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Well Work Supervisor - Marathon Oil

Posted on: 15-Aug-2012

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Well Work Supervisor

Position ID:  50528003 # Positions:  1
Location:  US-ND-Dickinson Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Operations
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This position is within the Operations team of the Bakken Asset.  The successful candidate will be responsible for prioritizing, scheduling, and providing oversight for the well work operations (work over rig, wire line operations) in the Bakken fields.  Duties include ensuring safe and environmentally responsible operations, the prioritization of wellwork, on-site supervision, documentation and tracking.


Effective teamwork is required by the individual as activity interfaces information sharing includes many components of the organization.  Direct interaction and support of the engineering, production, and completion teams will be critical to the success of the role.  Due to the operation's high activity level, the candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently. 


A demonstrated commitment to HES&S standards and policies is a must for the candidate filling this position.


-Promote and support a culture where safety and environmental compliance is top priority among contractors and Marathon employees. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

-Promote a positive and constructive workplace. Interact with other team members in a manner that will help build respect and achieve set goals.

-Ensure the safe and efficient operations of contract workover rigs on both oil and SWD wells. Drive continuous improvement in both environmental and safety aspects of rig operations by initiating proactive programs and policies.

-Drive for environmental proactivity in well site work. This will include monitoring of well site diking for SPCC control, use of appropriate equipment to minimize environmental damage, and clean-up and reporting of spills as required.

-Prioritize wellwork to minimize deferred production and reduce intervention costs.

-Develop and maintain job safety analysis (JSAs) - pulling procedures, pump handling and installation, cleanout methods and procedures, etc.

-Maintain project records and databases including daily log, well diagrams, schedules, and lessons learned.

-Constantly seek new and innovative wellwork enhancement opportunities. Once changes are identified, quickly implement them.

-Leverage peers and technical resources to develop and maintain relationships to further support the Bakken asset. 


Degree: Not Required; Engineering Technology Degree preferred  

Computer Proficiencies: Wellview, Excel and Word

Certifications: Well Control a plus

Work Experience: Five (5) to  ten (10) years of working with service rigs as a workover supervisor with duties including stimulation and failure analysis or similar duties required. Production experience with artificial lift equipment a plus.