Lease Operator

Whiting Oil & Gas Corp.

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Williston, ND

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Position Summary:

Chord Energy is seeking a Lease Operator for our Williston, North Dakota Area Operations. Candidate would perform assigned tasks such as maintaining production rates throughout the system, operational checks of wells and facilities, and ensuring safety. Candidate must have a valid drivers license. The schedule for this position is 8 days on, 6 days off. Wage and level commensurate with experience.

Job Duties:

  • Measure and record production volumes of oil, water, and gas.

  • Note and report variances

  • Monitor equipment for proper operation and condition

  • Accurately records meter readings, pressures and production volumes for reports

  • Reports concerns, potential issues problems requiring additional help to supervisor

  • Perform minor maintenance and housekeeping

  • Ensure operation is performed in a safe and environmentally sound manner

  • Respond to any emergency or call out situations

  • Maintain and adhere to treatment schedules, well test schedules and preventative maintenance

  • Maintains all records required by any regulatory body.

  • Preventative maintenance

  • Equipment repairs

  • Troubleshooting

  • Clean facility

  • Will oversee roustabouts

  • Additional responsibilities added as experience is added

  • Drives safely to and from wells and well sites

  • Must understand and perform all duties according to Company standard operating procedures and in compliance within all regulatory and EH&S guidelines

  • Possess and maintain HAZWOPER certification

  • Complete required H2S training

  • All other duties as assigned or based off business need
    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.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be at least 21 years old for Company motor vehicle insurance

  • Must be computer literate with basic MS Office experience

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures associated with field operations

  • Be available for "call out" duty on a regular basis

  • Must have mechanical abilities

  • Must work professionally and respectfully with land owners and all others at all times while performing job

  • Ability to perform tasks at a fast pace, while paying attention to detail

  • Must be task oriented

  • Ability to work with all types of people and situations

  • Flexible, dedicated, and positive attitude, excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
    o Able to handle exposure to extreme weather conditions and areas where hazardous chemicals are present
    o Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, kneel, stoop, sit and walk extensively
    o 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.

EEO Statement:

Chord Energy does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.