Control Room Operator

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Loving, New Mexico, USA

Job Type


Job description

Our client, a major oil and gas company, is seeking a Control Room Operator to work in Loving, New Mexico.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the successful implementation of the iOF/iOC core workflows.
  • Monitors production from a centralized control room and optimizes accordingly.
  • Achieves LRP production targets.
  • Participates in daily iOF/iOC collaboration/optimization meeting.
  • Generates and validates daily recovery plan.
  • Generates work notifications and material requests.
  • Assists in prioritization of projects.
  • Complies with HSE policies, procedures and complies with applicable regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Supports production control optimization.
  • Provides oversight and control of stabilization units, trunk-line, central facilities, and production control.
  • Mobilizes asset optimization.
  • Conduct intelligent alert management, forecast management, and model management.
  • Monitors/Optimizes artificial lift including plunger lift, intermitters, capillary string/soap injection, velocity string, well head compression, rod pump, and gas lift
  • Adjust settings to maintain critical flow rates.
  • Consolidates and manages results documentation and audits.
  • Communicates any work priority changes necessary to the MSO.
  • Conducts daily loss production tracking, LPRS tracking and end of the month validation.
  • Performs Oil truck dispatch and coordination.
  • Responsible for product specification optimization, equipment monitoring and optimization.
  • Assists in overseeing the operation and optimization of lease facilities.
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of the iOF/iOC production surveillance and optimization plan.
  • Provides input and guidance for field-wide operating strategy.
  • Provides updates and guidance on operations, maintenance, and down-hole activities for the area.
  • Assists in troubleshooting and resolving operational issues.
  • Interfaces with Engineering for data gathering requests.
  • Assists in troubleshooting and resolving operational issues.
  • Manages the production and downtime events in area of responsibility to minimize repeat failures.
  • Coordinates unloading wells to tanks.
  • Updates Well-view resulting from changes in well bore equipment.
  • Monitors and schedules batch salt/chemical treatments (not corrosion).
  • Ensures lease-hold wells are produced to maintain leases.
  • Assists in correcting production discrepancies in Avocet.
  • Assists with meeting OPEX LRP Budget.
  • Adds value through cost improvement opportunities.

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Entry level, typically 0-3 years of experience.
  • Requires basic knowledge of discipline.
  • Uses established procedures to solve standard, straight-forward problems.
  • Has the ability to perform routine assignments based on detailed instructions/past practices.