Pigging Technician Hand

Kermit, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1192976

Location Kermit, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Field Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 18, 2023

Our major client in Oil & Gas industry is seeking a Pigging Tech to work within their facilities located in Kermit, TX for a 12-month assignment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with setup of high-pressure gas separators and air-drying equipment used in the pigging process.
  • Assist with the setup of flow meters and pressure testing and monitoring equipment on pipelines.
  • Assist with loading and launching of pigs in high-pressure gas pipelines and in liquid service pipelines.
  • Assist with the monitoring of pig tracking equipment and geophones for pig travel and arrivals.
  • Safely remove the pigs out of pig traps without the possible contamination of Iron Sulfides and/or paraffin/oil waste.
  • Operate air compressors, liquid service pumps, air-driven pumps, and pneumatic equipment, along with the heavy equipment used to position or stage the other equipment.
  • Perform rigging duties and the required hand signals for offshore crane work.
  • Assist with the bolt up, torquing of blinds, valves, flanges, and pipe spools on liquid and gas pipelines.
  • Create daily reports and timesheets for self and other crew members.
  • Install high-pressure hoses and hard-line from pipelines to separators and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 years’ pipeline/oilfield experience, or similar mechanical/construction/labor experience.
  • Knowledge of pumps for liquid pigging batches.
  • Valid state Driver’s License and be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of the Company’s Driving Policy required.
  • Ability to pass a drug, driving, and background screening.

Work Schedule: 8 days on/ 6 days off



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