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MWD Field Specialist at Surge Hire

MWD Field Specialist

Surge Hire Midland, TX (On Site) Full-Time

The MWD Field Specialist's 2 primary responsibilities are to participate in the operation of on-site duties, troubleshooting procedures and making repairs with little or no supervision. The MWD Field Specialist 2 works under the direction of the senior MWD Specialist on location.


Detailed Description:

  • Run and operate gamma logging equipment and software
  • Follow procedures for all job duties and accurately complete all job paperwork
  • Assemble, run and operate both mud pulse tools, using appropriate surface gear, and following mud pulse procedures
  • Recognize and accurately inventory all appropriate tools on location
  • MWD tool assembly and surface gear rig up
  • Remain on wellsite for the duration of directional operations or until released by customer/supervisor
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and make necessary repairs to equipment in operation while drilling
  • Utilize MS Office Suite and other related computer programs required for job completion
  • Accurately qualify survey data
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Work independently and prioritize tasks based on operational needs
  • Make sound and quick decisions to support all operations while maintaining a continuously safe working environment
  • Work with an emphasis on individual safety and safety for others, including coworkers and third parties
  • Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to assemble, run, and operate MS Directional MWD tools and equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with coworkers, internal and external customers, and third parties
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the work shift
  • Demonstrate clear communication skills including ability to read, write and speak English as well as understand and promptly follow verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to judge near and far distances to maintain awareness of, watch, and report ongoing work activities to coworkers and third parties
  • Willing to work extended schedules, including extra days, nights, weekends and holidays

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ months MWD experience running MS Directional Tools or 1+ years US Land MWD experience
  • Gamma logging experience
  • Eligible to meet requirements to drive on Company business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • BenchTree surface gear experience
  • Noralis surface gear experience
  • DigiDrill logging software experience
  • EM Experience
  • Basic computer skills with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook etc.)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $91,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • MWD: 1 year (Required)

Recommended Skills

  • Assembly And Installation
  • Communication
  • Drilling Operations
  • English
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
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