Patriot Rigs & Service, Inc. was founded in 2018. Our founders spent 50-plus combined years in the drilling rig manufacturing industry. Our background includes drilling rig engineering, manufacturing, service and aftermarket packaging for the Water Well, Exploration, and Oil and Gas markets. Our team has always been driven towards the Water Well customers. We see the increasing demand for American built, high quality water well drilling rigs with parts and service excellence that is just a phone call away.
Patriot Rigs & Service is here to work with the Water Well Community to offer Drilling Rigs designed for the Water Well Driller by the Water Well Driller. We look forward to supporting and growing with the genuine individuals that make up this great community!
Meet the Team
Dave graduated from Drexel University with a degree in engineering. His professional career started in the drilling rig manufacturing business in 2000, designing water well rigs. Dave’s passion is working with customers and learning from their experiences to understand their equipment needs with the goal to improve their existing equipment and new drilling rig designs. This drive led Dave to become an engineering manager and then transition into a sales director where he continued to work directly with customers to comprehend their individual requirements to get the job done and offer functional solutions. With 15+ years of experience in the drilling rig business, his desire for a fit for function drilling rig is a cornerstone for Patriot Rigs & Services.
Dillon grew up working on his family’s beef cattle farm sparking his love of heavy equipment. This drove him to attend Penn College where he graduated with a degree in Heavy Equipment Repair. He began his career in the drilling rig business as a Service Technician in 2007. Dillon traveled around the country to work directly with customers to not only perform repairs, but reviewed and developed equipment maintenance programs to help mitigate downtime risk. Dillon transitioned into engineering and project managed many new drilling rig designs. Dillon’s desire to help customers brought him back to the customer service as an Aftermarket Operations Manager. Working directly with drilling customers for 10+ years, he understands how important your rig is. His phone is always on and he prides himself in getting the quality parts and service needed to keep your drilling rig turning right.
Chris graduated from Universal Technical Institute and began his career in drilling rig manufacturing in 2006. After working his way to the role of Assembly Team Supervisor, he took on the role of Production Planner. His responsibility increased to include Supply Chain Manager and Warehouse Supervisor, where his drive to realize and develop business process solutions grew. Chris’ business development and work ethic opened door to join the sales team as the Sales Support Analyst, where he developed customer support solutions, market analysis, and product marketing skills. Chris’ initiative to analyze, develop, and improve business practices is the keystone for fast and efficient operations of Patriot Rigs & Services.
Dave’s career began in the drilling rig industry as an Assembly and Test Mechanic in 2011. Having a desire to work directly with customers, Dave pursued and became a traveling Service Technician. Dave excelled at collaborating with customers to understand and accomplish their requirements to get their equipment back up and producing. Dave has worked with customers on-site both domestically as well as internationally. After 7+ years in the drilling industry with his passion for achieving success, working with customers and servicing drilling equipment, Dave has advanced to the leadership role of Service Manager. His passion for working hard and prioritizing customer’s needs, is another example of the foundation of what Patriot Rigs and Services is all about.