Multi-Skilled Operator III

Kermit, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1241958

Location Kermit, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 17, 2024

Our client, a major Oil & Gas Company is seeking a Multi-Skilled Operator III to work in Kermit, TX within their facilities for an initial 9-month contract (possibility to extend).

If you are selected as the contract Multi-Skill Operator 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. You will be a Safety Leader and drive company’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). While Oil & 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.


• 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.


• Current and valid driver's license.
• 3-5 years of 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.


• Associate degree/Trade certification or higher in Production Technology, Process Technology, or another 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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