Contango Oil and Gas Company
  • 28-Aug-2018 to 27-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Operations
  • Fort Stockton, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Supervisor: Production Foreman

Location: Fort Stockton, TX

Department: Operations


Brief Position Description

The Lease Operator is primarily responsible for tracking production and pressures for all wells on assigned routes, performing lease and general well inspection, maintenance, repairs and equipment replacements, and reporting other maintenance, production, and health or safety information to the Production Foreman. Although this position is with Contango Oil & Gas Company, all assets the Lease Operator maintains are owned by Crimson Exploration Inc., a Contango Oil & Gas Company subsidiary.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Make daily lease operator routes to test wells to determine production rates and problems
  • Check gauges, maintain equipment and report daily production of assigned wells; respond to callouts after normal work hours
  • Inspect and troubleshoot all production equipment, perform minor equipment repairs
  • Oversee activities of contract crews for occasional lease maintenance
  • Follow all health, environmental and safety programs and policies in performance of duties
  • Be an advocate for safety by operating in a manner that maintains and improves safety results

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Working knowledge of mechanical applications and mechanically-inclined
  • Basic knowledge of standard production equipment, gas dehydrators, compressors, and LACT units
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently under little supervision
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Uncompromising adherence and commitment to safety, integrity, ethics, and teamwork
  • Ability to take responsibility for actions and follow through on commitments

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of oilfield experience in a similar role required

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work outside in potentially harsh weather
  • Must be able to walk, stand, and otherwise navigate uneven rural terrain
  • Must be able to stoop, climb, carry instruments weighing up to 50 pounds, and wear various personal protective equipment
  • Must live within 40 miles of production location
  • Must have a valid TX driver's license and good driving record
  • Successful candidate must pass physical, drug test, and background check

International Considerations

Expatriate assignments will not be considered. Contango regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Compensation & Benefits

Contango offers a competitive salary, with generous annual cash and stock incentive bonus plans. The Company also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision plans, company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan contribution matching with 100% immediate vesting, paid vacation and sick time, and much more.

EEO Statement

Contango Oil & Gas Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Contango's online application as a result of your disability. Please email recruiting@contango.com or call (713) 236-7410 to request reasonable accommodation(s)

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