MBI Energy Services
  • 06-Aug-2018 to 05-Oct-2018 (MST)
  • Watford City, ND, USA
  • Full Time


The Swab Rig Operator works under the direction of the Swab Rig Manager. This individual is part of a crew that is responsible for the maintenance and day-to-day operations of the rig and or equipment.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform services on oil and gas wells as part of a rig crew.
  • Assist in loading and off-loading items from the truck to the rig.
  • Picking up and laying down lubricator.
  • Responsible for driving Swab Rig to and from well site.
  • Driving a crew truck when necessary.
  • Lifts, removes, installs and operates will head cap, PSI gauges, wee choke systems and preforms other task as designated by the Rig Manager or company official.
  • Positions, lifts, attaches, installs and works with matting boards and weight indicator pads associated with well equipment.
  • Disposal of excess swab fluid from barrels into tank.
  • Tracks hourly and daily production of oil and salt water tank gauges.
  • Reports safety hazards, accidents or maintenance issues to the rig supervisor.
  • Completes required work plans, job safety analysis, observations, and attends safety meetings as required.
  • Participates in the company's Behavior Based Safety and proactive reporting program.
  • Must be able to drive a company vehicle and hold a valid driver's license.


Required Skills

  • Previous industry experience preferred.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate, both orally and written.
  • Must have basic mechanical and organizational skills, technical knowledge and the ability to problem solve technical issues.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and lift objects of up to 75 pounds for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions in a fast paced and high stress environment.
  • Must possess exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work with current and potential customers, both internal and external.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands

The physical demands of this job are outlined in the Functional Job Analysis for this position and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma, GED or equivalent.


Licenses and Certifications

Class A or Class B CDL required. 


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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