Project Assistant Intern

Location: Dickinson, ND
Date Posted: 10-12-2017
Job Title:
Project Assistant Intern
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Main Office & Project Sites
Reports to:
General Manager
Status: Full Time, Temporary EEO-1:
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Regular work hours are 7:00AM – 5:30PM Monday through Friday from June 2018 through Aug/Sept 2018.  Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings. Frequent travel to remote projects sites, requiring long days/hours. 
Revised: 8/17/2017
EEO Statement:                                          
 Cruz Energy Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**

Responsible for learning how a wide range of projects in upstream oil and gas are completed and for assisting in designing, planning, managing and reporting on them.
Essential Functions:
  • Work in the field to learn how projects are completed on a step-by-step basis.
  • Analyze project-specific information such as routes, equipment requirements, personnel requirements, costs, timeline, technical specifications and other to build bids and project plans.
  • Assist the Project Engineer in operations activities at project sites, including transporting of supplies and materials needed to conduct work.
  • Assist the Project Manager with long haul rig moves and logistics by building load lists, double-checking dimensions of loads, collecting bids, awarding loads, developing project timeline, preparing information material for crews, and assisting in the management and reporting of the project.
  • Assist the Project Assistant to collect, code, and process timecards, subcontractor invoices, permits, field reports, equipment inspections, rigging inspections and certifications, and other paperwork as needed.
  • Manage specific one-off projects as assigned by Operations Manager, Project Engineer or Dispatcher.
Other Tasks:
  • Assist in preparing status reports on current contracts/projects.
  • Monitor and help ensure safety standards on current projects.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably can also perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
Education and/or Experience:
  • Currently enrolled in college classes
  • Must possess a valid state driver license
  • Previous experience in Oil & Gas
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use a computer and software to record, track and design and analyze data.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Ability to professionally represent the company to suppliers, venders, customers, regulatory agencies and the public.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in writing.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet design schedules with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment in prioritizing and carrying out duties.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing, as needed on project sites.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply first aid in emergency situations.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle to transport work related supplies, equipment and materials.
 Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant


Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Frequent
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasionally
Climbing Occasional Hearing Occasionally
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting 20 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 20 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling 20 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X    Exposed to inclement weather.
2. Extreme Cold    
3. Extreme Heat X Will work outdoors during summer
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience rain
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Will work around vibrating equipment
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X Exposed to engine components and drive train/track.
9. Electric Shock X Working around electrical equipment
10. High, Exposed Places X Will assist on rig moves
11. Radiant Energy NP  
12. Explosives X Diesel fuel exposure.
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X Petroleum distillates.
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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