Lease Operator

at Danos
Location Platteville
Date Posted November 25, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Summary: This position is responsible for oil and gas well 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, beam pump (with electronic pump-off controller), plunger lift, water injection, and water disposal.
* Types of facilities include production tank batteries, flow-lines, LACT (lease automatic custody transfer) facilities, water injection plants, natural gas compression, cathodic protection, and metering devices (electronic gas 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 oil and gas producing properties.
* Daily monitoring of multiple well sites by vehicle.
* Test, calibrate, and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems.
* Perform mandatory paperwork required by customers 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 prioritizing
* Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
* General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
* Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices

Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
* Walking, bending, stooping is required.
* Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including the use of a respirator.
* Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.


* 3+ years in a Lease Operator, Production Operator, Pumper position.
* Strong working knowledge of oil and gas production operations
* Strong Computer Skills
* High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some college or technical training preferred
* Candidates living in the Greeley, Platteville, Boulder, CO vicinity required
* Valid U.S. Driver's License with an acceptable driving record

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