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cavern specialist

Cavern Solutions, Inc. (CSI) is a rapidly growing, five-year-young, private engineering and consulting company in the solution mining & underground storage business. With our expanding market share and recent growth opportunities, we are currently hiring Cavern Engineers / Project Managers with salt cavern drilling, workover, and testing experience.


  Headquartered in Houston, the key to our success is gaining the trust of our clients by providing  personalized service and producing quality results no matter how big or small the task may be.


 The company thrives as a result of our solid technical capabilities, entrepreneurial culture and has attracted select, high-impact personnel with diverse backgrounds. Personnel have the opportunity to develop their skills and abilities across a broad range of disciplines, providing constant challenges and growth opportunities. We provide flexible work hours with a priority on family along with direct access to management to insure a rewarding, non-bureaucratic work environment.


  Our employees are motivated, share in company profits, and additionally earn a portion of their billable hours. The more our people contribute to the growth and profitability of the company the more they profit themselves.


  Cavern Solutions, Inc. will continue to achieve unprecedented growth and industry recognition through our personal and corporate values. We are committed to continued excellence in safety, productivity and driving innovation through hard work, ethical business practices, and integrity while promoting & preserving the future of underground mining and storage.


  Cavern Solutions, Inc. strives to be the premier engineering and technical consulting services firm for the solution mining and underground storage industry by providing first in class service and personal attention to every customer on every job.


Position – Cavern Specialist / Well Site Supervisor:


  We are seeking key individuals to fill the position of Cavern Specialist / Well Site Supervisor. The candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Operations and will be responsible for all field activities for the drilling and completion of wells, well workovers, and disposal well cleanouts. The Cavern Specialist is responsible for managing subcontractors, scheduling work, job execution and job safety. He/She reports job progress and estimated field costs to the CSI project manager and client.


  The responsibilities of the Cavern Specialist include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist Project Manager with review of well drilling/workover programs, schedules and cost estimates.

  • Coordinates and schedules work with approved subcontractors and vendors.

  • Inspects and prepares well site for workover/drilling jobs.

  • Ensures all contractor personnel comply with facility operator’s site safety training requirements.

  • Obtains required work permits from facility operator.

  • Conducts daily job safety analysis or “tailgate” safety meetings to discuss possible hazards for the day’s activities and ways to mitigate hazards.

  • Prepares and distributes daily updates, reports, and provide a detailed description of the day’s activities.

  • Signs and reviews daily vendor field tickets for cost control processing.

  • Inspects wells and site before returning well to Operator.

  • Builds client relations. Frequent client interactions will occur in this role and strong communication skills are important.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Minimum 5 years of practical experience with a cavern operator or cavern consulting company. Broad exposure to salt cavern well drilling, completion, workover, and testing.


  • Preferred Ten plus years experience in storage/disposal well related activities

  • Understanding and experience with the various types of well activities (snubbing, coiled tubing, wireline, workovers, plugging and abandoning, and drilling)

  • Experience in field supervision, coordination, and reporting. Understanding of the various equipment used in well related work and their applications

  • Strong knowledge of the underground storage and brine mining industry

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must be client focused and sensitive to their specific needs

  • Capable of moving loads up to 50 lbs

  • High school diploma

  • Current Basic Plus and Well Control School certifications


Job Type / Benefits:


Full-time / Salary with Day Rate / 401K / Health Insurance / Profit Sharing / Vacation / Computer / Phone / Vehicle Allowance / Company Credit Card for expenses

Physical Demands:


Ability to handle stress of meeting deadlines

Ability to climb rig stairs and walk over uneven surfaces on work sites and field facilities
Primarily outdoor well site work responsibilities

Travel 70% - 80% with up to 2 weeks on a job at a time

Work from field office or personal vehicle at job site

12-16 hour work shifts

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