Maintenance Operator

Location: 

Weatherford, OK, US

Category:  Field and Trades Operations

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Job Profile Summary:

The Maintenance Operator, working under general supervision, is responsible for maintaining equipment on oil and gas facilities, and repairing or replacing equipment as needed. The role performs complex tasks and conducts inspections of equipment to identify potential issues and ensure compliance with safety standards. The role maintains all company equipment, including but not limited to computers, vehicles, and analysis or test equipment and fosters strong connections with government officials and representatives to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. The role follows established safety protocols and environmental regulations to create a secure and compliant work environment. The role is pivotal in ensuring the continuous and reliable operation of critical equipment, reducing downtime and optimizing overall efficiency.

Job Description:

  • Performs complex corrective tasks including Tank Valves, Seat and Trim, Dump Controllers, Valves, Water Transfer, Pumping Unit Stuffing Box, Sump Pots, Ball Valves, air compressors, electronic burner systems, and basic pipe fitting.  
  • Repairs or replaces well site equipment per environmental compliance and well site control on pneumatic equipment, and maintains regulatory, environmental, and safety compliance in conjunction with and through close coordination with the Operations Engineers, Superintendents, Foremen, and Environmental Health and Safety Department.
  • Basic knowledge of production facility operations and equipment optimization, understand and follow critical standard operating procedures.
  • Supervise third party vendors completing work on location.
  • Work with the planning/scheduling team to execute pre planned work efficiently.
  • Maintains positive relationship with local, state, and federal representatives, and landowners and secures and maintains all company equipment, including but not limited to computers, vehicles, and analysis or test equipment.
  • Recognizes, analyzes, and resolves complex problems, taking corrective action in emergency and non-emergency situations, contributing to operational efficiency and safety.
  • Possesses the right and obligation to stop work in unsafe conditions, contributing to a safe and secure working environment for all personnel.
  • Provides field wide contact with all personnel in the event of emergency or other significant occurrences.
  • Adheres to and promotes safety protocols and procedures and conducts work in compliance with regulatory standards and company policies.
  • Trains newly hired and/or less experienced maintenance operators and maintains batteries, wells, and plants to facilitate efficient production operations.
  • Implements quality control measures to ensure that maintenance activities meet established standards.
  • Work nights and weekends if needed.

Education:

  • High School Diploma/General Education Diploma (GED)/Higher Secondary education and/or commensurate work experience is required.

Experience:

  • 3+ years of relevant experience, preferably in E&P Operations specializing in areas such as Control, Design, and Operations of Oil & Gas Facilities and Lease Operations with Maintenance Responsibilities or a related field. Industry experience is preferred.

Certifications:

Competencies:

  • Oral & Written Communication
  • Results Oriented
  • Active Learning
  • Digital Literacy
  • Business Acumen

Skills:

  • Inspection & Preventive Maintenance
  • Safety Standards
  • Troubleshooting
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Quality Control (QC)
  • Vendor Coordination
  • Recordkeeping


This job profile describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

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 Diversity@dvn.com


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