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PDC Energy Pumper I in Evans, Colorado

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


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 get the job done.

  • Optimize each well on assigned route given daily operating conditions;

  • Responsible and accountable for managing all fluids on assigned route;

  • Check all equipment daily and make normal repairs by troubleshooting site situations;

  • Accurately report all regulatory items on a daily basis;

  • Report problems requiring additional help or equipment to Supervisor;

  • Accurately record meter readings, pressures, and production volumes;

  • Perform job functions with concern for safety and environment;

  • Work professionally and respectfully with landowners and all others at all times;

  • Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required at the direction of the Production Foreman;

  • 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;

  • Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder and utilize stairs to work at heights to service equipment on well sites;

  • Must be able to traverse uneven terrain to access well sites;

  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects.


The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

  • Must be computer literate to include use of laptop and related technologies;

  • Must be a self-starter. Possesses the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

  • Must possess the ability to operate manual tools related to well maintenance to include, but not limited to, shovels, wrenches, rakes, etc.;

  • Basic math skills required to calculate tank volumes and gas flow rates;

  • Willingly ask questions and seek direction from supervision;

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and initiative for learning and seeking advanced knowledge;

  • Understands and meets quality standards;

  • Follows existing policies, practices, and procedures while adhering to company safety precautions;

  • Working under direct supervision, is able to follow detailed instructions and tasks set by supervisor;

  • Applies basic skills and appropriate procedures within assigned area;

  • Demonstrates professionalism;

  • Reports any non-routine procedure to supervisor.


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

Field Operations Specialist 1

  • Competency – Willingly asks questions and seeks direction from supervision. Shows enthusiasm for learning and represents self professionally. Understands and meets quality standards.

  • Responsibility – Duties and tasks are routine, standard and repetitive. Follows existing policies, practices, and procedures while adhering to company safety precautions by taking guidance from supervision.

  • Problem Solving – Refers questions and problems to higher levels. Objectives and tasking are set by supervisor. Applies basic skills and appropriate procedures within assigned area.

  • Teaming – Works under direct supervision and follows detailed instructions. Reports any deviations from routine procedure to lead / supervisor. Shows initiative by actively seeking advanced knowledge.


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

  • There are no initial supervisory aspects associated with this position.


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

  • Position is 80% outside environment. Worker is subjected to weather elements and worker must be accustomed to performing tasks in potentially adverse conditions;

  • Potential overtime may be required.


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

  • Developing incumbent with limited job-related experience and developing position specific skills;

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent;

  • Minimum two years’ experience in oil & gas industry;

  • Production experience preferred;

  • Valid driver’s license with drivers record acceptable to insurance carriers by PDC;

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation;

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical ability test.

External Company Name: PDC Energy

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Street: 4000 Burlington Ave