Job Description:

Laborer – Energy Services

Reports To:


Position Outline

Energy Services (roustabout) laborer should have basic knowledge of that operation as it relates to oil and gas industry.  He/she should be receptive to guidance as well as training and mentorship by the Site Pusher and Supervisor.  The laborer role requires initial training and certifications in various HSE and OSHA requirements, as well as task specific, specialty tool and equipment training as the individual progresses through their advancement in basic knowledge and understanding on ShaleStone’s policies and procedures.  Like his/her supervisors, this individual shall be respectful of his supervisors and co-workers and will be required to show up on time and prepared to work once they arrive to location.  As instructed by their supervisors, they will be required to understand the JSA, its intended purpose, and they will be able to fill these out on behalf of their crews.  Customers need proficient communication with on-site personnel within close proximity.  Also, as they advance to operate equipment, they will receive instruction from their supervision as well as formal training classes scheduled specifically for their certification.

In all tasks, the individual will be required to set safety as first priority and they will apply those principles personally and to their respective team members.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Enforce stop work authority
  • Safely working in all-weather conditions
  • Operate high pressure power washing equipment
  • Install and repairs piping, valves
  • Install and repair pipelines
  • Perform access road upkeep and maintenance
  • Safely operating hand implements (shovel, rake, post-hole digger, t-post driver, digging bar, etc.)
  • Able to learn and safely operate hand and power tools
  • Enforce and abide by ShaleStone’s safety policies and procedures at any given location

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • Experience working as laborer in the construction field
  • Ability to start on day one with steel toe boots
  • Ability to repeatedly lift up to 75 pounds
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record (no more than 3 moving violations in 3 years)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as random drug testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-year previous Oilfield experience
  • Certification and proficiency in operating equipment
  • SafeLand, OSHA 10, CPR/1st Aid, and H2S Training
  • Class A CDL

Project Duties:

  • General labor
  • Must be proficient with the use of all tools
  • Work around well locations and well equipment
  • General cleanup
  • Unscrew and tighten various types and sizes of pipe
  • Cut and thread various types and sizes of pipe
  • Understand the basics of equipment operation
  • Work in all-weather environments

Project Performance:

  • Use Laborer competency form to establish site of position goals
  • Follow outlined metric for establishing individual growth and promotion opportunity
  • Follow all EHS performance and cultural initiatives
  • Keep copies of training certifications and work with supervisor to assist him to schedule to avoid a lapse in your certifications
  • Perform your assigned tasks safely and efficiently
  • Be respectful of your team members.  Your role deserves respect but you must be worthy by working hard and keeping your team safe   
  • Be punctual – show at the meeting place as directed and prepared for the day.  The crew will not wait for a “no-show”
  • Freely communicate your input to supervision on each job, but do so respectfully.  Remember that ultimate responsibility for the plan remains in their hands, but as you learn, you’ll be able to help them to sequence tasks most efficiently
  • Report all incidents to your supervisor immediately
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Show knowledge of safety policies in place