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ConocoPhillips Alaska - Safety Specialist - North Slope - Kuparuk in NORTH SLOPE, Alaska

Title: Alaska - Safety Specialist - North Slope - Kuparuk


Job Number: 00SFJ

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.

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 in 2017. 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 on the North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.


The ConocoPhillips Alaska North Slope-Kuparuk Safety Specialist reports to the Kuparuk HSE Director and is accountable for delivery of Health and Safety services to Kuparuk Operations.

Services include applying knowledge to personal and process safety, communicating Alaska Safety Handbook requirements, reviewing proposed activity and issuing applicable permits, evaluating employee exposure potentials through work place assessments or quantitative measurements; identification, evaluation, and mitigation of chemicals, physical, and biological agents used, stored, or otherwise present in the workplace; and working with other teams to reduce exposure to the extent possible.

Responsible for a wide variety of health and safety programs with an overall goal to mitigate potential hazards and protect workers.

Overall responsibility is to provide health and safety expertise to field operations while supporting the Kuparuk Health, Safety, Environmental and Medical team.

This position will be slope-based working a rotating schedule (14 days on / 14 days off).

Responsibilities may include:

  • Industrial Hygiene

  • Hazard Communication

  • Hearing Conservation

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

  • Hydrogen Sulfide

  • Bloodborne Pathogen

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM)

  • Radiation

  • Confined Space Entries

  • Hot Tap Packages

  • Hot Work on in service equipment

  • Area Civil Work Requests

  • Critical Lift Packages

  • Application of Energy Isolation Procedures

  • Process Safety

  • HSE Assessments

  • Weekly Safety Meetings

  • Investigation and Corrective Action development

  • Identification and mitigation of HSE deficiencies

  • HSE continuous improvement

  • Application of COP HSE Procedures

  • Application of Alaska Safety Handbook

  • Procedural development

  • Contractor oversight

  • Audit//Near Miss database

  • Process Hazard Analysis

  • Management of Change Process

  • Facilitate Operational input

  • Provide assistance in planning and conducting drills

  • Actively participate in Behavior Based Safety Processes

  • Be active and visible in the field

  • Support and help accomplish Team and BU goals

  • As necessary, provide or coordinate hazard-specific training for personnel who work with hazardous materials such as Operations, Emergency Response, and Materials

  • Review health hazards of products prior to use and provide recommendations for PPE

  • Assure SiteHawk database is current

  • Participate in emergency response as part of the HSE Incident Command or if needed, as field safety, and development initial emergency response guides

  • Provide Support to the Medical Clinic on worker health, including hearing conservation, bloodborne pathogens, respiratory protection, and fit for work

  • Continuously review and strive to improve PPE and incorporate new technology which offers better protection along with comfort and fit and more accurate measurement, respectively



  • Legally authorized to work in United States

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupation Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Engineering, Physical or Biological Science, or related HSE field

  • 1 years of HSE experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Willing and able to work a rotating shift (14 days on / 14 days off) in a remote location

  • Valid driver's license


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

  • Certified Safety Specialist, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Associate Safety Professional

  • Technical writing to develop policies and procedures as well to report findings and provide recommendations

  • Mechanically inclined to work with various equipment and troubleshoot, e.g., direct reading equipments

  • Knowledge of health standards and regulations, monitoring strategy and methodology, and toxicological effects

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

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

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for exchanged views, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results

  • Builds strong 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 June 20, 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: Health, Safety, Environment, and Regulatory

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: ALASKA

Title: Alaska - Safety Specialist - North Slope - Kuparuk