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Gun Loader - Wireline

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 12:26:50 PM
  • 2838791
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Midland


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Role Summary:
The Gun Loader - Wireline will be responsible for the loading and checking of gun systems that are used in district as well as maintaining of all paperwork associated with the explosives used in district.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Gun Loader – Wireline, you will:

  • Comply with all safety, health, environmental and quality Management System requirements, policies and procedures relevant to the position
  • Lead on ensuring technical compliance with the HSE requirements of the Company’s stakeholders, customers and regulators
  • Ensure customer requirements are met according to jobs given to them by managers
  • Be responsible for quality control of all subs and associated equipment and use good judgment on all assembly aspects
  • Maintain inventory of switches, O-rings and associated equipment for all gun systems used in district
  • Takes new barrels, disassembles and prepares parts for loading
  • Precut detonating cord, feed through wire and ground wire
  • Install detonating cord and load charges
  • Install feed through wire and ground wire to charge holder
  • Install tube into barrel and install locking ring
  • Ensure compliance with DOT and ATF guidelines

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution (OR Minimum 5 years of experience in gun loading within the wireline industry, in lieu of education)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in gun loading within the wireline industry

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to acquire and maintain ATF Employee Possessor Questionnaire (EPQ)
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License
  • To the extent that you are applying for a position that requires you to operate a GE owned / leased or rented vehicle for company business, you must be willing to submit to a check of your driving record
  • Ability and willingness to keep accurate inventory of all explosives
  • Ability and willingness to problem solve perforating gun systems and implements to perforating guns

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of different gun types and what is needed for the proper loading of guns
  • Knowledge of ATF rules and regulations for storing and handling explosives
  • Knowledge of EB switch system and be able to load and fully assemble system

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Midland

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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