Pump Technician

Distribution Now Hobbs , NM 88241

Posted 3 months ago

At DistributionNOW, we believe our associates are the best in the business. We value and reward hardworking, creative, and dedicated employees that desire to be part of a team committed to outstanding customer service.


The Pump Technician is responsible for the repair, assembly and disassemble of downhole pumps.


  • Work with hands and wrenches, threaders, ball and seat testers, plunger miches, and barrel miches

  • Build well files per customers' fields

  • Prepare detailed reports and track trends to recommend changes in material and design to improve pump run and lower customer costs

  • Remedy chronic failures

  • Develop a system to double check pump components as to correct make up as to not be over tightened or loose

  • Forecast parts usage and work with suppliers to stay abreast of new technology

  • Learn and understand the different pump designs for gaseous, sandy and corrosive fluids


  • High School diploma and/or equivalent.

  • Solid mechanical knowledge and mathematical background

  • Experience with / Knowledge of: Pumping Well mechanics, Stroke lengths, Corrosion of metal parts, Gas / Oil interface, H2S, Scale, Iron sulfide Problems

  • Knowledge of down hole and work over terms

  • Experience with rod string sizes, down hole tubing sizes and rod spacing

  • Organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Valid driver's license and acceptable MVR at all times

  • Communication skills, both written and oral, with DNOW field personnel and customers

  • Ability to move, disassemble and re-assemble long, sometimes heavy, down hole pumps

  • Ability to work without supervision and possibly at a customer's location


  • Competitive Salary + bonus

  • 401(k)/ Retirement savings

  • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage)

  • Career growth

  • Friendly work environment

  • Paid vacation/holidays

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