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  • 1) Operates power hoist in truck-mounted, pulling-machine derrick to transfer rod sections to and from derrick racks to rod lifting clamps as sections are removed or returned to oil well: Climbs ladder attached to side of derrick to rod platform.

  • 2) Presses rod hoist control pedal on rod platform to lower rod transfer device to proximity of rod sections suspended in derrick.

  • 3) Attaches transfer device to rod sections and releases pedal to raise rod sections for disconnection of rod lifting clamp.

  • 4) Unlatches lifting clamp and presses pedal to lower rod sections while manually guiding sections into rod holding slots attached to derrick.

  • 5) Descends derrick ladder to tubing platform and fastens safety belt to prepare to transfer tubing sections.

  • 6) Disconnects lifting clamp from tubing sections that have been raised into derrick, disconnected from subsequent sections in wellhole, and lowered onto ground racking board.

  • 7) Guides tubing sections into slots of tubing rack to stand sections in derrick.

  • 8) Guides tubing sections from tubing rack slots to tubing platform and attaches lifting clamp to sections after defective tubing is replaced, casing repaired, or other oil well service performed.

  • 9) Aligns tubing sections perpendicularly over wellhole to assist in connection of tubing sections and prevent damage to threads of sections.

  • 10) Unfastens safety belt and climbs ladder to rod platform to prepare to transfer rod sections.

  • 11) Presses rod control pedal to lower rod transfer device to rods in holding slots.

  • 12) Attaches device to rod sections and releases pedal to lift rod sections from holding slots.

  • 13) Guides sections over wellhole and presses pedal to lower sections to wellhole for connection to rods in wellhole.

  • 14) Connects lifting clamp to rod sections and disconnects transfer device.

  • 15) Periodically turns adjustment screw on rod hoist control stand to regulate power of hoist.

  • 16) Occasionally operates pump to circulate fluid or mud into wellhole.

  • 17) Occasionally connects oil well head attachments, loads tools, and performs similar duties.




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DOT:   930.683-018

Job Number: 2804