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Joseph Kilen

Work experience

Dec 2014Present

Frac Heater Foreman 

West Dakota Water 

Provide above ground and underground water transfer and heating services to and on live frac pads. Great experience in properly running frac heaters, transfer pumps, equipment, and hardware. Responsible for effectively leading crews and flawlessly providing fresh hot water to many very challenging locations.

Sep 2014Dec 2014

Frac Heater assistant/ chemical technician 

Pro Frac 

Assist lead heater operator in raising and maintain on-pad tank temp levels and properly dose with specific chemicals 

Jan 2013Sep 2014

Automotive technician 


Complete numerous repairs and preventative maintenance from basic fluid changes to engine and transmission swaps and rebuilds. I obtained ASE certification status while employed at Firestone and took advantage of several month long in house training opportunities. 

Dec 2008Jan 2013

Carwash Manager 

Simonson Carwash

Effectively manage daily operations, mechanical upkeep, hydraulic and pneumatic problem solving and repair, supply orders, schedule several dozens of crews while maintaining upkeep of building and grounds.


Sep 2005Sep 2006

Small business management 

Minnesota school of business 

Attempted a double major when I also took classes for music business and audio production. Lack of funding forced me to eventually drop both majors and instead work two full time jobs.

Sep 1999May 2003


Lincoln High school 

Received my high school diploma for required generals along with advanced credits in small engine repair and metals/machine shop.


Water transfer

Able to perform various above and underground water transfer operations including properly running transfer pumps, frac heaters, pigging set ups and all typical hardware needed to effectively send water anywhere at all temperatures and seasons.


Able to effectively operate skid steer, telehandler, forklift, and excavators. 

ASE certified automotive technician. 

Able to perform basic to complicated engine, transmission, drivetrain and suspension repair.