Multi-Skilled Operator III

Midland, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1240202

Location Midland, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 19, 2024

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Multi-Skilled Operator III to work on an initial 6-month contract in Odessa, TX, possible to be extended!
  • The Multi-Skilled Operator/Lease Operator/Pumper for the Permian Basin, you will be responsible for monitoring and improving production.
  • You will perform most of your responsibilities at the well site via a provided vehicle.
  • While oil and gas experience is preferred, those with strong mechanical reasoning and comprehension, and interest in outdoor lone-work can be trained. We welcome applicants of a diverse group of backgrounds and experience.
  • This is a Safety Sensitive position, and you are required to adhere to the company’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE).
Key Accountabilities:
  • Accessing remote locations to check wells, maintain normal operating levels, pressures and flow on separation equipment, adjusting automatic and manual controls
  • Inspecting gas and oil wells, tanks, meters, separators, compressors, and attached piping components for leaks or unusual conditions and taking corrective actions
  • Gauging tanks for sale or transfer of crude oil and water
  • Operating and troubleshooting rental compressors, flowing gas wells, gas lift wells, testing wells and operation of sand traps and flow back equipment
  • Maintaining chemical injection rates, start up, and shut in wells
  • Entering production data into computer databases and reviewing outputs for correctness
  • Executing new facility walk-throughs, management of changes (MOCs), and pre-startup safety reviews (PSSRs)
  • Regulatory work including agency testing requirements, change of status, tank & meter numbering for new facilities
  • Updating piping & instrument diagrams (P&IDs) and site security diagrams for all new wells and facilities
  • Responding to alarms after hours or when on call
  • Implementing all safety, environmental, and company policies and procedures outlined in the company’s  Management System
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Current and valid driver's license
  • 5 - 7 year direct experience requiring mechanical skills, including but not limited to:
  • Use, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment
  • General tasks requiring physical operation of equipment and machinery
  • Performing inspection of equipment and machinery
  • Willing and able to perform/align with following (with or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Work in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions
  • Work in several different geographic locations throughout a single workday
  • Work both in and out of a provided vehicle
  •  Wear appropriate special safety equipment
  • Climb heights up to 24 feet to gauge tanks
  • Walk, bend, stoop, lift, push, and pull
  • Use hand tools to make minor repairs
  • Work weekends and be on call
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Associate degree/Trade certification or higher in Production Technology, Process Technology, or other related technical field or foreign equivalent
  • 1+ year direct experience in an environment prioritizing Health, Safety and Environment
  • 1+ years direct experience with oil and gas production practices, equipment, and terminology
  • Ability to use computers and input data in a timely manner
  • Ability to react to visual and hearing signals, alarms, and instructions
  • Able to meet the clean driving insurability standard requirements to drive a provided vehicle, which means a driving record that is clear of any of serious traffic violations
  • Works well with others to meet safety, environment, and production targets
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