Lease Operator - Nm/Tx

Danos Odessa , TX 79760

Posted 6 days ago


Job Title: Lease Operator/Pumper

Schedule: 8/6

Location: Midland/Odessa, Texas

Pay: DOE

Danos Expectations:

A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

  • Safety Awareness

  • Work Ethic

  • Technical Skill

  • Customer Focus

  • Open Communication

  • Implementing Vision and Values

This position is responsible for oil and gas well operations, well testing, operating and maintaining field equipment and facilities, surveillance of general field operations and maintenance of various databases regarding production and operations.


  • Non-scheduled call-outs outside normal business hours can be expected.

  • Types of well include flowing, beam pump (with electronic pump-off controller), plunger lift, water injection and water disposal.

  • Types of facilities include production tank batteries, flowlines, LACT (lease automatic custody transfer) facilities, water injection plants, natural gas compression, cathodic protection and metering devices (electronic gas measurement and others).

  • Job is to be performed employing safe work practices while utilizing acceptable environmental procedures to maximize earnings while minimizing costs on assigned oil and gas producing properties.

  • Daily monitoring of multiple well sites by vehicle.

  • Test, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems.

  • Perform mandatory paperwork required by customer and regulatory agencies.

  • General housekeeping and field maintenance.


  • Computer knowledge - Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment

  • Strong initiative and self-starter

  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records

  • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization

  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment

  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills

  • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies

  • Understanding of Business fundamentals

  • Ability to implement cost effective solutions

  • Technical Skills related to math and analytical thinking

  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices


  • 5+ Years Oil & Gas Industry experience required

  • Working knowledge of oil and gas production operations preferred, but will train acceptable candidate

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision

  • Candidate must within a 45 mile radius of the job site

  • At least High School Grad or GED. Some college or technical training preferred

  • Valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record

Why work for Danos?

Danos offers competitive wages, sustainable health benefits, 401K company match, and opportunities for employee development.

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Danos is an equal opportunity employer.

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