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Location Drilling - Permian Basin (TX/NM)  
Division US Drilling Services  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Brief Description

The Electrician will work independently and with other department personnel to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks, including troubleshooting issues and general repair of drilling equipment. This position will report directly to the Electrical Supervisor.


Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Prioritize, schedule, and complete incoming work requests while providing a safe work environment and a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Perform scheduled and proactive maintenance on drilling equipment to ensure a high level of operation.
  • Compile information from walk-through assessments to proactively resolve any issues in order to maintain world-class facilities.
  • Coordinate needed repairs, manage equipment replacement, and oversee vendor performance.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, drilling systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of equipment does not deteriorate.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components.
  • Diagnose electrical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and part catalogs as necessary.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, city, state and federal guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


$36.00/hr - $45.00/hr DOQ and DOE

Position Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Electrician/maintenance technician diploma or degree, with 2-4 years experience.
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to meet company vehicle driving requirements
  • PLC and programming experience is a plus


Available Benefits:

PPO Medical/Dental/Vision/LIfe and ADD Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability/Medical FSA/Child Care FSA/Safe Harbor 401k

Position Electricians  
About the Organization AKITA Drilling is an onshore drilling rig service provider that works with leading operators around the world. We pride ourselves on building relationships with our clients and see every project as a partnership.

Our goal at AKITA Drilling is to hire people who want to establish or further their career in the drilling industry. We are in this industry for the long term, and we are looking to attract candidates who share our vision! Take a look at what career opportunities AKITA Drilling can offer you.


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