Operator I


Operator I

Watford City, ND
  • Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for overall daily operation and maintenance for a specified group of oil and gas wells, monitors daily production, equipment and performance and insures proper sales volumes. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Measures and records production.
    • Driving safely to and from wells and well sites
    • Provides routine maintenance for machinery and equipment.
    • Reports changes in individual well performance.
    • Confers with production foreman on operating problems.
    • Treats oil to meet pipeline specifications.
    • Coordinates oil sales and water disposal.
    • Assures operational compliance with government requirements and company policies.
    • Must be familiar with operation of POC's, plunger lift and flowing wells.
    • Other duties may be assigned.


    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Proven team player


    • High school diploma, general education (GED)
    • Three years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Valid driver's license


    • Ability to stoop, stand, walk, pull, carry instruments, and climb stairs and ladders for extended period of time

    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

    • Ability to work overhead for extended periods of time

    • Ability to perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers

    • Capable of driving distances of 150 miles or more per day during all types of weather conditions

    • Ability to one arm carry up to 25lbs. without assistance

    • Regular bending, crouching, pulling and kneeling to check equipment and gauges

    • Must be able to exert up to 50lbs. of force occasionally and up to 20lbs. frequently to move or manipulate objects

    • Ability to work significant amounts of time as required in completing job responsibilities

    • Working environment includes exposure to extremely loud noises in field, hazardous chemicals, and hydrocarbons that may be under extreme pressure for which appropriate safety measures are required

      **Please note that we recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Continental Resources, Inc.