Lead Water Transfer Technician

Hershey, PA 17033

Post Date: 08/03/2017 Job ID: 114966 Industry: Oil and Gas Pay Rate: $15.00 - $17.00

Position - Lead Water Transfer Technician
Location - Southeastern Ohio, Western and Northcentral Pa, and Northern WV.
Pay - $15.00 to $17.00 Hourly
Type - Direct Hire
Benefits - Medical, vacation, etc.
Hours - 12 hour shifts, 6 days.

Leads and coordinates other Water Transfer Technicians. The Lead Water Transfer Technician will fill in for the foremen in their absence. Under the Supervision of the Field Supervisor or Operations Director, a Lead Water Transfer Technician shall monitor and maintain various pieces of water transfer equipment. The Lead Water Transfer Technician shall also be knowledgeable of various types of pipe and fittings and shall be capable of making connections and line repairs when needed. The Lead Water Transfer Technician must be capable of working without direct supervision and must practice good housekeeping and safety in all aspects of their job.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, or other employees.

Essential: 1. Graduated from a standard high school or GED or have equivalent experience.
2. A minimum of one year of water transfer experience.
Desirable: 1. 2 years experience in industry across other disciplines
2. One or more years as certified fusion technician.
3. CDL Certification

Essential: 1. Good understanding and working knowledge of water transfer

Operations and equipment.
2. Ability to run all aspects of water management for a Frac.
3. Possess good communication skills with individuals at all levels.
4. Possess ability to effectively supervise and train other employees.
5. Ability to write legibly and intelligently.
6. Ability to read and follow directions.
7. Valid driver s license.


Site inspection and reconnaissance as needed to plan job layout and related logistical requirements;
Project tool-ups and mobilization services, to include procurement, loading, transport and assemble required equipment and water transfer line;
Construction services such as excavation-type work; basic carpentry; basic plumbing; HDPE pipe fusion, basic mechanical set-ups, truck-driving, and general labor, as needed to support water supply and water transfer activities;
Quality control and quality assurance duties, as assigned, to include the reading of design drawings and specifications to support project planning and project set-ups, layout and actual construction; and to inspect work to ensure work quality and compliance with project specifications;
Equipment operation and maintenance, as needed to operate pumps, generators, and water supply and water transfer systems, in order to provide water supply or water transfer services to the clients of the Company, according to Work Order authorizations;
Equipment and system troubleshooting and repair, as needed to maintain performance as required under the Company s contracts with its clients;
Winterization support, as needed, to enable uninterrupted water supply and water transfer services through the winter months;
Demobilization support, as needed, to remove Company equipment and systems from job sites, returning same to the Company s storage facilities, or to the Company s suppliers, or taking such equipment on to the next project;
Recordkeeping, as required, to document work activities being performed by yourself, and others, and outside suppliers, in conjunction with the operation of the Company s water intakes, its water transfer business, and such other business activities as may be undertaken by the Company; and,
Overnight travel to field assignments, with work assignments continuing at times for periods of a week s duration or longer, according to project requirements and related factors.
Responsible for the safe, efficient and environmentally sound operation of lease equipment, pumping facilities and water transfer operations.
Monitors, inspects, lubricates, and performs minor repairs in order to maintain pumps, both electric and diesel, and flow meters.
Installs and monitors water transfer equipment, including pumps, flow meters, builder pods and various valves necessary for transfer operations.
Keeps down time and operating costs to a minimum and water transfer operations efficient.
Utilizes appropriate safety equipment and ensuring that all company policy, procedures, governmental regulations, etc. Are adhered to.
Direct, assist, and train employee(s) working with them.


May manage subordinate employees or contractors. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization s policies and applicable laws.


The physical demands here 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.

Ability to lift and / or carry up to 75 pounds on a daily basis.
Ability to walk on uneven, slippery and muddy conditions
Ability to sit and / or stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours daily.
Ability to work out of doors in all environmental conditions.
Ability to operate and maneuver on and off an all-terrain vehicle throughout the day.
Worker will be subject to other physical activities required, to include climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions.
Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and range of vision necessary to safely perform job functions


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Outdoor work in all weather conditions.

We are an EOE.

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