Lease Operator


Odessa, TX

Job Title:    Lease Operator

Schedule:   10/3, 5/3

Location:    Odessa, TX 

Pay:             DOE

Danos Expectations:

A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Work Ethic
  • Technical Skill
  • Customer Focus
  • Open Communication
  • Implementing Vision and Values

Summary: This position is responsible for oil and gas well operations, well t

Job Duties:

  • 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, flow-lines, 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.  
  • Daily monitoring of multiple well sites by vehicle.
  • Test, calibrate, and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems.
  • Perform mandatory paperwork required by customers and regulatory agencies.
  • General housekeeping and field maintenance.


  • Computer knowledge - Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment
  • Strong initiative and self-starter
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records.
  • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritizing.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Walking, bending, stooping is required.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including the use of a respirator.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.


  • One (1) or more years Oil & Gas Lease Operator experience required.
  • Working knowledge of oil and gas production operations required
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • High School Grad and/or GED equivalent.  Some college or technical training preferred.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
  • The candidate must live within a 50-mile radius of the job site; candidates preferred to reside in Odessa, Midland, area
  • Must meet all conditional job offer requirements including background, drug, hair follicle, MVR, agility and fit for duty.

*Company housing or per diem NOT provided for this position at this time.