Well Technician (Watford City)
Whiting Petroleum Corporation - Watford City, ND

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Gathers information about wells and report findings to the Operation Supervisor and Engineers. This may include shooting fluid levels and running a dynamometer. Assists with installation of new wells and equipment. Supports Lease Operators with any problems that may arise.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

· Shoot fluid levels

· Run dynamometers

· Create files in an Echometer computer

· Update fluid level spreadsheets

· Record Pump Intake Pressure and input on a spreadsheet

· Update Variable Speed Drive controllers with Pump Intake Pressure inputs

· Start up new wells after initial flowback or rod up

· Assist in training new Lease Operators, answering questions daily and help troubleshooting problems

· Help out maintenance technicians if needed

· Write/type up reports as needed

· May occasionally provide backup for Lease Operators

· May mentor less experienced Well Technicians and Lease Operators

· May provide support to Maintenance Technicians when needed

· On-call status may be required on select weekends


· At least two years of demonstrated work related experience

· Variable Speed Drive controller knowledge required

· Knowledge of Wellview 9 systems

· Knowledge of mechanical equipment used in Oil and Gas production and processing

· Roustabout and/or workover experience preferred

· Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office Suites, including Excel

· Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures

Job/Office Conditions:

· Must be comfortable in various work settings including office, field, plant, and pipeline facilities

o Indoor/Outdoor environments

o Computer work is required

Safety Concerns:

· Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

· Will be standing up to 75% of the time

· May be dealing with hazardous substances

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Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that acquires, exploits, develops and explores...