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Area Manager (Midland, TX)

Company: Specialized Desanders USA Inc.
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

SDI USA provides well Desanding as its exclusive service. Sand-producing wells that are not equipped with a multiphase sand separator are subject to erosion, which can quickly present a dangerous situation. Our control and measurement equipment protects our clients from blowouts, uncontrolled flows, equipment erosion, pollution and plugging of valves. Our goal is to help our clients have the proper equipment in place to get the job done as safely and efficiently as possible.

*Job Purpose*

The Area Manager provides direction and leadership to the Field Technicians and Shop Hands in such a manner that enables SDI to deliver the highest level of customer service to our clients.

*Duties and Responsibilities*

- Designation of employees for field installations, retrievals, relocations, service calls and field inspections while maintaining the necessary operations of the field office.

- Ensure all field paperwork completed accurately for each job with authorized client signatures.

- Ensure that units are assembled, repaired and turned around in a scheduled, timely manner in accordance with SDI procedures.

- Oversee the inspection and refurbishment of Desanders and accessories returned from the field, communicate with VP of Operations if contract labor is required.

- Inspect ongoing and completed projects and trouble shoot any issues as they arise.

- Manage inventory of spare desander repair parts and required shop supplies, review these costs and needs with VP of Operations prior to purchasing.

- Uphold the shop and yard to exceptional housekeeping standards.

- Ensure all tools and equipment are in safe and operable condition.

- Continue to build relationships with clientsand co-ordinate with the US Sales & Marketing team regarding Field Sales and Customer Inventory Tracking.

- Work with Human Resources for employee training, additional staffing needs, and employee performance reviews.

- Provide mentorship to employees that will maintain positive working conditions while promoting teamwork in all activities.

- Communicate to the VP of Operations the financial resources required to maintain a safe and efficient operation.

- Ensure the training of new SDI employees is in accordance with our safety manual and legislative requirements.

- Conduct daily tailgate safety meetings as required.

- Ensure monthly facility inspections and ERP drills are being scheduled and recorded as stated in the safety manual.

- Ensure all vehicles, trailers and equipment are cycled through the company required and legislated inspection/certification schedule.

- Perform all functions of the Desander Technician Position when required.

- Coordinate technician coverage with client needs, vacation schedules and other commitments while ensuring customer service is maintained.

- Maintain accounting policies towards purchasing, any Operations purchase over $2,500.00 will require a Purchase Order from Calgary Accounting. The Area Manager will be responsible for all expenses (other than gas and travel expenses) under this amount for approval at the field office level.

- Ensure that SDI safety standards, procedures and government legislation are maintained for all functions performed in this position.


- A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required

- Minimum 2 years' experience directly working in the oil & gas field

- Minimum 5 years' experience managing and leading people

*Desired Attributes*

- Knowledge and skill in management practices and principles

- Customer service focus and attitude. Proactive thinking, initiative, and self-confidence.

- Good communication, decision making skills, organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills

- Stress & time management skills

- Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office

- Confidentiality when dealing with proprietary company information.

*Eligibility Requirements*

- This position is based out of Midland, TX and is not eligible for relocation assistance.

- Must possess a valid driver's license and provide a current driving record.

- Ability/willingness to work and/or be on-call during off-hours and on weekends, as necessary.

- The ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.

- Ability to operate heavy equipment or willingness to learn to operate heavy equipment.

SDI USA Inc. requires candidates be legally authorized to work in the United States and will provide equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $47,100.06 - $120,850.99 per year

* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* 8 hour shift
* On call
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Midland, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Management: 5 years (Preferred)

* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Specialized Desanders USA Inc., Midland , Area Manager (Midland, TX), Executive , Midland, Texas

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