Oasis Petroleum

  • Lease Operator, Production

    Location US-ND-Alexander
    Job ID
  • Position Summary

    The Lease Operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a specific, assigned group of wells.  This individual will monitor daily production, equipment and performance to ensure proper volumes are attained and maintained.  This position will be based out of Alexander, ND. The schedule for this position is 7 days on, 2 days off and 8 days on, 4 days off. Wage and level commensurate with experience. 

    Essential Job Functions

    • Measures and records production at the well site
    • Provides routine maintenance checks to equipment and machinery
    • Conducts routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment and machinery
    • Reports changes in individual well performance
    • Reports any concerns about the well, well site or equipment
    • Confers with production foreman and superintendents on operating issues or problems
    • Coordinates oil sales and water disposal
    • Treats oil to meet pipeline/equipment specifications
    • Assures operational compliance with governmental requirements and company policies
    • Must be familiar with the operation of POCs, rod pumps and flowing wells
    • Drives safely to and from wells and well sites
    • Must understand and perform all duties according to Oasis standard operating procedures and in compliance within all regulatory and EH&S guidelines
    • Possess and maintain HAZWOPER certification
    • Complete required H2S training


    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 or equivalent
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Must live within 50 mile radius of Alexander, ND or willing to relocate
    • Must be at least 21 years old for Company motor vehicle insurance
    • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
      • Able to handle exposure to extreme weather conditions and areas where hazardous chemicals are present
      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, kneel, stoop, sit and walk extensively
      • Ability to successfully complete a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, background check, physical,  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

    • 1 year related experience
    • 1 year oil and gas experience


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