The Lease Operator ’s role is to maintain optimum production from assigned wells, meeting company standards for appearance and upkeep of assets. The Lease Operator performs required repairs & maintenance, completes required documentation accurately and timely, while adhering to company policies and procedures, including environment, safety, and regulatory.
Key Responsibilities include the following:
Performs daily operational check of assigned wells & production facilities in assigned area
Gathers, interprets production rates, evaluation performance , recommends and/or determines and implements appropriate course of action
Record pressures, check fluid levels, gauge tanks, switches
Performs trouble shooting on all equipment
Identifies deficiencies and recommends corrections to existing procedures to ensure the assigned field meets performance standards
Maintains and repairs equipment as necessary
Performs housekeeping & basic maintenance of well sites, vehicles, tools, etc.
Identifies problems or potential problems with equipment; may provide technical guidance to others
Oversee third party meter calibration (may include witnessing)
Oversee vendor/contract work as required
Considers relative costs and benefits of potential actions/alternative solutions
Record Keeping/Production Reporting
Completes and submits weekly production paperwork in a timely manner; be able to discuss/provide background on submitted paperwork
Analyzes charts to identify potential problems or opportunities for well production
Environment Health Safety & Regulatory (EHS&R)
Ensures that safety devices are operational
Performs monthly & quarterly SPCC and liability site audits (actual data to provided check list)
Attends & participates in EHS&R meetings and tail gate meetings
Reports near-misses and incidents to supervisor & EHS&R immediately; draft incident reports and participate in investigations
Qualifications & Work Environment:
High School Diploma or equivalent; technical certification/associate degree preferred
Knowledge/experience in oil & natural gas production, controllers, and data gathering equipment preferred
Valid driver’s license
Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Excel) and simple mathematical calculations
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good relationship skills; able to work effectively with others to accomplish goals
Proven ability to organize and complete assigned tasks
Work Environment & Physical Requirements
Work is primarily based in the outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions and frequently requires the following physical abilities:
Repetitive Arm/Hand Movement
Lifting & Carrying 10 - 25 lbs.
Atlas Energy, L.P.is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any applicant in any manner prohibited by law or Atlas EEO Policy.
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