Production Technician

Carlsbad, New Mexico

Position: Production Technician

Job type: Permanent

Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico

Petroplan is currently working with a publicly traded E&P business who are looking to add an additional Production Technician to their operations team, this person will have responsibility for well and operational optimization from the operational base.

This position will be responsible for the coordination of downhole well activities, along with providing guidance and monitoring production performance. Working collaboratively to maximize production, looking at every wellbore through thorough review analysis and action, while controlling cost, and minimizing downtime in a safe, clean, and responsible manner. Key challenges within this role will include:

  • Maximize production from every wellbore in the asset with the following artificial lift: ESP, rod lift, gas lift, and plunger
  • Pursue new technology and applications associated with well optimization
  • Monitor and analyze daily well performance, utilizing Foresite, Scada, Wellview and Spotfire
  • Collect failure data and make artificial lift recommendations

You must have at least 4 years of experience, including recent experience in oil and gas operations working within a production operations field environment.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Simon Peckston
Simon Peckston
Recruitment Consultant