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Operator – Bundle Extractor (Texas City, TX)

Operator – Bundle Extractor (Texas City, TX)


Bay Ltd.

Full Time


The position of an Extractor Operator is responsible to operate the extractor equipment to remove/replace all types of exchangers.



  • Extractors on site, Peinemann Aerial, Kid self-propelled crawler.
  • Perform job tasks such as binding, breaking down all types of exchangers, pulling bundles, installing bundles, installing heads, bull-rigging when needed, pressure testing, removal of blinds.
  • Working everyday maintenance job tasks when not working bundles
  • Perform a variety of rigging work including setting up of rigging equipment and giving hand signals to crane operators.
  • Arrange for materials, tools and equipment as necessary.
  • Undertake rigging activities of all lifts according to best practices, techniques and company policies and procedures.
  • Direct crane operators when cranes are being utilized for lifts to transport and erect rigging equipment on site and return equipment after completion of work.
  • Rig and operate pull lifts, chain blocks, rope blocks, pneumatic/electric winches and re-rigs cranes and hoists as required and perform routine greasing of wire cables associated with bundle extractor equipment.
  • Perform rigging duties on dismantled process equipment such as heat exchangers, condensers, large valves, pipework, etc., in addition to removal and replacement of tubular and other damaged parts.
  • Perform inspections to ensure that damaged rigging equipment is not utilized in lifts.
  • Maintain all rigging equipment in good mechanical condition, ensuring that equipment is not misused on site.
  • Any and all other



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 5-10 years of experience as an Extractor Operator
  • Possess valid state license to operate heavy equipment required
  • Preferred current NCCER/NCCO certification
  • Ability to pass pre-employment qualifications such as drug test, background check, and/or fit-for-duty test




  • Knowledge of construction activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement when handling day to day information
  • Ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet department targets and deadlines
  • Ability to work non-routine hours, when necessary
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required



  • Ability to work outdoors, exposed to heat and humidity, cold and rain, and around heavy traffic areas
  • Work long hours with moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Excellent depth perception and reaction time
  • Visual acuity to follow hand signals, maintain logs, and inspect and maintain machinery
  • Ability to wear required and appropriate PPE equipment
  • Exposure to moderate noise level in the workplace
  • Ability to operate job related tools
  • Ability to frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions

Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer