New Mexico Junior College’s Lease Pumper Training is a nine day class designed to provide familiarization and exposure to the job duties of a Lease Operator. Students will gain a basic understanding of: the duties and responsibilities of a Lease Pumper; safe work practices (includes OSHA 10 Certification); down-hole fundamentals; lift mechanisms; tank battery operation; gauging and analyzing daily production; selling crude oil; and record keeping.
The course will include eight hours of entry level MS Excel and Word. Throughout the course, a strong emphasis will be placed on the basic math required by a Lease Pumper. In addition to these fundamentals, a variety of industry personnel will assist with short presentations relating to their aspect of the Lease Pumper’s responsibilities. The course will conclude with a written test.