Operator
Plains Exploration & Production Company - Arroyo Grande, CA

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Inspect, operate, and maintain all wells and related oil and gas treatment equipment daily.

Perform various tests on wastewater, crude oil, and gas streams. Monitor production and sales of oil and gas. Input daily production numbers into reporting program. Generate daily and monthly gauge sheets and transmit to office for compilation. Complete monthly testing of all equipment Safety Devices. Communicate equipment problems, well problems, and production variances to supervisor. Generate, create, and close work orders using Mainsaver . Troubleshoot process problems and make minor mechanical repairs to keep processing units on line.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for oil and gas well producing operations including routine maintenance of the equipment and maintenance of the location to company standards, complying to environmental and safety regulations, keeping down time and operating costs to a minimum and keeping oil and gas production marketable.
• Operate lap top computers for input and transmission of gas meter chart readings, tank gauges, run tickets, well pressures, water meter readings, compressor data, well-test results, down-time codes and general well data.
• Operate and maintain surface equipment.
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
• A minimum of 3 years operational experience in the Oil and Gas industry.
• Expert knowledge on the proper use of hand tools.
• Experience with Selexol gas plant preferred.
• Maintenance and mechanical experience with Oil and Gas industry equipment.
• Ability to use a PC and computer software.
• Working knowledge of the Mainsaver Program.
Environmental Safety and General Safety Training is required.

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