Operations Specialist Appalachia

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Full-timeEstimated: $48,000 – $60,000 a year3 hours ago
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
Full Job Description

DHI’s Water Transfer service line collects and moves water through poly pipe, lay flat hose and underground pipeline systems from water sources to customer frac jobs. Water Transfer employees work on crews and are responsible for setting up, operating, and rigging down jobs safely. Their work is laborious and performed outdoors in all types of conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Multi-skilled and experienced in water transfer rig up, rig down, and water transfer operations.

Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues that occur during rig up, rig down, and water transfer operations

Serves as a lead operator or operator on work on rig up crew and water transfer job as directed

Laying and picking up lay flat hose, installing road crossings, unloading pipe, field materials, equipment, connecting lay-flat hose with clamps, installing manifolds, setting, and tying in pumps and other essential equipment for water transfer operations.

Observing machine operations, and gauges, and adjust controls to maintain specified conditions

Monitoring fuel tote levels at job site

Serves as DHI Person in Charge (“PIC”) on assigned jobs as directed

Oversees the DHI crew members on the assigned job

Driving trucks to transport equipment, personnel and perform job task

Responsible for care, cleanliness, and maintenance of the truck assigned to the job

Reports any issues immediately to Field Manager and or Director of Operations

Following all safety procedures and using proper PPE as required per specific job task

Assist in containment and spill clean ups

Communicating with other workers, using signals, radios, and telephones

Using common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches

Attending and successfully completing training as directed for DOT, OSHA, and safety

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


3 years of experience and/or equivalent training

Must live within 50 miles of Midland, TX

Must be detail oriented due to the necessity of safety

Must possess strong oral and written communications skills

Strong critical thinking skills

Able to thrive in a team environment

Experience in energy industry a plus

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

Physical Demands

Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme cold and heat, near moving mechanical parts; exposure to high wind, ice, snow, wet and/or humid conditions, vibration, and dust is expected.

Worker will be subject to other physical activities required, to include climbing, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, seeing, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions

Exposure to noise levels requiring the use of hearing protection

Prolonged sitting, standing, walking

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Ability to individually lift: Maximum 75 lbs

Work Schedule

This position requires 40 hours per week and the willingness to work additional hours when needed.

This position will be scheduled on a rotational work schedule of 16 days on and 4 days off or another schedule that meets business needs.


Each DHI employee is responsible, professional, and accountable for conducting their job tasks in a safe and healthy manner. Employee responsibilities include performing your job in accordance with Health Safety Security & Environmental (HSSE) philosophy, standards, programs, rules and permits. Each employee will work responsibly and take any necessary precautions to protect him/herself, as well as others in the work area from injury and health hazards. Employees are expected to immediately report all incidents to a supervisor or Person in Charge (PIC) and to the appropriate field HSE coordinator. In addition, employees are expected to actively participate in HSSE meetings and promptly correct unsafe acts and/or conditions. A detailed listing of employee responsibilities can be found in the DHI’s Safety Handbook.

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans

11 paid holidays

Paid time off

Retirement and Savings (401K) plan

$1,000 retention bonus paid every 6 months from start date

Disclaimer Clause

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. There are no exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills abilities, physical demands and working conditions associated with the position.

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