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ConocoPhillips Delaware Operation Center (DOC) Operator in LOVING, New Mexico

Title: Delaware Operation Center (DOC) Operator


Job Number: 00S89

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.

Permian Overview

ConocoPhillips and its heritage companies have operated in the Permian Basin for almost 100 years. Across New Mexico and Texas, the company holds conventional positions in the Northwest Shelf and Central Basin Platform, and an unconventional position in the Delaware Basin. At year-end 2017, the company held about 1 million net acres across the basin, with net production of 60 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day. ConocoPhillips is committed to being a creative and environmentally-responsible operator, and the new technologies and practices that it is using in this area exemplify that.


The Delaware Operation Center (DOC) Operator is responsible for the successful implementation of the production surveillance and optimization plan related to well site and central facilities operation. The position will work an 8/6 work schedule including day and night shifts.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Surveillance and control of well site facilities, trunk-lines, and central facilities

  • Alarm management

  • Intelligent alarm management

  • Central facility equipment monitoring and optimization

  • Oil truck hauling dispatch and coordination

  • Production control optimization

  • Daily integrated operations (IO) collaboration/optimization meeting

  • Target vs. actual

  • Monitor production from a centralized control room and optimize accordingly to achieve production targets

  • Automated work plan management

  • Communicate any work priority changes necessary to the multi-skill operator (MSO)

  • Daily loss production tracking

  • Loss production reporting system (LPRS) tracking and end of the month validation

  • Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE)

  • Follow Lower 48/Midcontinent Business Unit HSE policies and procedures

  • Incident command support

  • Regulatory

  • Align with applicable regulatory policies and procedures

  • Production, Surveillance, and Optimization (PS&O)

  • Provide input and mentorship for field-wide operating strategy

  • Provide updates and mentorship on operations, maintenance, and down-hole activities for the area

  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving operational issues

  • Collaborate with engineering for data gathering requests

  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving operational issues

  • Own the production and downtime events in area of responsibility to minimize repeat failures

  • Ensure lease-hold wells are produced to maintain leases

  • Provide work direction



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 3 years of direct experience in upstream field operations

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodations) to perform/comply with following:

  • Work an 8/6 work schedule including day and night shifts

  • Travel to the field offices as required (5% of the time)

  • Work overtime as needed


  • 5 years of direct well operations experience

  • 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

  • Understanding of well control and artificial lift theories and techniques

  • US gas industry experience including gas gathering, dehydration, compression, pipeline, stabilization and processing

  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and organization skills are required.

  • Able to effectively convey messages through written and oral communication

  • Demonstrate an ability to operate in a decisive, urgent and committed way to deliver results that are sustainable and measurable

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by courageously dealing with 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: Delaware Operation Center (DOC) Operator