Night Lease Operator


Job description

Our major client is seeking for a Night Lease Operator to work within their facilities located in Jal, NM on a 2-year contract.



  • Monitor wells at night and bring on wells that go down.
  • Perform basic to intermediate level pumping skills which include but not limited to tank gauging/switching, the proper operation of heater/treaters, separators, gas lift compressors, valve alignment, downtime tracking, oil seals and seal records.
  • Ability to repair equipment as needed.
  • Operate properties to ensure all regulatory, environmental and safety compliance issues and goals are met.
  • Daily production reporting and scheduling of oil and produced water movement.
  • Seek ways to reduce direct lease operating expenses by noting problems and/or recommending courses of actions to supervisor.
  • Operate wells and artificial lift methods to optimize production.
  • Work on all types of production equipment, pumps, valves, treater dump valves, gas regulators, etc.
  • Identify potential problems.
  • Monitor chemical and lubricating oil usage at wells.
  • Various other field related activities as required by supervisor.


  • Prefer a minimum of 3-5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge/experience in production.
  • Gas lift experience is a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Excel) and simple mathematical calculations.
  • Safety sensitive position subject to random drug and alcohol screening.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean record.
  • HS Diploma or GED. Preferred – College Degree

Schedule: 7/7

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