Lease Operator - Onshore - US
Published: 14th August 2019 (7 days ago)
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Job Type

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Wood is currently recruiting Lease Operators to join our team in Carlsbad, NM. You will be responsible for maintaining onshore oil and gas properties.


U.S. Only:  Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.



  • Perform basic to intermediate level pumping skills which include but not limited to: tank gauging, the proper operation of heater/treaters and 3 phase separators, and all attendant valve and oil seals and seal records. Ability to repair equipment as needed
  • Assist in witnessing meter calibrations, monitor rates and pressures on injection and disposal wells; make necessary adjustments, monitor chemical use, and test safety systems daily; maximize daily production
  • Operate properties to ensure all regulatory, environmental and safety compliance issues and goals are met
  • Daily production reporting and scheduling of oil and produced water movement
  • Seek ways to reduce direct lease operating expenses by noting problems and/or recommending courses of actions to supervisor
  • Operate wells and artificial lift methods to optimize production
  • Work on all types of production equipment, pump valves, treater dump valves, gas regulators, etc. Identify potential problems
  • Monitor chemical and lubricating oil usage at wells
  • Various other field related activities as required by supervisor
  • Operate a vehicle safely in all weather conditions





Skills / Qualifications

  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet stringent deadlines
  • Knowledge/experience in production and artificial lift operations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Excel) and simple mathematical calculations
  • Must organize and plan daily work schedule. Must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends
  • Safety sensitive position subject to random drug and alcohol screening
  • Valid driver's license and clean record
  • Work will require standing, stooping, walking, climbing tank stairs, carrying instruments weighing up to 80 pound
  • Prefer a minimum of 1-2 years of experience
  • Flowing back wells and or pumping experience
  • Work schedule of 10/4


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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