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Continental Resources Operator (Sidney, MT) in Sidney, Montana

Job Summary

Responsible for overall daily operation and maintenance for a specified group of oil and gas wells, monitors daily production, equipment and performance and insures proper sales volumes.


  • Measures and records production.

  • Driving safely to and from wells and well sites

  • Provides routine maintenance for machinery and equipment.

  • Reports changes in individual well performance.

  • Confers with production foreman on operating problems.

  • Treats oil to meet pipeline specifications.

  • Coordinates oil sales and water disposal.

  • Assures operational compliance with government requirements and company policies.

  • Must be familiar with operation of POC's, plunger lift and flowing wells.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Basic math skills

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Proven team player

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education (GED)

  • Valid driver's license

  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three or more years related experience

  • Housing within 50 miles of Sidney, MT

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stoop, stand, walk, pull, carry instruments, and climb stairs and ladders for extended period of time

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

  • Ability to work overhead for extended periods of time

  • Ability to perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers

  • Capable of driving distances of 150 miles or more per day during all types of weather conditions

  • Ability to one arm carry up to 25lbs. without assistance

  • Regular bending, crouching, pulling and kneeling to check equipment and gauges

  • Must be able to exert up to 50lbs. of force occasionally and up to 20lbs. frequently to move or manipulate objects

  • Ability to work significant amounts of time as required in completing job responsibilities

  • Working environment includes exposure to extremely loud noises in field, hazardous chemicals, and hydrocarbons that may be under extreme pressure for which appropriate safety measures are required

Continental Resources, Inc. provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Continental is successful because we challenge our employees to be innovative and creative. We provide our employees with the necessary tools to be successful, and we reward them for their hard work. If you want to work in an environment that encourages teamwork and putting your ideas into action, consider joining Continental Resources.

Continental Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.