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PDC Energy Surface Maintenance Foreman in Evans, Colorado


A brief description summarizing the overall purpose and objectives of the position and the results the worker is expected to accomplish.

The Surface Maintenance Foreman will lead the crews that are responsible for surface facility maintenance, repair and installation of equipment while promoting the safety of personnel & environmental stewardship.


The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position that are most important to get the job done.

  • Lead crews responsible for maintenance, repair, equipment replacement and disassembly of surface facilities;

  • Ensure regulatory compliance, landowner and surface use requirements and stipulations are followed during these activities at well pad and surface facilities;

  • Analyze vendor performance and provide feedback in a prudent manner to Maintenance Superintendent or on site vendor representatives as appropriate;

  • Lead the procurement of services, tools & equipment required to effectively execute assigned projects;

  • Ensure safety & environmental best practices are being followed;

  • Facilitate accountability with key external partners which include vendors and the production field staff;

  • Escalate issues and decisions to the Maintenance Superintendent as appropriate;

  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects.


The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

  • Field operations background;

  • Engineering appreciation/understanding;

  • Understanding of land function;

  • Leading by example;

  • Production optimization appreciation/understanding;

  • Knowledge of drilling and production equipment commonly used in the oil & gas industry;

  • Knowledge of Regulatory, Environmental & Safety protocols;

  • Time management & organization;

  • Problem solving;

  • Motivating others;

  • Driving for results;

  • Strong work ethic;

  • Basic math knowledge used in common calculations.


The scope of the person’s authority, including a list of jobs that report to the incumbent.

  • Guiding, tasking, mentoring, developing, and managing the performance of in-house employees and third party crews.


The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

  • Position is 70% outside environment and 30% typical office environment. Worker is subjected to weather elements and worker must be accustomed to performing tasks in potentially adverse conditions.


The minimum level of education, experience, and certifications required to perform the job.

  • 5 years of experience in Oil & Gas Field Operations;

  • Proven experience working with surface facilities;

  • Proven experience supervising others;

  • Familiarity with excavation activities and requirements.

External Company Name: PDC Energy

External Company URL:

Street: 4000 Burlington Ave