Wireline Engineer

at Nine Energy Services
Location Midland, Texas
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


POSITION TITLE: Wireline Engineer 1

The wireline engineer is responsible for the daily operation of a wireline truck, training and supervision of the assigned field staff; and for safely applying the appropriate procedures for the operation of wireline equipment, tools, and techniques in order to ensure quality service.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 18 months related experience.
  • Current Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Hazmat and Airbrake Endorsement; or ability to attain a Class A CDL with specified endorsements within 120 days of employment.
  • Proficient in Warrior software and processing software
  • Expert in Pump Down Operations.


  • Responsible for planning, preparing and executing all Wireline operations on wellsite.
  • Operates perforating assets, runs in hole, shoots guns and pulls out of hole.
  • Ensure communication with cross-shift Engineer to ensure efficient continual operations.
  • Fosters and maintains customer relations by establishing a positive image and confidence in the quality of services and ensures the confidentiality of all logging operations.
  • Maintains direct contact with customer's representatives throughout the operation.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Along with management, complete performance evaluations of subordinate staff and follow up on goals established.
  • Responsible for planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Conducts on the ground training of new employees.
  • Ensures the completion of all daily JSAs on site, as required.
  • Drive BBS compliance and appropriate submissions are taking place.
  • Ensures operations are done safely, efficiently and according to established standards and guidelines Reports discrepancies to management.
  • Ensures load-out and pre-job checks for jobs are correct and complete.
  • Ensures proper records for DOT travel and maintenance of vehicles is complete prior to travel of fleet vehicles.
  • Prepares, drafts, and completes all relevant job documents and submits them in a timely manner
  • Analyzes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data and uses intuition and experience to recommend and implement solutions.
  • Performs troubleshooting of tool, software, equipment, and wireline truck problems.
  • Maintains knowledge of the latest technological changes and operating procedures pertaining to company equipment, tools, and practices to insure maximum operating efficiency.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by manager.

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