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Sr. Workover Foreman 

About the Organization Centennial Resource Development is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. Centennial was formed in 2016 through the business combination of Centennial Resource Production, LLC and Silver Run Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company formed by Mark G. Papa and Riverstone Holdings, LLC, an energy private equity fund. Centennial is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

At Centennial, we believe our best assets are our employees who create and maintain our culture. We aim to attract top talent in the oil industry and empower them to do what they do best. We seek employees who constructively challenge conventional thought, ask why and push the boundaries so that we are seen as leading innovators in our industry. We rely on their passion and creativity to drive results in a team-based, collaborative and enjoyable work environment. Our employees give us a sustainable competitive advantage and we understand the need to attract, retain and train the best team possible.  
Location Midland  

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDEV) is currently seeking a Sr. Workover Foreman. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Sr. Workover Foreman will provide workover support in the field and office for a variety of projects (as detailed below). The ideal candidate will have hands on field-based knowledge as well as strong communication skills and be able to contribute his/her expertise while working on a multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced environment.

General Responsibilities

  • Will be the primary individual responsible for managing CDEV’s workover operations. This includes high grading and scheduling contract rig consultants, vendors, job process, and field contracts. Will work closely with Workover Consultants, Production Engineers, Production Foreman, and Lease Operators.
  • Trouble shoot rig operations with an eye towards increasing runtime, reducing costs, and doing it safely. Question the Status Quo to continuously improve.
  • Identify, evaluate, and select qualified vendors. Maintain those vendors working at a high level with minimal downtime and safety concerns. Ensure invoices are timely and accurate.
  • Collaborate with the production team to analyze workover and production practices that optimize value across CDEV’s acreage positions. Evaluate failures and recommend ways to improve run time efficiencies.
  • Time will be divided between the field in Reeves Co, TX, Lea Co, NM and the CDEV office in Midland, TX. Must live in the West Texas area.
  • Mentor and coach other team members.

Compensation & Benefits Information:

  • Salary range is approximately $140,000- $170,000 depending on specific experience*
  • Other forms of compensation for this position include:
    • Target bonus of 25% of base salary and any eligible overtime wages (discretionary based on company and individual performance)
  • Additional employment benefits for this position include:
    • Medical, dental & vision coverage
    • Flexible Spending & Health Savings accounts
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • Basic Life & AD&D insurance
    • Supplemental Life & AD&D insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Short- & Long-Term Disability coverage
    • Adoption assistance program
    • Educational assistance program
    • PTO Plan based on relevant experience
    • LOA benefits including parental leave

*Please note that Centennial may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range provided. Company takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

Position Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 10+ years of oil and gas workover operations supervision with 3+ years supervising others for an E&P company. Preferer experience in Horizontal shale fields.
  • Must be an expert in modern horizontal well construction with emphases on wellhead and BOP operations, artificial lift installs (Gas Lift, Rod Lift, ESP’s), fishing operations, and workover rig operations.
  • Must be proficient with downhole tools such as packers, bridge plugs, artificial lift equipment, capillary strings, fishing equipment, etc. Must have a working operations knowledge of wireline, coiled tubing, and High Rate Acid treatments.
  • Must possess a strong safety record and the willingness to comply with company HSE standards
  • Prefer experience with operations morning reporting software such as WellView. Ability to review and troubleshoot reports for accuracy. Comfort with computers and Microsoft Office.
  • Need excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with Management, Engineering, Field Production Operations, Vendors, and Accounting.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot on the fly and take calls after hours as necessary.
  • Must be self-motivated and a confident decision maker.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and a good driving record
EOE Statement CDEV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all Company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  
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