Lease Operator
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp - Dickinson, ND

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Must be residing in Kodiak's operating area to be considered

We are looking for anyone in the Williston, Watford City and Dickinson areas

Job Summary
Lease operator for Williston Basin field production operations. Position will report to the East, West or North Area Production Foreman.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Perform basic to intermediate level pumping skills which include but not limited to: tank gauging, the proper operation of heater/treaters and 3 phase separators, and all attendant valve and oil seals and seal records. Ability to repair equipment as needed

Operate properties to ensure all regulatory, environmental and safety compliance issues and goals are met

Daily production reporting and scheduling of oil and produced water movement

Seek ways to reduce direct lease operating expenses by noting problems and/or recommending courses of actions to supervisor

Work with automation systems, SAM’s pump off controllers, well control and liquid level monitors

Operate wells and artificial lift methods to optimize production

Coordinate with workover activity, swabbing units, and wireline activity

Work on all types of production equipment, pump valves, treater dump valves, gas regulators, etc. Identify potential problems

Monitor chemical and lubricating oil usage at wells

Various other field related activities as required by supervisor

Operate a vehicle safely in all weather conditions

Required Skills/Qualifications

Proven ability to multi-task and meet stringent deadlines

Knowledge/experience in production and artificial lift operations

Experience with operation of SAM pump off controllers and data gathering equipment

Good written and verbal communication skills

Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Excel) and simple mathematical calculations

Must organize and plan daily work schedule. Must be willing to work rotating shifts and weekends

Safety sensitive position subject to random drug and alcohol screening

Valid driver’s license and clean record

Work will require standing, stooping, walking, climbing tank stairs, carrying instruments weighing up to 80 pounds

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About this company
Denver-based Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) is an independent energy company focused on the exploration, exploitation, acquisition...