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Production Lease Operator in Greeley, CO at Select Energy Services

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

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Job Description

Business Unit: Well Testing


The Lease Operator is responsible for monitoring and reporting on production and other pertinent well information and provides maintenance on production equipment. Under general supervision, this position prepares, maintains, and submits daily reports and records of daily gas and/or liquid volume, well pressure and volume of chemicals used, etc. Ensure quality control and safe operations during all aspects of the operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Duties may include the following: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Perform basic to intermediate level pumping skills which include but not limited to: tank gauging, the proper operation of heater/treaters and 3 phase separators, and all attendant valve and oil seals and seal records.  Identify potential problems               
  • Maintain oil and water tank battery equipment to ensure efficiency of oil and gas production              
  • Monitor control panels during operations in order to ensure that all equipment if functioning correctly
  • Assist in basic repair and maintenance                       
  • Document and record accurate details relating to maintenance and emissions, ensuring compliance with regulations and protocols                     
  • Responsible for flow and maintenance of wells which includes daily gauges, troubleshooting and performing maintenance on equipment as required                  
  • Perform work in a manner that ensures the secure and environmentally safe operation of all wells and leases for which the pumper is responsible                      
  • Witness gauging and tests, ensuring accuracy of run tickets as required                     
  • Prepare, maintain and submit reports and records of daily gas volumes, well tests and injection readings
  • Ensure route is operated and maintained to maximum potential by working diligently with peers, optimizing productivity                 
  • Must be self-motivated, strong ethics, ability to work with minimum supervision, have reliable attendance and demonstrate flexible cooperative behavior in the workplace


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty adequately.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: 

  • 0-2 years of operator experience                     
  • High School Diploma/ GED                     
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Energy service experience helpful                    
  • Exhibit ability to be a strong team player                   
  • Possess excellent written and verbal skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills               
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in an environment of constantly changing priorities                       
  • Ability to work independently               
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and be eligible to drive a company vehicle according to Select’s insurance guidelines

Physical Demands 

  • Ability to lift 100lbs                      
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions               
  • Manual dexterity to operate specialized equipment                      
  • Needs high degree of concentration in a busy area            

Work Environment 

  • Field work environment- requires working in a variety of different weather conditions                       
  • Overtime as required



Each SES employee is responsible, professional, and accountable for conducting their job tasks in a safe and healthy manner. Employee responsibilities include: performing your job in accordance with Health Safety Security & Environmental (HSSE) philosophy, standards, programs, rules and permits. Each employee will work responsibly and take any necessary precautions to protect him/herself, as well as others in the work area from injury and health hazards. Employees are expected to immediately report all incidents to a supervisor or Person in Charge (PIC) and to the appropriate field HSE coordinator. In addition employees are expected to actively participate in HSSE meetings and promptly correct   unsafe acts and/or conditions. A detailed listing of employee responsibilities can be found in the SES, LLC's Safety Handbook.

Select Energy Services participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.  If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Select is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.  Select only uses E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Other details

  • Job Family Active Jobs
  • Pay Type Hourly

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