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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates truck-mounted hoist equipped with derrick to clean out and restore old and damaged oil or gas wells: Moves lever to raise derrick over wellhead.

  • 2) Directs CLEAN-OUT-DRILLER HELPER to jack up truck body and to center hoisting cable over borehole.

  • 3) Assembles and attaches cleanout tools to cable, using handtools.

  • 4) Moves winch lever to lower tools into well.

  • 5) Cleans sand, paraffin, or pipe scale from well, using special scaling and bailing tools.

  • 6) Removes debris from well, using bailer.

  • 7) Lowers blocks composed of soft lead or covered with wax, tar, or soap to take impression of broken equipment in well.

  • 8) Lowers grappling tools into well to probe for and remove obstruction, using hoist.

  • 9) Lowers and raises swabbing tool that creates vacuum and draws well fluids through pipe screens and well perforations, using hoist.

  • 10) May be designated according to specific activity as Bailer; Swabber.




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DOT:   930.363-010

Job Number: 1931