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Operations Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH148375
  • Location: USA, North Dakota, Watford City
  • Sector: Onshore, Maintenance, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019

Responsible for the profitable operation of pipeline, field processing, treating units and field assets. Ensure compliance with safety, health and environmental policies and government regulations. Provides strategic direction and oversight for company gathering/pipeline and related assets. Plans, directs and coordinates activities concerned with the operation, repair, maintenance and construction of facilities, equipment, buildings and grounds to minimize interruption and improve operational efficiency. Coordinates inspections, approvals and licensing associated with facility. Insures safety codes and may develop procedures and conduct basic training sessions for emergencies response procedures, hazardous material handling. May also manage facility security and office services employees.

Major Duties/Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Provide leadership and direction as an integral part of the management team
  • Develop all operating budgets and strategies and assist with development and implementation of capital budget.
  • Review and approve engineering, construction, operating plans.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with peers, customers, partners, government agencies, community leaders, contractors and vendors.
  • Maximize returns on midstream pipeline and field assets by optimizing operations to control costs, ensure timely connection of wells, ensure continuous flow of products and Minimize operations costs
  • Manage midstream pipeline and field operations assets
  • May manage construction, measurement, ROW, and maintenance operations

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Experience 12 years industry experience with at least 5 years Midstream experience and at least 5 years supervisory experience.

Education A high school education or GED

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Action Oriented

Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things that he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.


Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Customer Focus/Business Acumen

Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

Decision Quality/Drive for Success

Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions. Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.

Planning/Problem Solving

Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

Technical Learning

Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge; does well in technical courses and seminars.

Other Skills

Professional business communication skills. Basic MS Office skills, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Operate basic office equipment (copier, fax, printer, scanner, etc) Attendance and punctuality are requirements of this position.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.