Gun Loader – Wireline
Pleasanton , Texas
November 24, 2016
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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Surface

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Gun Loader - Wireline

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Role Summary/Purpose

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

* Understand different gun types and what is needed for the proper loading of guns

* Understand ATF rules and regulations for storing and handling explosives

* Be able to keep accurate inventory of all explosives

* Be able to problem solve perforating gun systems and implements to perforating guns

* Understand EB switch system and be able to load and fully assemble system

* 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


* 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 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

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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