Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0076
Title Lease Operator
City Odessa
State TX

This position will operate an assigned route and oversee the Company’s day to day lease operations.

  • Maintain and optimize production from wells
  • Troubleshoot well performance and present recommendations to increase production and/or reduce lease operating expenses to the Production Foreman
  • Perform daily onsite visits to each well in assigned route and enter daily gauges into a computer database
  • Accurately record daily data as required to meet the needs of the Engineering and Accounting departments
  • Operate wells in a manner that is safe and protects the environment
  • Other duties or projects as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED and six months of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Must be self-motivated and an enthusiastic team player capable of completing tasks with some direction of others to meet sensitive deadlines and production goals.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with employees, contractors and landowners. 


  • Experience with eVIN

This position will be filled at a level and within a salary range commensurate to the experience (i.e., skills, knowledge, & abilities) of successful candidate.

WPX Energy Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

WPX Energy is a background screening, drug screening, and E-Verify participating employer.

EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet

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