Houston, Texas

Patterson-UTI Drilling

The New Standard for Drilling Performance
Drill safer, smarter and faster with Patterson-UTI Drilling’s comprehensive fleet of pad-capable rigs featuring advanced walking systems to enhance your operations so you can reach your apex.


Job Title: Business Manager


Location: Houston/Regional Location


Brief Description

The Business Manager will primarily assist and support regional Drilling Operations by conducting financial analysis and metrics reporting, budgeting, capital expenditure monitoring, and insuring compliance with internal controls. The Business Manager reviews and approves customer invoices in accordance with contract terms, as well as assists as required with special projects, ERP development, contracts and audits.


The Business Manager reports to the Director of Business and supports Drilling Operations, Technical Services, Business Development and other company departments as required.


Detailed Description

  • Coordinate annual and quarterly operations budget for South Texas and East Texas operating areas.
  • Develop Capital Budgets, perform project analysis, provide variance reports and coordinate capital project closure.
  • Collaborate with Business Development/Marketing in customer negotiations, contract pricing and performance reviews.
  • Coordinate and assist with development of Key Performance Indicators, and strategic goals.
  • Utilize financial and operating reports to identify operational, human resource, and ERP system deficiencies or opportunities, and coordinate resolution.
  • Provide leadership and direction to functional teams pertaining to strategic goals and objectives.
  • Approve customer invoices related to drilling operations, ancillary equipment or services per contract terms for multi-state region.
  • Develop analyses of revenue, costs, operations and forecast data to determine department and district and company progress toward goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of ERP systems and metrics report automation.
  • Assist in formulating and administering organization policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and coordinate compliance with company’s policies, internal SOX and Audit controls.
  • Maintains effective communication and relationships with other internal and external departments to meet business needs and improve efficiencies.


Job Requirements

  • Understand business implications of decisions and display focus...

Houston, Texas

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. subsidiaries provide onshore contract drilling and pressure pumping services to exploration and production companies in North America. Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC has approximately 350 currently marketable land-based drilling rigs that operate primarily in oil and natural gas producing regions of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Pennsylvania and western Canada. Universal Well Services, Inc. provides pressure pumping services primarily in the Appalachian Basin.

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