Water Pump Technician

  • Big Bear Energy Services
  • 3 Industrial Drive, Sylvan Lake, AB, Canada
Full time Drilling / workover / completions/ well area Environmental Facilities services

Job Description

Big Bear Energy Services is looking for hardworking, motivated, energetic, safety and customer service focused Pump Technicians to join our Water Transfer Crew. Please note that this position is based out of Sylvan Lake, Alberta and we do not supply accommodations in Sylvan Lake.

Big Bear Energy Services offers:

  • Excellent Benefits
  • Competitive Wages
  • Team Environment
  • Company Matching RRSP Program
  • Perks Program

Our Water Pumping Technicians are responsible for safely operating equipment to rig in and out hose lines for water transfers. The Pump Technician operates and maintains water pumps and related water transfer equipment, tests line connections, and documents water flow readings. The Water Transfer Pump Technician will execute the job following all procedures and policies, and reports directly to the Water Pumping Supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Follows Big Bear Energy Service’s Procedures and Policies
  • Haul equipment to and from location
  • Rig in and out lines required for water transfer
  • Safely operate and maintain water pumps
  • Document water flow readings
  • Test line connections
  • Shutting down transfer line and pigging out the line


  • Experience in water surface line transfers and frac transfers
  • Experience with filtration units, and pump & hose installation
  • Experience pulling a trailer behind a pickup
  • Attention to detail for job rig in and daily documentation
  • Mechanical and Electrical knowledge
  • Effective time management skills
  • Experience working in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Able to work on a rotating schedule: days or nights
  • Safety orientated
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to successfully pass drug and alcohol test, and company road test; if required
  • Prefer Local to the area 

Required Tickets

  • Standard First Aid
  • H2S Alive
  • CSO (Common Safety Orientation)
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's Licence with a clean driver's abstract

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $70,000.00-$80,000.00 per year