Salt Water Disposal Operator

Job Locations US-TX-Pecos
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/13/2020 4:50 PM)
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Production Operations - Permian Shale


Job Title:  Salt Water Disposal (SWD) Operator

Schedule:  21/7

Location: Pecos, TX

Pay:  DOE


Danos Expectations: A successful candidate will exhibit characteristics that support the following:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Work Ethic
  • Technical Skill
  • Customer Focus
  • Open Communication
  • Implementing Vision and Values

Our purpose, values, and high-performance culture traits are fundamental to our success and offer wonderful opportunities for employee development.


Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for maintaining records for daily reports, performance maintenance on pumps and other equipment with minimal or no supervision.



  • Cleaning out SWD filter baskets on the pumps and offload locations
  • Provide excellent customer service while interacting with truck drivers
  • Checking loads to ensure fluid is acceptable for disposal
  • Proactively monitoring water levels at site to ensure tanks are within their operating parameters
  • Daily inspection of equipment and facility operating functions
  • Perform necessary preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Monitoring and account for skim oil volumes removed from facility
  • Tracking pump pressures
  • Coordinate with trucking companies on delivery of saltwater
  • Monitoring drivers for proper procedures and the use of personal protection equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment at all times
  • Ensure compliance with HSE policies and saltwater disposal requirements
  • Reporting safety and environmental issues to management



  • Computer knowledge - Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment
  • Strong initiative and self-starter
  • Ability to keep neat and accurate records
  • Multi-task orientation with skills related to work prioritization
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills in a team environment
  • General mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills
  • Ability to identify operational inefficiencies
  • Understanding of Business fundamentals
  • Ability to implement cost effective solutions
  • Technical Skills related to math and analytical thinking
  • Understanding of Importance of environmental and Safe Work Practices


  • One (1) year of salt-water disposal operation experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of PD pumps, Quinniplex pumps, H pumps, & Centrifugal pumps
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (familiarity with Microsoft Excel) and simple mathematical calculations
  • Valid driver's license and clean record
  • Must live within 50 miles of work site

Danos offers competitive wages, sustainable health benefits, 401K company match, and opportunities for employee development.


Apply today!

Visit www.danos.com to complete a general application or to review additional openings.


Danos is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status


-No Company housing or per diem provided for this position-


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