Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Skills: Production Operator
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Orla, Texas, 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.

Job Summary

The GGS Fieldman will be responsible for operation and normal upkeep and maintenance of the equipment that gathers, conditions, measures and handles gas, oil, and production water. Ensure all facility and equipment problems / issues are addressed in a timely fashion to maintain the integrity of gathering facilities and system for all of its customers.  Work environment is out-of-doors in facilities from small to large in ambient conditions including high wind, dust, ambient heat and cold, and noise.

The Fieldman will work independently and with other personnel to maintain and operate equipment and processes within our Delaware Basin Midstream - Gas Gathering Team, including rotation into our Operations Control Center (OCC), as assigned. This position is located in Anadarko's Delaware Basin as a member of the Midstream Operations team in Kermit, TX


  • Minimum 1 year experience in gas gathering, oil gathering / stabilization, SWD or field production operations

  • Knowledge of oil & gas operations (Amine and Glycol systems, Compression, pipelines, measurement etc.) desired.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Cygnet (or other SCADA system), and IMaps (or Google Maps) preferred.

  • Good time management, communication and people skills.

  • Ability to multitask and communicate effectively across cross functional groups.


  • Perform troubleshooting, repairs, inspections, and replacement of equipment as necessary.

  • Assist in maintaining activity logs and status reports including safety/environmental incident reporting.

  • Participate in / insure daily communication between operators, supervisor, Marketing and Commercial development.

  • Write, review, and oversee assigned work permits associated with construction or maintenance in operating areas.

  • Become qualified / maintain qualification in assigned DOT pipeline and control room competencies.

  • Crosstrain throughout asset area and participate in hands-on training in field operations.

  • Comply with all applicable company procedures and policies as well as state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.

  • Be able to operate independently or from the Operations Control Center by monitoring field volumes, rates, levels and alarms, to directly make adjustments or provide guidance to field personnel.

  • Be an active participant our Health Safety and Environmental culture.

  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Anadarko's Core Values.

  • Perform various other duties as assigned.


 High School diploma or equivalent is required.


Candidate must possess a valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

This position is not eligible for relocation. 

Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%.

Work Schedule

This position presently utilizes a 7-7 schedule that will require working overtime, weekends, and holidays.  Schedule may be adjusted to fit business needs including other schedule patterns, rotational with night coverage, and / or schedules to fit DOT compliance.

Candidate must live within 75 miles of Orla, TX, as described in job posting.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.

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Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. Our diverse portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, our 4,500 employees worldwide are focused on living our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all we do. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare.


We want a diverse set of individuals who share our values and place priority on safety and environmental protection to help us achieve our mission. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it. If our values and mission excite and interest you, we want to hear from you! Learn more at


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