KLX Inc Gunloader in Platteville, Colorado

KLX Energy Services LLC provides a broad range of technical solutions and equipment to our customers. We provide the right people, best equipment and most convenient locations to deliver expert energy services for every phase of the wellsite. This includes drilling, completions, re-fracing, production, workover, and plug and abandonment. From technical services and wireline to rentals and accommodations, we keep our customers operations running economically, effectively and safely.

At KLX, you'll work side-by-side with devoted professionals. You’ll enjoy the benefits of a strong and evolving company; such as excellent compensation and benefits packages, limitless opportunities for professional growth, and a voice in shaping our future. All while working in an environment that emphasizes teamwork, integrity, and professionalism.

We are currently seeking a Gunloader for our Platteville, CO location.


Under general supervision, loads, repairs and properly stores all perforating type guns as well as testing tools and equipment.


  • Performs a combination of gunloading duties, ensures guns are stocked, cleans, gauges and lubricates gun ports, loads explosive powder and/or chemicals into gun perforators and carriers, and assembles perforators

  • Performs explosives related duties, oversees explosive and HAZMAT inventories, processes, and assists with explosive inventory, ATF, and other company and regulatory agency records; tracks, logs, verifies, and reports on equipment using computer system

  • Performs a combination of shipping, loading, and unloading duties. Follows all standard shipping practices and procedures with full compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations including additional transportation routing and scheduling requirements. Verifies and documents identity and quantity of all equipment

  • Performs general shop duties, receives, cleans, and prepares subs, tools, and equipment; inspects, redresses, and maintains all explosives related tools and equipment

  • Drives Company vehicles & equipment: wireline trucks, cranes, pickup truck, pickup truck with trailer

  • Ensures compliance with all regulations applicable to wireline explosives operations

  • Receives and processes field sales orders

  • Provides support to crew and liaise with management on equipment failure


Education: Less than High School Education

Work Experience: 0-2 years

Related Experience:

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

  • Ability to:

  • Communicate with personnel and customers

  • Obtain a Class A CDL with Hazmat Endorsement

  • Obtain a Notice of Clearance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

  • Obtain a State Blaster License

  • Read and understand safety labels and postings


Education: High School Diploma/Equivalent

Work Experience: 2-4 years

Related Experience:

  • ATF Employee Possessor of Explosives; Explosives safety (Specific to wireline operations)

  • State Blaster License

  • Relevant oilfield gunloading experience

  • Class A CDL with Hazmat Endorsement

  • Certification(s) / License(s):

  • Forklift Operator

  • Quality & HSE Certifications


Precise hand/eye coordination: Constantly

Basic keyboarding or other repetitive motions: Frequently

Operation of heavy equipment or operation of vehicles: Frequently

Lifting/pushing objects weighing over: 50 lbs: Constantly

Climbing and working in awkward and cramped positions: Frequently

Other (please specify):

  • Exposure to inclement weather

  • Ability to walk and work on slippery, uneven, surfaces

  • Frequently handling loads exceeding 100lbs

  • Lifting, carrying, turning, squatting, and moving with loads exceeding 50lbs

  • Climbing up and down ladders

  • Climbing into and out of wireline trucks

  • Work in confined/small spaces

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.