SWD Operator
Barnhart, TX


Involved in all aspects of SWD surface maintenance and repair. Follows regulatory compliance standards, changes filters, makes repairs, maintains accurate records, gauges tanks and supports all company-related policies.

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with over 1,000 wells in operation in Texas.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Maintains equipment and fluid levels to ensure compliance with regulatory and environmental agencies.
  • Cleans out SWD strainer and filter baskets on the pumps.
  • Monitors drivers for proper procedures and the use of personal protection equipment.
  • Ensures no hazardous materials are put into the disposal well.
  • Checks loads to ensure readiness for disposal.
  • Checks fluid levels of each tank and sets switches for maximum levels.
  • Monitors, collects and sells skim oil.
  • Troubleshoots SWD injection facilities, operates hand tools, works with stored energy and pressures.
  • Reports safety and environmental issues to management immediately.
  • Completes required daily and monthly paperwork for skim oil and water collection.
Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of one year of experience in the oil field industry
Skills & Knowledge
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Vacuum truck experience a plus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain good driving record
  • Must be willing and able to respond to alarms in a reasonable amount of time; preferred candidate will live within 60 mile radius

*Majority of work will be outdoors under variable weather conditions.  May require occasional lifting of heavy objects (50 lbs).  Physical ability to perform routine maintenance on salt water disposal wells as required.