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Operator - DJ Basin Production Operations
United State Of America
Feb 26, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Production Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Production Operator
Role Oil and Gas Production Operator Jobs ,Other Production Jobs
Designation Operator I Turnover
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Anadarko’s mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by developing, acquiring and exploring for oil and natural gas resources vital to the world’s health and welfare.

Job Description

Job Summary
This position is located in Anadarko's Rockies Region as a member of the DJ Basin Operations Team in Platteville, CO.


  • One year experience in oil and gas production operations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical principles
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations required
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, and Outlook required
  • Automation experience and hands on troubleshooting experience is preferred


  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations

  • Maintain compliance records and information for operations activities
  • Coordinate and perform maintenance duties required to maintain operations and regulatory compliance
  • Operate and maintain various equipment associated with producing a well, including but not limited to wellheads, pumping units, pump-off controllers, separators, burners, heater treaters, chemical pumps, meters, automation equipment, rotary screw compressors, artificial lift equipment, etc.
  • Gather liquid production information by gauging production tanks
  • Evaluate daily production information estimates to identify production shortfalls that may be related to equipment problems, leaks or spills, theft or changing well conditions
  • Enter data into local databases and/or the corporate production database
  • Use plunger control automation to effectively optimize plunger operation and maximize production of gas/condensate/oil
  • Work with Well Site Management Team
  • Witness the sale of oil and condensate and verify accurate measurement in the transfer of product to truck or pipeline
  • Check equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Examine well casings, wellheads, pressure vessels, liquid storage facilities, and other production equipment for integrity
  • Perform repairs on pipe fittings, minor line leaks, chemical pumps, dump valves, float and pressure controllers, and automation equipment as necessary
  • Manage operating and maintenance expenditures
  • Participate in budget and production forecasts
  • Supervise contract personnel and well service companies during wireline operations, water/condensate transfers, chemical treatments, and other activity in assigned area
  • Coordinate and oversee logistics and costs involved with transportation of produced fluids by Anadarko and 3rd party trucks

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Candidate must possess a valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%.

Work Schedule
Work schedule will be determined by the area in which the candidate is assigned. Must be willing to work a rotating schedule if required (5 on / 2 off or 8 on / 6 off). Weekends, callouts and overtime may be required.

Candidate must live within 60 miles of Platteville, CO.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'

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