Company: Southwestern Energy
Skills: Well Control, Stimulation
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Zanesville, Ohio, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Job Location

  • Zanesville, OH/Wheeling, WV

Job Description

  • The Artificial Lift Operator is focused on the safe and efficient optimization of hydrocarbon extraction from the field's assets. Would need to travel to and from the field as needed to assist, oversee, and guide various ongoing projects. A successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of SWN's core values, including commitment to HSE Excellence, Professionalism, Integrity, and Ownership/Accountability.

Job Requirements & Skills

  • Primarily responsible for conducting well operations safely, in accordance with SWN procedures and best practices and in full compliance with all applicable SWN Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies/guidelines and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate onsite operations efficiently, supervise vendors, oversee logistics (equipment, manpower, materials) and delegate work as needed to deliver the business objectives
  • Assisting with the installation and maintenance of well head instrumentation, well head compressor installations, plunger lift controls installation, and chemical set up installation of producing wells.
  • Organize and lead pre-job safety and daily planning meetings related to certain well operations
  • Develop working understanding of artificial lift systems, electronic controls and all equipment associated with the production facility
  • Perform daily check of assigned wells and keep records of pertinent well data
  • Perform limited repairs and maintenance on surface production equipment
  • Develop knowledge of gathering, interpretation, and communication (verbal and written) of well performance data
  • Must possess a high degree of problem solving, trouble shooting, and mechanical skills
  • Demonstrates the willingness and ability to learn the job duties of a Field Operator
  • Must be able to work independently and efficiently under own direction, requiring self-motivation and a clear understanding of personal accountability
  • Available to receive calls at all hours and may be required to respond to nighttime call outs
    • Maybe required to work overtime
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Required to converse daily with a variety of technical and non-technical personnel
  • Affluent knowledge of Microsoft Office; including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Behavioral Competencies and Leadership Attributes
  • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
  • Energetic self-starter and strong collaborator with a proven ability to work effectively as a team member;
  • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
  • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Creative problem solver with strong critical thinking skills.
  • Enthusiastic, optimistic, and eager to learn;
  • Team focused, service oriented, and values driven.
Company Overview

Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas, natural gas liquids and oil exploration, development and production within North America. Visit to learn more.


Working at Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy produces and provides energy to our world. It's a commitment that has motivated our employees for nearly 90 years. Our culture demands creativity and innovation. That's why we give employees, including new hires, the opportunity to be a contributor from the first day on the job. We strive to create a rewarding and inclusive work environment, by rewarding team and individual performance, in addition to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits.



Education & Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant oil and gas experience
  • Working knowledge of artificial lift methods and operations

Southwestern Energy Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, present military status or veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.