Equipment Mechanic - Oilfield

Cudd Energy Services Odessa, TX

The primary role of the equipment mechanic (oilfield) is to maintain and repair a variety of equipment including diesel engines, heavy trucks, pumping equipment, lifting equipment, and other oilfield-related equipment, under general supervision. The draft equipment mechanic will also perform preventive and corrective maintenance, failure analysis, diagnostics, repairs, inspections, assembling and rebuilding of all components or equipment (i.e.: engines, power trains, hydraulics, fuel systems, power generation, electrical codes, etc.) either in a shop or on location, with or without supervision.


* Maintains, diagnoses and repairs a variety of equipment including; diesel/gasoline engines, transmissions, winches, high pressure pumps, centrifugal pumps, sand conveyor systems, air compressors, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, mobile/overhead cranes, gear boxes, PTOs, generators, chemical metering systems, 12/24 volt electrical systems, equipment cabs and controls, chassis and suspension, rims, tires and wheels, forklifts, electro-mechanical equipment, wellhead attachments and pressure equipment and various other types of oilfield related equipment.

* Execute required procedures for preventative maintenance.

* Perform inspections required by company and government entities.

* Perform basic troubleshooting with electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.

* Repair and refurbish hydraulic power equipment.

Read and follow repair manual.

* Read and interpret basic measuring equipment.

* Perform repairs as listed in manuals.

* Operate and maintain power equipment.

* Order parts as necessary for equipment with prior approval.

Install and/or replace new or reconditioned repair parts.

* Basic testing of equipment for proper operation.

* Operation of lifting devices.

* Complete proper paperwork as assigned.

* May be required to assist other maintenance employees.

* Other duties as assigned.


* Basic computer skills.

* Good operational knowledge of oilfield equipment.

* Ability to read various types of drawings/schematics.


* 2 years of technical training or equivalent work experience.


* Relevant certifications are a plus but not required.


* The equipment mechanic will work in the repair shop or on location. Must be able to lift heavy equipment. May be required to work on a 24-hour, on-call basis.

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