WPX Energy, Inc. Construction Foreman in Carlsbad, New Mexico

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Construction Foreman






WPX Energy is searching for a Construction Foreman in our Carlsbad, NM office. Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the day-to-day work activities for a team of contractors.

  • 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 or 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.

  • Performs all work in accordance with WPX's HSE guidelines, as well as government regulations and codes.

  • Assist in Facility design (including safety/environ impact, costs and material requirements), assist with permitting from all agencies and ensure permit requirements are met.

  • Supervises construction and provides cost estimates for project evaluation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or educational equivalent, required; some college preferred

  • Direct oilfield surface facility construction experience required

  • Familiarity with all applicable codes

  • Good organizational skills and accurate paperwork processing are critical

  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, candidate must be able to maintain a working relationship with land owners and regulatory personnel

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment with changing priorities

WPX Energy Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

WPX Energy is a background screening, drug screening, and E-Verify participating employer.

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