Completions Supervisor – Bakken

Conoco Phillips

Welcome to ConocoPhillips, where innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. Come realize your full potential here.

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary

Job Description

Bakken Overview

The Bakken trend is a sequence of liquids-rich sand and shale layers in the Williston Basin, which stretches across western North Dakota and into Canada. The company’s position in the Bakken development area is comprised of approximately 560,000 net acres, which include 382,000 net mineral acres and 178,000 net leasehold acres. The company focuses on unconventional tight-oil play development and production in the most prolific portion of the basin.

During 2022, net production averaged 95 MBOED. There were 43 operated wells brought online during 2022, bringing the total to more than 800 operated wells online at year-end.

Quality of Life Incentives

ConocoPhillips’ offers additional benefits to support employees living and maintaining a primary residence in the Dickinson, ND area. For more details visit: Living in the Bakken.


If you are selected as the Completions Supervisor, your primary objective is to oversee and directly supervise the safe and efficient implementation of completion activities for newly drilled wells associated with the company’s active work program in the Gulf Coast/Rockies (GCR) unconventional resource plays.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Providing onsite management of field operations including fracturing, wire line, coiled tubing, snubbing and work over operations for horizontal wells ensuring that wells are completed in an efficient, technically competent, safe, cost effective and environmentally responsible manner
  • Implementing ConocoPhillips Company health, safety and environmental policy through dedicated supervision and mentoring of contract personnel
  • Managing projects and timing to achieve asset goals, including planning and logistics for assigned completion activities from drilling rig release through hand-off to production operations
  • Working with Superintendents and Engineers to optimize safe and low cost completion procedures for well operations
  • Identifying, evaluating, and selecting qualified vendors
  • Having direct input and responsibility for cost control and ensuring operations stay within budget


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • Current/Valid driver’s license
  • Current/valid Well Control certificate or have the ability to obtain a Well Control certificate upon hire
  • 5+ years of experience in the upstream petroleum industry
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel to remote field locations and work under harsh weather conditions
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation)to work a rotational work schedule
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 50% of the time on a yearly basis


  • 10+ years of completions experience
  • Safety and regulatory training consistent with company standards
  • Dedication to protecting the health and safety of everyone involved in ConocoPhillips Company activities
  • Familiarity with SAP based accounting system
  • Strong leadership and communication skills complimented with openness to new ideas, leading by example, and the ability to take direction
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and engineering applications software
  • Familiarity with a network of rig contractors and related service providers
  • Experience using WellView daily reporting system
  • Experience working in a multinational, multi-cultural environment
  • Experienced in simultaneous operations
  • Experience in horizontal multi-stage high rate stimulations using plug and perf and/or sleeve techniques
  • Experience working with rig assist and standalone snubbing units
  • Experience working with wireline and pressure control equipment for logging, setting packers, perforating etc.
  • Well-developed planning and organizing skills
  • Sound business discernment and a creative problem solver
  • Self-starter requiring little to no direct mentorship
  • Coil tubing intervention experience in high pressure wells
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what’s right
  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

Apply Before: July 12, 2024


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

To apply for this job please visit

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply