ConocoPhillips I&E Technician - Delaware Basin in LOVING, New Mexico

Title: I&E Technician - Delaware Basin


Job Number: 00RWU

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, $73 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,400 employees as of Dec. 31, 2017. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,356 MBOED in 2017, 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.


The primary role of the I&E Technician is to provide Operations, I&E and Measurement departments with day-to-day troubleshooting and support for in field end devices, programming, SCADA field hardware, communications and related software. This position works closely with vendors, contractors and operations field staff on the direct support of all aspects of field I&E equipment.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Comply with all applicable OSHA regulations, and safety policies and procedures

  • Performing all duties of this position with a focus on safety, environmental protection and regulatory compliance

  • Performing installation, calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment

  • Performing and providing technical support for installation, calibration, maintenance, and repairs of instrument and electrical equipment

  • Performing planned maintenance checks and calibration and timely submits appropriate reports

  • Creating and responding to SAP notifications and process work orders

  • Maintaining current and accurate documentation of maintenance activities

  • Maintaining technical and administrative records, including prints and project reports

  • Minimizing downtime and unsafe conditions by performing preventative and predictive maintenance

  • Initiating Management of Change requests for proposed changes to equipment, instrumentation and programs

  • Assisting supervisors in changing technology/budget requirements

  • Pursuing cost reduction opportunities

  • Be on call, responding to emergencies and maintain emergency response preparedness

  • Driving teamwork throughout the area of responsibility

  • Providing oversight to contractor activities

  • Delivering training

  • Completing and maintaining required safety/regulatory training (CBT)

  • Adhere to all Safety, Environmental, and company policies and procedures outlined in the ConocoPhillips Management System



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 1 year experience as an I&E technician in the oil and gas industry

  • Valid driver's license

  • Currently reside or willing to relocate within a 40-mile driving radius of Loving, NM

  • Advanced level of technical knowledge and training to maintain instrument and electrical equipment

  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings (i.e., P&ID's, C&E's)

  • Experience with low and medium voltage circuits

  • Ability and willingness to perform/comply with following:

  • Willing and able to climb various ladders and stairs to perform maintenance on equipment. The ladders and stairs range up to 50 feet in height

  • Willing and able to raise and transport articles weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Willing and able to walk, stand, stoop, sit, climb, and carry material on a daily basis on even and uneven terrain

  • Willing and able to work outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Willing to work alone a high percentage of the time

  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Willingness to be on call

  • Willing and able to work unscheduled overtime


  • 5 years experience as an I&E technician in the oil and gas industry

  • Associate degree in Instrumentation & Electrical (I&E) or related degree field

  • SCADA experience

  • Telecom experience

  • PLC programming experience

  • Experience with Fisher ROC and Allen Bradley products, (i.e., PLC's, HMI's, drives, etc.)

  • Proficient (ability to perform the skill with limited assistance) with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and SAP

  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner

  • Extensive planning & organizational skills

  • Effective oral & written communication skills

  • Orientation toward continuous process improvement

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right.

  • Actively communicates and takes time to safely perform work to protect our people and environment

  • Demonstrated Safety Leadership

  • Extensive knowledge of ConocoPhillips Health, Safety Environment (HSE) procedures

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

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

  • Ability to prepare accurate and legible reports.

  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

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

In order 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 February 21, 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: Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: I&E Technician - Delaware Basin