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ConocoPhillips First Delivery Multi-Skill Operator in LOVING, New Mexico

Title: First Delivery Multi-Skill Operator


Job Number: 00S8D

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Delaware Basin Overview

ConocoPhillips’ Delaware Basin asset in the Mid-Continent Business Unit consists of 73K net acres (45K net acres core operated) in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico with a resource base of approximately 2.4 BBOE. The asset is currently producing over 20 MBOEPD with production forecast to exceed 100 MBOEPD in 2020 and peak in excess of 200 MBOEPD around 2030. There is an ongoing drilling campaign targeting the Bone Springs and Wolfcamp formations in both Texas and New Mexico across a mixture of state and federal acreage.


The First Delivery Multi-Skill Operator (MSO) position is responsible for bringing online of new wells and facilities and monitoring and optimizing production and costs and performs most of his/her responsibilities at the well site.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Execute handover to Operations and commissioning of new wells and facilities

  • Inspect gas and oil wells, tanks, meters, separators, compressors, and attached piping components for leaks or unusual conditions and taking corrective actions

  • Access remote locations to check wells, maintain normal operating levels, pressures and flow on separation equipment, making adjustments to automatic and manual controls

  • Gauge tanks for sale or transfer of crude oil and water

  • Operate and troubleshoot rental compressors, flowing gas wells, gas lift wells, testing wells and operation of sand traps and flow back equipment

  • Utilize electronic remote well supervision to optimize production and reduce safety & environmental impact

  • Maintain chemical injection rates, start up, and shut in wells

  • Enter daily volumes, well tests, downtime and injection information into a computer database

  • Monitor daily production inputs into electronic data capturing software and comparing input data with output data for correctness

  • Report production losses, causes, and resolutions into a computer database

  • Monitor and optimizing production and costs within area of control for new wells and facilities

  • Minor hands on production equipment repairs

  • Execution of new facility walk-throughs, MOCs and PSSRs

  • Regulatory work including agency testing requirements, change of status, tank & meter numbering for new facilities

  • Updating P&IDs and site security diagrams for all new wells and facilities

  • Operate a company-provided vehicle to perform job duties in a safe manner

  • Enforce all safety, environmental, and company policies and procedures outlined in the ConocoPhillips Management System



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 3 years direct experience with oil and gas production practices, equipment and terminology

  • Valid driver's license

  • Willing to relocate 40 miles from Loving, NM

  • Willingness and ability to perform/comply with following:

  • Work in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions

  • Work in several different geographic locations each day

  • Work both in and out of a company-owned vehicle

  • Wear appropriate special safety equipment

  • Climb heights up to 24 feet to gauge tanks

  • Walk, bend, stoop, lift, push, and pull

  • Use hand tools to make minor repairs

  • Work weekends and be on call


  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish and English

  • Associates degree / trade certification or higher in Production Technology, Process Technology or related technical field

  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

  • 5 years direct experience with oil and gas production practices, equipment and terminology

  • Ability to prepare accurate and legible reports

  • Ability to read and understand production and financial reports

  • Ability to react to visual and aural signals, alarms, and instructions

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by fearlessly taking care of important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of April 26, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: First Delivery Multi-Skill Operator