Nuverra Environmental Solutions

Water Transfer Service Mechanic

Job Locations US-ND-Watford City
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 7:58 AM)
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We are Nuverra Environmental Solutions, a company dedicated to the protection, enhancement and advancement of environmental solutions. We partner with E&P and industrial companies who share our vision for a sustainable future.


We specializes in providing environmentally compliant and sustainable solutions to a national footprint of customers who demand the highest level of environmental compliance and accountability from their service providers. Together with our customers, we fundamentally support sustainable energy generation and American energy independence.


Nuverra is currently seeking the right candidate for the Water Transfer Service Mechanic position at our Watford City location. This position will be responsible for the maintenance and repair on a fleet of pickups, air compressors, pumps and skid steers. Primary duties will be working on diesel engines





  • 2 years mechanic experience
  • Oil and gas industry experience a plus
  • Must have experience working on hydraulics
  • Must have experience working with automotive electrical
  • Must have equipment repair experience
  • Must have diesel engine repair experience
  • Must have pump repair experience


Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A CDL preferred
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast pace changing environment
  • Read and understand directions, road maps and geographical maps
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Positive communication skills
  • Will work in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work different shifts and overtime


Education or Training:

  • Valid diesel mechanic certificate from vocation or trade school preferred
  • Must own basic hand tools, socket set up to 1 1/2” and impact wrench



  • Must be able to lift 50lbs, occasionally up to 75lbs
  • Wear all required PPE
  • Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body in order to be able to work in various positions, but not limited to stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling, squatting, and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to reach over head with hands and arms, climb or balance
  • Be able to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls,
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals
  • The noise level requires ear protection while operating equipment
  • Flexible Schedule able to work holidays nights and on call if necessary


Essential Job Functions:

  • Monitor maintenance schedule on Water Transfer/Rentals Equipment
  • Make mechanical repairs on equipment, including lubrication, electrical, air, hydraulic, pneumatic, oil level, brakes, springs, clutches, vacuum pumps, radiators, turbos, replacing tires, wheel seals, welding, air compressors, pumps(2”-12” centrifugal, Impeller Style Trash Pump; Transfer Pumps) and fabrication
  • Service and provide preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Replacement of non-warranty components
  • Maintain shop tools and parts inventory
  • Keep work area neat and clean
  • Comply with all safety rules according to OSHA standards
  • Will complete DOT inspections with little or no supervision
  • Communicates with supervisor on parts required for units 

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 


Nuverra is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. Nuverra provides opportunities in all aspects of employment on the basis of business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to a person’s age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Nuverra also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please advise Nuverra if you require an accommodation in the application process.


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