Control Room Operator
Encana - Plano, TX

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The Control Room Operator position will consist of operational duties to manage and control gas production remotely using SCADA. The operator will be responsible for working with field operations, marketing and management providing up to the minute reports and data. The work applicant must be willing to work a shift schedule. The applicant must have a good understanding of Encana’s EH&S program and be able to manage all aspects of safe practices, initiate corrective actions on all safety issues and maintain all regulatory compliances.


Identify potential opportunities to maximize production in real time and initiate/take corrective action, working with field operation
Monitor and analyze all facilities to detect equipment failures.
Initialize new facilities within the SCADA and Reporting software systems
Provide production data to Marketing for daily Nominations
Produce daily production reports
Communicate critical events to field operations personnel to maintain gas production at highest rates possible
Manage and communicate SCADA alarms using verbal and electronic media.
Identify service needs and dispatch service providers including water and oil transports, I&E personnel etc.
Document Call in /Call out of process for each Field location
Optimization of gas-lift and plunger-lift facilities
Manage incoming calls on Emergency line
Assist the Emergency Operations Center during incidents or emergencies.
Manage third party and ECA significant downtime events in a manner to influence optimal timing for events to occur
These will be 12 hour shifts and will rotate between night and day shifts.


Have held a position as Production Coordinator, Production Lead Operator, Production Engineer or Control Room Operator with 3 years experience in the position
A minimum of 8-10 years experience in field operations
Strong safety culture
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
Strong Team work skills
Excellent Computer Skills in Word, Excel and Outlook
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with Cygnet or other SCADA system.
Able to satisfy Department of Justice requirements with or without assistance from Encana.
Lean/Six Sigma experience preferred

Encana is an EEO/AA employer.

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Encana Oil & Gas (USA) is a south of the border chip off the block of a Canadian energy giant. The company is an exploration and...