ESP Optimization Technician

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Location: Carlsbad, NM, US

Job ID: 17607

Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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The ESP Optimization Technician is responsible for providing technical assistance to the production foreman, including but not limited to production review and trouble shooting of wells and analysis of mechanical failures. Be familiar with a variety of production applications. Must have computer skills etc.



High School diploma or equivalent



Requires a minimum of two years of Field Service experience with Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP)



  • Monitors, trouble shoots and tests downhole ESP equipment including Downhole Monitoring Tools in order to maximize well productivity and ESP run life.
  • Assist with the set up and start of Centrilift Motor Controller’s and VSD’s
  • Shoot fluid levels, weigh and analyze data from all types of artificial lift systems (i.e. rod pump, plunger lift, & ESP wells)
  • Strong commitment to safety and environment 
  • Work closely with Production Foreman, EHS and Lease Operators
  • Maintain compliance, in conjunction with and through close coordination with the Foreman and EHS Dept. for all regulatory, environmental and safety issues
  • Handle other special projects as assigned
  • Supports and maintains all company policies 
  • May be required to work long hours, on holidays, be called out after shift hours and on weekends
  • Work outside in all types of weather conditions
  • Capable of climbing stairs, ladders, work around various equipment safely



  • Oil and Gas Industry Experience Required
  • Practice safe work habits at all times
  • Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes
  • Strong commitment to safety and environment
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • 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 meet requirements of Company Policy
  • Must be able to safely and effectively wear Self Contained Breathing equipment and work in an H2S environment
  • Capable of safely climbing stairs, ladders, fixed to various equipment during production and drilling operations                

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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