Field Operator - Big Spring

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Big Spring, Texas, USA

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Job description

A highly regarded Midstream company is in seek of a Field Operator to join their team in Big Spring, TX!
Job Title: Lease Operator
Location: Big Spring, Tx
Field Operator Role Expectations
A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Work Ethic
  • Technical Skill
  • Customer Focus
  • Open Communication
  • Implementing Vision and Values

This position is responsible for SWD, pipelines, and tank batteries operations, well testing, operating and maintaining field equipment and facilities, surveillance of general field operations and maintenance of various databases regarding production and operations
Job Duties:

  • Non-scheduled call-outs outside normal business hours can be expected.
  • Types of well include flowing, pumps (with electronic pump-off controller), H Pump, water injection, water transfer pumps and water disposal.
  • Types of facilities include production tank batteries, flowlines, (lease automatic custody transfer) third party facilities, water injection SWD, cathodic protection and metering devices (electronic measurement and others).
  • Job is to be performed employing safe work practices while utilizing acceptable environmental procedures to maximize earnings while minimizing costs on assigned.
  • Daily monitoring of multiple well sites by vehicle.
  • Test, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems.
  • Perform mandatory paperwork required by customer and regulatory agencies.
  • General housekeeping and field maintenance.


  • Computer knowledge - Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment
  • Strong initiative and self-starter
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records
  • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies
  • Understanding of Business fundamentals
  • Ability to implement cost effective solutions
  • Technical Skills related to math and analytical thinking
  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices


  • 2+ Years Lease Operator experience
  • Working knowledge of oil and SWD production operations
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision
  • Candidate must live within a 45 mile radius of Big Spring, TX
  • At least High School Grad or GED.
  • Valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record