DENVER, CO

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Oversee delivery of all production engineering responsibilities for the assigned area from conceptualization, through design, execution, and review/optimization. Position responsibilities include supervision of surface processing and downhole lift design, equipment and service procurement, project logistics, cost management, onsite operations, and safety efforts for the entirety of the production cycle from turn in line through the well life to plug and abandon. This role’s primary focus will be the optimization and maintenance of producing properties at the maximum economic rate while ensuring operations are compliant with governmental and contractual requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor daily the status of well production and gathering conditions to maximize production performance in the assigned area. Recommend changes or improvements to operations that service optimization of the asset.
  • Provide technical assistance and actively engage in supporting field operations in efforts to drive reduction in LOE spend and greater LOS enhancement.
  • Responsible for maintaining assigned capital budgets. Implement cost and efficiency studies to track capital expenditures and continually improve program economics.
  • Work closely with field operations, engineers, geologists, administrative staff, and external organizations to coordinate, execute, and advance all production activities. Serve as a resource to all necessary stakeholders to drive positive asset performance, leveraging a strong technical expertise in a broad range of production activities.
  • Serve as the area technical expert on lift systems to include rod pump, ESP, gas lift, and plungers.
  • Prepare and review procurement documentation, assist in negotiations, and lead ongoing appraisal of all production related equipment and services.
  • Review and approve invoices for all services. Maintain consistent, accurate accounting of well costs.
  • Assist management with the maintenance of accurate spending accruals on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare AFEs, lift designs, workover proposals, facilities recommendations, clean out procedures and any other documents as required.
  • Ensure all work performed adheres to DNR standards and is in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a work environment and culture focused on DNR’s core values and operational excellence.
  • Ability to travel to field locations on short notice and/or for extended periods as necessary.
  • Operate a vehicle safely in all weather conditions to drive to locations in rural/open range country.
  • Participate in continuing education classes related to production engineering as necessary to lead industry best practice and new technologies as a thought leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent field of study. Other technical degrees will be considered in conjunction with substantial relevant experience.
  • Experienced candidates are preferred; at least 3 years of progressive oil and gas production engineering experience, with a focus on oil related development.
  • Experience with energy industry software to include PowerBI, Spotfire, ARIES, WellView, SiteView, ProCount Suites, and AFE Navigator. Engineers will be expected to utilize Ignition, Carte, PipeSim, and other software tools.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources core values and job expectations.
  • Ability to apply a creative approach to problem solving with a broad spectrum of technical issues.
  • Thorough understanding of a broad range of engineering concepts. Competency in necessary technical areas such as algebra, trigonometry, fluid dynamics, physics, thermodynamics, etc.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious individual with an internal drive to perform at the highest level.
  • High-character individual who exhibits servant leadership and personal/professional humility.
  • Strong work ethic, an aptitude to learn, and a willingness to take on a variety of tasks/projects to support broad business needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively work with multiple teams/groups within the Denver office and Barnhart field office organizations.
  • Proactive approach to the management of Environmental, Health, and Safety standards.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and resourceful; able to handle multiple projects and achieve necessary results in a deadline driven environment.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word) to manipulate and interpret data and reports.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Estimated pay range: $130,000 – $180,000 (depending on experience of the successful candidate)
  • Eligible for short- and long-term incentives
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Hybrid work from home schedule available
  • 9/80 work schedule

Most of the job is done in an office setting. Field travel required 10–15%; adverse weather conditions may exist. Variable work hours including nights and weekends.

NOTE: This job description is NOT intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Company

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Oversee delivery of all production engineering responsibilities for the assigned area from conceptualization, through design, execution, and review/optimization. Position responsibilities include supervision of equipment and service procurement, project logistics, cost management, onsite operations, and safety efforts for asset level projects to include water gathering, distribution, and disposal, emissions monitoring and reduction, air compliance, special projects support, facilities integration, measurement and SCADA engineering support, reliability improvement efforts, and other duties as assigned. This role’s primary focus will be the support of the production organization in optimization and maintenance of producing properties across all areas in the Wolfberry asset.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with field operations, engineers, geologists, administrative staff, and external organizations to coordinate, execute, and advance all production activities. Serve as a resource to all necessary stakeholders to drive positive asset performance, leveraging a strong technical expertise in a broad range of production, water movement, and facilities activities.
  • Monitor daily the status of well production and gathering conditions to maximize production performance across the Wolfberry and Adams Baggett assets. Recommend changes or improvements to operations that service optimization of the asset.
  • Provide technical assistance and actively engage in supporting field operations in efforts to drive reduction in LOE spend and greater LOS enhancement on asset-level drivers.
  • Provide engineering support to the Water Management Team to facilitate efficient and environmentally responsible transport, reuse, and disposal of water as needed in DNR operations.
  • Assess ongoing compliance with environmental and emissions expectations and implement solutions to reduce DNR’s emissions footprint.
  • Support special projects field asset team in capturing non-traditional value additions.
  • Consult on asset wide compression planning and facilities integration across field production areas.
  • Support field wide tools as needed. To include but not limited to GIS, SCADA, measurement integration, flaring and fugitive gas emissions monitoring equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining assigned capital budgets. Implement cost and efficiency studies to track capital expenditures and continually improve program economics.
  • Prepare and review procurement documentation, assist in negotiations, and lead ongoing appraisal of all production related equipment and services.
  • Review and approve invoices for all services. Maintain consistent, accurate accounting of well costs.
  • Assist management with the maintenance of accurate spending accruals on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare AFEs, simple pipeline designs, necessary workover proposals, facilities recommendations, water management plans, and any other documents as required.
  • Ensure all activities adhere to DNR standards and comply with all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a work environment and culture focused on DNR’s core values and operational excellence.
  • Ability to travel to field locations on short notice and/or for extended periods as necessary.
  • Operate a vehicle safely in all weather conditions to drive to locations in rural/open range country.
  • Participate in continuing education related to production and facilities engineering to implement new technologies and innovative concepts to ensure DNR’s position as an industry thought leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of progressive oil and gas production engineering experience, with a focus on oil related development.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources core values and job expectations.
  • Ability to apply a creative approach to problem solving with a broad spectrum of technical issues.
  • Thorough understanding of a broad range of engineering concepts. Competency in necessary technical areas such as materials science, fluid dynamics, physics, thermodynamics, etc.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious individual with an internal drive to perform at the highest level.
  • High-character individual who exhibits servant leadership and personal/professional humility.
  • Strong work ethic, an aptitude to learn, and a willingness to take on a variety of tasks/projects to support broad business needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively work with multiple teams/groups within the Denver office and field office organizations.
  • Proactive approach to the management of Environmental, Health, and Safety standards.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and resourceful; able to handle multiple projects and achieve necessary results in a deadline driven environment.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Experience in facilities design, production engineering, production and midstream operations, workover rig operations, water transfer and disposal is positive.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word) to manipulate and interpret data and reports.
  • Experience with energy industry software to include PowerBI, Spotfire, ARIES, WellView, SiteView, ProCount Suites, and AFE Navigator. Engineers will be expected to utilize Ignition, Carte, PipeSim, ProMax, Pipeline Studio and other software tools.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Estimated pay range: $150,000 – $200,000 (depending upon experience of the successful candidate)
  • Eligible for short- and long-term incentives
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Hybrid work from home schedule available
  • 9/80 work schedule

Most of the job is done in an office setting. Field travel required 10–15%; adverse weather conditions may exist. Variable work hours including nights and weekends.

NOTE: This job description is NOT intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Company

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

This position participates in facilities engineering projects and provides engineering support for ongoing operations. This position is responsible for the delivery of all expected facilities engineering responsibilities for the assigned areas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the engineering design and assist in construction overview of new well site facilities, pipelines, compression, dehydration and processing facilities (including design of gas and produced water handling facilities, low pressure gathering systems, compressor stations, high-pressure pipelines, and treating facilities (dehydration, sweetening, NGLs), water treating systems, and SWD plants)
  • Provide ongoing facilities engineering support for well site facilities, pipelines, compression, dehydration and processing facilities
  • Coordinate with HSE, Regulatory, Supply Chain and Production staff to ensure regulation compliance and safety
  • Lead project P&ID and PHA developments
  • Assist in the adherence of a company Process Safety Management Program
  • Evaluate and recommend solutions for difficult problems
  • Hands-on field support at times to troubleshoot operating problems
  • Develop ideas to improve efficiency and reduce expenses
  • Lead the efforts in cost estimates and project schedules to successfully achieve facilities production goals
  • Assess options and make recommendations that meet the Company’s needs and development strategies
  • Participate in AFE cost estimates, bid preparation, and overall project management of assigned projects

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or combination of related field experience and / or education
  • Minimum 7 years progressive oil and gas production/facilities experience in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Software modeling experience with Pipeline Studio or other Pipeline Modeling programs a plus
  • Software modeling experience with Promax or other Process modeling programs a plus
  • Siteview experience a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and creative; able to handle multiple tasks and achieve necessary results in a timely manner
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to understand and perform project economic analysis
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project
  • Knowledge of software applications as they relate to pipeline and production operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe work behavior and habits
  • Valid driver’s license with no restrictions

Compensation and Benefits

  • Estimated pay range: $140,000 – $205,000  (depending upon experience of the successful candidate)
  • Eligible for short- and long-term incentives
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Hybrid work from home schedule available
  • 9/80 work schedule

*Most of the job is done in an office setting. Field travel required 10% – 15%; adverse weather conditions may exist. Variable work hours including nights and weekends.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

The HSE Director is responsible for directing Discovery’s Health, Safety and Environmental functions.This position provides overall management and guidance for the Company in all HSE matters and leads the company to excellence in HSE performance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to Discovery’s Health, Safety and Environmental function.
  • Implement and execute strategic initiatives aimed at injury prevention, risk management, and general safety performance improvement.
  • Oversee all HSE related training and develop new programs as necessary.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with respect to safety and environmental program by employees, contractors and vendors.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate Company-wide safety audits.
  • Conduct environmental due diligence of potential acquisitions.
  • Manage contractor safety program that includes: contractor expectations/contractor safety screening, contractor drug & alcohol programs, contractor safety meetings.
  • Oversee and monitor regulatory compliance in air permitting, storm water management permits and plans, spill prevention plans, hazardous waste management, land permitting and maintenance, water treatment, injection well permitting and maintenance.
  • Oversee and monitor health and safety regulatory compliance with federal, state and oil and gas commission regulations and rules.
  • Conduct trending analysis on development of targeted safety programs and policies.
  • Create and maintain reports on safety performance and initiatives.
  • Manage the health and safety department’s budget, allocating resources for training.
  • Develop presentations to senior management to communicate the state of HSE initiatives at Discovery and work with General Counsel to produce an annual Corporate Responsibility Report.
  • Interact with members of Audit & Risk Committee.
  • Act as the Company representative on HSE forums related to oil & gas activities.
  • Work with state and federal agencies as an industry representative for rule modifications and new rule development.
  • Work with Legal in preparation of HSE related lawsuits.
  • Provide HSE related information and guidance during senior management staff meetings.
  • Guidance and professional development of the field HSE staff.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ HSE experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • At least 10 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in state and federal oil and gas air permitting and compliance preferred, including but not limited to NSPS OOOO/OOOOa/OOOOb/OOOOc, JJJJ, MACT ZZZZ, Subpart W, Methane Emissions Reporting Program (MERP), and proposed methane, air and climate rules.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Knowledgeable with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships.
  • Ability to solve problems and make critical decisions.
  • Ability to accept accountability, demonstrate initiative, and lead by example in teamwork, cross functional cooperation, information sharing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Proficient in a variety of software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Graphics, Outlook) as well as safety management software and tools.
  • Strong understanding of business processes, compliance programs and audit processes.
  • High degree of integrity and strong work ethic; orientation toward results.
  • Excellent relationship management, communication and influence skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and solution development skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry safety regulations, standards, and best practices.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Estimated pay range: $210,000 – 230,000 (depending upon experience of the successful candidate)
  • Eligible for short- and long-term incentives
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Hybrid work from home schedule available
  • 9/80 work schedule

*Most of the job is done in an office setting. Field travel required 10% – 15%; adverse weather conditions may exist. Variable work hours including nights and weekends.

BARNHART, TEXAS

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Under the direction of the Production Foreman, the Lease Operator is responsible for the daily operation of all producing wells on the assigned route. Responsible for maximizing the daily production for all wells and for daily reporting of the production in the eVIN system. Also performs minor maintenance on production equipment. Ensures all work is performed in compliance with Company policies and procedures including environmental, health and safety standards. Works directly with other members of the asset team to insure that Company goals are met. Effectiveness is measured by meeting production goals, reduced operating costs, and/or improved safety for the Company and its employees. May frequently work variable days off schedule.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Obtain gas charts/meter readings, wellhead pressures and gauge oil and water tanks accurately. Call in oil and water loads needing hauled to Discovery’s Area Office.
  • Accurately input production data into the eVIN system daily.
  • Diagnosis production problems including, but not limited to, tubing leak, rod part, bad pump, and gas lock.
  • Report findings to the Production/Assistant Foreman.
  • Perform minor maintenance to production equipment including, but not limited to, heater treaters, separators, engines, pumping units, electric panels and oil and water test meters.
  • Recycle oil tanks to maintain saleable oil.
  • Monitor chemical/soap pumps for the required amount of chemical/soap injected. Order chemical/soap/soap sticks through the Production/Assistant Foreman or Lead Lease Operator.
  • Change gas charts on the assigned route as scheduled. Report all gas meter problems such as pens not marking, pens not zeroing, pens not arcing correctly, necessary plate changes, blank screen, daily production numbers repeating, etc to the Pipeline Tech.
  • Read and record data in eVIN for plunger equipped wells including cycles per day, cycle times for on and off time, afterflow time setting, plunger arrivals per day, plunger run time, hours on and hours off.
  • Adjust plunger cycles or pumping unit run time to maximize production.
  • Inspect plungers monthly for wear and replacement.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company including environmental, health and safety standards.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED, or a minimum of 4 years industry experience required.
  • At least 8 years pumping experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb stairs, as required on 10, 15, 20 & 25 foot production tanks.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs 3 feet above ground level.
  • Possible exposure to numerous oil field chemicals, including but not limited to soap, methanol, paraffin inhibitor and scale inhibitor.
  • Ability to work with pumping units which may be 15 to 20 feet above ground.
  • Periodic exposure to all types of weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Ability to hear over loud background noises.
  • Ability to regularly work in a dangerous and fast-paced environment.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Must be able to read and understand instructions communicated in English; bilingual a plus.
  • Self starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to recognize changes and possible problems.
  • Requires ability to adapt to fluctuating work schedule, i.e. frequent overtime; off duty call outs; varied work schedule.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work in a team environment.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Valid driver license and good driving record.

Complexity of Duties

  • Determine if safety hazard exists and take appropriate action.
  • Operate a variety of oilfield production related equipment and makes minor repairs.
  • Work with wells to optimize production to meet or exceed engineering expectations.
  • Input production data into a computer program.
  • Recommend changes to improve production or lower costs.

Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects. Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required.

NOTE: This job description is NOT intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Company

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Reporting to the HSE Manager this position will support field operations on matters within the scope of the primary responsibilities and detailed job functions described below. The successful candidate will bring generalist HSE technical knowledge and passion to work closely with existing field resources to build HSE organizational capability. Depending on experience and education, this position may be filled at various levels. This position will be based out of the Barnhart Field Office and serve the Company Barnhart and Ozona locations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer field HSE program focusing on prudent practices to assess, document, and proactively mitigate HSE issues and provide the HSE Manager and field leadership and operations team regular reports on performance.
  • Support the HSE function in developing and tracking HSE initiative performance in the field. This includes supporting behavioral-based HSE programs.
  • Conduct regular field HSE visits and within scope of duties to identify, assess, address and support mitigation of issues.
  • Train and educate field operations personnel on routine duties related to their HSE responsibilities.
  • Lead topic discussions from Safe Practices Manual
  • Coaches and counsels field level staff and contractors on HSE issues
  • Coordinate field visits by third party environmental consultants. Work with HSE team members and field operations management to assure timely response to findings and recommendations. Report to HSE Manager and field operations on a regular basis the status of third party recommendations.
  • Develop and provide briefings on existing and emerging environmental rules and regulations to assure the
  • Company is proactive and prudent in tactics to address regulations.
  • Develop and deliver briefings on emerging health and safety issues.
  • Represent the Company at local level peer groups to learn from and share management practices associated with field level HSE duties.
  • Conduct, document, recommend and present investigative findings and observations for HSE incidents.
  • Key member of safety committee and assure findings are passed onto appropriate departments
  • Supporting member of the emergency response team
  • Significant contributor in developing contractor safety programs
  • Prepare and deliver materials for monthly HSE meetings and as required other field level meetings, focused on operational environmental programs, practices and procedures.
  • Communicate directly with Texas regulatory agencies on behalf of Discovery
  • Acts as delegate for HSE Supervisor at internal or external meetings
  • Work with Operations team on development of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Direct topic discussions with SOP team on HSE related issues as needed
  • Provide support on response, remediation, and documentation of leaks to insure compliance both internally and with appropriate agencies.
  • Responsible for work front inspections

Environmental

  • Identify multi-media environmental issues in field. Taking direction from HSE Manager and field leadership, develop and implement programs to address issues. This includes, but is not limited to air emissions control, spill response and mitigation, NORM testing, baseline water sampling program, and waste identification and characterization studies. Prepare and provide regular reports on program implementation and performance.
  • Respond to releases. Provide initial response support, evaluation and recommendation on all releases. Investigate the basic causes of releases and report findings to HSE Manager and field leadership and operations team. Support HSE Manager in preparing regulatory reports and coordination of follow up visits by regulatory agencies.

Health and Safety

  • Taking direction from HSE Manager and field operations management, conduct scheduled and random audits of field activities. This includes, but is not limited to company and contractor field activities involving construction, operations, drilling, work overs and completions.
  • Support operations staff “potential hazards/near miss” reporting by overseeing tracking and closure of reports.
  • Conduct safety classes including: H2S Safety, NORM, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Spill Prevention and Response, Respiratory Protection, Hazard Communication, First Aid/CPR, Back Safety, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, Personal Protective Equipment, Fire Safety, Stress Management, Ergonomics, Environmental Awareness, Office Safety, Outdoor Safety, etc.
  • Perform H2S Surveys.

Education and Experience

  • Associate degree in environmental or safety sciences, engineering, physical or biological sciences or similar preferred
  • At least 5 years of HSE experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Possess or ability to attain ASP/CSP or similar within two years of employment
  • Air compliance experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
    Exhibits professional demeanor at all times and has demonstrated ability to relate to a wide array of situations and people.
  • Knowledgeable of HSE techniques and methods.
  • Organizational skills, detail oriented, skilled interviewer.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and presentation acumen at all levels.
  • Clean driving record and ability to travel is required.
  • Position will be on call for field emergencies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs
  • Proficient knowledge of OSHA, Environmental regulations as well as internal Safe Practices Manual.
  • Working knowledge of production, work over and drilling rigs.
  • Knowledgeable in providing HSE support to multiple disciplines, such as, production, work over, completion or drilling operations

NOTE: This job description is NOT intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Company

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

The Field Optimizer optimizes production and troubleshoots production related problems. Evaluates artificial lift installations and works to maximize well pumping efficiencies by utilizing specialized equipment and closely monitoring production.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Inspect equipment problems and perform routine maintenance and repairs
  • Maintain specialized equipment such as fluid level analyzers
  • Review production data to determine problem areas
  • Collects field data, evaluates and makes recommendations to pull pumps or perform well work needed to maintain optimum efficiencies and track/report results
  • Makes specific recommendations to improve artificial lift performance and maximize production on various lift methods.
  • Follow and support all Discovery HSE policies at all times
  • Determine if safety hazard exists and take appropriate action

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 years oilfield industry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years lease operator experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values
  • Must be a cultural fit (Humble, Hungry, People Smart, Selfless, Accountable, Never Settling)
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of surface facilities and their impact on production potential
  • Can conceptualize what is going on downhole and be able to communicate it to the LO, Foreman, and Engineers
  • Has a good working relationship with their peers and others in the organization
  • Possesses the necessary skills to navigate the various communication needs (phone, face to face, text, email, Teams)
  • Is willing and capable of expanding their skillsets
  • Can be the point person, direct traffic, and manage focused projects when required
  • Possess the skillsets necessary to perform data based analysis using the available technology (excel, SCADA, etc)
  • Knowledge of the program and operation of the Echometer fluid level and dynamometer.
  • Ability to analyze acquired data and recommend changes to solve operating and production problems
  • Ability to make adjustments to operating controls to maximize production and minimize operation costs
  • Basic programming of PLC’s, RPC’s, Plunger controllers and RF troubleshooting as needed on various well control devices
  • Experience with various lift methods
  • Self-starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Requires ability to adapt to fluctuating work schedule, i.e. frequent overtime; off duty call outs; varied work schedule
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work in team environment
  • Advanced computer knowledge
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Valid driver license and good driving record

*Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects. Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required.

NOTE: This job description is NOT intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Company

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Involved in all aspects of Water Management that includes operation and maintenance of fresh and recycle water pits, pumps, transfer lines, and wells to provide uninterrupted water supply for drill outs, FRACs, and completions. In addition will be responsible for SWD facility operation, maintenance and repair. Follows regulatory compliance standards, maintains accurate records, and supports all company-related policies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintains equipment and fluid levels to ensure compliance with regulatory and environmental agencies and reports any issues to management immediately.
  • Monitors and controls pit levels to assure drilling, completions, and FRACs have adequate water to optimize their operations.
  • Performs maintenance on all water transfer equipment and infrastructure to maximize reliability.
  • Manages water haul tickets to and from SWDs for water balancing.
  • Cleans out SWD strainer and filter baskets on the pumps.
  • Monitors drivers for proper procedures and the use of personal protection equipment.
  • Ensures no hazardous materials are put into the disposal well or into fresh or recycle water pits.
  • Checks fluid levels of each tank and pit and sets switches for maximum levels.
  • Monitors, collects and sells skim oil.
  • Troubleshoots SWD injection facilities and water transfer stations and equipment.
  • Works with stored energy and pressures.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of three years of experience preferred in managing water systems in the oil field industry

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Need to have a working knowledge of pump curves and motors as well as plumbing and electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Basic computer and math skills. eVIN / CARTE applications experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Vacuum truck experience a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain good driving record.
  • Must be willing and able to respond to alarms in a reasonable amount of time.

*Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects (50 lbs). Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on salt water disposal wells and water transfer systems as required.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

This position will perform trouble shooting, diagnosis, maintenance and repairs on company owned compression packages and other equipment as required.  Provides feedback for the development of operating practices, and forecasts for parts and materials for assigned units.  May assist in other field activities on occasion.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure routine maintenance plan is followed to minimize downtime on all assigned equipment.
  • Follow all company safety policies and practices as spelled out in the Company Safety Handbook.
  • Maintain run time of natural gas compression units at or above 98%.
  • Accurately gather and document data for reports critical to unit operations.
  • Oversee and participate in the setting of new compression packages.
  • Ensure critical spares are maintained in inventory.
  • Maintain cleanliness of assigned units and maintain units to provide safe working conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in gas compression preferred.
  • Caterpillar/Ariel certifications and experience strongly preferred.
  • High Pressure Gas Lift type compression experience a plus.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Experienced in driving a commercial sized vehicle.
  • Intermediate to expert level diagnostic and repair skills.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal communications including training, procedures, technical manuals, and instructions.
  • Ability to be self-managed and work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Willing and able to work extended hours including periodic on call weekends or days-off. 

*Periodic lifting in excess of 50 lbs may be required. Exposure to extremes in temperature. Exposure to high noise levels in excess of 85 dBa requiring hearing protections as well as exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and materials requiring use of proper PPE.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Under the direction of the Production Foreman, the Lead Operator is responsible for assisting Lease Operators with daily operations within the geographic area of responsibility. Must be knowledgeable of production equipment and have advanced technical and mechanical skills to maximize production and minimize operating expenses.  The Lead Operator trains new Operators to produce their assigned wells effectively and safely.  Reviews production data capture software for accuracy and production related problems.  Assists the Operator with putting new wells on-line and assists Production Foreman with overseeing the operation of production facilities.  Ensures all work is performed in compliance with Company policies and procedures including environmental, health and safety standards. Directly involved in and supports a culture that is selfless, accountable, and never settling. May frequently work a variable days off schedule.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide relief to the Foreman when the Foreman is on vacation, out sick, or otherwise engaged in work related tasks. Can be the point person, direct traffic, and manage focused projects when required.
  • Assist Operators in solving mechanical problems on production equipment.
  • Train entry-level Operators on all facets of job.
  • Recommends changes to improve production or lower costs.
  • Review production software for accuracy and for any production-related problems.
  • Assist Operators with production problems, such as wells loaded up or plunger not running.
  • Spend time with problem wells to maximize production.
  • Serve as relief for Operators who are on days off including the input of production data into eVIN.
  • Working knowledge and minor repairs to measurement devices in the field, such as turbine meters, orifice meters, Coriolis meters, LACT’s etc.
  • Ensure all contractors and employees are working in compliance with the policies and procedures of the Company including environmental, health and safety standards.
  • Expected to lead turn in line, return to service, return to production, or other special project efforts as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 10 years of oil and gas experience, with at least 5 years as a lease operator, well optimizer, or well technician.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb stairs, as required on 10-, 15-, 20- & 25-foot production tanks.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs 3 feet above ground level.
  • Possible exposure to numerous oil field chemicals.
  • Ability to work with pumping units which may be 15 to 20 feet above ground.
  • Periodic exposure to all types of weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Ability to hear over loud background noises.
  • Ability to regularly work in a fast-paced environment full of risks. 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Must be a cultural fit (Humble, Hungry, People Smart).
  • Self-starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of production equipment.
  • Must have a background in rod lift, plunger lift, and gas lift operations.
  • Ability to recognize changes and potential problems; exercise independent thinking to solve problems.
  • Possess the necessary skills to navigate the various communication needs (phone, face to face, text, Teams, e-mail) with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong math skills and computer knowledge.
  • Possess the necessary skillsets to perform data-based analysis using available tech (excel, SCADA, etc.).
  • Valid driver license and good driving record.
  • Ability to determine if safety hazard exists and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to operate a variety of oilfield production related equipment and make repairs.
  • Can conceptualize what is going on downhole and be able to communicate it to the Operators and Foreman.
  • Ability to identify production problems, take the initiative, and have the mechanical and technical skills to solve them.

* Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects. Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

This position participates in facilities engineering projects and provides engineering support for ongoing operations. This position is responsible for the delivery of all expected facilities engineering responsibilities for the assigned areas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the engineering design and assist in construction overview of new well site facilities, pipelines, compression, dehydration and processing facilities (including design of gas and produced water handling facilities, low pressure gathering systems, compressor stations, high-pressure pipelines, and treating facilities (dehydration, sweetening, NGLs), water treating systems, and SWD plants)
  • Provide ongoing facilities engineering support for well site facilities, pipelines, compression, dehydration and processing facilities
  • Coordinate with HSE, Regulatory, Supply Chain and Production staff to ensure regulation compliance and safety
  • Lead project P&ID and PHA developments
  • Assist in the adherence of a company Process Safety Management Program
  • Evaluate and recommend solutions for difficult problems
  • Hands-on field support at times to troubleshoot operating problems
  • Develop ideas to improve efficiency and reduce expenses
  • Lead the efforts in cost estimates and project schedules to successfully achieve facilities production goals
  • Assess options and make recommendations that meet the Company’s needs and development strategies
  • Participate in AFE cost estimates, bid preparation, and overall project management of assigned projects

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or combination of related field experience and / or education
  • Minimum 7 years progressive oil and gas production/facilities experience in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Software modeling experience with Pipeline Studio or other Pipeline Modeling programs a plus
  • Software modeling experience with Promax or other Process modeling programs a plus
  • Siteview experience a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and creative; able to handle multiple tasks and achieve necessary results in a timely manner
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to understand and perform project economic analysis
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project
  • Knowledge of software applications as they relate to pipeline and production operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safe work behavior and habits
  • Valid driver’s license with no restrictions

* Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects. Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Reporting to the Control Room Supervisor, the Control Room Operator position will support the overall monitoring of maintenance of the field operations to ensure that everything is working properly, and prioritized items are handled in a timely fashion.  This position will watch closely to identify any abnormal operating and equipment conditions.  This position carries a large range of duties and must be able to adapt and adjust to the needs of operational strategies at any given point in time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Central point of contact for all field operations, especially in emergency situations
  • Continuously monitors horizontal and vertical facilities to help Lease Operators pump by exception
  • Monitors the operation of emissions control equipment and adjusts it to meet State and Federal Guidelines
  • Monitors alarms and oil call-ins
  • Order trucks for water dispatch and coordinate with water haulers to ensure water is hauled in a timely manner
  • When abnormalities are detected, troubleshoot, or repair the issue to minimize safety risks and economic losses by delegating to/informing Production Department personnel
  • Utilizes SCADA to drive maintenance and efficiency
  • Utilizes Automation to monitor SWD and water transfer activity
  • Ability to operate various switches, control devices, and valves, and knowledge of the effects each has on total operations
  • Dispatch the Operator to the well when problems occur
  • Direct oil trucks when the need arises
  • Monitors GPS as needed to ensure safety of personnel in the field
  • Follow up with each group/individual after dispatching until issues have been resolved
  • Provide daily updates via email and/or Teams to Foremen regarding issues that have occurred and resolutions taken; electronically log status of events
  • Works a 7 and 7 12hr rotating shift; required to communicate activity in the current shift to the next shift

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of Lease Operating experience; both vertical and horizontal wells
  • Previous Control Room Operating experience preferred
  • High School Diploma

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values
  • Must be a cultural fit (Humble, Hungry, People Smart, Selfless, Accountable, Never Settling)
  • Must possess the knowledge and skillset to operate various Production equipment; ability to troubleshoot all equipment
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must
  • Strong aptitude in math; ability to use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to perform flow, pressure, performance, and meter calculations
  • Must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work well under pressure
  • Possess problem-solving skills
  • Experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Production Accounting software, SCADA, Camera systems etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Production, Completion and Workover
  • Knowledge of Rod Pump, Plunger, ESP and Gas Lift Systems

*Work is performed in a normal office setting, requiring long periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Occasional field travel required.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Under the general supervision of the Automation Foreman, the Automation Technician is responsible for complex oilfield automation tasks to aid in the oversight for the optimization of oilfield automation and communications systems. The position requires the individual to assist Field personnel, Production, Construction and Engineering staff to implement and maintain automation equipment in a field environment. When problems occur, the Automation Technician is responsible for handling the immediate problem and recommending any necessary changes.  Must desire to work in a collaborative multi-functional team setting that prioritizes a “One Team” approach to problem solving, and that can bring a continuous improvement mindset to the team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitors communication and automation equipment.
  • Calibration, testing, repairing and/or replacing of field sensors (flow, temperature, pressure, level, etc.).
  • Repairs control valves, positioners, transducers, and any other part necessary to the operation of the valve.
  • Removes, dismantles, cleans, maintains and assembles instruments and replaces defective components.
  • Monitors daily SCADA and gas meter downloads; reports and repairs issue as they develop.
  • Monitors, maintains and repairs radio network for communication problems or outages.
  • Provides automation and programming support of industry standards, devices and systems expertise for ABB Totaflow and WinCCU/PCCU Allen Bradley PLCs, SCADAPack, ABB Totalflow, Schneider PLC, Productivity PLC, Red Lion HMI, etc.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 10 years of Oil and Gas Automation or I/E experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs. 3 feet above ground level.
  • Periodic exposure to all types of weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Ability to regularly work in fast-paced environment.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Commitment to Discovery Natural Resources expectations and core values.
  • Well versed in installing, managing, troubleshooting various communication systems such as Ethernet, Modbus, serial, digital data communications (Freewave, Rajant Mesh, Ubiquiti and Cambium Radios and cellular modems, etc.). General networking knowledge is a must.
  • Well versed in installing, managing, troubleshooting various Automation and instrumentation equipment such as Oleumtech, ABB, PCS, Foxboro, Endress Hauser, Drexelbrook,, Wika, Valvecon,  Siemens, ASCO, Rosemount Instrumentation systems, etc
  • Self-starter, able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer and network skills necessary
  • Diverse work experience with automation systems on Oil and Gas field sites is a must for Projects that include well-pad installations, commissioning, maintenance, trouble-shooting, and programming
  • Ability to recognize changes and potential problems; exercise independent thinking to solve problems.
  • Must have expertise in management of automation projects from beginning to end.
  • Strong service, multitasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to work in a team environment.
  • Defining Analog and Digital I/O designs and documentation.
  • Modbus communication protocol programming.
  • Be able to direct and supervise contract labor and other automation contractors as needed.
  • Requires ability to adapt to fluctuating work schedule, i.e. overtime; rotating on call schedule; off duty call outs; varied work schedule.

Complexity of Duties

  • Determine if safety hazard exists and take appropriate action.
  • Operates a variety of oilfield production related equipment and makes minor repairs.
  • Ability to identify automation problems and have the mechanical and technical skills to solve them.
  • Capable of working efficiently alone and under pressure in a sometimes physically demanding environment, demonstrating experience working outdoors in all climatic conditions and sometimes in remote locations
  • Able to read and interpret technical documentation (PIDs, ladder logic, function block code, schematics, loop sheets, manuals, etc.)

*Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions. May require occasional lifting of heavy objects. Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on oil and gas wells as required. Must be aware of potential hazards and know how to handle emergency situations. Hazards include fluids under high pressure and deadly hydrogen sulphide which is often a component of gas that comes directly from the well.