The Bergaila Companies

Sr. Lease Operator

Posted Date 3 days ago(9/29/2022 5:03 PM)
Job ID
2022-9036
Location : City
Kermit
Location : State/Province
TX

Overview

We have an opening for a Sr. Lease Operator to work in the West Texas/New Mexico area.

 

 

Our Client is a global international energy exploration and production company and one of the largest oil producers in the United States.  Founded in 1920, our client’s technical expertise and proven ability to deliver lasting results are the hallmark of their international success.  While manufacturing the building blocks for life-enhancing products, our client utilizes leading edge technologies that grow their business and simultaneously help to advance a lower-carbon world.

Responsibilities

 - Oversee construction and roustabout work and order needed parts

 - Inspect gas and oil wells, tanks, meters, separators, compressors, and attached piping components for leaks or unusual conditions and take corrective actions if needed

 - Access remote locations to check wells, maintain normal operating levels, pressures, and flow on separation equipment, and adjust automatic and manual controls

 -  Gauge tanks for sale or transfer of condensate, crude oil, and water while maintaining appropriate and accurate records

 - Ensure wells are prioritized and operated to maintain contractual obligations to operate rental compressors, flowing gas wells, gas lift wells, rod pump units, submersible wells, surface pumping equipment, and test wells

 - Gather relevant data on the above-mentioned equipment to and compare daily changes to both equipment and productivity

 - Adjust pumping unit run time, time clock, injection adjustment, stroke lengths, shoot fluid levels, run dynamometers, and perform basic trouble shooting

 - Utilize electronic remote well supervision, SCADA, etc., to optimize production and reduce safety and environmental impact

 - Maintain chemical injection rates, start up and shut-in wells

 - Accurately enter daily volumes, well tests, downtime, and injection information into a computer database in a timely manner

 - Monitor daily production inputs into electronic data gathering software and compare input data with output data for accuracy

 - Proactively monitor and optimize production and costs within area of control

 - Perform minor hands-on production equipment repairs.  Generate work notifications/material request for all other work that is needed for equipment reliability

 - Operate and optimize Artificial Lift Systems such as: wellhead compression, capillary strings, plunger lift, foamed injection, gas lifts and flow case equipment

 - Execute required regulatory tasks, inspections, site security, and end of the month closings

 - Take full ownership for daily operations and maintenance of assigned wells

 - Have ability to be on call and respond to callout alarms

 - Maintain cleanliness and order on lease routes and at facilities 

 - Contribute to achieving Safety, Production, and financial goals set by both Corporate and the individual Business Unit

Qualifications

 - High school diploma or equivalent required

 - Minimum of 3-5 years of experience is required 

 - Valid driver's license and clean record

 - Strong facility operations and basic maintenance, well ops with artificial lift of some kind with strong preference for Rod pump, ESP and Gas Lift

 - Previous experience in oil and gas industry required

 - Compressor experience a must

 - Basic computer skills and familiarity with SCADA

 - Ability to work with minimal supervision

 - Safety Sensitive position subject to random drug and alcohol screening

 

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