The Oilfield is Calling

See our open opportunities

Working at Patterson-UTI means working alongside industry leaders, skilled engineers and trained operators with the shared goal of shaping the next phase of the oil and gas industry through advanced technology. That goal starts with recruiting the industry’s best and brightest – those prepared to work together to accelerate progress and turn innovative ideas into action.

If you’re ready for a rewarding career that values ambition, teamwork and leadership, while providing opportunities for training, advancement and achievement, we’re ready to hear from you.

Employing subsidiaries of Patterson-UTI are equal opportunity employers and maintain a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under state, federal, or local law.


Valuing Veterans

Patterson-UTI proudly enlists veterans and military spouses across our companies. As a veteran hiring leader, we value military backgrounds and recognize the ways in which service members can positively affect the safety, operational excellence and integrity of everything we do.

Benefit Packages

Forge your career path

The work we do is meaningful, but the health and wellbeing of our employees and community always come first. We genuinely care about our work family and the communities in which we work. By coming together to share our ideas, listen and challenge each other’s perspective, we innovate and achieve more for our clients. Working together we have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact. That’s why we’re committed to fostering a diverse workforce, where every person and every good idea has room to thrive. It’s why we put competitive compensation packages and comprehensive benefits front and center. And it’s why we don’t just work in the community, we work with local communities to forge a healthier future.

PTO/Rotational Schedules

PTO/Rotational Schedules

Work-life balance is an important part of our workplace culture. That’s why we work hard to build a successful business and to also earn valuable time-off to spend with families and loved ones. 

401k match

401k match

Invest in your future. Our 401(k) program features a savings plan with a competitive company match, easy employee contributions options for both pre-tax and after-tax investing.

Insurance Plans

Insurance Plans

Take care of yourself and your family with Patterson-UTI’s full range of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance plans.

Professional development

Professional development

Developing our people is one of our core values. To help everyone excel, we offer diverse classroom based, e-learning and on-the-job training.

Innovating Early

Internship Opportunities

Our Summer Internship Program is geared towards delivering hands-on experiences and mentorship from our industry leaders providing opportunity for career exploration and development in your field of study.

Campus Recruiting

We always welcome talent interested in joining our team throughout the year. However, we also target on-campus recruitment activities in both the spring and the fall semesters at a select group of universities as well as trade schools.

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Event Calendar
July 2024
Permian Basin Oil and Gas Job Fair | Midland, TX
July 25, 2024 | 09:00 AM CDT

Patterson-UTI Drilling will be attending the Permian Basin Oil and Gas Job Fair in Midland, TX. We’re looking for highly motivated candidates to fill rig-based positions as well as technicians to work at sites based out of West Texas and New Mexico. Experience is preferred, but not required. These positions work a 14 & 14 rotational schedule set to maximize overtime opportunity. We pay competitive wages as well as per diem, and we offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance plans. Patterson-UTI also offers 401(k) matching to invest in your future. 

*We are not hiring on the spot at this event.

Stop by our booth at the Horseshoe Arena to discuss career opportunities with the Patterson-UTI Drilling team!

2514 Arena Trail, Midland, Texas, 79701