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Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary

Alaska Overview

ConocoPhillips is Alaska’s largest crude oil producer and largest owner of exploration leases, with approximately 1.2 million net undeveloped acres at year-end 2022. The company produced an average of 200 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2022. ConocoPhillips has major ownership interests in two of North America’s largest legacy conventional oil fields, both located on Alaska’s North Slope: Kuparuk, which the company operates, and Prudhoe Bay. Additionally, ConocoPhillips operates several fields on the Western North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.

Willow Overview

Located on Alaska’s North Slope in the National Petroleum Reserve (NPR-A), the Willow project is estimated to produce 180,000 barrels of oil per day at its peak. During construction, Willow is expected to create around 2,500 jobs with the development estimated to create 300 permanent jobs. The initial phase of Willow development will include a new Willow Central Processing Facility (WCF), three drill site pads, pipelines, roads, bridges and supporting infrastructure. The Drilling and Completion portion of the Willow project includes ~200 wells and over $2B of capital. Pre-drilling begins in 2027.


The Willow Construction Supervisor reports to the respective Willow discipline superintendent and is a core member of the Willow Construction Team. The position is responsible for the safe and successful delivery of the assigned Willow construction scope. Reporting to the construction supervisor are construction coordinators who help to oversee the day-to-day field activities. Assisting the supervisor are field planners who aide with coordination and prioritization of work scope as well as analyzing contractor progress against the plan.

The Construction Supervisor is accountable for reviewing engineering drawings, verifying material quantities and type are suitable to perform the work, identifying and mitigating execution issues, identification and release of any constraints, review and acceptance of contractor execution plans, and supporting the construction readiness process prior to contractor field mobilization. Upon mobilization the Construction Supervisor is accountable for monitoring construction progress and performance, identifying and resolving SimOps issues, providing input on the prioritization of critical activities to contractor leadership, and ensuring the health and safety of all field personnel.

The Construction Supervisor is a specialist, knowledgeable in all aspects of construction installation methodology and contract management. The Construction Supervisor possesses a specialized skillset in at least one aspect of the construction industry: Civil (Ice, Gravel, Bridge erection, & VSM/Piling), Pipelines, Structural Steel Erection, Mechanical (Piping, HVAC Systems, & Rotating Equipment), or Electrical, Instrumentation and controls.

Job Description

Your responsibilities may include:

As part of the Willow Construction Team the Willow Construction Supervisor is responsible to supervise assigned field construction activities, and to lead field safety and environmental performance as listed below:


  • Prepare the Construction Readiness checklist for each winter/summer campaign

  • Review construction permits and stipulations, engineering drawings, identify execution constraints, hazards, and finalize the field construction plan for each year’s work scope

  • Participate in the constructability process and provide feedback to the Willow planners

  • Provide input to the construction support strategies and processes (camps, aviation, ground transportation, construction equipment, fuel forecast, material delivery, and laydown requirements)

  • Actively promote Company knowledge sharing; apply best practices, synergies, and lessons learned from other projects and operations


  • Develop Company deliverables required in the Construction Readiness process

  • Support the construction readiness process, facilitate weekly Company and Contractor planning meetings, ensure Company and Contractor deliverables are reviewed and approved by the accountable function, ensure meeting minutes are being taken, distributed and maintained, and review the readiness checklist and receive approval from the Field Superintendent that all action items are satisfactorily addressed before approving Contractor mobilization

  • Ensure a smooth transition of the Construction Plan to the field

  • Provide oversight and supervise all assigned construction resources to ensure key project milestones are achieved and all company execution standards are met for scope, cost, quality, and HSE

  • Monitor Contractor performance of work through the Construction Key Performance Indicator Reports

  • Direct the Contractor in the areas of performance and performance improvement opportunities

  • Ensure periodic Progress/Performance Review meetings occur with Contractors, Construction Leadership and Project Management Teams

  • Interface with and provide oversight of construction contractor field leadership

  • Manage interfaces between field construction contractors

  • Manage day-to-day activities for all construction contracts to deliver requirements of contracts

  • Coordinate overall project execution including SIMOP’s activities with Drilling, Completions and Operations

  • Ensure implementation of the agreed upon execution strategy with respect to key priorities and milestones


  • Proactively lead HSE performance by communicating, fostering, supporting, and enforcing HSE policies, procedures, guidelines, requirements, and objectives

  • Perform jobsite walk-downs, review contractor THA/JHA, provide recognition for safe work execution and task planning

  • Participate in onsite Contractor toolbox and safety meetings, reinforce COPA safety processes

  • Enforce adherence to permit stipulations issued by regulatory agencies

  • Facilitate weekly Predictive Indicator meetings with the goal of improving Contractor safe work behaviors through analysis of proactive measures performed by the Contractor

  • Facilitate safety engagement meetings with Company and Contractor field leadership teams

  • Participate in the COPA adopted Behavior Based Safety (BBS) observation system

  • Implement and support the COPA Incident Free Culture (IFC) program with contractors through participation in IFC workshops, field engagements, and IFC instruction/training

  • Participate on the Incident Management Team as required and attend IMT Trainings and annual exercises


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer

  • Current/valid driver’s license

  • 10+ years of construction industry experience

  • 7+ years of construction supervision/management experience

  • 5+ years of experience leading and delivering large construction projects

  • 5+ years of experience managing interfaces involving multiple field construction contractors

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to work in a remote work location on a 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off work schedule


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Construction, or foreign equivalent

  • 5+ years of construction in Arctic conditions

  • 3+ years of experience with ConocoPhillips Capital Projects Management System (CPMS)

  • 3+ years of experience on ConocoPhillips North Slope construction or maintenance projects

  • Advanced level interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated performance as part of a team working on a large project and interfacing with project leadership

  • Advanced level multi-tasking skills with ability to manage multiple ongoing activities

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines and across organizational boundaries

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results

  • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

  • Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change, encourages innovative thinking and continuous improvement, and models adaptability through resourcefulness, flexibility, and positivity

  • Continuously demonstrates strong adherence to Company SPIRIT values

Apply Before:

September 27, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.