Senior Program Manager, Safety and Training

| Austin
RigUp is the fastest growing tech startup in the energy and skilled trades industries. We're
seeking a Program Manager focused on the development of offerings within our Training,
Safety, and Compliance (STC) department based out of our headquarters in Austin, TX. This
position will report to the Director of Safety, Training, & Compliance and will operationally own
and support both proposed and assigned programs.
In this role you will play a large part in the growth at RigUp and building operations for the
future. You should have experience managing multiple projects across various stakeholders
simultaneously. An ability to move quickly within abstract environments, leverage existing
resources and building new ones when needed will be critical to having success in this role.
Our team has great people from all over the US and beyond, from all sorts of industries and all
walks of life. We highly value the different perspectives and unique ideas that diversity brings to
our company, and consider it an absolute necessity for our future.
Sound like you, keep reading!

What you'll be doing:

  • Own critical initiatives from ideation to delivery and be responsible for setting and monitoring
  • KPIs. Some examples below:
  • (S) Enterprise Field Safety & Performance Data Ingestion & Actioning
  • (T) IRAP/ DOL Accreditation Programs & Partnerships
  • (T) Digital Training Transformation
  • (C) Rented / Leased Fleet Management Systems
  • (C) PPE, Equipment, & Materials Management Systems
  • (ALL) Team & Culture Building
  • Partnering cross-functionally & cross-vertically to streamline business operations and build for scale.
  • Coordinate with product, marketing, sales, field operations, and our marketplace participants
  • to execute our go-to-market and growth strategy for multiple programs.
  • Delivering results against both qualitative and quantitative objectives
  • Support strategic initiatives through process and workflow improvement
  • Deliver organization development plans aligned with both program and total business strategy

What you should have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a startup, consulting, finance or operational environment
  • Comfortable working through ambiguity and leveraging data & assumptions to find the
  • answers
  • Experience building and optimizing process that can scale
  • Experience proposing and building new programs from the ground up
  • Entrepreneurial at heart, with an interest in managing critical components of a scalable
  • organization.
  • Ability to make decisions, handle difficult questions, and skillfully navigate objections with
  • limited supervision in a rapidly changing


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

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Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


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What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


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What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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