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ConocoPhillips Water Management Lead in KENEDY, Texas

Title: Water Management Lead


Job Number: 00STK

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


If you are selected as the Water Management Lead you will be responsible for the coordination, daily planning and tracking of all water resources for drilling and completion operations in the Eagle Ford area. Ensure that all field operations are compliant with all regulatory, health, safety, environmental, landowner agreements and organizational policies & procedures. Ensure water of sufficient quantity and quality is available to meet all D&C Operations needs as required.

Your responsi bilities may include:

  • Coordinating contractor and consultant workforce to accomplish tasks as necessary

  • Managing and coordinating water transfer to frac spreads and water supply to drilling rigs

  • Identifying routes for water transfer across the Eagle Ford

  • Assist ROW Agents in identifying temporary routes from source to job

  • Capture all water volumes used

  • Draft payment requests for water and ROW usage

  • Collaborating with Land in dealing with agreements

  • Oversee the procurement of frac pit and water well agreements as well as ROW for temporary water lines.

  • Coordinating changes between Houston and field personnel

  • Oversee the capturing of all water volumes and footage of lines laid on land-owners property

  • Determining infrastructure needs based on future development planning

  • QC on building frac pits, lines laid and maintenance of frac pits

  • Reviewing documents and coordinating changes of documentation with land- owners as well as lawyers and water consultants

  • Conducting weekly meetings for scheduling and planning

  • Reviewing and scheduling upcoming jobs needing water transfer ops and reviewing schedules for any conflicts

  • Conducting safety meetings

  • Communicating daily with project leads on jobs and safety

  • Permitting all water and water wells with the underground water districts

  • Send monthly water volumes to the districts

  • Compiling all invoice trackers and line sheets for each job

  • Coordinating with procurement on any price issues

  • Continually seek technology improvements



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 5 years experience in the oil and gas industry

  • 3 years experience in Drilling and Completions

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time


  • 5 years experience in Water Management for Drilling and Completions

  • 3 years of supervisory experience

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SAP

  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment

  • Experience working in a multinational, multicultural environment

  • Experienced in simultaneous operations

  • Safety and regulatory training consistent with company standards

  • Commitment to protecting the health and safety of everyone involved COPC activities

  • Strong leadership and communication skills complimented with openness to new ideas, leading by example, and the ability to receive and give feedback

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Familiarity with a network of rig contractors and related service providers

  • Invites dialogue to gain a shared understanding and influences with confidence to drive performance and achieve business results

  • ​Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of September 18, 2019 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Drilling & Completions

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Water Management Lead