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Devon Energy Corporation.

Lease Operator

Devon Energy Corporation. - Pecos, TX

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The E&P Ops Production Operator is responsible for surveillance and overall upkeep of oil and gas lease sites. 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. assuring wells are up and running. Develops and applies an understanding of lease issues.                                                             


Perform operational checks of assigned wells, equipment and plant facilities

Record run time, fuel usage and operating parameters into systems if SCADA is unavailable

Conduct production tests and perform minor repairs

Identify producing well alarms and work with automation to adjust alarms as necessary

Monitor progress of minor subsurface well maintenance limited to non-BOPE jobs (i.e. swab, slickline, plunger maintenance, hot oil/water, regulatory, routine testing, batch/chemical/scale jobs, long stroke/respace, cap string inspection, fluid levels, dynamometer).

Collaborate with Engineer, Optimization Operator & DSC/PA concerning wells and lease activities

General lease site upkeep (fences, signs, weeds, trash)

Communicates corrective maintenance needs to Planner Scheduler

Ensure accuracy of run tickets as required

Represent the company in delivery/receipt of materials and equipment

Maintain regulatory, environmental, and safety compliance in conjunction with and through close coordination with the Operations Engineers, Superintendents, Foremen, and Environmental Health and Safety Department

Secure and maintain all Company equipment, including but not limited to computers, vehicles, and analysis or test equipment

Possess the right and obligation to stop work if unsafe conditions exist or are suspected

Provide field wide contact with all personnel in the event of emergency or other significant occurrences

Maintain positive relationship with Local, state/province, and Federal representatives and surface owners


High School diploma or equivalent

Requires a minimum of 6 months industry related experience

Oil and Gas Industry Experience Preferred

Practice safe work habits at all times

Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes

Strong commitment to safety and environment

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Able to work within a team environment

Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving mechanical problems

Position requires operation of Company vehicles. Incumbent must maintain a clean driving record and adhere to Company policies

Must be able to safely and effectively wear Self Contained Breathing equipment and work in an H2S environment

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at

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Location: Pecos, TX

Company Profile:
Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, is engaged primarily in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. The company holds interests in various properties located in Anadarko Basin, Barnett Shale, Mississippian-Woodford Trend, Permian Basin, Rockies, and other regions in the United States. It also owns oil and gas properties in Canada. As of December 31, 2013, the company had 701 MMBoe of proved undeveloped reserves. It also operates approximately 24,000 wells. In addition, Devon Energy Corporation offers marketing and midstream services, such as gathering, compression, treating, processing, fractionation, and marketing services to the company and other third parties. Devon Energy Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.