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Junior Water Transfer Technician

A Junior Water Technician is responsible for learning the industry standards of ensuring that freshwater movement occurs effectively and efficiently as required by an oil and gas operator.

Job Title: Junior Water Transfer Technician
Department: Operations
Manager: Water Transfer Team Lead and Water Transfer Manager
FLSA: Hourly, Exempt

Summary: Water transfer is a new oil field service operation for Ute Energy that was established in November of 2019 with innovation, technology, efficiency, honor, and integrity at the forefront of our way of doing business. Water is the land’s lifeblood for the Ute Indian Tribe, and Ute Energy respectfully can ensure the valuable water resources of the Tribe are transferred with our community ideals and sovereign laws respected. A Water Transfer Technician must understand and promote this company culture. Ute Energy‘s expectations of every employee is to strive for success in the workplace and to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

A Junior Water Transfer Technician is an entry level position within Ute Energy. They are responsible for learning and becoming familiar with freshwater movement and how it occurs effectively and efficiently as required by an oil and gas operator. The goal is for the Junior Technician position to create a pathway of advancement to the Water Transfer Technician position.

The ideal candidate will, demonstrate a strong work ethic, be effective in a team environment, communicate well with peers, strive to learn and grow, adopt or demonstrate safe work practices and bring a positive attitude daily.

Ute Energy Exploration and Marketing Expectations of All Employees:
Is it expected that all Ute Energy employees:

Facilitate open communication with their fellow employees, clients, and community partners. Attend and participate in meetings, work groups, team meetings, committees, workshops, individual training, and training conferences and seminars when assigned.

Obtain a working knowledge of and comply with all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to, the Employee Handbook, Personnel Policies and Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures, service plans and any other related policy and procedures.

Report to work at scheduled times and maintain acceptable attendance records as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to learn, then demonstrate capability within the following:
  • Operating pumps and valves

  • Rigging up frac pads and pumps

  • Reeling out lay flat and reeling up lay flat

  • Ensuring a clean work area (free of trash)

  • Making sure pumps are full of fuel

  • Monitoring water tanks so they don’t over fill and or go empty

  • Making sure the pump is operating properly and any leaks are being reported

  • Reporting to leads and manager

Performs other duties as assigned and reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Typical oil field service work with 24 hour and 7 day a week schedule, and Holiday work is required. 24 Hour call-out schedule, no exceptions. A typical work week is 50 hours +.

Qualifications: 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. Not ALL QUALIFICATIONS are quantifiable, qualifications will be discussed and assessed during the scheduled interview and throughout the probationary period by UEEM management. The requirement listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Able to thrive in a team environment

  • Always fit for duty

  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds safely

  • Must possess time and duty self-management skills

  • Must be able to work at below freezing and extreme heat temperatures in a safe manner

  • Must be able to equip and maintain any PPE assigned to you (including COVID-19)

  • Must possess working knowledge of work management software, general computer and smartphone applications understanding, and a professional manner of communications

  • Must have working knowledge of diesel and gas engines as well as fluid pump heads attached to the engine

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
Class A license is required, CDL recommended

Employment Conditional upon the Results of the Following:
  • Must be able to pass to preemployment drug testing and random drug testing throughout the employment period

  • Must possess a clean MVR and maintain throughout employment

How to Apply:

 To apply for a position at Ute Energy, please follow these steps:
  1. Download and Prepare Your Application.

  2. Submit Your Application.

  3.  Wait for the selection Process.

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We appreciate your interest in joining our team at Ute Energy Exploration & Marketing. We are excited to hear from talented individuals who share our passion and commitment. 

Ute Energy is committed to equal employment opportunity and to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, disrespectful and/or other unprofessional conduct based on sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, race (including traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), transgender (including transitioning), national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


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