Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Skills: Production Operator
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Platteville, Colorado, 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:
This position is located in Anadarko's Rockies Region as a member of the Wattenberg Gas Plant Operations team in Aurora, CO.


  • Working knowledge of oil and gas operations including a working knowledge of natural gas processing facilities and related equipment is required

  • 1 year gas plant operations or related experience strongly preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team-focused environment

  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook preferred


  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations

  • Execute startup, shut down and operating procedures for engines, compressors, furnaces, distillation towers, expanders, electric motors, fans, pumps, instrumentation, valves and alarms

  • Analyze flow streams using a gas chromatograph and product samples to make necessary process adjustments and maintain product specifications

  • Perform minor maintenance of compressors, engines, pumps, controls, piping and valves

  • Prepare maintenance orders and notify maintenance personnel of problem areas

  • Generate daily production reports including liquid production, downtime and gas volumes

  • Monitor and maintain inlet and outlet volumes. Coordinate with gas control, field operations and third party interests as required.

  • Complete assigned reports and logs

  • Work irregular hours, outside, around heavy equipment, and in variable environmental conditions

  • Monitor, maintain, and operate safety and fire protection systems

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

High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

This position may be eligible for relocation.

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

Work Schedule:
12 hour rotating shift position including nights, weekends and holidays.

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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