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ConocoPhillips Multi-Skill Operator (MSO) - Delaware Basin in LOVING, New Mexico

Title: Multi-Skill Operator (MSO) - Delaware Basin


Job Number: 00SGX

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 17 countries, $71 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of March 31, 2019. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,318 MBOED for the three months ended March 31, 2019, and proved reserves were 5.3 BBOE 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 2018, the company held about 800 thousand net acres across the basin, with net production of 66 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day. ConocoPhillips is committed to being an innovative and environmentally responsible operator, and the new technologies and practices that it is using in this area exemplify that.

Quality of Life Incentives

ConocoPhillips’ offers additional benefits to support employees living and maintaining a primary residence in the Loving/Carlsbad, NM area. For more details visit: Living in Loving/Carlsbad at .


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

Responsibilities may include:

  • 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 rod pumping wells, electric submersible pumps (ESPs), flowing wells, and well test systems

  • Utilize electronic remote well supervision to optimize production and reduce safety and 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 gathering software and comparing input data with output data for correctness

  • Monitor and optimizing production and costs within area of control

  • Minor hands on production equipment repairs

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

  • You will need to align with all safety, environmental, and company policies and procedures outlined in the ConocoPhillips Management System



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Valid driver's license

  • 1 year direct experience with oil and gas production practices, equipment and terminology

  • Currently reside or be willing to relocate within a 40 mile driving radius of Loving, NM

  • Willing and able to perform/align with following (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Work in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions

  • Work in several different geographic locations every single 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


  • Associate's degree/Trade certification or higher or foreign equivalent in Production Technology, Process Technology or related technical field

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

  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish and English

  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

  • 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 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 and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of June 20, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. 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: Multi-Skill Operator (MSO) - Delaware Basin