Well Intervention Supervisor-Bakken

Conoco Phillips

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.

Bakken Overview

The Bakken is a large shale play located in the Williston Basin, which stretches across portions of eastern Montana and western North Dakota. 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. Operational and capital efficiencies continue to improve in the basin through the use of multi-well pad drilling, completion optimization, facility design changes and data analytics. In 2021, net production from the Bakken averaged 94 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day.

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 Well Intervention Supervisor, the primary purpose of this role is to coordinate and directly lead the safe and efficient implementation of Well Intervention activities for the company’s active work program in the Bakken. The Well Intervention Supervisor will be part of the greater Lower 48 Wells Organization supporting the GCR Business Unit and report to the Well Intervention Field Superintendent. The Bakken is a key asset for the company and delivering safe and value adding Well Intervention operations to aid delivering a lower COS is critical to the business.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Providing Field-based management of operations including but not limited to well servicing, Wireline, Slickline, Coiled Tubing, Workover operations for unconventional wells ensuring that work is completed in an efficient, technically competent, safe, value adding and environmentally responsible manner
  • Implementing and enforcing ConocoPhillips health, safety and environmental policies through pro-active leadership and coaching of contract personnel
  • Working with Engineers to optimize safe and low-cost completion procedures for well operations
  • Having direct input and responsibility for cost control and ensuring projects stay within budget
  • Managing personnel scheduling to accomplish well intervention operations
  • Managing well handover and scheduling from production operations


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee
  • Current/valid driver’s license
  • 5+ years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry
  • 5+ years of completions, drilling, and/or well intervention experience
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel to field locations
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to work non-routine hours as operations dictate
  • Valid Well Control certificate or ability to obtain Well Control certificate upon hire


  • 10+ years of completions, drilling, and or well intervention experience
  • 3+ Years Supervisory experience.
  • Safety and regulatory training consistent with company standards
  • Commitment to protecting the health and safety of everyone involved in COPC 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
  • Experience using WellView daily reporting system
  • Experienced in simultaneous operations
  • Experience in well servicing and workover operations.
  • Knowledge of completion and well servicing equipment systems required for artificial lift, such as gas-lift, ESP, and rod pumps
  • Experience with Mech-Iso well prep operations including hanger systems and cementation
  • Experience with Wireline operations such as perforating, downhole tractors, setting/pulling test plugs
  • Experience with Slickline operations such as fishing, pull/set gas lift valves, bailing, dump bailing, setting tubing plugs and stops, punching tubing, paraffin removal.
  • Experience with plugging and abandoning wells complying with company and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with wellhead flushes to clear sand and debris from production equipment
  • Wellhead and tree removal and installations
  • Well-developed planning and organizing skills
  • Sound business judgment and an innovative problem solver
  • Self-starter requiring little to no direct guidance.
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what’s right
  • Delivers positive 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

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of August 04,2022.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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 careers.conocophillips.com.

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