Field Operator

Job title: Field Operator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-132971
Contact Name: Amy Foley
Phone Number: 1-587-840-9059
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our valued client is seeking a Field Operator in Edson, AB. Candidates must be local to the area or willing to relocate.


  • Demonstrate awareness of safety policies by ensuring that company safety standards are met
  • Work independently on routine tasks, gain an understanding of production cost 
  • Operate wells and associated facilities – gain a full understanding of the day to day principles of the operations such as production optimization, troubleshooting production failures, gas engine checks, hydraulic checks, change and zero charts, routine compressor checks, routine dehy checks, blow down scrubbers
  • Able to perform basic daily maintenance requirements
  • Understand data entry requirements and complete routine paperwork
  • Remain on-call during off hours, as requested, to provide off-hour coverage for facilities


The candidate must have or demonstrate the following:

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Technical and/or Trades education is an asset
  • No experience required – will train
  • Willingness to participate in PFO or GPO program
  • Display mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrate understanding of plant and field activities
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic flows and equipment
  • Safety ticket(s) such as First Aid Ticket; H2S Alive (field where required); TDG/WHMIS and others would be considered an asset
  • Be able to perform physical job requirement which may include, but are not limited to, lifting up to 75 lbs and handling repetitive activities such as bending, climbing, twisting, kneeling, sitting, etc.
  • Effective communication, organizational and team skills complemented with a strong work ethic

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