Electronics Technician - Gainesville, TX

Date: Jul 28, 2019

Location: Gainesville, Texas, US, 76240

Company: Basic Energy Services

Position Overview: Responsible for the repair, setup, calibration and testing of equipment used in pressure pumping services, onsite or in the field. 

This is a safety sensitive position


Reports to: Area Manager, District Manager


Directs Reports: None


Major duties:

  • Tests electronic components and circuits to locate defects
  • Rebuilds and wires field instrumentation as required
  • Conducts preventative maintenance on all electronic equipment
  • Aligns, adjusts and calibrates equipment according to specifications
  • Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and test
  • Maintains electrical parts inventory to include ordering of electrical parts, shipping and receiving of electrical parts being sent for repair
  • Trains maintenance and operations personnel on electrical systems
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet customer needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills


  • One (1) plus years’ oil and gas experience
  • Extensive field troubleshooting experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of electronic control systems
  • Must be self-motivated with good computer and communication skills
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as background check



  • Electronics/technical certificate
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent education


Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, twisting and standing for long periods of time
  • Exposure to adverse working conditions (heat, cold, rain, dust, noise, etc.)
  • Regular and reliable attendance required


Typical working conditions and hazards:

  • Work is performed in all weather conditions
  • Able to perform duties with protective equipment, H2S respirator where required
  • Potential hazards include working near or with heavy tools and moving machinery
  • Potential exposure to loud noises, airborne toxins, solvents, flammable atmospheres and industrial chemicals



  • This is a safety sensitive position. Essential mental alertness requirements, which include the following, are required to be met as part of the essential job functions, and must be met by Basic Energy Services applicants and current employees. To be considered and eligible for hire, each and every applicant and employee must:
    1. Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
    2. Have, display & maintain the ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment
    3. Not be mentally or physically impaired from any cause, that can adversely affect an employee’s ability to safely and completely perform the duties of the position
    4. Have, display & maintain the ability to work in an unfatigued state
    5. Have, display & maintain the ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance
    6. Have, display & maintain the ability to quickly store and recall instructions in one’s short term memory
    7. Have, display & maintain the ability to concentrate
    8. Have, display & maintain the ability to cope with sudden changes in surrounding and/or emergency situations and/or alarms
    9. Have, display & maintain, demonstrated caring, committed and concerned attitude about safety


If any applicant and/or employee is not able to meet these requirements indefinitely, said applicant and/or employee may not be eligible for employment, re-employment, or promotional opportunities, and may be subject to termination if it is determined that said applicant or employee is determined to be impaired, by following the Company’s reasonable suspicion training, and process.

Reach your full potential.

Basic offers interesting and challenging opportunities for dynamic individuals who want to be part of the exciting oilfield services industry. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value and individual contributions of every employee.

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Benefits programs
  • Training
  • Performance-based financial rewards


Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Environment

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

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