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Hot Oil Unit Driver

Hot Oil Unit Driver

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We are currently seeking a Hot Oil Unit Operator for an established West Texas- based Operator.



Eunice, NM

Stanton, TX

Welch, TX


The Hot Oil Unit Operator will be responsible for the following:


- 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, indicators, and hand signals to monitor job activities and conditions
- Carrying and laying out hoses and joints of pipes from the truck to the wellhead or battery
- Connecting and disconnecting hoses and joints of pipes, 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