22-297.B – Field Operator

Location Venice, Louisiana
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Job Objective:

Monitors and operates wells and associated surface equipment including pumps, natural gas compressors,

pumping units, valves, tanks, and other vessels, and helps maintain a safe work environment for the company.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Gauges and records tanks and gas meters.
Opens and closes valves and tank hatches.
Inspects equipment for safety problems, leaks, or wear and tear, and makes or recommends appropriate repairs.
Procures necessary materials and supplies to complete daily tasks
Reads automatic gauges, at specified intervals, to determine flow rate of oil into or out of tanks and the amount of oil in tanks.
Operates pumps and mobile telephone/radio.
Turns bleeder valves or lowers sample container into tank to obtain oil sample.
Retrieves and performs required tests for quality and integrity on product samples.
Maintains logs of meter readings, test results, and adjustments made.
Lowers thermometer into tanks to obtain temperature reading.
Completes "Daily Production Sheets," and reports results to designated office by daily deadline.
Completes "8-Day Gauge Reports" with ending and beginning tank levels, and reports results to designated office on a monthly basis.
Completes other daily records, including, "Compressor/Dehy/Flare Reports," "Spill/Sheen/Tank Inspection Reports," and "Daily Pipeline Surveillance Reports," and reports results to designated office at the end of each month.
Implements company's "Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures Plan" (SPCC), as needed.
Reports leads or defective valves to supervisor.
Tightens connections with wrenches, and greases and oils valves using grease gum and oilcan.
Inspects pipelines, valves, and flanges to detect malfunctions, such as loose connections and leaks.
Clamps seals around valves to secure tanks.
Records meter and pressure readings at gas well.
Records readings and test results.
Gauges tank containing petroleum and natural gas byproducts, such as condensate, oil, saltwater, or natural gasoline.
Starts pumps and opens valves to regulate flow of oil into and out of tanks, according to delivery schedules.
Shuts down equipment, following supervisor's instructions, in case of an emergency.
May be required to work at multiple fields.
Monitors alarms and responds to alarms/pages 24 hours per day.
Adheres to the company's values - integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.
Supports company vision and mission.
Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
Ability to be available 24 hours per day (on call for questions, emergencies, etc.).
Maintains employee confidence and protects company assets, including intellectual property, by keeping information confidential.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Other duties as assigned by management.


Zero (0) to three (3) years minimum of oilfield experience, entry-level position.
Ability to work established work schedule.
Requires supervision, direction, and training for the conduct of most of, if not all, job responsibilities.
Basic computer skills.
Basic mathematic and mechanical skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other departments, officials, and the public.

Education Requirements:

Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent or any equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating sufficient knowledge, ability and skill to handle the duties and responsibilities of the position.

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