Oil Field Jobs -A Texas company is looking for engineers, welders and other employees for an oil field jobs equipment assembly plant it plans to open on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana.Lauren Engineering and Construction of Abilene, Texas, expects to begin operations just south of Bynum by late April, the Missoulian reported Tuesday.
Lauren Engineering plans to haul modular equipment from Abilene and assemble it at a 160-acre site on U.S. Highway 89 for delivery to oil field jobs in Alberta. The company bought the land in November.Lauren is building pipe rack modules, or frameworks that carry large sections of specialized pipes for oil-sands refinery tank farms. They weigh between 40,000 and 150,000 pounds and average 80 feet long.
Choteau's finance director Jodi Rogers says the company is hiring about 70 people.An employment office in Choteau is open briefly on Mondays and Tuesdays to take resumes for jobs at the site. Choteau's finance director Jodi Rogers said the company is hiring about 70 people, including security guards and secretaries.
"It's an opportunity for there to be some good-paying oil rig jobs in our community," Rogers said. "I expect they'll be coming from as far as great Falls. They couldn't pull enough people for that just out of Choteau."The spot at Bynum is one of the first places where the pieces could be put together in large sections and hauled to Canada without crossing a mountain pass or other difficult road obstacles.
The construction work is separate from the so-called mega loads that have been traveling from the Port of Lewiston in Idaho through northwestern Montana to an oil sands project in Alberta Oil Careers.