Operator, Lease

EP Energy Big Lake , TX 76932

Posted 1 week ago

  • OWNS SAFETY: EP Energy Lease Operators will conduct their operations safely and be ambassadors for safety throughout the field with EP Energy employees, contractors, vendors, and service providers. They will take a stand for doing the right thing and will stop the job if a hazard is suspected. Operators will have safety conversations and they will be expected to submit HSER Trackers on a regular basis.

  • OWNS PRODUCTION: EP Energy Operators will understand the many variables that can impact a field's productivity, be knowledgeable of industry standards and techniques, and bring new and innovative ideas to the table to maximize production volumes and minimize downtime. He/she will know the production targets for their route(s) and hold themselves and their peers accountable to meeting or exceeding them.

  • OWNS COSTS: The successful candidate will know what is being spent in their route(s) every day and in every category, and he/she will clearly and regularly communicate Lease Operating Expense spending data to their Supervisor. They will also work under the direction of their Supervisor to effectively control costs to deliver the production safely and maintain the integrity of our assets. The Lease Operator will be expected to adopt and promote a culture of spending every dollar as if it is coming out of their own pocket.

  • ENGAGES the TEAM: The Lease Operator will support and promote positive morale and a winning team culture by engaging in challenging, rewarding work and strong, authentic relationships.

  • ACTS with INTEGRITY- The successful candidate will hold him/herself and others inside and outside of our organization to the highest standards of integrity. The Lease Operator will execute their accountabilities in full alignment with our Code of Conduct

  • Conduct effective well surveillance; monitor, troubleshoot, and correct well issues to maximize production and eliminate downtime

  • Use SCADA and XSPOC to identify wells off trend to prioritize day by production impact

  • Operate/maintain wells to optimize production rates and control costs

  • Perform thorough operations and maintenance checks on all production facility equipment related to assigned route

  • Perform repairs and maintenance on all equipment or report to Supervisor if assistance is needed.

  • Gauge oil and water tanks for accurate volumes and witness random oil sales to verify accurate run ticket gauges

  • Check and maintain valve seals on oil tanks and keep seal log

  • Accurately record production and injection reports at the end of each day and enter into EVIN

  • Communicate daily with Supervisor to discuss HSER, production variances and daily activity

  • Conduct production test on comingled tank batteries regularly, as directed by Supervisor, and enter well test into EVIN

  • Utilize POC's for production performance and pump efficiency (If applicable)

  • Keep all production facilities clean and orderly. Inspect secondary containments for integrity and equipment for leaks on each site visit

  • Maintain assigned vehicle and keep in good working condition. This includes regular oil changes and keeping vehicle clean both inside and out

  • Demonstrate clear leadership qualities such as flexibility, cooperation, positive attitude, good judgment and strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Operate/maintain compression equipment to optimize runtime & efficiency

  • Operate/maintain dehydrator to meet gas quality requirements

  • Operate/maintain water disposal systems in accordance with regulatory requirements

  • Operate gathering pipelines monitor pressure, perform ROW surveillance, assist with water removal by pigging of line or draining pipeline drips

  • Operate/maintain fluid/gas separation and associated equipment

  • Adhere to all safety and environmental policies and procedures

  • Understand and interpret test results from dynamometer, Echo meter, and POC's

  • Observe facilities, equipment, pipeline ROW throughout their daily rounds. Report and mitigate all spills, leaks and other needed repairs

  • Gauge, sample, and carefully record all pertinent information needed in evaluating production conditions in the field

  • Interface effectively with Production Engineers: Help bring engineering/theoretical concepts to life by providing hands-on operational and practical knowledge

  • Request, understand, and support construction activity in assigned area

  • Request, understand, and support workover operations in assigned area

  • Assure field tickets and invoices are accurate and true prior to signing/approving

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Operator, Lease

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