Kelly Services Bulk Plant Operator - BJ Services in Santa Fe Springs, California


Headquartered in Tomball, Texas, BJ Services is the largest North American-focused, pure-play pressure pumping services provider. BJ Services provides hydraulic fracturing and cementing services to leading upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American oil and natural gas resources. We operate field locations serving all major North American oil and natural gas shale basins. Our shared culture is built by an unwavering pursuit for perfecting operational execution in the oilfield.

JOB PURPOSE: The Operator is responsible for driving, operating, and maintaining equipment such as the Hydration Unit, Chemical Additive Unit and/or Blender equipment.



  • Responsible for driving and operating heavy and complex Fracturing trucks and equipment (i.e. Hydration Unit, Blender, etc).

  • Responsible for calculating and monitoring chemical, fluid, and/or sand ratios and lbs per revolution to perform service.

  • Individually performs, or instructs Field Operators, to adjusts, mix and/or add in chemicals, sand, or fluids as necessary based on calculations.

  • Utilizes information gathered from calculations/ratios/or other factors in the field to adjust to situations and understands consequences to actions.

  • Acts as a mentor to Operators in Training and other Operators. Assists in training and provides guidance on safe and effective operating procedures.

  • Troubleshoots any problems with equipment (i.e. chemical pumps, flow meters, etc) and ensures damaged or defective parts get repaired.

  • Completes load / off-load paperwork (Transport of Dangerous Goods) as needed for Nitrogen pump jobs

  • Performs rigging in / out duties for fracturing equipment for service; contributes to safe rigging operations during and after service delivery

  • Lifts, carries and moves iron pipes, hoses, and fracturing equipment to / from trucks and good site

  • Aligns, assembles and disassembles iron, hoses, and fracturing pieces

  • Maintains truck and equipment to BJ Services standards, and ensures all equipment, including personal protective equipment, is in proper working order.

  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water pre-and post-trip

  • Performs routine maintenance on fracturing equipment (i.e. quarterly maintenance inspections, 200 & 400 hour inspections and services on trucks and equipment).

  • Completes required paperwork and submits it to the appropriate parties accurately and on time (i.e. Critical Well Checklist, fuel log report, timesheets and log books, maintenance reports, month-end expense reports, trip permits, etc).

  • Maintains BJ Services Safety Standards always: shop, yard, location and while traveling.

  • Reports all hazards or potentially hazardous situations, accidents, incidents and injuries immediately to supervisor.

  • Attends weekly Safety Meetings.

  • All other duties assigned


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the environment is moderate to loud.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Hazmat endorsement

  • 2+ years prior oilfield service experience

  • Demonstrated competence of Hydration Unit, Chemical Additive Unit, and Blender equipment manual and practical exam

  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG), and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to think on feet and adapt to situations

  • Ability to work as part of a team; strong sense of teamwork

  • Problem recognition and solving skills

  • Highly safety conscious

  • Highly motivated

  • Ability to work a work schedule of 15 days on, 6 days off, and travel up to 100%


BJ Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, BJ Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.