Operator II

Field Operations Chickasha, OK, United States

Job Summary

The Lease Operator I position will report to the appropriate area Production Foreman. The expectation is to perform basic pumping skills.           


  • Demonstrates compliance with company HSE policies and demonstrates safe and ethical behavior
  • Must complete all computer based trainings accurately and within specified time frame
  • Able to operate basic equipment, including but not limited to:
    • Treater, Separator, Dump Valves, Ajax Engines, Pumping Units, ESPs, Back Pressure Regulators, Fresh Water Systems
  • Demonstrates knowledge of wells on route with the ability to walk through starting up a well and facility and ensuring all valves and equipment are set correctly
  • Able to correctly perform well test
  • Demonstrates general well head knowledge and proper valve operation
  • Measures and records production accurately and timely on a daily basis
  • Check leases and maintain lease equipment
    • Identify well performance problems and communicate to senior team member
    • Maintain proper fluid levels and pressure on vessels
    • Perform maintenance and inspection on production equipment as needed.
  • Treats oil to meet pipeline specifications and witness purchasers, gauges, and tests to test and verify accuracy
  • Must be familiar with various types of production methods.
  • Driving safely to and from wells and well sites
  • Willingness to work on holidays and weekends
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Demonstrates good communication and ability to develop relationships with employees and other third party contractors
  • Takes pride in personal appearance and the appearance of their location, equipment and vehicles
  • Demonstrates conflict management skills
  • Proven team player
  • Basic computer skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to stoop, stand, walk, pull, carry instruments, and climb stairs and ladders for extended period of time
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
    • Ability to work overhead for extended periods of time
    • Ability to perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers
    • Capable of driving distances of 150 miles or more per day during all types of weather conditions
    • Ability to one arm carry up to 25lbs. without assistance
    • Regular bending, crouching, pulling and kneeling to check equipment and gauges
    • Must be able to exert up to 50lbs. of force occasionally and up to 20lbs. frequently to move or manipulate objects
    • Ability to work significant amounts of time as required in completing job responsibilities
    • Working environment includes exposure to extremely loud noises in field, hazardous Chemicals, and Hydrocarbons that may be under extreme pressure for which appropriate safety measures are required