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MWD Shop Tech

Conroe, Texas, United States


Posted: 8/3/2023

Ref: BH-241783

 Job Title:  MWD Shop Technician
Location: Conroe, TX
Brief Description:
The Shop Technician is responsible for assembling and testing electronic components, cleaning field kits, restocking of MWD kits, and performing electronic roll tests on MWD survey instruments. Non-technical duties will include routine house cleaning of the shop space and equipment, cleaning equipment, moving equipment around the shop and participating and/or conduct various meetings, trainings and development activities.
The MWD Shop Technician will work under the direction of the Shop Manager.
Detailed Description:
  • Operate high temperature and electronic systems
  • Gather data while exposing circuitry to controlled elevated temperatures in the lab oven, and in vibration fixtures
  • Operate and interpret lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, Frequency counters and generators
  • Troubleshoot existing products and identify failed components
  • Clean and maintain MWD field kits, tools, subs and other pre and post job operations
  • Perform inventory control on kit box
  • Follow safety policies and procedures at all times
  • Ensure the shop space is clean and organized
  • Ensure that all equipment is clean and in good working order
  • Participate in and/or conduct required meetings, training and development activities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills including ability to promptly give, and follow, directions when working with others
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and supervisors at once
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills including ability to interact productively with coworkers and third parties
  • Strong computer skills within Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InfoPath, Access, OneNote, Solid Works
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools to perform a range of mechanically oriented functions including independent use of heavy-duty handheld and long-handled tools
  • Ability to safely navigate the shop work sites with occasional walking, climbing, standing, stepping, etc. during normal operating conditions (day/night, outdoor hot/cold weather)
  • Lift and carry 50 pounds independently while walking on uneven surfaces
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl occasionally during visits to field and operational work areas
  • Clear vision to judge near and far distances to maintain awareness of, watch, and report ongoing work activities to coworkers and third parties
  • Listen for unusual noises that signify equipment and machinery problems
  • Accurate recall of information over short and long-term memory
  • Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects
  • Stay alert and focused up including occasional extended work periods
  • Physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all designated times
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite of Applications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MWD related experience
Additional Details:
The MWD Shop Technician must work with an emphasis on safety for themselves and others including coworkers and third parties. The typical work environment will be in the shop or field which will require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, loud noise, working near moving mechanical parts, electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes, chemicals and airborne particles.

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