PDC Energy

Pumper II

Job Location
USD $30.29/Hr.
USD $37.03/Hr.
Bonus Target

Job Description

This position will be working a 7 x 3 / 8 x 3 schedule - seven days on, three days off followed by eight days on, three days off.

Min $30.29/hr Max $37.03/hr

Bonus Target 10%

Multiple opportunities available. 



A brief description summarizing the overall purpose and objectives of the position and the results the worker is expected to accomplish.

Responsible for daily operations of assigned oil and gas wells to include all processing equipment and production facilities. Must evaluate and maintain peak production performance for each individual well on assigned route.



The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position that are most important to be successful.

  1. Optimize each well on assigned route given daily operating conditions;
  2. Responsible and accountable for managing all fluids on assigned route;
  3. Check all equipment daily and make normal repairs by troubleshooting site situations;
  4. Accurately report all regulatory items on a daily basis;
  5. Report problems requiring additional help or equipment to Supervisor;
  6. Accurately record meter readings, pressures, and production volumes;
  7. Perform job functions with concern for safety, compliance and the environment;
  8. Work professionally and respectfully with landowners, coworkers and others at all times;
  9. Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required at the direction of the Production Foreman;
  10. Must be able to move items weighing up to fifty-five (55) pounds to a height of forty (40) inches, and move items weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds to a height of seventy-five (75) inches to service various components of equipment on well sites;
  11. Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder and utilize stairs to work at heights to service equipment on well sites;
  12. Must be able to traverse uneven terrain to access well sites;
  13. Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects.



The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.  

  1. Must be computer literate to include use of laptop and related technologies;
  2. Must be a self-starter. Possesses the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  3. Must possess the ability to operate manual tools related to well maintenance to include, but not limited to, shovels, wrenches, rakes, etc.;
  4. Basic math skills required to calculate production volumes, tank volumes and gas flow rates;
  5. Willingly asks questions and seeks direction from supervisor;
  6. Applies basic knowledge to carry out a sequence of tasks under moderate supervision;
  7. Demonstrates an understanding of the total process flow within functional area;
  8. Conducts routine assignments involving standard operating procedures;
  9. Ability to recognize non-routine situations, adapt accordingly and communicate issues to more experienced personnel;
  10. Receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments;
  11. Demonstrates enthusiasm and initiative for learning and seeking advanced knowledge. 



The specific minimum attributes required at the designated Career Progression classification.

Field Operations Specialist 2

  1. Competency – Effectively communicates and receives feedback. Possesses working knowledge of discipline and department functions. Applies basic knowledge to carry out a sequence of tasks under moderate supervision.
  2. Responsibility – Demonstrates an understanding of the total process flow within functional area. Conducts routine assignments involving standardized operations procedures. Imparts valuable contributions and maintains a solid standard of work, while adhering to safety policies and procedures.
  3. Problem Solving – Ability to recognize non-routine situations, adapt accordingly and communicate issues to more experienced personnel.
  4. Teaming – Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Shows initiative by actively seeking advanced knowledge.



The scope of the person’s authority, including a list of jobs that report to the incumbent.

  1. There are no supervisory aspects associated with this position. 



The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

  1. Position is 80% outside environment. Worker is subjected to weather elements and worker must be accustomed to performing tasks in potentially adverse conditions;
  2. Some overtime may be required.



The minimum level of education, experience, and certifications required to perform the job.

  1. Intermediate incumbent possessing job related experience and demonstrating expanded competencies in position specific skills;
  2. High school graduate or GED equivalent;
  3. Minimum two years of experience in the oil & gas industry;
  4. Oil & gas production experience is required;
  5. Valid driver's license with driver’s record acceptable by PDC Energy insurance carrier;
  6. Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation;
  7. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical ability test.


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