Working at SM Energy

SM Energy is on a mission to find and develop the country’s best energy sources. From our Bakken play in the Rocky Mountain region and Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas to our Midland Basin assets, our employees are working the biggest and most exciting plays in and around the United States. SM Energy’s regional offices, field offices, and corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado give our employees the chance to work in smaller teams with greater responsibility and direct impact on the company as a whole.

At SM Energy, our employees work hard every day to improve peoples’ lives by providing secure, affordable oil and gas supplies in North America. Our work is important and we approach it with passion, conviction and enormous responsibility. We expect a lot from our employees and, in turn, we offer an engaging culture, comprehensive benefits and rewarding career opportunities.

Here is a taste of what we offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance
  • Long-term Incentive Plan
  • Paid time off, 11 company holidays
  • Generous healthcare options
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Exceptional 401(k) match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Volunteer opportunities and a matching gift program
  • Education reimbursement program

“At SM Energy, I have been able to hit the ground running straight out of graduate school, working on meaningful and interesting projects that add to the Company’s bottom line.” – Anna Phelps, SM Energy Geologist

“The potential to be able to be exposed to a multi-faceted team that works together to achieve results drew me to SM Energy. SM integrates geology, engineering and other disciplines together to solve technical problems and the ability to work in different basins is very exciting as a geologist.” – Clayton Schultz, SM Energy Geologist

“The personal development and technical opportunities at SM Energy provide one of the best foundations for building a career in oil and gas.  SM’s commitment to their employees is evident in their early career development program which attracted me to the company.” – Ritthy Son, SM Energy Engineer

“From my first day at SM Energy, I have been challenged with projects and roles typically held by seasoned professionals, yet the entire time I have been given the necessary support framework to succeed, learn and grow in my career at a very fast pace.” – Cade Campbell, Senior Landman

“SM Energy has given me responsibility and a sense of purpose from day one, with meaningful tasks that impact the business, ownership of my projects, and support from experienced professionals.– Meghan Tonello, Technical Development Supervisor

SM Energy is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with applicable federal and state laws, will not discriminate in recruitment, employment, promotion, training or any other job-related matters regardless of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state, or local law. If a disabled applicant needs assistance, please call 303.861.8140.