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

New York Post

Motorman in fatal subway push struggling with grief, memories
New York Post
The motorman at the controls when a career criminal allegedly shoved a Bronx dad in front of his train rode the subway Monday ​for the first time since the deadly incident ​— and scoffed at the accused killer's claim that he couldn't remember the murder.

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New York Post

Subway motorman back at work, haunted by deadly collision
New York Post
The subway train operator who fatally struck a beloved dad who had been shoved onto the tracks by a madman tried not to let the horrific incident shake him when he returned to work Saturday. James Muriel was at the controls in The Bronx on Nov. 16 when ...
Man charged in subway shove held without bailNorthwest Asian Weekly

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CBS Local

Motorman: Deadly Subway Shoving Incident Was Like Reliving A Nightmare
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The deadly subway push in the Bronx this last weekend left a haunting memory for the motorman who was operating the D Train that took the man's life. As CBS2's Lou Young reported, it was not the first time New York City ...
Suspect facing murder charges for deadly Bronx subway push; ordered held ...WABC-TV
Man charged in NYC subway shove held without bailDaily Mail
Man Pushed in Front Of Subway Train, Witnesses Say, Dies – Search For ...Food World News

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