Drill Stem Tester

TETRA Technologies - Houston, Texas Area

Posted 882 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Oil & Energy
  • Job ID
    2766640

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Job description

  • Perform Drill Stem Testing (DST) operations at customer well sites proficiently and professionally.
  • Liaise with customers before and after jobs to clarify plans and review results.
  • Assemble, prepare and disassembl tools and equipment for DST operations and well testing services.
  • Manage tool maintenance diligently and keep records as per TETRA guidelines and policies.
  • Operate drill stem test tools in conjunction with well testing surface equipment format.
  • Calculate operating hydraulics of well and tool dynamic forces.
  • Troubleshoot any problems with DST tools.
  • Provide testing reports and data to the customer.
  • Ensure the customer is satisfied with the service provided and accuracy of data.
  • Perform cleaning, operational function testing and pressure testing of equipment during the pre-job period.
  • Provide input to the planning for well tests including tool set-ups, well site direction and customer related support activities.
  • Complete required documentation relating to equipment and personnel during the course of the operations performed.
  • Participate in the Product Line Engineeringdevelopment by interacting with engineering teams to improve tool design and function.
  • Perform JSA’s to ensure understanding of tasks and associated risks so that the work is performed safely.
  • Provide a positive and proactive service for the customer; ensuring that all tasks performed meet the customer’s standards in order to maintain a positive image of the company.
  • Promote safety awareness and environmental consciousness, and comply with all applicable safety and environmental procedures and regulations. 
  • Promote and take an active part in the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Fulfill duties and responsibilities to ensure that all HSE and Quality procedural issues are followed.
  • Work with TETRA management system to ensure all records are kept properly and reports are communicated appropriately and professionally.
  • Position will require work on a flexible rotation schedule where the candidate will be expected to work overseas for periods up to several weeks in rotation.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least three years of DST experience, with extensive knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical drill stem testing tools.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English. Multi language skills will be given preference.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills, teamwork, and mentoring abilities.
  • Self-motivated and can work independently.
  • High school or similar education level.  Preference will be given to degreed engineers.
  • Ability to complete all essential mathematical applications regarding tool hydraulics and well operations.
  • Computer skills including MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Spoken and written English.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.
  • Pass the required physical examination, including drug and alcohol screening.  Pass a background check with no state or federal felony convictions.

About this company

TETRA Technologies

TETRA Technologies, Inc. is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company focused on completion fluids and other products, production testing, wellhead compression, and selected offshore services including well plugging and abandonment, decommissioning, and diving. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, TETRA is a global company with employees and operations on five continents.

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