Control Room Operator
Wood PLC

Job Info

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a long-term career opportunity? Come join Wood as a Control Room Operator in Watford City, ND. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation and more. The primary role will drive the operating efficiency by remotely monitoring and optimizing well site production via alarm management and facility volume coordination. The position will collaborate with operations and production engineers.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

  • Surveillance and control of well site facilities, central facilities, and 3rd party offtake (oil, water, and gas)
  • Collaboratively identify and execute production and equipment optimization opportunities with optimizers
  • Alarm management and optimization
  • Lone worker system monitoring
  • Oil and water truck hauling coordination and dispatch
  • Target vs. Actual: Monitor production from a centralized control room and optimize accordingly to achieve production targets
  • Own the production and downtime events to minimize repeat failures
  • Drive initiatives that improve field performance via automation, prioritization, etc.
  • Provide input and guidance for field-wide operating strategy
  • Provide updates and guidance on operations, maintenance, and down-hole activities for the area
  • Support operators in Cygnet, reporting systems, XSPOC, WellView, and LPRS
  • Assisting with OPEX tracking and reporting
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving operational issues
  • Interface with engineering groups for data gathering requests

Skills / Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • 3+ years of direct experience in Upstream field operations
  • Ability to work a 7/7 work schedule including day and night shifts
  • Ability to work overtime for vacation and sick leave coverage as needed

  • Engineering degree preferred (Petroleum, Mechanical, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience with Microsoft Office, Cygnet, XSPOC, and SAP or similar softwares
  • 3+ years field experience working with artificial lift systems (rod pump, electrical submersible pump, gas lift)
  • Working knowledge of field operations including: compression, plunger lift, rod pump, chemical treating, etc. operations on high pressure and low pressure gas and oil wells
  • Proven leadership in promoting safe work practices
  • Excellent communication skills in working with multiple disciplines
  • Motivates and encourages people to achieve their best and to pursue goals that enable success
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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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