Lead/A Operator- Offshore

Job Responsibilities

Wood is searching for an offshore Lead/ A Operator and must have offshore production operating experience.

Work schedule of 14x14 with a work terminal out of Mouton Cove, LA.

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

  • Monitors and records the production of gas, oil, and water from computer and meter readings.
  • Performs regulatory inspections which involve tasks such as: testing safety devices high and low pressures; checking fluid levels in the separator, tank, and other parts of the vessel; inspecting wellheads for leaks and deficiencies, and recording data on required forms for computer input.
  • Performs visual inspections by walking around facility and equipment to check for pollution, leaks, temperature variances, and mechanical problems; making appropriate repairs and adjustments.
  • Inputs data from recorded levels and pressures in the computer for daily or periodic reporting.
  • Performs minor mechanical and equipment repairs as required on items such as pumps and valves.
  • Cleans equipment and work area to keep them free of oil, trash, and other debris or filth.
  • Performs mandated inspections on safety and fire extinguishing equipment by checking the general condition and gauge pressures.
  • Runs and pulls pigs according to an established schedule, inserting and removing the pig from the trap either by hand or using a hoist.
  • Responsible for making daily operational decisions of a complex nature.
  • Additional duties as required.


  • 5 years of experience required in oil and gas production


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • 6- 10 years’ experience in oil and gas production preferred.
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