Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0002
Title Lease Operator, Entry/Senior
Job Family Lease Operator
City Big Lake
State tx

Adhere to all Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

• Utilize the bluebook and EH&S handbook for guidance

• Conduct production surveillance on wells for assigned route

• Use Scada and X-Spoc to identify wells off trend to prioritize day by production impact

• Operate / maintain wells to optimize production rates and control costs

• Understand cost structure

• Perform thorough operations and maintenance checks on all production facility equipment related to assigned route

• Perform repairs and maintenance on all equipment or report to Supervisor if assistance is needed

• Gauge oil and water tanks for accurate volumes and witness random oil sales to verify accurate run ticket gauges

• Check and maintain valve seals on oil tanks and keep seal log

• Accurately record production and injection reports at the end of each day and enter into Evin

• Communicate daily with Supervisor to discuss EH&S, production variances and daily activity

• Conduct production test on comingled tank batteries once every two months and enter well test into Evin

• Utilize POC’s for production performance and pump efficiency (If applicable)

• Keep all production facilities clean and orderly. Inspect secondary containments for integrity and equipment for leaks on each site visit

• Maintain assigned vehicle and keep in good working condition. This includes regular oil changes and keeping vehicle clean both inside and out

• Demonstrate clear leadership qualities such as flexibility, cooperation, positive attitude, good judgment and strong written and verbal communication skills

• Operate/maintain compression equipment to optimize runtime & efficiency

• Operate/maintain dehydrator to meet gas quality requirements

• Operate/maintain water disposal systems in accordance with regulatory requirements

• Operate gathering pipeline – monitor pressure, perform ROW surveillance, assist with water removal by pigging of line or draining pipeline drips

• Operate/maintain fluid/gas separation and associated equipment


• Preferred minimum of 2+ years oil field or related job experience (hired at level commensurate with work experience) 

• High school diploma or equivalent required

• Work in a manner to promote safety • Possess strong leadership skills

• Understand and interpret test results from dynamometer, Echo meter, and POC’s

• Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record • Operate safely a company provided vehicle to perform job duties

• Access remote locations; work in temperature extremes and or adverse weather conditions • Work independently with minimum supervision

• Be able to perform basic mathematic functions

• Be able to read and understand technical information regarding operating instructions and equipment specifications

• Possess basic computer skills • Be able to use general purpose hand tools, shovels, wrenches, etc

• Be able to climb several sets of stairs on a daily basis

Our core competencies specifically identify the skills, knowledge, and abilities required for success for every level of employee on Team EP Energy.

• Accountability

• Adaptability

• Collaboration

• Problem Solving

  • EP Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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