Completion and Workover Foreman

Field Operations | Baker, MT

Title: Completion & Workover Foreman
Operations and Resource Development

Job Summary

Provide first level supervision of contract service employees in the completion of new wells and workover of existing wells in the Cedar Hills and Medicine Pole Hills Units.  Plan, schedule, and execute well work operations to increase earnings to the shareholders by enhancing oil and gas recovery, efficiently spending capital, decreasing operating expenses, and implementing company policies and procedures, while protecting company employees, contractors, the general public, and the environment.

  • Direct well work to implement CLR’s high level of health and safety expectations (for our employees and contractors), increase hazard awareness, and mitigate risk potential.
  • Direct well work to implement CLR’s aggressive “no spill” policy to fulfill our environmental commitment.
  • Function as the Company employee in charge of, but not limited to:  pulling units, swabbing units, coiled tubing units, electric line units, slickline units; remedial cementing; acidizing; running and pulling casing scrapers, packers, RBP’s, tubing, rods, and bottomhole pumps; cleanouts; and fishing.
  • Review procedures for new completions, workovers, and artificial lift improvements and discuss improvements with Production Foreman (supervisor) and Production Engineer.
  • Identify and develop procedures for increasing production and/or reducing failures in casing, tubing, rods, and bottomhole pumps.
  • Stay abreast of downhole wellwork technology and techniques.
  • Work with management and develop well work operations procedures and policies.  Insure that these procedures and policies are implemented and followed.
  • Review invoices and vendor tickets to insure proper cost and coding.
  • Maintain proper compliance and reporting with federal and state regulatory agencies for MIT’s, ground water protection, safety regulations, and protection of the environment.


  • Possess leadership and reporting skills
  • Demonstrates good communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with employees and other third party contractors
  • Demonstrates literacy, numeracy, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Takes pride in personal appearance and the appearance of their location, equipment and vehicles
  • Demonstrates conflict-management skills
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and a minimum of 8 years related experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment and random alcohol and drug screening
  • Ability to pass a fit test
  • Current BOP certification with work over, coiled tubing, slickline and electric line
  • Current well control certification

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stoop, stand, walk, pull, carry instruments, and climb stairs and ladders for extended period of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work overhead for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform fine manipulations with hands and fingers
  • Capable of driving distances of 150 miles or more per day during all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to one arm carry up to 25lbs. without assistance
  • Regular bending, crouching, pulling and kneeling to check equipment and gauges
  • Must be able to exert up to 50lbs. of force occasionally and up to 20lbs. frequently to move or manipulate objects
  • Ability to work significant amounts of time as required in completing job responsibilities
  • Working environment includes exposure to extremely loud noises in field, hazardous Chemicals, and Hydrocarbons that may be under extreme pressure for which appropriate safety measures are required



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