New job Plant Operator in New Mexico

Plant Operator

Company : Danos
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Mexico

Full Description

Job Title: Plant Operator
Schedule: 8/6
Location: Malaga, NM
Pay: DOE

Danos Expectations:

A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Work Ethic
  • Technical Skill
  • Customer Focus
  • Open Communication
  • Implementing Vision and Values

Our purpose, values, and high-performance culture traits are fundamental to our success and offer wonderful opportunities for employee development.
  • Non-scheduled call-outs outside normal business hours can be expected
  • Daily operation of water treatment system
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and basic electrical assembly of water treatment systems and components
  • Perform mechanical installations including but not limited to – bolting flanges, installing gauges, sample taps
  • Follow local, state & government regulations for water treatment and disposal
  • Tests for water quality, collects EPA samples, takes sludge depths, and records meter readings
  • Ensures adequate supplies of chemicals are on hand
  • Inspects pumps, chemical feeders, hydraulic system components by checking pumping rates and repairing or replacing damaged or unduly worn parts
  • Execute tank dipping and sampling, water draining and tank cleaning
  • Follow water specifications, apply depot handling and product transfer procedures and apply product control and measurement
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing centrifugal and positive displacement pumps
  • Test, calibrate and troubleshoot equipment and mechanical problems
  • Follow permit to work system/confined space entry, control of electrostatic hazards and working at heights
  • Performs lockout/tagout procedures on treatment
  • Daily monitoring of multiple sites by vehicle
  • Job is to be performed employing safe work practices while utilizing acceptable environmental procedures to maximize earnings while minimizing costs on assigned oil and gas producing properties
  • Perform mandatory paperwork required by customer and regulatory agencies
  • General housekeeping and field maintenance


  • Computer knowledge - Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment
  • Strong initiative and self-starter
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records
  • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies
  • Understanding of Business fundamentals
  • Ability to implement cost effective solutions
  • Technical Skills related to math and analytical thinking
  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices

  • 2+ years Oil & Gas Lease Operator experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with Water Treatment Plant/Gathering Systems including but not limited to: performing mechanical installations, troubleshooting of all associated equipment and testing of water samples
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as by self without direct supervision
  • Candidate must within a 50 mile radius of the job site
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Some college or technical training preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

Why work for Danos?

Danos offers competitive wages, sustainable health benefits, 401K company match, and opportunities for employee development.

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Danos is an equal opportunity employer

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