NextEra Energy Drilling Manager in Houston, Texas

Drilling Manager

Date:Oct 14, 2017

Primary Location:Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 12744

Trinity Operating is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas from onshore properties within the U.S.

Position Specific Description This position is part of the Gas Infrastructure team. NextEra Energy is the largest utility consumer in the United States of natural gas to generate electricity; in 2014, we used 736 Bcf of natural gas. The economics of natural gas are critical to nearly every one of the company’s businesses. NextEra Energy began investing in shale gas production in 2008, and today has more than $1 billion deployed in several shales around the country.

In this role we are seeking an individual with South Texas horizontal. Drilling and Completions experience is highly desired.

Job Overview This job is responsible for managing all aspects of drilling and completion operations. Leaders in this role manage, schedule, and safely execute drilling and completion operations to ensure the efficient growth of the Company. The successful candidate achieves drilling and completions capital and schedule targets in the safest possible manner.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directs and manages annual drilling and well completions capital budget
  • Plans, schedules, engineers, and execution of all drilling and completion activities
  • Manages all drilling and completions well planning and engineering activities
  • Provides accurate and timely well cost estimates and AFE’s (authority for expenses)
  • Manages vendor and selection process for all drilling and completions services
  • Develops and maintains an accurate drilling schedule for drilling and completion operations and ensure that it is communicated throughout the asset
  • Ensures all operations have the ability to effectively discharge their well control responsibilities when required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Engineering Organization: Trinity Operating, LLC. (0060) Location: Houston, Texas Other Work Locations: Texas Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Nearest Major Market:Houston