Compressor Operator


Fort Stockton, TX

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Job Title:         Lease Operator

Schedule:        7/7 

Locations:       Pecos, TX (Housing available, however, candidates from Pecos and Fort Stockton, TX area preferred)

Pay:                  DOE


A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

·         Safety Awareness

·         Work Ethic

·         Technical Skill

·         Customer Focus

·         Open Communication

·         Implementing Vision and Values

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.

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, 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
  • Daily monitoring of multiple well sites by vehicle
  • Test, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems.
  • Perform mandatory paperwork required by customer and regulatory agencies
  • General housekeeping and field maintenance.
  • Competencies:
  • 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 prioritization
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies
  • Understanding of Business fundamentals
  • Ability to implement cost effective solutions
  • Technical Skills related to math and analytical thinking
  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices


  • 2-5 years Oil & Gas Lease Operator experience a must; demonstrated knowledge of all well types needed
  • Working knowledge of oil and gas production operations required
  • Proficiency with computer software such as Excel and Word needed; automation software experience a must
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision
  • Local candidates preferred to be in Pecos to Ft. Stockton, TX area; Housing available
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Some college or technical training preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record required
  • Must be able to pass all conditional job offer requirements including:  Background, drug, hair follicle, MVR, agility and fit for duty