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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

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 currently recruiting a Plant Operations Shift Supervisor for the 2-10 Montney Operations team. This role is responsible for managing and supporting day to day responsibilities of the Plant Operations team. The Plant Operations Shift Supervisor will be responsible for managing the gas and liquid processing units and water transferring to achieve consistent unit performance, while delivering exceptional safety results, by providing hands on guidance and visible leadership to the facility operations team. The Shift Supervisor ensures product quality specs are met, equipment functionality and productivity is maintained, and detects and responds to active and potential malfunctions and equipment failures. The successful candidates will play an important role in the mentoring and development of the plant operators, and the success of the overall safety and production of the plant.

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


  • Demonstrate safety leadership to the Montney operations team

  • Liaise with internal and external functional groups to ensure safe and reliable operation of the facility

  • Support the strategic and day to day responsibilities of the facility operators through coaching, performance management, coordinating schedules and vacation relief, timesheet approvals, and technical guidance.

  • Champion and ensure all ConocoPhillips processes and procedures are executed, including Life Saving Rules, Leadership and Safety Conversations, Lock out Tag out (LOTO), etc.

  • Provide mentorship and assessment in support of the Competency Assurance program

  • Actively interact with engineering and environmental functions to compile data to produce timely reports for the appropriate regulator.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate policies and requirements.

  • Actively interact with engineering and environmental functions to support projects and analysis integral to the success and optimization of the facility

  • Contribute to operational decision-making for balancing resources, assigning authority, and delegating responsibility.

  • Assume responsibility as Chief Engineer for the facility.

  • Ensure ownership of plant equipment and compliance with the work permit process and other critical safe work processes.

  • Coordinate activities with the Field Operations Leader, Maintenance Leader, Facilities and Engineering, and administrative personnel.

  • Ensure consistent participation and compliance with Process Safety, Management of Change, Process Hazard Analysis, Pre-Job Hazard Assessment and Organizational Learning.

  • Ensure all incidents are thoroughly reported and that subsequent action items are completed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Third Class Power Engineering certification

  • 8 years of experience as a plant operator in the oil and gas industry

  • 3 years of demonstrated leadership experience

  • Experience with HMI process operation

  • Understanding of amine sweetening, condensate stabilization, conventional refridge, compression, power generation/distribution, and plant utilities.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in commissioning, start-up and shut-down, trouble shooting and emergency handling of process operations

  • Experience with SAP

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite

  • Proactive, strategic thinker with analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and execute and delegate multiple tasks

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 25, 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.