Rat Hole Fleet Mechanic- (Class A or B CDL required)

Express Energy Services, LLC

Levelland, TX




Responsible for assigned mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repairs and preventive maintenance functions to fleet and equipment to ensure continuous production consistent with established standards.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Management with a responsibility of scheduling and tracking maintenance for fleet and equipment.
  • Ability to maintain fleet with necessary repairs, state compliance and preventive maintenance to maintain operational production level. 
  • Troubleshoots equipment for mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems problems
  • Performs repairs of equipment efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to identify safety hazards and communicate effectively 
  • Ability to work as a Team player and in a professional manner
  • Complies with Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices within the working area
  • Helps to control District costs
  • Maintains documentation and repairs records
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Forklift Operator
  • Diesel Mechanic 

Required Skills

  • Experience Minimum 1-2 years
  • Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple oral and written instructions and effectively communicate/present information one-on-one or in small group situations
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic Skills – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Reasoning Skills - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Ability to handle problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations 

Required Knowledge

  • Basic Electricity
  • Forklift Operations
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Centrifugal transfer pumps (water pumps)
    1. Changing out fluid ends, propellers, and seals.
  • Basic mechanic work
    1. Diesel engine maintenance
      • Alternators
      • Starters
      • Suspension
      • Etc.
  • Trailers
    1. Lights
    2. Suspension
    3. Brakes
  • Suggested, but not limited to
    1. Slight welding skills
  • Must have ability to comprehend Casing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and guidelines for implementation of SOP procedures. guidelines and Company policies.  
  • Must have ability to understand the English language.


Physical Demands

  • This job requires frequent heavy work which is typical of an oilfield job.  
  • Employee will be exposed to outdoor weather elements, high noise and the potential of chemicals and fumes or gasses.  
  • Employee will stand or walk 75% of the time and frequently be asked to bend, squat, reach or climb.
  • Employee must be physically capable of lifting, pulling, pushing tools and equipment up to 50lbs in a safe manner. 
  • Employee must be willing to work in a 24/7 environment 
  • Employee must have ability to work extended hours on location and / or away from home for extended periods.
  • Employee will be exposed to moderate to high noise and the potential of chemicals and fumes or gasses in a shop environment or at field location


Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will, be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules always.