Operations Director/ Manager

Drawbridge - Williamsport, PA

Reports to Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports:

  • Production Superintendent
  • Field Logistics Supervisor
  • Supervisor Engineering, Construction & Permitting


Operations Management:

  • Supervise a high performing, safe operations team across multiple functions – production, logistics, engineering, construction and permitting. Drive the efficient and cost-effective use of numerous resources across multiple functions to maximize resource value.
  • Assure safe, reliable, and compliant operations, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Drive attainment of business unit strategies, goals and objectives, and process and performance metrics.


Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Provide visible safety leadership and actively contribute to the creation, implementation, and continuous improvement of a strong, sustainable safety culture in partnership with Health and Safety Coordinator and organization.
  • Drive safety accountability by engaging the team through a variety of safety events, tools, trainings, observations, and metrics.
  • Business Optimization & Strategy:
  • Evaluate team performance based on operational efficiency, reliability and quality metrics; take corrective action where appropriate, focusing on process adherence and data integrity.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and drive adoption of process changes through effective collaboration and expectation setting. 


Operational Effectiveness:

  • Provide direct leadership over crew effectiveness, quality and productivity. Maintain continuous presence in the work environment and remove barriers when possible.
  • Ensure correct crew composition and skills to meet operational, reliability, customer and financial objectives.
  • Assist in preparing resource forecasts and providing input to longer-term work plans.


Talent Management:

  • Recruit talented employees, participate in workforce and development planning efforts, establish clear expectations, and effectively and manage performance.
  • Provide training, coaching and oversight and drive employee engagement.


Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all areas that support Operations.
  • Provide strong working knowledge of necessary systems and resources to assist employees, other work groups, and/or customers and stakeholders.
  • Enable crews to provide solutions to issues and improve customer/stakeholder satisfaction.


Regulatory & Compliance:

  • Oversee and coordinate the execution and documentation of work in accordance with policies, procedures, labor agreements, and regulatory standards.
  • Ensure required compliance/technical training is completed.
  • Establish, monitor, and track processes to ensure regulatory compliance.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ten or more years in production management of producing oil and gas fields.
  • Engineering degree required.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in specific functional area including operational knowledge.
  • Effective change leader with demonstrated ability to communicate company and business area strategies and objectives to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven results at achieving performance and operational metrics and driving process adherence

Posted On: Thursday, December 10, 2020

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