Hot Oil Unit Operator

Eunice, NM posted on February 20

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Key Energy Services-A dynamic and well respected company with a mission to be a leading global well intervention and production enhancement service company. We are the largest provider of onshore well service rigs in the United States and one of the leading onshore, rig-based well servicing contractors in the world.

We are currently seeking a Hot Oil Unit Operator for our Fluid Management Services location.

  • Driving truck with a total capacity in excess of 3 tons
  • Operating high-pressure pump and burner for heating fluids, using controls such as levers, pedals and buttons
  • Operating high-pressure pump to circulate hot oil or water down flowlines, tubing and casing to melt and remove paraffin build-up
  • Operating high-pressure pump to test the integrity of tubing and casing
  • Observing equipment gauges and indicators and hand signals to monitor job activities and conditions
  • Carrying and laying out hoses and joints of pipe from the truck to the wellhead or battery
  • Connecting and disconnecting hoses and joints of pipe using hand tools
  • Following safe operating procedures according to specifications of jobs and equipment specifications of loads and equipment
  • Repairing, maintaining and adjusting equipment, often using hand tools


  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written, in English
  • Must possess a valid, active Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Tanker and Hazmat endorsements and a clean driving record
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at once
  • Basic problem solving and organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills, ability to function in a Windows-based environment

We are proud to offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance 
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Education assistance 
  • Short-Term Disability 
  • Paid time off