Production Tech
Occidental Petroleum - Elkhart, KS

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individuals to fill the position of Production Tech within our Mid-Continent group based in Elkhart, Kansas.

Essential Job Duties:
This position is responsible for oil and gas well operations, well testing, operating and maintaining field equipment and facilities, surveillance of general field operations and maintenance of various databases regarding production and operations. Non-scheduled call-outs outside normal business hours can be expected. Types of well include flowing, beam pump (with electronic pump-off controller), plunger lift, water injection and water disposal. Types of facilities include production tank batteries, flowlines, LACT (lease automatic custody transfer) facilities, water injection plants, natural gas compression, cathodic protection and metering devices (electronic gas measurement and others). Job is to be performed employing safe work practices while utilizing acceptable environmental procedures to maximize earnings while minimizing costs on assigned oil and gas producing properties.


3+ years oil and gas industry experienced preferred

At least High School Grad or GED, some college or technical training preferred

Working knowledge of oil and gas production operations preferred, but will train acceptable candidate

Technical skills related to math and analytical processes

Proficiency in the use of personal computer utilizing a windows environment

Ability to keep neat and accurate records

General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills

Ability to identify operational inefficiencies

Understanding of Business fundamentals

Ability to implement cost effective solutions

Strong initiative and self-starter

Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization

Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision

Understanding of importance of environmental and safe work practices

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company — one of the largest...