Company: Basic Energy Services
Skills: Floorhand / Roughneck
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Knox City, TX, US
Status: Active

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Position Summary

Carries out a variety of physical activities on the rig floor and job site work location.

Reports to

Operator, Field Supervisor

Direct Reports


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supplies equipment to rig floors as requested
  • Moves pipe using tongs, winches and motorized lifts, or by hand
  • Unscrews or tightens pipe, casing, tubing, and pump rods, using hand and power wrenches and tongs
  • Dismantles and repairs oil field machinery using hand tools and power tools
  • Cleans up spills
  • Keeps pipe deck and main deck areas clean and tidy
  • Assists in setting up, taking down, and transporting drilling and service rigs
  • Performs other tasks as assigned
  • Properly maintain tools

Qualifications and Skills


  • Must be able to pass Basic’s operational and safety courses
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical functions


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education

Physical Requirements


  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Position requires long periods of standing and sitting and the ability to work long hours if necessary
  • Ability to lift up to100 lbs


Working Conditions and Hazards

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Potential hazards include working near or with heavy tools and moving machinery and exposure to chemicals and loud noises

Reach your full potential.

Basic offers interesting and challenging opportunities for dynamic individuals who want to be part of the exciting oilfield services industry. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value and individual contributions of every employee.


  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Benefits programs
  • Training
  • Performance-based financial rewards


Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Environment

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