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Operator - DJ Basin Production Operations
United State Of America
May 07, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Field Service Tech, Production Operator
Role Maintenance Operator,Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
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 preferred
  • 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 50 miles of Platteville, CO.

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