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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

Job Description

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s leading exploration and production companies based on both production and reserves, with a globally diversified asset portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips has approximately 9,600 employees supporting operations and activities in 13 countries. In 2022, production averaged 85MBOED, and proved reserves were 0.2 BBOE.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our current investment programs are focused on the operated Surmont oil sands development in the Athabasca region of northeast Alberta and the liquids rich Montney unconventional play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 94 MBOED in 2022 and proved reserves were 0.3 BBOE.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. Within our Calgary office, we have implemented a Hybrid Office Work program, which offers eligible employees flexibility with the option of working remotely on Wednesdays and Fridays. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief through a DEI Council of employees, a culture of psychological safety and an Engagement Network, to name a few. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities.


ConocoPhillips Canada is recruiting a Gas Plant Operator for the C-11-K Montney Gas Plant, located near Fort St. John. Reporting to the Gas Plant Shift Supervisor, this position is responsible for monitoring the gas and liquid processing units, ensuring product quality specs are met, equipment functionality and productivity is maintained, and detecting and responding to active and potential malfunctions and equipment failures. The operator is accountably for starting up, maintaining, as well as shutting down processing facilities, plant monitoring and control through the DCS control system. The operator maintains safe operating parameters and KPIs, adheres to all regulatory and corporate policies and procedures, and promotes a strong safety culture.

This is a 14/14 rotational position with the option to live local or camp accommodation with travel.


  • Support and comply with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPC's Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken.

  • Have a full and comprehensive understanding of all the process and safety systems to control the facility in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

  • Ensure the safety of the work environment for all employees

  • Responsible for starting up and shutting down processing facilities under normal conditions as well as under emergency conditions including timely notifications as required.

  • Report abnormal and unusual conditions that develop during the daily work schedule to the Shift Supervisor

  • Responsible for daily housekeeping duties, testing and data collection.

  • React to abnormal situations and process incidents by making prompt and safe adjustments to maintain effective and safe production.

  • Effectively manage all process equipment as per recommended operating parameters and set points and maintains KPI’s.

  • Provide detailed and comprehensive reports as required on operations and existing conditions and produce effective shift handover notes.

  • Report equipment malfunctions directly to the Shift Supervisor

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and special instructions as required

  • Active involvement in the Competency Assurance program.

  • Collaborate with the Maintenance and Engineering team to ensure a safe, effective & efficient operation.

Required Qualifications:

  • Third Class Power Engineering certification.

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in oil & gas plant operations

  • Commissioning and start-up experience will be considered an asset

  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Understanding of gas plant processes including amine sweetening, condensate stabilization, conventional refridge, reciprocating and centrifugal compression, turbine power generation/distribution, waste heat recovery and plant utilities.

  • Understanding of water treatment processes including chemical treatment, micro bubble/dissolved air flotation, oil recovery filtration, nitrogen generation, large scale water distribution.

  • Understanding of condensate recovery unit process, fired heaters and condensate desalting.

  • Understanding of cause & effect as it relates to plant processes.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong mentoring qualities

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Good organizational skills

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 closing date.

This is a safety sensitive position and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the ConocoPhillips Canada substance abuse program and pre-employment health screening.

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of a valid drivers license and a copy of a current drivers abstract.

Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.

For information on our Sustainable Development performance in Canada, visit www.cpcsustainability.ca

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Before:

September 27, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the country where this job is located is NOT available for this position.


ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer.