Shop Hand in Midland, TX   at Irby

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Midland, TX
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Shop Hand

This position is responsible for performing high quality shop work, field service, and to respond to customer needs in a positive, caring and timely manner, and to ensure maximum value for work performed.  Additional responsibilities include managing small to large amount of inventory. Candidate must be a hard worker and get used to continuous manual labor and be able to lift heavy objects, up to 100 pounds. The successful candidate must possess effective people skills as well as technical expertise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • On a daily basis, must be able to repair pumps in a team environment.
  • Self-direct work flow on a regular basis with a limited amount of supervision.
  • Communicate on a daily basis in an effective manner, both written and orally, with customers, and employees in a professional manner in a field service environment.
  • Load delivery trucks with appropriate inventory and pump sizes to deliver to wells in a timely manner while maintaining safe driving skills.
  • Knowledge of the highway and lease road systems of the surrounding area (100 miles of Midland, Texas).
  • Must be able to wear steel toed boots for 8 – 12 hour shifts.
  • Must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to negotiate through rough terrain.
  • Must be able to negotiate ladders.
  • Must maintain vehicle service as needed and keep vehicle as neat and clean as possible.
  • On a regular basis discuss daily challenges of the job with supervisor.
  • Perform duties on an “on call” basis and after hours as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education/Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Ability:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Math Ability:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of Word Processing software.
  • Background and DMV check required
  • Initial and random drug screening required

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; climb; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is often required to reach with hands and arms and occasionally required to taste or smell.

Associate may often be required to work in in-climate weather, i.e. extreme heat and/or cold.

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