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ConocoPhillips Construction Field Engineer in LOVING, New Mexico

Title: Construction Field Engineer


Job Number: 00SUF

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 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

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.


If selected for the Construction Field Engineer position, you will report to the Constructability Superintendent and will play an integral part in the areas of HSE, engineering, planning/scheduling, fabrication/construction, completion, and handover/turnover.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • HSE

  • Be a leader in HSE through individual performance and compliance with expectations.

  • Participate in pre-start / toolbox meetings when on site.

  • Communicate unsafe conditions to field leadership for correction.

  • Correct unsafe acts when they are observed.

  • Engineering

  • Review/comment on drawings from IFA through IFC and actively participate in model reviews

  • Provide constructability/operability input into design.

  • Own constructability suggestion log and monitor implementation of suggestions and their impact

  • Develop CWP with support from other disciplines, inclusive of the following items:

  • Confirm CWP readiness

  • Review BOM to ensure it is complete and delivery will meet construction needs

  • Confirm CWP contents are ready prior to construction start.

  • Confirm all material/equipment is available prior to construction start.

  • Facilitate After Action Reviews (AAR) upon completion of construction to find opportunities for improvement

  • Planning/Scheduling

  • Actively participate in building project/program schedules.

  • Monitor procurement and fabrication progress to ensure it aligns with construction need dates

  • Participate in weekly progress meetings with contractors (both engineering and construction)

  • Communicate upcoming completion and PSSR dates with Operations to ensure a smooth transition from construction to operation

  • Fabrication/Construction

  • Support fabrication through participation in fabrication kick off meetings and performing periodic inspections as needed

  • Actively participate in fabrication progress meetings

  • SPOC between construction and engineering to ensure consistent and timely communication of issues/needs

  • Facilitate construction KO meeting

  • Actively participate in construction progress meetings

  • Regular field presence to proactively identify issues

  • Support construction efficiency by timely response to RFIs

  • Support the relationship with operations by maintaining proactive communication

  • Completion

  • Support timely completion of construction through actively monitoring activities

  • Schedule and participate in completion walkdowns with construction to ensure facilities are complete prior to PSSR / walkdown with operations

  • Build and own work-to-do list crafted during walkdowns prior to PSSR and work with Project Lead to ensure all work is completed

  • Handover/Turnover

  • Oversee, schedule and participate in the PSSR walkdown with construction



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management or foreign equivalent

  • Intermediate level of knowledge regarding engineering and construction codes and standards


  • 5 years of fabrication experience

  • 3 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry

  • 1 years of Defect Elimination experience

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Project Controls methodologies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work closely with external and internal stakeholders

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to resolve issues as they arise

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

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 September 18, 2019 .

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


Title: Construction Field Engineer