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MWD Operator - Casper, WY*

Scientific Drilling Inc.
Casper, WY
  • Expired: October 10, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Scientific Drilling is looking for a MWD Operator to work in our Rockies District in Casper, WY. Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and logging Service Company serving customers worldwide. Our industry leading navigation systems provide definitive wellbore placement information, enabling safer and more efficient placement of tightly spaced wellbores throughout the world. We are motivated by crafting innovative and elegant solutions to technically challenging problems.

The MWD Operator will provide quality service related to job preparation and planning. Assist the Senior and Lead MWD Operators in supervision, training, and development of the MWD Operator Trainees.

We currently have two positions available.

Key Job Functions:

  • Assists and supports Senior and Lead MWD Operators at the well site.
  • Learns through hands on training while focusing on achieving necessary level of proficiency.
  • Assists in the initiation, investigation and close out of non-conformance reports.
  • Assists in the management of inventory and supplies required at the well site.
  • Becomes familiar with the oilfield in general and company specific tools and services.
  • Works under the supervision of other company MWD Operators.
  • Provides pre-job and post-job support to MWD Operators.
  • Able to rig-up and rig-down at the well site.
  • Able to prepare MWD and basic LWD tools.
  • Assists in LWD log generation and delivery.
  • Assists shop technicians in checking and preparing MWD/LWD equipment for the job.
  • Assists in the management of inventory and supplies required at the well site.
  • Assists the Senior and Lead MWD Operators in the preparation of required reports.
  • Participates in post job debriefings.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.
  • Actively supports Quality Management Systems, requirements, and initiatives.

Key Job Competencies:

  • Learns quickly and adapts to new problems and situations.
  • Pursues every job with drive and determination.
  • Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions.
  • Is personally committed to continual improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Listens and is able to communicate effectively with managers and peers, both written and verbally.
  • Able to understand and follow instructions.
  • Presents self with professional appearance and behavior.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 6 months minimum MWD Operator Trainee experience or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

Work Environment, Physical Job Requirements and PPE:

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, climb stairs, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift, and carry under 45 lbs., perceive depth, and operate a motor vehicle.
  • Conditions include working inside and outside in all types of weather. Working around moving objects, moving vehicles and machines with moving parts. Working around radiant and electrical energy. Working closely with others, working alone, working extended, or irregular hours, and travelling by all possible modes of transportation. Working environment may include but not limited to excessive, intermittent, or constant noise, fumes, smoke, gases, grease, dust, oils and solvents.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing the essential job function include but not limited to computer and related equipment, calculator, special instrumentation, forklift, pallet jack, hand tools, power tools, air tools, telephone, and automobile. Ability to wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to, safety glasses, hardhat, reinforced toed shoes, coveralls, gloves & hearing protection.

Limitations and Disclaimer:

This job description describes the general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position; it is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required for the position.

The general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position are subject to modification in order to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some physical requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health or safety to themselves or others.

This job description neither states nor implies that the listed general duties and responsibilities and physical requirements associated with the position are the only tasks expected of an employee. An employee is also required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks requested by their supervisor and not in violation of any applicable laws, regulations, or rules.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully, an employee must possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty, responsibility, and physical requirement proficiently.

Scientific Drilling Inc.


Casper, WY
82604 USA



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