Lease Operator | 12028

at Southwestern Energy
Location Gloster, Louisiana
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Company Overview

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil exploration, development and production within North America. Visit to learn more.

Working at Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy produces and provides energy to our world. It's a commitment that has motivated our employees for nearly 90 years. Our culture demands creativity and innovation. That's why we give employees, including new hires, the opportunity to be a contributor from the first day on the job. We strive to create a rewarding and inclusive work environment, by rewarding team and individual performance, in addition to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits.


Responsible for operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of oilfield surface equipment and facilities in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner and for collecting and recording production data.

  • Daily surveillance of wells to check gauges, maintain equipment and report daily production
  • Inspect equipment and facilities for problems and perform routine maintenance and repairs
  • Test wells to determine production rates and problems
  • Optimize wells for maximum production
  • Collect, record and maintain production data
  • Adhere to all safety practices, policies and protocol
  • Handle emergency callouts as needed
  • Maintain vehicle in good and clean working condition
  • Perform other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record
  • A minimum of two years' experience with operations including but not limited to pad site compression, plunger lift and SWD
  • Working knowledge of production surface equipment and applications
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to input and read data
  • Must be responsible, diligent and able to self-motivate and work independently under little supervision
  • Ability to lift more than 50 lbs. and climb ladders and stairways
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

Physical Requirements

This position involves outdoor work and may be subject to extreme weather conditions, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, the ability to sit, stand, walk, reach and use fingers to handle or feel, climb ladders and stairways, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, and the ability to read a computer screen.

SWN requires newly hired employees in all positions to be fully vaccinated or to have had the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on or before first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with SWN's HR department after you receive an offer of employment, if any. SWN does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of an offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Southwestern Energy Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, present military status or veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

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