe, perform, and maintain all safety procedures/policies/standards of both Downhole Technology and the external customers.
  • Responsible for pre-planning, job execution, and overall performance of company assets while on location.
    • Ensure Field Tickets are signed and sent to the appropriate person at the company which includes information regarding services rendered, tools used, and/or time required for billing purposes, within 24 hours once job is completed.
    • Must return any remaining plugs to company inventory within 24 hours after completion of job.
  • Document service and installation actions by completing workbooks, forms, reports, logs, and records in a timely manner, usually within 24 hours after completion of job.
  • Attend pre-job meetings with customers to determine job objectives and post-job meetings to review job performance as required.
  • Assist customers in troubleshooting issues and problem resolution associated with service provided.
  • Represent the company at all job sites, customer meetings, presentations, etc., while maintaining the highest of professional standards.
  • Communicate professionally with customers, vendors, and fellow employees at all levels of a/the company.
  • Follow and abide by the company's expense policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required. Associate's degree in a technical field is preferred.
  • Five years of experience working in a position related to well completions.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to read procedures, technical manuals, data books, and engineering drawings.
  • Intermediate mastery of computers and the Microsoft 2013 Office Suite – primarily Excel and Word.
  • Excellent numeric skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals with the use of a calculator.
  • Flexibility to adjust to work routines, as required, ensuring customer requirements/expectations are met on time, every time.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure, high-output environment while maintaining a positive and productive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in all forms of communication including verbal and written.
  • Must possess excellent organization and time management skills to meet the deliverables of a job.
  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, being able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible working schedule.


The incumbent must be able to:

  • Operate a motor vehicle as per the Downhole's Vehicle Requirements.
  • Per safety guidelines, employee must be able to hear at a regular level as defined by a standard pre-employment physical examination.
  • Must meet depth perception requirements at a regular level as defined by a standard pre-employment physical examination.

Must be able to perform heavy physical labor as classified by the US Department of Labor. Physical demands involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

  • Postural : Employee must have the ability to move extremities and spine throughout a sufficient range of motion that will permit the employee to work in a variety of postures involving a range from floor to overhead level.
  • Dexterity : Employee must have good dexterity and frequently use one and/or two hands throughout the shift for lifting, carrying, using hand and power tools, grasping and holding onto objects such as hand rails for safety and balance, using a keyboard, and writing.
  • Cardiorespiratory : Employee must have average to above average cardiorespiratory fitness* to perform the essential tasks of this job safely. Employee must be able to safely tolerate significant demands on the cardiorespiratory system related to working in hot and humid environments, climbing stairs, and occasionally lifting heavy items.


* Cardiorespiratory demands vary depending on speed/rate of activity, environmental influences (i.e. temperature, humidity, etc.) body weight, external weight/forces, age, and level of fitness of employee.

  • Material Handling : Employee must be able to demonstrate that he/she can safely:
    • Lift at least 50lbs from floor to knuckles and waist level unassisted on an occasional basis and do the same up to 75lbs with assistance.
    • Lift at least 25lbs from floor to shoulder level unassisted on an occasional basis and do the same up to 50lbs with assistance.
    • Carry at least 50lbs for a minimum of 10 feet unassisted on an occasional basis.

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Wellsite Performance Advisor - Marcellus/Utica Region

Overview

We have openings for Wellsite Performance Advisors in the Marcellus/Utica Region, you must be local to the region.

The primary function of a Wellsite Performance Advisor is to represent the company in providing technical and operational expertise to external customers in a professional manner.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

The incumbent will be accountable for the following functions and responsibilities:

  • Manage tools, equipment, and company property in a productive, efficient, and proper manner.
  • Assist wireline teams in breaking down tools during operations.
    Provide the customer with all job information required as per Downhole Standard.
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) standards, practices, and guidelines.
    • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment, which will vary per work site.
    • Observe, perform, and maintain all safety procedures/policies/standards of both Downhole Technology and the external customers.
  • Responsible for pre-planning, job execution, and overall performance of company assets while on location.
    • Ensure Field Tickets are signed and sent to the appropriate person at the company which includes information regarding services rendered, tools used, and/or time required for billing purposes, within 24 hours once job is completed.
    • Must return any remaining plugs to company inventory within 24 hours after completion of job.
  • Document service and installation actions by completing workbooks, forms, reports, logs, and records in a timely manner, usually within 24 hours after completion of job.
  • Attend pre-job meetings with customers to determine job objectives and post-job meetings to review job performance as required.
  • Assist customers in troubleshooting issues and problem resolution associated with service provided.
  • Represent the company at all job sites, customer meetings, presentations, etc., while maintaining the highest of professional standards.
  • Communicate professionally with customers, vendors, and fellow employees at all levels of a/the company.
  • Follow and abide by the company's expense policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

The incumbent must at a minimum possess the following:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required. Associate's degree in a technical field is preferred.
  • Five years of experience working in a position related to well completions.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to read procedures, technical manuals, data books, and engineering drawings.
  • Intermediate mastery of computers and the Microsoft 2013 Office Suite – primarily Excel and Word.
  • Excellent numeric skills including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals with the use of a calculator.
  • Flexibility to adjust to work routines, as required, ensuring customer requirements/expectations are met on time, every time.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure, high-output environment while maintaining a positive and productive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in all forms of communication including verbal and written.
  • Must possess excellent organization and time management skills to meet the deliverables of a job.
  • Must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, being able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible working schedule.


The incumbent must be able to:

  • Operate a motor vehicle as per the Downhole's Vehicle Requirements.
  • Per safety guidelines, employee must be able to hear at a regular level as defined by a standard pre-employment physical examination.
  • Must meet depth perception requirements at a regular level as defined by a standard pre-employment physical examination.

Must be able to perform heavy physical labor as classified by the US Department of Labor. Physical demands involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

  • Postural : Employee must have the ability to move extremities and spine throughout a sufficient range of motion that will permit the employee to work in a variety of postures involving a range from floor to overhead level.
  • Dexterity : Employee must have good dexterity and frequently use one and/or two hands throughout the shift for lifting, carrying, using hand and power tools, grasping and holding onto objects such as hand rails for safety and balance, using a keyboard, and writing.
  • Cardiorespiratory : Employee must have average to above average cardiorespiratory fitness* to perform the essential tasks of this job safely. Employee must be able to safely tolerate significant demands on the cardiorespiratory system related to working in hot and humid environments, climbing stairs, and occasionally lifting heavy items.


* Cardiorespiratory demands vary depending on speed/rate of activity, environmental influences (i.e. temperature, humidity, etc.) body weight, external weight/forces, age, and level of fitness of employee.

  • Material Handling : Employee must be able to demonstrate that he/she can safely:
    • Lift at least 50lbs from floor to knuckles and waist level unassisted on an occasional basis and do the same up to 75lbs with assistance.
    • Lift at least 25lbs from floor to shoulder level unassisted on an occasional basis and do the same up to 50lbs with assistance.
    • Carry at least 50lbs for a minimum of 10 feet unassisted on an occasional basis.

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Downhole Technology LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.