Oasis Petroleum

  • Lead Plant Operator, Oasis Midstream Services

    Location US-ND-Watford City
    Job ID
  • Position Summary

    Plant Operator will safely perform and direct plant functions, related to operation and maintenance of oil and gas liquid processing facilities. This individual will lead and train plant operators in the safe and efficient performance of their duties. This position is located in Watford City, ND. Level and salary commensurate with experience.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Oversees daily operations and assists in maintaining facilities in accordance with Company procedures and PSM regulations and industry best practices
    • Utilizes knowledge and experience to champion a safe, continuous and efficient operation of the facility
    • Assists in managing a facility in continuous (24hr/day, 7 days/week) operation, employing rotational shift work
    • Coordinates with field gathering personnel and transport pipeline customers to schedule deliveries and manage downtime and plant upset operation
    • Coordinates all sampling and testing of products to ensure on-spec product
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor. 

    Minimum Qualifications


    • High School diploma
    • Computer Skills to include: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
    • Experience in Gas Gathering, Compression and Processing and Crude Storage and transport
    • Leadership experience with the ability to mentor 20+ rotational shift employees
    • Knowledge of applicable ASME codes including B31.3 and Pressure Vessel Code
    • Must possess excellent communication skills
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
      • Able to handle exposure to noise, extreme weather conditions, and areas where hazardous chemicals are present
      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, kneel, stoop, sit, walk extensively
      • Ability to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, background check, physical, functional capacity examination, and to be able to meet all physical requirements of the job


     The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2 year vocational training pertaining to oil and gas industry
    • 7 years oil & gas industry experience, midstream, gas plant operations
    • Knowledge of gas and liquid measurement


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