Motorman Jobs


Motorman nature of work

A motorman is the member of the oil rig crew responsible for maintenance of the engines. While all members of the oil rig crew help with major repairs, the motorman does routine preventive maintenance, minor repairs, drive trucks and operate specialized hydraulic pumping systems to place cement in wells or to treat wells with chemicals, sand mixtures or gases to stimulate production.

Motormen are employed by oil drilling and well service contractors and by petroleum producing companies.

Motorman work conditions

motorman jobs picThe motorman usually works long hard days on extended roster systems and either outdoors in all weather conditions or underground. The motorman work is generally hard and physically demanding. Progression to oil and gas well driller or service rig operator is possible with experience.

Motorman duties and tasks

The motorman may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Align and manipulate sections of pipe or drill stem from a platform on the rig derrick during the removal and replacement of strings of pipe, or drill stem and drill bit
  • Assemble pumping equipment and attach pumps and hoses to wellhead
  • Assist in setting up, taking down and transporting drilling and service rigs
  • Drive well services truck to well site
  • May mix chemicals and cements
  • Operate and maintain drilling mud systems and pumps during drilling, and mix mud chemicals and additives
  • Operate and maintain drilling rig diesel motors, transmissions and other mechanical equipment
  • Operate hydraulic pumping systems to pump chemicals, gases, sand, cement or other material into well
  • Read gauges to monitor pressure, density, rate and concentration and adjust pumping procedure as required
  • Record mudflows and volumes and take samples
  • Supervise floorhands and laborers
  • Perform other tasks as needed

If you are able to meet these requirements and you are motivated to be part of highly motivated team of people please, apply for a motorman position through one of the links below:

motorman jobs

SnoValley Star

Motor man — Evergreen Ford employee retires after 70 years in car business
SnoValley Star
Motor man — Evergreen Ford employee retires after 70 years in car business. May 13, 2015. By Dan Aznoff. Evergreen Ford's Roy Malmassari calls it a career. By Greg Farrar Roy Malmassari, Evergreen Ford fleet manager, celebrating his 50th year working.

New York Post

Subway motorman survives explosion on tracks caused by vandals
New York Post
A subway motorman survived a terrifying explosion when he removed a garbage can from the tracks that has been tossed by a group of notorious subway punks, transit sources said. The 6 train hit the front of the can about 5:50 a.m. Sunday at the Cypress ...
Garbage can sparks massive subway explosion as motorman tries to clear 3rd railNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
New York subway worker caught in trash can

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Issaquah Press

Motor man — Evergreen Ford employee retires after almost 70 years in car ...
Issaquah Press
Evergreen Ford Fleet Manager Roy Malmassari, a 1947 graduate of Issaquah High School, celebrating his 50th year working with Ford, where he started as a mechanic upon receiving his diploma, kneels beside the distinctive Ford logo on the grill of an ...