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Lease Operator

Conroe, TX, United States


Job Description

Location: Conroe, TX
Schedule: 7×7 Rotation – Please note that for this position as it is full time and long term, it is essential that candidates reside within a 50-mile radius of site. Since this is a locally based schedule that permits returning home every night, there are no provisions for man-camps or housing per diem. If you are open to relocating or have your own travel trailer, please confirm this in your resume. 
Benefits: Company Truck +Gas Card. Comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K + company match, and more. 
Other: All offers are contingent upon clearing a full drug screen, clean background and motor vehicle history report.
Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.


Well Monitoring and Optimization:

Regularly inspect and monitor wellheads, pumping units, and related equipment.
Optimize well performance by adjusting pump speeds, volumes, and pressures as necessary.

Production Maintenance:

Conduct routine maintenance and repairs on production equipment to ensure continuous and safe operations.
Troubleshoot and address issues related to production disruptions promptly.

Data Recording and Reporting:

Maintain accurate records of daily production activities, including well tests, fluid levels, and equipment readings.
Generate and submit regular reports on production volumes, equipment status, and any incidents.

Safety Compliance:

Adhere to all safety guidelines, protocols, and regulations to ensure a secure working environment.
Participate in safety meetings and training sessions to stay updated on industry best practices.

Emergency Response:

Respond promptly to emergency situations, including equipment failures, leaks, or other incidents.
Implement appropriate emergency procedures to mitigate risks and ensure the safety of personnel and assets.


Collaborate with other team members, field personnel, and supervisors to coordinate activities and share critical information.
Report any issues, concerns, or potential improvements to the relevant authorities.

Familiarity with the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of various equipment is crucial for an Oilfield Lease Operator/Pumper to guarantee the safe and efficient production of oil and gas. Continuous training is also necessary to stay abreast of technological advancements and industry best practices. The role of an Oilfield Lease Operator/Pumper involves working with a diverse range of equipment to monitor, maintain, and enhance oil and gas production. The specific equipment utilized may vary depending on the well type and production methods applied, but the following is a general list commonly associated with this position:
Wellhead Equipment:

Christmas tree (surface wellhead equipment)
Valves and chokes
Tubing hangers

Pumping Units:

Beam pump (nodding donkey)
Progressive cavity pump
Electric submersible pump (ESP)

Surface Pumps:

Centrifugal pumps
Positive displacement pumps
Reciprocating pumps

Fluid Separation Equipment:

Separators (two-phase or three-phase)
Free water knockouts

Storage Tanks:

Production tanks
Stock tanks
Water disposal tanks

Flowlines and Pipelines:

Gathering lines
Transmission pipelines

Pressure Control Equipment:

Pressure relief valves
Control valves
Pressure regulators

Measurement Devices:

Flow meters
Pressure gauges
Level indicators

Safety Equipment:

Gas detectors
Fire extinguishers
Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Communication Tools:

Two-way radios
SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems

Tools and Instrumentation:

Wrenches, pliers, and other hand tools
Multimeters and other diagnostic instruments


Pickup trucks
Off-road vehicles for accessing remote well sites



High school diploma or equivalent; post-secondary education in a related field is an asset.
2-5 years of experience in oilfield operations, preferably as a Lease Operator.
Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge of oil and gas production equipment and processes.
Ability to work well in a team environment and communicate effectively with other operators, supervisors, and management.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Willingness to work flexible hours and be on-call as required.
Valid driver’s license and ability to pass a background check and drug test.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to work in outdoor environments in various weather conditions.
Ability to climb ladders and stairs and work at heights
Ability to work in confined spaces and wear personal protective equipment as required.


About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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