ConocoPhillips Alaska - Fieldwide Facility Engineer in ANCHORAGE, Alaska

Title: Alaska - Fieldwide Facility Engineer

Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-ALASKA-ANCHORAGE

Job Number: 00RM6

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Alaska Overview:

ConocoPhillips Alaska and its heritage companies have more than 50 years of business history in Alaska. As Alaska's largest oil and gas producer, the company produced an average 182 thousand barrels of oil in 2017. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields on the North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.

Description:

The Fieldwide Facility Engineer serves as the primary ConocoPhillips engineering representative providing support to Operations, Maintenance, Construction, and other field support groups. This is a key technical leadership position in assuring the business unit meets overall business goals and objectives for surface facilities performance and process safety.

This position provides support to all North Slope facilities, including resolution of PHA findings, coverage for Slope-based engineers, and leadership of special projects. The partnership with Operations & Maintenance personnel is core to our philosophy of managing Process Safety. In addition, the combination of facility-specific engineering and operational knowledge uniquely position the Facility Engineer to effectively lead and/or influence changes in the business unit.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Support HSE goals

  • Resolve PHA findings, including evaluating HAZOP and LOPA entries, developing scope(s) of work to reduce risk, obtaining consensus from operations and other engineers, writing design requests / marking up drawings, and revising the PHA (HAZOP and LOPA entries)

  • Provide technical guidance to design, engineering and construction contractors

  • Provide design and basic engineering support for assigned facility, including creating detailed design requests, performing engineering calculations, and marking up drawings

  • Provide technical consultation services to Operations via interfacing with Superintendent, Supervisors, Operators, and Maintenance Technicians to clarify day-to-day facility operations and engineering issues, planned maintenance, regulatory compliance, troubleshooting and incident investigations/breakdown reports

  • Recommend and implement modifications to systems to reduce operating expenses, enhance HSE performance, or economically maximize production

  • Lead the facility's process safety management programs including MoC, PHA, process safety information, and equipment integrity. Perform Risk Assessments as required to comply with the HSE Management System

  • Review redlined drawings following construction to ensure drawings are as-built correctly

  • Review challenges to independent protection layers and identify improvements, as appropriate

  • Provide technical review of all major projects modifications to ensure continuity of operations, process safety, and assurance of project deliverables

  • Ensure applicable industry and company standard and codes are adhered to and seek support of company Technical Authorities as required for clarifications

  • Provide leadership and strong advocacy for process and personal safety through participation in the facility and field safety processes

  • Participate in companywide knowledge share (KS) via NoE

  • Provide vacation relief for fellow Facility Engineers

This position is based in Anchorage, but frequent (25% of time) trips to the Slope are expected.

Qualifications:

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical, Process, or Mechanical Engineering

  • 3 years of oil and gas industry experience including gas/oil production, gathering, separation & processing, chemical processing, refining, or similar

  • Beginner level of experience using HAZOP and LOPA to resolve PHA findings

  • Intermediate experience with the use of industry codes, standards and recommended practices

  • Current valid driver's license

  • Willing and able to work on the North Slope, as needed, for up to 2 weeks at a time

Preferred:

  • 8 years of oil and gas industry experience including gas/oil production, gathering, separation & processing, chemical processing, refining, pipeline operation, well testing, gas compression and re-injection, corrosion and scale inhibition, water injection, miscible injectant recovery processes, etc.

  • 1 years of field engineering experience in a direct maintenance or operations support role

  • Advanced experience using HAZOP and LOPA to resolve PHA findings

  • Intermediate experience sizing relief systems using API 520/521

  • Experience leading PHAs using HAZOP and LOPA

  • Experience as the responsible person for completing MoC

  • North Slope experience

  • Experience using HYSYS for flow modeling

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a decisive and committed way to deliver results that are sustainable and measurable

  • Track record of delivering results on time and within budget

  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills

  • Capable of handling a large volume of diverse tasks

  • Manages tasks to effectively and efficiently complete work responsibilities of self and others

  • Capable of adapting to changes in project scope

  • Builds positive relationships across organizations that foster a strong work environment

  • Transmits information so it is received and understood in the way it was intended

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of November 25, 2018.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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.

Job Function: Engineering

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: ALASKA

Title: Alaska - Fieldwide Facility Engineer