Assistant Production Foreman

Devon Energy

Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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At Devon, we will offer you a career full of energy and unmatched opportunities to solve today’s greatest challenges. Innovation, creative problem-solving and positive change happen when people step out of their comfort zone and think differently. Our values, workplace practices, wellness programs, benefits and compensation are aimed at helping employees manage their unique personal life and care for their families so they can focus on contributing to the fullest.

 

 

 

BASIC ACCOUNTABILITY
The Assistant Production Foreman assists in the coordination and supervision of day-to-day operations of Production personnel. Develops an understanding of budget review and monitoring, production review and monitoring, troubleshooting of wells, and analysis of mechanical failures.

 

EDUCATION
High School diploma or equivalent  

 

EXPERIENCE
Requires a minimum of 5 years of related industry experience

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist with the supervision of on-site field operations of the Company’s operated properties including daily production and operation and maintenance of production facilities

• Understand and apply all Company policies and ensures others comply with these policies
• Assist in the identification of opportunities for improvements in production, cost efficiencies and/or problem areas (i.e. parted rods, electrical problems, chemical use, plunger lift optimization, etc.) and act on it within the designated Assistant Foreman limitations of authority
• Utilize the Company’s Lease Profit and Loss statements and other sources of data as part of the identification of opportunities; provide recommendations to the Foreman, Superintendent, and Operations Engineer, particularly in the areas requiring engineering support and/or analysis

• Assist in the supervision and training of lease operators
• Review, process, and approve all invoices
• Maintain regulatory, environmental, and safety compliance in conjunction with and through close coordination with the Operations Engineers, Superintendents, Foremen, and Environmental Health and Safety Department

• Secure and maintain all Company issued equipment, including but not limited to computers, vehicles, and analysis or test equipment
• Travel and work extended hours on short notice
• Possess the right and obligation to stop work if unsafe conditions exist or are suspected

• Provide field wide contact with all personnel in the event of emergency or other significant occurrences
• Recommends enhancement of production operations.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

• Oil and gas industry experience preferred
• Practice safe work habits at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to Devon Attributes

• Basic computer skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Able to work within a team environment

• Creative individual, capable of analyzing and solving mechanical problems
• Strong leadership, supervisory and coaching skills
• Able to travel and work extended hours

• Position requires operation of Company vehicles. Incumbent must maintain a clean driving record and adhere to Company policies

 

 

 

Devon Energy is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Devon Talent Acquisition Team at Diversity@dvn.com

To apply for this job please visit careers.devonenergy.com.