Senior Production Foreman

Anschutz Exploration   Casper, WY   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on May 16, 2023

The Senior Foreman is responsible for overseeing company and/or contract staff in the normal day-to-day operations of company wells.  This position is responsible for initiating and actively communicating with team members on all key/major decisions. The focus is on striving to achieve top EHS performance while maximizing operational efficiencies and asset potential. Supervises the monitoring of specific field operation discipline (Production, Measurement, Fluid Movement, SCADA, Artificial Lift) and optimization efforts. Works in close collaboration with engineering, field and EHS staff.

The successful candidate will have a strong personal commitment to safety and the environment. Have a strong technical working knowledge in compression, gas lift, and GAPL and other artificial lift systems. The ability to effectively communicate with management and engineering staff. Posses the ability to teach, train and discipline direct reports. Must be a team player that can work with other disciplines (completions, construction, drilling).


  • Proven personal commitment to sound SH&E policies
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor subordinates
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to recognize and correct production related problems in daily reports
  • Oversee the field surveillance of oil and gas production operations
  • Key objective is to maximize profitability by increasing revenue and/or lowering operating expense
  • Reports to the Field Production Manager


Major Responsibilities:


  • SH&E Champion
  • Participate in and present during safety meetings
  • Set schedule and daily priorities for operating staff
  • Participate in facility hazard analysis and design
  • Lead facility commissioning effort and transition facility from flowback to production
  • Ensure proper PLC programming set-points are in place
  • Diagnose artificial lift issues and optimize existing systems
  • Oversee chemical/hot oiling program and monitoring
  • Ensure proper daily production data entry
  • Ensure SCADA system is functional and reading correctly
  • Mentor operating team and provide skills assessment
  • Assist with budget preparation and cost control
  • Interface with service companies, and regulatory agencies
  • Ensure that contractors are working in a safe manner and following safety and environmental protocols


Qualifications and Capabilities


  • 10+ years of related industry experience with majority of time based in the field
  • Fluency in written and spoken use of the English language is required
  • Current and up to date software capability using office and collaborative applications is required
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills are required
  • Ability to work alone under own initiative, or in close collaboration with immediate leadership and production/facility engineering team is required
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot operational issues
  • Position will require significant time in the field


Salary Range: $135,000 to $185,000 depending on experience