Lease Operator
Atlas Energy, L.P. - Waynesburg, PA

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The Lease Operator is responsible for maintaining optimum production from assigned wells and 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.

Operations/Production Enhancement
  • 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
  • Inspect/Monitors 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
  • Maintains signage

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:
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Driving
  • Talking/Hearing
  • Repetitive Arm/Hand Movement
  • Lifting & Carrying 10 - 25 lbs.
Atlas Energy, an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any applicant in any manner prohibited by law or Atlas EEO Policy.