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ConocoPhillips Operating Integrity (OI) Lead in WATFORD CITY, North Dakota

Title: Operating Integrity (OI) Lead


Job Number: 00S7W

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.

Bakken Overview

The Bakken is a large shale play located in the Williston Basin, which stretches across portions of eastern Montana and western North Dakota. The Bakken is one of the company’s three key growth areas within its Lower 48 business unit, with a development area covering approximately 630,000 net acres at the end of 2017. The company’s activities focus on unconventional tight oil play development and production in the most prolific portion of the basin. Operational and capital efficiencies continue to improve in the basin through the use of multi-well pad drilling, completion optimization, facility design changes and data analytics. In 2017, net production from the Bakken averaged 65 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day.


The Operating Integrity (OI) Lead’s primary responsibility will be to mentor and train field staff. The OI Lead will be expected to spend 70% of their time in the field conducting hands-on training with multi-skill operators (MSOs), specialists, and completing competency assessments. The position will also work with the production supervisors, and engineers to update/develop standard operating guidelines (SOG) for the Bakken Asset. This position will report to the Bakken Operating Integrity Superintendent and will play a key role in improving safe and efficient working practices.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Owner of the MSO Competency Program, conducting assessments, providing feedback to the supervisors and MSOs, as well as reporting on progress of the workforce monthly to the production supervisors.

  • Lockout /Tagout (LOTO) training including field verification of existing procedures, standard operating guidelines (SOG/SOP), facility operating guidelines (FOG), and lease inspections as well as reviewing and updating to ensure they are fit for purpose

  • Work with engineering to ensure new design and equipment procedures are in place and training is provided to the end user

  • Provide baseline training on Cygnet and XSPOC. Train operations personnel to ensure reliable data is gathered for use in production and loss reporting systems

  • Work with training groups/coordinator and production supervisors to improve training curriculum for MSO’s

  • Assisting with the interview process for operations-based positions in the Bakken

  • Supporting development and implementation of training materials on human performance, and learning organization initiatives to drive a high reliability organization

  • Review and analyze well pad process performance on a regular basis and identify de-bottlenecking and well site optimization improvement in areas such as routine operation maintenance

  • Assist in continuous improvement of the operation by exception (OBX) process by working closely with operations to refine the model



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 10 years of experience in oil and gas operations

  • Valid driver’s license


  • 3 years supervisory or lead experience

  • Proven leadership in promoting safe work practices

  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Cygnet, XSPOC, SAP

  • Mentors, coaches and develops others to bring out their full potential

  • Motivates and inspires people to achieve their best and to pursue goals that enable success

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

  • 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

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of April 29, 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: Operating Integrity (OI) Lead