Testing Technician - Odessa, TX

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing technical services for existing customers, providing assistance to initiate sales to new customers and industries, and increasing sales of Pilot Thomas Logistics (PTL) Commercial & Industrial offerings.

75%-90% travel within designated region, all expenses paid. Only one position is available and the candidate can reside within DFW, Odessa, San Antonio or Victoria, TX. Candidate will be required to spend one week out of the month within designated region, Odessa, TX.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform coolant flush and hydraulic filtration services on customer locations. Take samples and report particle count and contamination findings into presentation for customer’s preventative maintenance program. Computer knowledge needed.
  • Train customer personnel and most especially personnel on rigs associated with the AMP program in sampling technique, sample label preparation and report interpretation.
  • Obtain used oil and coolant samples from engines, mud pumps, rotary tables, top drives and other equipment. This includes any drilling rigs serviced by PTL in that require sampling assistance or rigs on the AMP program.
  • Tank Monitor install and repair on customer locations.
  • Equipment repair (pumps, hoses, etc.) on PTL and Customer locations.
  • Fabricate and install lube/chemical dispensing systems for drilling contractors and customer shops.
  • Conduct rig inspections and audits along with the associated reports.
  • Assist with performing engine inspections using the borescope and other means.
  • Assist with fuel tank sampling
  • Provide technical information.
  • Work actively to improve gross profit of all sales
  • Add value through technical service offerings.
  • Promote value of PTL products and services.
  • Provide necessary documentation (field paper work and delivery tickets) to Office Personnel in an accurate and timely manner.

Other Functions:

  • Special projects as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Class A CDL preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 25 years’ old.
  • 1-year prior driving experience in Class B vehicle.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Excellent verbal and writing communications skills.


  • High school diploma or GED required

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability and willing to work long hours including day and night shifts.
  • Ability to lift 50 to 100 lbs.

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