Lease Operator

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Location: Weatherford, OK, US

Job ID: 18128

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 Lease Operator is responsible for optimizing and maintaining oil and gas production and lease expenses. 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. May assist in orienting and training less senior employees. 


High School diploma or equivalent
Requires a minimum of 3 years of related industry experience
•  Perform operational checks of assigned wells, equipment and plant facilities
•  Conduct production tests and perform minor repairs
•  Witness gauging and tests, ensuring 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 facilities   painting, general upkeep, vegetation control, road maintenance etc.
•  Maintain positive relationship with Local, state/province, and Federal representatives and surface owners
•  Train newly hired and/or less experienced lease operators
•  Maximize profitability of assigned wells

•  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
•  Basic computer skills
•  Gain assurance in lease operator training program within 12 weeks of program enrollment
•  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
•  Must be able to work schedule that supports business needs including rotations and nights
•  Must live within 55 miles of Weatherford Field Office in a NE radius

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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