Tom Anderson

Quality Systems Specialist


  • SafeLand/Rig Certification, #PEC100747138
  • Certified Quality Auditor (ASQ)
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)



  • BS in Geology – Boise State University
  • MS in Geological Engineering – University of Missouri Science and Technology

Tom Anderson joined Atema after working as an Assistant Drilling Foreman for Devon Energy Company. Tom has managed $3800/hour fast-paced drilling operations by organizing procedures and promoting safety to efficiently improve drilling times per well. He has successfully coordinated operations and logistics which has resulted in obtaining the record for the fastest drilled well for Devon Energy Corporation in the Anadarko Basin. In addition to his civilian work experience, Tom served 10 years of exemplary military service in the U.S Army where he was a Captain in Engineering. He commanded organizations of over 180 personnel and had the fiscal responsibility of over $55 million worth of property and equipment. Over his military years, he has gained extensive knowledge working in a fast paced environment where he was able to incorporate multifaceted training plans into all operations that supported customers and ensured core engineering competencies. He has overseen and implemented training programs resulting in 100% operational readiness of a 750 soldier battalion. He has served as a training consultant for National Guard and Reserve units resulting in 100% certification rate of trained organizations. His valuable military expertise has continued with him throughout his professional career where he continues to excel no matter the industry.

Thomas has received his BS in Geology at Boise State University and MS in Geological Engineering at University of Missouri Science and Technology.

Tom is currently pursuing a certification as a Certified Welding Inspector.