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We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 14 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. 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.
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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.
Polar Tankers Overview
Polar Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of ConocoPhillips, provides marine transportation for North Slope production, using five company-owned, double-hulled tankers in addition to chartering third-party vessels as necessary. The tankers deliver oil from Valdez, Alaska, to refineries primarily on the West Coast of the United States. The company operates five Endeavour-class tankers: Polar Endeavour, Polar Resolution, Polar Discovery, Polar Adventure and Polar Enterprise.
If you are selected as the 3rd Mate, you will be working under the direction of the Master and Chief Mate. The 3rd Mate must have a good understanding of all deck machinery and cargo systems and be proficient at navigation and cargo watch keeping. The 3rd Mate is required to participate in all drills and emergencies and to assist with the enforcement of rules, procedures, regulations, and pollution prevention.
This is a Safety Sensitive position.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Your responsibilities may include:
Navigating the vessel safely
Maintaining safety equipment aboard the vessel
Documenting accuracy and completion of safety equipment jobs
Assisting in cargo operations
Assisting the Master in organizing and conducting the safety program aboard the vessel
Standing an independent watch in the cargo control room
Overseeing the ABs
Monitoring the deck and pump room for spills/leaks
Making hourly rounds of the pump room during cargo watch
Performing all segments of cargo handling
Typically works a 12-hour-day consisting of two 4-hour watch periods and an additional 4-hour work period. You may not work more than 15 hours per day or 36 hours per 3-day period
Qualifications - External
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
USCG 3rd Mates Unlimited Tonnage endorsement and/or Bachelor's Degree
Currently hold, or have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to obtain, a U.S. Passport
Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)
Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)
Currently hold the following endorsements on Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC):
Officer In Charge Of A Navigational Watch
Able Seafarer - Deck
Rating Forming Part Of A Navigational Watch (RFPNW)
Proficiency In Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (PSC)
Advanced Oil Tanker Cargo Operations
Medical First-Aid Provider
Advanced Fire Fighting
Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)
Deck Officer – 3rd Mate Unlimited
Able Seaman Unlimited
Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following:
Be away from home for periods in excess of two months
Push/pull up to 200 pounds
Lift/carry up to 100 pounds floor to shoulder
Lift up to 50 pounds floor to overhead
Stand for long periods of time
Bachelor's degree or higher in Marine Transportation or foreign equivalent
1+ years of direct experience sailing as a cadet on a tanker/ship
1+ years of direct experience sailing as an officer
Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to learn material needed to be successful in the role
Able to satisfactorily pass certification exams
Able to collaborate, effectively manage and work well with others
Possessing strong written and verbal communication skills
Able to clearly follow instructions, both written and verbal
Able to apply common sense to achieve the desired outcomes according to the company's operating procedures and safety protocols
Possessing organization, efficiency and is a methodical problem solver
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
Delivers positive results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results
All licensed officers earn paid leave on the basis of one day worked onboard and one day earned of paid leave. Normal tours are sixty (60) days onboard and sixty (60) days of paid leave.
This position requires you to have a TWIC card (Transportation Workers Identification Card) to gain access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and vessels. Any candidate selected for this position will not be allowed to begin work without proof of application for this card. Visit the TSA website: TWIC® | Transportation Security Administration (tsa.gov) (https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic) for more information.
Job Posting End Date:
ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.
In the US, 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.