Shop Hand
Sanjel - Miles, TX

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The Shop Hand is responsible for assisting Mechanics in performing maintenance and general repairs on oilfield service equipment and diesel engine heavy trucks.

Assist Mechanics with maintenance and general repair work on truck mounted oilfield service equipment, hydraulic components, and heavy trucks
Learns to diagnose to determine extent of repair required
Assist Mechanics with dissembling and reassembling equipment and parts
Perform oil changes on Sanjel heavy and light trucks; and help/train Field personnel on how to perform oil services on their equipment
Obtains and hands tools to Mechanic
Cleans tools and working area
Cleans trucks and truck mounted equipment
Cleans, lubricates and performs other routine maintenance work on equipment.
Drives Sanjel oilfield service equipment as needed; will assist District in “hot shots” as needed

The Shop Hand will be required to perform work inside the shop at the District location, as well as on job sites in the field.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the environment is moderate to loud.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and walk; manual dexterity, fine manipulation, and the ability reach with hands and arms, and lift up to 50 lbs is required. The Shop Hand will frequently be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear and smell. The vision requirements include: close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


This is an entry level position. Candidate should be pursuing a 2 year Diesel Technician Degree / Certification or have equivalent experience working with and repairing heavy-duty equipment and hydraulic systems
CDL license with Hazmat endorsement, or the ability to obtain both within 90 days of employment
Able to work a 10 days on, 4 days off schedule with the likelihood of being on call 24/7
Ability work unsupervised occasionally
Strong problem recognition and problem solving skills; strong judgment and decision making abilities
Excellent verbal communication skills
Detail oriented

Mechanical training in the oilfield industry and knowledge of well servicing equipment preferred

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