Sr. Operations Specialist - Measurement

Production (Superintendents, Operators, Foremen) Catarina , Texas


Under general supervision, assists professionals in the field with routine operations specialist duties per role specific knowledge. Responsible for oil and gas well operations, well testing, operating and maintaining field equipment and facilities. Provides operational assistance to personnel based on specialty. Some duties may include, but not limited to, calibration of equipment, routine troubleshooting, basic understanding of POC and Well Analyzer. Working independently or in a collaborative team to optimize production in a safe, cost effective and efficient manner. Based on data, be able to make recommendations for well optimization.

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:

 Responsible for surveillance of general field operations and maintenance of various databases

regarding production operations

 Basic ability to provide basic technical and mechanical assistance to production operations


 Prepare various tickets, work orders, records and other administrative reports to manage trends

and to support recommendations

 Collect field data, evaluate, and make recommendations for well optimization

 Understanding of oil and gas flow operations and relative equipment

 Ensure work assignments are carried out in highest level of quality and safety precautions

 Assist and communicate with operators to schedule and review specialist duties

 Implement quality assurance process with contractors on site

 Prepare and manage work orders in a timely manner

 Observe and report abnormal or dangerous conditions pertaining to surface production


 Conduct business with the highest ethical standards; demonstrate decision-making skills that

ensure the safety of all persons associated with SM facilities  Other duties as assigned

Role-Specific Technical Knowledge & Skills:

Install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, inspect, and calibrate/prove all measurement devices.

Ensure measurement equipment is in place and calibrated prior to wells readiness for sales.

Witness testing, sampling and calibration of third party meters. Provide and/or collect all samples.

Responsible for proper operation, maintenance and calibration of measurement equipment.

Collaborate with third party and in house marketing to reconcile retroactive volume adjustments. Conduct orifice plate inspections, EFM calibrations, and turbine meter swap outs.

Basic understanding of Chromatography.

Typical Education:
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

Typical Experience:
Minimum 4+ years of work experience required.  Oil and gas industry experience a plus.