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Lease Operator/Pumper

Company: Airswift North America
Location: Barstow
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Our major client in the Oil & Gas industry is seeking a Lease Operator to work within their facilities located in Barstow, TX for a 6-month to 1-year assignment (subject to extension).**MUST HAVE - *Rod pump and gas lift.*PLUS: 3 phase vessels, work process flow, and how to operate tank batteries, ESPs, pump jacks, pumping units **Responsibilities may include:** Adhere to all Safety, Environmental, and Company policies and procedures* Be a safety leader in the company safety program* Participate in pre-startup safety reviews (PSSR)* Participate in incident investigations and HSE audits as assigned* Operate a company-provided vehicle in a safe manner while adhering to the company driving guidelines* 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 make adjustments to 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* 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, down time and injection information into a computer database in a timely manner* Monitor daily production inputs into electric data gathering software and compare input data with output data for accuracy* Proactively monitor and optimize production 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 generated by SAP, such as A&OI 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 call-out alarms* Maintain cleanliness and order on lease routes and at facilities* Perform detailed and effective shift handovers - communicate shift notes where applicable* Contribute to achieving Safety, Production, and Financial goals set by both corporate and the individual Business Units*Basic/Required:** Legally authorized to work in the United States* Valid driver's license* Willingness and ability to perform/comply with the following:* To work in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions* To work in several different geographic locations each day* To work both in and out of a company-owned vehicle* To wear appropriate special safety equipment* To climb heights up to 24 feet to gauge tanks* To walk, bend, stoop and lift* To use hand tools to make minor repairs* To work weekends and be on call*Preferred:** Associates Degree/Trade Certification or higher in a Production Technology, Process Technology or related technical field* 6+ years direct experience with oil and gas production practices, equipment and terminology* Work independently with minimum supervision* Satisfactory safety record and knowledge of safety rules and practices* Ability to utilize laptop PC and applicable software programs* Ability to prepare accurate and legible reports* Ability to read and understand production and financial reports* Ability to react to visual and aural signals, alarms, and instructions* Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments* Responds resourcefully, flexibly and positively when faced with challenges and demands* Demonstrates a strong commitment to delivering results while maintaining a safe environment* Transmits information so it is received and understood in the way it was intended* Builds positive relationships across organizations that foster a strong work environment* Constantly searches for and implements new ways of doing business better* Encourages new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutionsJob Type: ContractBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 12 hour shiftEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Pumping: 4 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Airswift North America, Odessa , Lease Operator/Pumper, Other , Barstow, Texas

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