• Field Operator

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Operations & Maintenance
    Trade & Craft
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently sourcing Field Operators to join our team in Kermit, Texas. You will be responsible for operation and normal upkeep and maintenance of the equipment that gathers, conditions, measures and handles gas, oil, and production water.

     U.S. Only:  Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.



    • Perform troubleshooting, repairs, inspections, and replacement of equipment as necessary.
    • Assist in maintaining activity logs and status reports including safety/environmental incident reporting.
    • Participate in / insure daily communication between operators, supervisor, Marketing and Commercial development.
    • Write, review, and oversee assigned work permits associated with construction or maintenance in operating areas.
    • Become qualified / maintain qualification in assigned DOT pipeline and control room competencies.
    • Crosstrain throughout asset area and participate in hands-on training in field operations.
    • Comply with all applicable company procedures and policies as well as state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.
    • Be able to operate independently or from the Operations Control Center by monitoring field volumes, rates, levels and alarms, to directly make adjustments or provide guidance to field personnel.
    • Be an active participant our Health Safety and Environmental culture.
    • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Core Values.
    • Perform various other duties as assigned.


    • Minimum 1 year experience in gas gathering, oil gathering / stabilization, SWD or field production operations
    • Knowledge of oil & gas operations (Amine and Glycol systems, Compression, pipelines, measurement etc.) desired.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Cygnet (or other SCADA system), and IMaps (or Google Maps) preferred.
    • Good time management, communication and people skills.
    • Ability to multitask and communicate effectively across cross functional groups



    •  High School diploma or equivalent is required.


    • Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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