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Southwestern Energy Roughneck in Morgantown, West Virginia

Company Overview

Currently one of the largest producers of natural gas in the continental United States, Southwestern Energy Company is a growing independent energy company primarily engaged in natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production within North America. We are also focused on creating and capturing additional value through our natural gas gathering and marketing business, which we refer to as Midstream Services. Visit to learn more.

Working at Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy produces and provides energy to our world. It’s a commitment that has motivated our employees for more than 80 years. Every day we are explorers and producers, working to discover innovative new ways to fuel the future. Our culture demands creativity and innovation, and we foster this by building programs and procedures that make our company and industry better. We give employees, including new hires, the opportunity to be a contributor from the first day on the job. It’s important to us to create a rewarding and inclusive work environment. We reward team and individual performance, in addition to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits. We support our employees with opportunities to participate in ongoing development training and support groups.

Southwestern Energy is currently one of the largest producers of natural gas in the lower 48 states and operates one of the largest gas gathering systems in the United States. We own three major assets which are located in northeast Pennsylvania, West Virginia and southwest Pennsylvania, and in Arkansas’ Fayetteville Shale.

The Roughneck position is responsible for performing various manual labor tasks associated with the safe and efficient operation of a rig site under the direct supervision of the Driller.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs rig up and rig down activities as assigned.

  • Performs "nippling-up” or “nippling-down" of the blowout preventer stack.

  • Performs general repairs and maintenance on major and minor rig components.

  • Conducts assigned activities on the rig floor.

  • Assists the Assistant Driller/Derrickman with mud-mixing duties.

  • Performs emergency procedures.

  • Ensures that work carried out is in compliance with company policies and procedures and according to safety regulations.

  • Work is normally performed out-of-doors, where exposure to atmospheric conditions of extreme heat or cold, fumes, and gases are frequent. Exposure to noise, vibration, high pressure, moving/mechanical parts, electrical shock, chemical and caustic materials is common in the normal performance of the duties associated with this position.

  • The work of this position requires frequent contact with drilling personnel to give and exchange information.

  • The work of this position requires manual dexterity to operate drilling tools.

  • The work of this position involves the frequent movement of up to 100 lbs. to lift, push, pull or carry equipment and to control brake handle.

  • Reaching, climbing and balancing is required to climb flights of stairs, vertical ladders up to 140 feet high and reach and handle equipment.

  • Vision and depth perception skills are required to supervise and monitor equipment and conditions on rig.

  • High school diploma, GED, or the equivalent is preferred

  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to interact with others in a team environment

  • Minimum training requirements: Health, Safety and Environment Orientation and Rig Specific Start-Up Training

  • 0-6 months prior experience in procedures associated with drilling a well

/Southwestern Energy Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, present military status or veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination./


Job: *Field Operations

Title: Roughneck

Location: West Virginia-Morgantown

Requisition ID: 11677