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ConocoPhillips Operations Technician - Production in QUEENSLAND, Australia

Title: Operations Technician - Production


Job Number: 00TPN

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $65 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,400 employees as of March 31, 2020. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,278 MBOED for the three months ended March 31, 2020, and proved reserves were 5.3 BBOE as of Dec. 31, 2019. For more information, go to

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.

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, our Operation Technicians - Production are key members of our Operations team based on Curtis Island at the APLNG facility. This role will conduct key scheduled and unplanned operational activities in various focal roles as prioritised by business needs, collaborating with peer area operators to provide resolution for technical issues within their accountability boundaries.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support in coaching and development of Operations Technicians learning new areas

  • Ensure teamwork, SPIRIT values and HSE culture expectations are continuously promoted and supported

  • Undertakeroutine and assigned prioritised activities as directed by their supervisor within their level of competency

  • Maintain role assinged multi skilled, knowledge comptenecies and experience to provide and sustain shift capability and flexibility

  • Execution of key performance related goals yearly as agreed with supervisor

  • Maintain ER skills and capability

  • Ownership of facility housekeeping

Key Responsibilities

  • Facility survelliance and optimisation of process conditions and parameters

  • Contribute to operations cose efficiency drivers within level of influence

  • Compliance to all operating procedures, proactively updating revisions to reflect best practice and learning outcomes

  • Report all equipment defects and raising quality SAP notifications accordingley

  • Ensure plant is operated within POL, EODs and process operational guidelines (POG)

  • Communicate and deliver consistent, quality feedback during shift handovers

  • Seek and identify areas of continuous improvement

  • Assist with process trouble shooting and defect elimination processes

  • Perform functional focal point roles for designated period as directed by the Operations Superintendent

  • Planning, development and execution of events - rate reduction/shutdown

  • Review, populate and manage EODs


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following experience and qualifications:


  • ​​Education / Experience minimum Year 10 or above in the Australian Education System or equivalent in any other recognized system 

  • Experience with working in a team environment 

  • Ability to work a continuous shift roster with flexibility to adapt to a day work schedule if required

  • Basic computing skills, including SAP


  • A certificate in Process Plant Technology

  • A trade skill qualification in either Mechanical or E&I discipline

  • Completed an LNG or Hydrocarbon aligned traineeship

In return, ConocoPhillips offers a culture of collaboration, work life balance and support for individual career and professional development.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of 18 April 2021

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is open for Australia Citizens and Residents only.

Job Function: Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: ASIA PACIFIC

Title: Operations Technician - Production