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Maintenance Superintendent

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Sayre, PA, US, 18840

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.




Job Summary

The Superintendent is a managerial position over a crew of Foreman who supervise hourly employees and/or contract staff responsible for large-scale oil and gas field operations. The Superintendent is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day field operations activities for an assigned functional area, which may include plant, field maintenance, drilling, completions, construction, or pipeline.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversees the day-to-day work activities for a team of field personnel and contractors.
  • Determines procedures, techniques and specifications to be used in the execution of projects.
  • Oversees vendor selection procedures. Approves all invoices, costs, and price quotes.
  • Inspects work progress, equipment, construction sites to verify safety or and to ensure specifications are met.
  • Estimates materials and worker requirements needed to complete jobs.
  • Orders requisitions materials and supplies to complete jobs.
  • Confers with managerial or technical personnel to resolve problems and issues that arise.
  • Seeks opportunities to streamline processes, optimize productivity, eliminate inefficiencies, and cut costs.
  • Attends production, completion and safety meetings as needed.
  • Oversees emergency situations, determines necessary actions and directs appropriate responses.
  • Liason between field and headquarters.
  • Performs all work in accordance with Chesapeake's EHS guidelines, as well as government regulations and codes.
  • Provides direct supervision of personnel. Participate in decisions involving hiring, promotion, compensation administration, and termination of employment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Job Specific Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of oil and gas operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of oilfield equipment operations, including their designs, uses, repairs and maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledge of industry safety and environmental standards, requirements and regulations.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures in order to prepare and maintain reports, budgets, and administrative records as required.
  • Ability to assign, delegate, and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to provide on-the-job training, performance assessment, coaching, motivation, and career development to employees.
  • Ability to show flexibility in response to change and adapt to and accommodate new policies, procedures, and technology.
  • Ability to ensure all employees are operating within all Chesapeake, state, and federal guidelines, policies, and regulations.
  • Ability to oversee workover activities.
  • Advanced knowledge of well construction and completion.
  • Understanding of financial information.
  • Understanding of Corporate Goals and Drivers.
  • Ability to possess a valid driver's license.
  • Education
    • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
    • Minimum: 8 - 12 years related work experience
    Additional Qualifications
    • Must reside or relocate to within 1 hour commute to the office the position is posted for.


    Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


    Chesapeake Energy Corporation's (NYSE:CHK) operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

    Nearest Major Market: Scranton

    Job Segment: Construction, Pipeline, Oil Field, Engineering, Energy