Company: Wood
Skills: Control Room Operations
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Watford City, North Dakota, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a long-term career opportunity? Come join Wood as Control Room Operator in Watford City, ND. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation and more. The primary role of the Bakken Operations Center Operator will be to drive operating efficiency by remotely monitoring and optimizing well site production via alarm management and facility volume coordination. The position will collaborate with operations multi-skill operators (MSO), specialists/optimizers, leads and production engineers on significant changes and opportunities. This position will work a 7/7 work schedule including day and night shifts.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

  • Surveillance and control of well site facilities, central facilities, and 3rd party offtake (oil, water, and gas)
  • Collaboratively identify and execute production and equipment optimization opportunities with optimizers
  • Alarm management and optimization
  • Lone worker system monitoring
  • Oil and water truck hauling coordination and dispatch
  • Target vs. Actual: Monitor production from a centralized control room and optimize accordingly to achieve production targets
  • Own the production and downtime events to minimize repeat failures
  • Drive initiatives that improve field performance via automation, prioritization, etc.
  • Provide input and guidance for field-wide operating strategy
  • Provide updates and guidance on operations, maintenance, and down-hole activities for the area
  • Support operators in Cygnet, reporting systems, XSPOC, WellView, and LPRS
  • Assisting with OPEX tracking and reporting

Skills / Qualifications

  • 3+ years of direct experience in Upstream field operations
  • Ability to work overtime for vacation and sick leave coverage as needed

  • Engineering degree (Petroleum, Mechanical, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience with Microsoft Office, Cygnet, XSPOC, and SAP or similar softwares
  • 3+ years field experience working with artificial lift systems (rod pump, electrical submersible pump, gas lift)
  • Working knowledge of field operations including: compression, plunger lift, rod pump, chemical treating, etc. operations on high pressure and low pressure gas and oil wells
  • Motivates and encourages people to achieve their best and to pursue goals that enable success
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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