Schlumberger: Equipment Operator in Midland, TX


Opportunity Title: Equipment Operator
Location: Midland, TX

Closed Date: Until Filled


Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.

Job Description

The Equipment Operator performs all kinds of jobs, with assigned equipment and people, safely and efficiently. The Operator provides service delivery with flawless service quality and no Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) incidents in accordance with policies, standards, and procedures. The position reports to the Supervisor.

Successful Equipment Operators are adaptable, show initiative, and have good written and verbal communication skills. They work well in teams and are curious and willing to learn new skills.


Ensures that the correct equipment and materials arrive on time on location, and are rigged up, tested and ready to perform the job. Ability to rig up/rig down equipment including high pressure rated equipment. Attends pre job meetings with team, customer and third party personnel. Performs risk analysis before each job or task and identifies and addresses potential safety hazards. Corrects and reports hazards immediately. Ensures preventive maintenance on equipment is performed as per standards and that unit is in safe, clean and proper working condition for the next service job. Performs inspections and self-assessments to ensure compliance with standards. Complies with all HS&E, Quality, and IT standards and policies and participates in HS&E and Quality initiatives and programs.

Minimum Requirements


High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED). Minimum 3 years’ experience as a skilled operator or equivalent military experience. Basic PC literacy and experience with Microsoft Office Suite desirable. Class A CDL (or equivalent country qualification) clean driving record with HAZMAT preferred. Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the country of employment, without sponsorship.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor—priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

North America: Successful applicants in will be employed through a Schlumberger approved third-party contracting company and assigned to Schlumberger projects. In certain circumstances, contractors may be considered for direct employment by Schlumberger as vacancies arise, and according to performance.

All applicants must meet NextOp’s minimum program requirements:

  • Post 9/11 Veteran
  • Honorable Discharge
  • Able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screening
  • Have a Valid Drivers License and Driving Record
  • E-7 and Below


Fill out the Veteran Application Form at this link.

February 08, 2018: Industrial Trades Warrior for Life Luncheon

Military Veterans – are you interested in a career in Oil & Gas, Construction, or Manufacturing? Join us for a networking luncheon where you will connect with employers that are passionate about hiring military veterans to accelerate their companies.

This is a FREE event for veterans. You will be matched with employers that are currently hiring for high-demand trades jobs and are seeking out motivated military veterans for priority hiring. Experience in these industries is not required- you just need to have an interest in breaking into one of them.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity – multiple on-the-spot job offers were made at the last event!

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Date and Time
Thursday, February 08, 2018
1100 to 1300
Partnership Tower – Greater Houston Partnership
701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900
Houston, TX 77010

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