Frac Equipment Operator

  • Competitive
  • Canada Alberta Grande Prairie
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas industry.

Job Title: Frac Equipment Operator
Location: Grande Prairie, AB / Clairmont, AB
Contract Length: 6 months, with possibility of extension or being hired on
Shift: 14 days on, 14 days off

The Frac Equipment Operator must be able to conduct proper pre/post trip inspections and also learns to rig-up/down high and low pressure blending equipment. Must be able to perform basic maintenance on trucks, pumping equipment, frac iron and hoses. Drives various pieces of heavy equipment, operates a forklift and maintains all DOT and inspection paperwork. Works safely in a team environment and always keeps work equipment and trucks clean.

Working Conditions/Environment
  • Regularly operates in a highly safety-conscious environment, outdoor and indoor.
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes, and noise.
  • Class 1 or 3 License preferred
  • Proper frac manifolding and blending experience
  • Having equipment ready to pump on time.
  • Checks all fluids and visually inspects all equipment prior to start-up.
  • Ability to rig-up all frac equipment in a safe and timely manner.
  • Communicates with frac supervisor during all aspects of the job.
  • Must have all chemicals accounted for and ready to pump.
  • Expected to run frac equipment. 
  • Major responsibility is with the equipment and not wandering away from it. 
  • Communicates any issues to Frac Supervisor. 
  • Assists in mentoring equipment operators in frac operations.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance. 
  • Ensures proper LOTO procedures are followed.
  • Fills packing lube after the completion of each stage.
  • Inspects unit and be ready to pump on time. 
  • Completes all necessary inspection forms for each piece of equipment.
  • Walks site to ensure that all equipment is properly shut-down and turned off.
  • Ensures all chemicals are safely cleaned up, accounted for and secured.
  • Fills packing lube.
  • Assists in housekeeping before leaving location. 
  • Communicates any issues to Frac Supervisor.
*Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Indicators & Attributes for Success
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend the efforts of others.
  • Ability to think and act quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Willingness to learn and retain information. 
  • Ability to stay on task and follow through
  • Attention to detail
  • Safety conscious
  • Customer/Client focus
  • Positive attitude
  • Prioritization skills
  • Accountability
  • Ethical practice
  • Strong team-player
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