Reporting to the Sr. Completions Engineer, the Completions Superintendent supervises daily activities for completion, and/or maintenance through foreman, consultants and their crews and provides day-to-day operations management of well completions supporting
a multi-rig drilling program including vertical and horizontal wells. The role will be responsible for all facets of the completion process including site and wellbore preparation, stimulation operations, coiled tubing/stick drillout, flowback, and artificial
lift. The Completions Superintendent ensures that wells are completed in a manner that meets the objectives of the Reservoir, Production, and Geological departments.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Communicate, monitor, diagnose and direct daily completion activity through Completions Foremen, onsite consultants, and Completions Engineers to ensure continuous, trouble free well development.
2. Provide technical troubleshooting when problems occur.
3. Communicate effectively with the Completions Team to ensure that all technical specifications of the Completion Program are met.
4. Maintain and implement company Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Policy and practices through pro-active management at the field level and contractor management. Perform wellsite inspections to ensure that safety programs are conducted and monitored
by contractors in a manner consistent with HSE policies in conjunction with the Completion Engineer’s site specific HSE plan.
5. Coordinate activities with Regulatory Manager and assure compliance with government and regulatory agency requirements.
6. Establish and maintain regular communication with Management to ensure alignment with Company objectives.
7. Contract completion and well services necessary to carry out the company’s completion and well maintenance objectives.
8. Assist Engineers in the preparation of detailed drilling, completion and workover AFEs and manage costs to the AFE and Company budgets throughout the completion operations ensuring operations stay within budget.
9. Coordinate the timely arrival of equipment and services on wellsite.
10. Regular and punctual attendance.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Thorough understanding of all financial aspects of completion operations including budgeting, preparation of AFE's, cost forecasting, estimation of service company contract values
• Ability to mentor less experienced engineers, supervisors, and local staff
• Proven track record of cost control and streamlining operations to reduce overall costs
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience and comfort working in a self-directed team with high performance expectations
• Excellent judgment and decision making ability regarding technical matters
• Self-starter with high personal initiative and planning skills
• Travel to field locations to review safety, technical issues, and operating practices as needed
• Familiarity with computerized reporting systems (WellView & SAP)
• Broad and deep knowledge of surface and downhole completion equipment, tools, methods, procedures and safety practices, including stimulation, rig/coiled tubing, high pressure surface equipment, and artificial lift.
• Wellbore design and well planning concepts
• Cost estimating, AFE preparation, and operational budgeting
• Basic, intermediate and advanced computer skills for Windows-based computer applications
• Project management and controls practices
• Local government commissions and/or regulatory agencies regulations, laws, procedures and guidance knowledge, especially for agencies including US EPA, US BLM and so forth.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• 15+ years of well completion related experience
• 10+ years of completion superintendent experience with an Operator or 10+ years in completion management (completion manager or completion engineering supervisor) experience
Indoor/outdoor environment; exposed to hazards associated with dust, fumes, high pressures, high temperatures and confined spaces; regularly subjected to external environmental conditions such as cold, heat, dust, snow, or fumes from equipment or chemicals.
May be required to run, jump, reach, squat, bend, and climb. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.