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Gun Loader - MBI Energy

Posted on: 18-Apr-2018

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A Gun Loader must be able to supply the required number of guns for stage frac demands. Attention to detail is key to ensuring quality and a high success rate while on location. A Gun Loader is expected to maintain a professional work environment.  Must also focus on and maintain a safe work area and quality products to be used while in the field.


Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Load explosive powder or chemicals into gun perforators used to shoot holes through tubing, casings, and earth formations. 
  • Assemble perforators, using special hand tools.
  • Clean, gauge, and lubricate gun ports distributed along barrel.
  • Insert specified powered charge in chamber of sidewall sample takings cylinder and assembles cylinders, using special tools.
  • Maintain inventory of all explosives and radioactive materials.
  • Must be capable of loading all types of guns.
  • Regulate the purchasing, transportation and use of explosives.
  • Complete all paperwork required by company in addition to all regulatory agencies when receiving or issuing explosives.
  • Must follow all safety rules and company policies.


Required Skills

  • 3+ years of related oilfield experience.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of ATF and applicable State laws.
  • Knowledge of applications of explosives used in the wireline business.
  • Knowledge of what types of explosives are needed for each specific job.
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be able to pass ATF comprehensive background check.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions in a fast paced and high stress environment.
  • Must possess exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work with current and potential customers, both internal and external.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands

The physical demands of this job are outlined in the Functional Job Analysis for this position and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma, GED or equivalent.


Licenses and Certifications

Valid driver's license


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.