Craft - Mechanics Watford City, North Dakota


FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Regularly inspects and maintains Heavy Equipment to include but not limited to; Excavators, Front end loaders, Backhoes, Skid steers, Telehandlers, and Man lifts, to ensure all are in working and safe condition
  • Regularly inspects and maintains Fleet vehicles to include, but not limited to; 1 Ton, ¾ ton and ½ Ton pickups, Vans and SUVs with both gas and diesel engines 
  • Regularly inspects and maintains Heavy Fleet vehicles to include but not limited to; Semi-tractors, Dump trucks, Bucket trucks, and Boom trucks 
  • Manages parts inventory to ensure an adequate supply of replacement and preventative maintenance parts and fluids 

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, or Equivalent 
  • Two (2) years' experience with light duty vehicels
  • Three (3) years' experience with heavy equipment in the oilfield, preferred
  • Current and valid driver license with a clean driving record 

Required Education, Training & Certificates: 

  • OSHA 10 certificate or ability to obtain upon hire
  • H2S certificate or ability to obtain upon hire
  • Attends training sessions, seminars and appropriate educational classes required by department 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of mechanical and maintenance processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of mechanical tools and equipment 
  • Ability to implement mechanical knowledge and skills
  • Ability to recognize and respond to dangerous situations or emergencies
  • Ability to diagnose system malfunctions, locate cause of breakdown and correct the problem or recommend solution
  • Ability to set and balance priorities in order to complete projects on time
  • Ability to make decisions and recommend appropriate course of action in difficult situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively as a supervisor both verbal and written
  • Ability to handle stress and possess positive trait even in difficult or challenging situations
  • General knowledge of dianostic computer software and basic computer skills for the purpose of maintenance data entry 

Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by the incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. The incumbent is required to talk, hear, see, sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel or crouch. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Visual Acuity: must be adequate to perform all required tasks in a safe manner. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require use of ear plugs on occasion. Work condition is outside environment (job site/field site) that may have inclement weather conditions. The incumbent is exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles and equipment. 


The above job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not however, be construed as a complete job listing of all duties, which may be required from day-to-day.