Drilling Superintendent-Devon – EXPIRED POSTING


Oklahoma City Oklahoma United States

Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Description This position has oversight responsibility for the day-to-day execution of drilling operations for a designated region. This position is based in OKC, reports to the Drilling Manager, and works closely with the OKC engineering staff to provide direction and leadership to wellsite drilling operations, including setting the highest standards for personnel safety and the protection of the environment. Provides leadership that creates a positive team environment while driving for continuous performance improvement. Supervises a group of experienced consultant drilling foremen and ensures that drilling contractors and service providers deliver top performance while adhering to industry best practices. Ensures well control prevention measures are followed and maintains the highest level of emergency preparedness. Responsible for oversight of service providers supporting field operations including planning and conducting contractor safety meetings. Other responsibilities include ensuring full and accurate daily operational reports, enforcing contract terms and ensuring invoices are properly authorized, approved, coded and processed. Responsible for developing relationships with various local, state and federal agencies.

Essential Functions:

Oversight of well construction operations

Ensure service providers adhere to the highest EHS standards

Administer and provide leadership in the development of Devon’s EHS program

Ensure effective well control prevention measures are in place

Ensure the highest level of emergency preparedness

Ensure the highest quality goods and services at competitive prices

Facilitate good communication between the field and corporate office

Ensure compliance with company policy and regulatory requirements

Participate and promote governmental and civic functions and programs

Responsibility and authority to stop unsafe work by employees and contractors


High school diploma or GED

Ten or more years of drilling operational experience

Experience in horizontal drilling

Strong Technical background in drilling operations

Proven leader

Strong communication skills (e.g. presentations, verbal, e-mail, activity reports)

Devon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: 00003421-1

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