• Operator Tong

    Job Locations US-OH-Carrollton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/4/2019 10:53 AM)
    Company Name
    International Snubbing Services, LLC
    Field Operations
  • Overview

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    International Snubbing Services (ISS), utilizes technology, innovation and imagination to meet the changing needs of its clients while staying ahead of the competition. Founded in 1982, ISS has a long history in the well control business and is the only company that maintains custom-built equipment strictly for well control applications. Available for use on land and offshore, our stand-alone snubbing units have been specifically designed to handle extreme and hazardous well conditions in the most remote of locations. Additionally, our rig assist unit and quick rig versions provide our customers with extremely fast rig-ups. ISS ensures that its service to customers remains at peak levels. To this end, ISS personnel are not only trained to use our custom-built equipment, but they are also trained to skillfully utilize ancillary equipment designed by other manufacturers. ISS constantly strives to improve and raise industry standards through team effort and equipment improvements. The results are innovative, superior solutions to problems encountered in the market and stronger working bonds between the customer and ISS.

    Through participation in the E-Verify program, Superior Energy Services, Inc. electronically verifies the employment eligibility and Social Security Number validity of all new hires. ISS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veterans.


    Excellent Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Matching 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan


    To visually inspect and ensure the safety of the equipment prior to beginning operations, throughout operations, and upon completion of all operations by means of carrying out all maintenance, inspections, and repairs on the tongs.
    • Execute tong and pumping operations
    • Inspect, service, and maintain the tong
    • Maintain the correct torque using the tong relief valve (Confirm torque value)
    • Change out tong dies
    • Assist in installing the tong arm and other mechanisms that hold the tong and ensure the equipment is properly secured and maintained, and ensure the height is correct for safe operation
    • Rig up and rig down, offload, and spot equipment
    • Operate lay-down systems, counterbalance winches, and lifting equipment
    • Operate high pressure pump • Complete Critical Function Tests (CFT) as assigned
    • Weigh mud and check viscosity, calculate pit volumes, and monitor returns from shakers
    • Prepare for drilling / milling operations by checking valves alignment, ensuring equipment is not isolated, and assigning charging pumps, liner-cooling pumps, and pit agitators
    • Nipple up and down, maintain and assist with BOP repairs.
    • Use appropriate mixing procedures and arrange mud materials and chemicals for safe use
    • Attend and take an active role in daily safety meetings
    • Report all near misses and injuries immediately to the supervisor
    The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified; nothing restricts the company’s right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time or for any reason.


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Knowledge of mechanics of power tongs
    • Maintain valid Well control
    • FAST Training • One year experience reading and understanding equipment certification and test charts
    • HUET, Water Survival and Basic Firefighting
    • Behavior Based Safety System and Risk Assessments


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