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Our Oil & Gas client is looking for Lease Operator to join their team for a six-month contract in Hinton. The shift for this position is 8 days on, 6 days off. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe and efficient operations, monitoring and maintenance preparation of wells, processing units and related facilities. This position requires a strong focus on oil, gas and water separation facilities operations along with major utilities and secondary expertise in all operations. This is a large project, which includes not only on-site facility start-up but also utilization of operating tools, procedures, work-permitting and training.  If this is a position you feel you could excel at, please apply today!  Please note: Preference will be given to local candidates.

Job Responsibilities 
  • Primary operations contact for their facilities. Understands process flow, basic chemistry associated with unit, major line-ups, and all unit safety equipment, including isolation points
  • Physically inspect and monitor equipment and/or the work area using vision, hearing, smell, and touch, to ensure correct operation
  • Issue Safe Work Permits, which involves high degree of proficiency on current operating conditions as well as chemical, personnel and process safety risks associated with operating unit
  • Perform gas testing as necessary to ensure Operating area is safe to allow for specific maintenance activities to be performed
  • Process monitoring activities include Gauge Tanks, read meters, accurately record data, taking product samples, differential pressure, chemical injection rates, checking for leaks, freezing, overheating, etc.
  • Perform "visual maintenance" by checking critical performance parameters such as temperature, pressure, level, flow rate, and/or vibration to ensure all equipment is operating within its defined operating envelope
  • Adjust local process parameters (temperature, pressure, etc.) to maintain product specifications within their optimal operating window
  • Coordinate Oil Sales and salt water hauling as necessary
  • Maintain accurate electronic or paper gauge sheets properly and note reasons for production changes
  • Check control valve positions to ensure valves are correctly positioned
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance (adding lube oil, water, tightening valve packing, changing filters and steam traps, clearing equipment, etc.)
  • Communicates with Production Foreman to remain informed of existing process conditions and relate any changes made or needed
  • Perform winterization and summarization of equipment for maximum equipment efficiencies
  • Monitor field equipment using electronic test equipment 
  • Inspect safety valves, fire extinguishers, fire hoses, breathing apparatus, and other safety equipment

Candidate Qualifications 
  • High School diploma is required; College degree or trade school certificate preferred
  • 10-15 years of demonstrated prior relevant work experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal relationships and a team player
  • Must be able and willing to work on a rotating shift
  • Must be available for call out as situation dictates
  • Ability to interact effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to maintain, operate and repair surface equipment associated with the production of Oil & Gas
  • Strong computer skills with good and written and oral communication skills
  • Must be physically able to lift > 50 lbs. and climb ladders / stairways
  • Must be able to use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and other safety detectors and equipment’s

People are the heart of every business. At BOWEN, we support that truth every single day. We champion inclusive cultures and harness diverse talent. We encourage applications from all, including people of any ethnic or national background, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.


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