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Manager Drilling

Fort Stockton, TX, 79735
March 25, 2020

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Cesar Ramirez

*** * ******, **** ********, TX ***35

E: T: 432-***-****

Professional Summary

Highly knowledgeable drilling supervisor with 17 years of experience in the field. Extensive knowledge of drilling and production operations and procedures. Top leadership ability with excellent methods of keeping the crew motivated and productive. Proven history of success when leading a team on a project, resulting in a quicker timeline and high-quality production.


Experience with many types of drilling equipment, such as oil well blowout preventers, valves, flanges, flow meters, and compressors. PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Proficient utilizing MS Windows environment. Top management skills, giving me ways to help push my team members to the limit and make them want to succeed as much as possible. -Demonstrated history of exemplary attendance at each job I’ve held and willingness to work overtime or on weekends when needed.

Work Experience

Sendero Drilling

Drilling Supervisor

July 2015 – present

Calculate gas ratios to detect deviations from specifications, using testing equipment. Control equipment to regulate flow and pressure of gas to lines on gas separators and well.

Oversee drilling operations and make adjustments to the specific type of tools or drill bits needed for different tasks.

Maintain equipment and ensure proper lock-out and tag out procedures are followed. Monitor, inspect and evaluate equipment and danger work areas.

Control drilling pressures and volumes to ensure proper flow of containment of gas in the well.

Start and examine operation of pumps to ensure circulation and consistency of drilling fluid or mud in well. Operate pumps or compressors.

Titan Lansing Transloading

Operations Manager

June 2013 – July 2015

Direct and supervise the day-to-day production operations of plant. Overseeing the activities of production personnel to ensure efficient and safe work operations.

Develop and implement action plans for achieving production targets. Oversee the hiring and training of operations staff to ensure an efficient workforce.

Delegate and assign work tasks to employees to maintain optimum plant operations.

Conduct assessment of plant operational procedures to identify areas of inefficiency and initiate action plan for improvement. Inspect and monitor production equipment to ensure they are operational and in good working order for product manufacture.

Assist in the construction and modification of facilities. Observe proper environmental and safety procedures and being folloed.

Savanna Drilling

Rig Manager

May 2009 – June 2013

Monitor equipment functioning, observe temperature, level and flow gauges. Perform regular unit checks in order to ensure that all equipment is operating as it should.

Manage all well bore path and perform survey to compute and monitor all rate of penetration and maintain an efficient list of all directional tools and perform survey on all equipment.

Implement all drilling plans and procedures according to company plan and oversee all drilling operations of rig site and ensure compliance to all drilling objectives.

Train crews, and introduce procedures to make drill work more safe and effective.

Lariat Drilling

Rig Manager

Feb 2002 – May 2013

Direct rig crews in drilling and other activities, such as setting up rigs and completing or servicing wells. Direct construction or extraction personnel.

Monitor progress of drilling operations, and select and change drill bits according to the nature of strata, using hand tools. Monitor extraction operations. Install equipment attachments or components.

Start and examine operation of pumps to ensure circulation and consistency of drilling fluid or mud in well. Operate pumps or compressors.

U.S. Army


May 97-Jan 2002

Serve as the principal platoon officer in all matters concerning training, safety, and organizational maintenance.

Coordinated training schedules and file crucial admirative paperwork.

Maintained complete accountability of equipment, sensitive communication data, and personnel


Blow Out Preventer Certifications

Drill Rigger Certification

PEC Safeland

H2S Certify

Fall Protection

Lockout/Tagout Certify

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