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ConocoPhillips Alaska - Electrician - North Slope in NORTH SLOPE, Alaska

Title: Alaska - Electrician - North Slope


Job Number: 00SZF

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, $71 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,900 employees as of June 30, 2019. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,303 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2019, and proved reserves were 5.3 BBOE 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.

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 and 9 million cubic feet of gas per day. 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, has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.


If you are selected as the Electrical Maintenance Technician you will be remotely based working a 14 days on/14 days off schedule. Kuparuk is the second largest production field in North America and this role will be assigned to the maintenance department at one or more of three Central Production Facilities (CPF's) in the Greater Kuparuk Area and collaborate with the Maintenance Supervisor of the CPF. The successful candidate will work in a journeyman role and develop/demonstrate skills and knowledge to allow for progression within the electrical position.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing maintenance on heavy-duty industrial generators, motors, switchgear, protective relays, fire/gas detection systems, fire suppression systems, UPS systems, variable speed drives, heat tracing systems, and other facility electrical equipment

  • Performing general maintenance functions such as troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance

  • New installation of electrical equipment and cable systems in hazardous/classified areas

  • Functional checkout/commissioning of new equipment and facilities

  • Proficiency using electrical test and calibration equipment

  • Knowing and observing safe work practices including wearing Personal Protective Equipment (i.e. fire retardant clothing, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, safety harness, breathing apparatus, etc.)

  • Utilizing safe work practices and actively participating in company safety processes and programs

  • Working in a team environment with a wide range of personnel





  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 5 years journeyman electrician experience in an industrial environment

  • Willing & able to work and live in a remote site in the Arctic, including working outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Able to safely perform strenuous physical activity such as lifting, bending, carrying material and climbing ladders/stairs daily

  • State of Alaska electrical journeyman's license

  • Current valid driver’s license

  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time, on an annual basis


  • Associate's Degree or technical training or higher in the electrical field or foreign equivalent

  • 5 years of experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Intermediate knowledge of maintenance management system (SAP preferred)

  • Strong computing skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and Word

  • Ability to deliver Zero Incident HSE Results

  • Demonstrate active leadership/participation/engagement in achieving a Zero Incident Culture

  • Experience working with large industrial synchronous generators / controls, induction / synchronous motors, 480V / 5KV / 15KV / 35KV switchgear, solid state / electromechanical / microprocessor based protective relays, fire / gas detection systems, and Halon / FE13 / Fine Water Mist fire suppression systems

  • Possess a current NICET Level 2 fire alarm systems certification or actively working to obtain, and State of Alaska fire systems certificate

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • A demonstrated track record of achievement, collaboration, technical growth, and growing responsibilities

  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

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

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 October 17, 2019 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. 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

Line of Business: ALASKA

Title: Alaska - Electrician - North Slope