ConocoPhillips Asset Integrity Pipeline Specialist in HOUSTON, Texas
Title: Asset Integrity Pipeline Specialist
Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-TEXAS-HOUSTON
Job Number: 00T9Q
Who We Are
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production (E&P) company, based on production and proved reserves. With operations in 17 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.
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.
The Asset Integrity Pipeline Specialist will provide leadership and technical support to ConocoPhillips’ Great Plains Business Unit (GPBU) oil and gas production facilities in the development and implementation of pipeline/flowline/process piping integrity management processes including inspection and corrosion control.
Your responsibilities may include:
Develop, maintain a pipeline/piping register with risk assessment results
Develop, maintain and update Integrity Management Plan for pipeline integrity for both flow lines and pipelines for GPBU Operations
Conduct periodic management review of pipeline integrity programs. Yearly update is required (not submitted to regulatory agency).
Assist operations in developing pipeline cleaning, pipeline pigging and pipeline inspection (caliper, and ILI pigs) and documentation of inspection results.
Support the root cause analysis as needed on pipeline/flowline corrosion incidents and identify pipelines with similar risk profiles, and then assist in development of corrosion mitigation plans.
Coordinate program execution in collaboration with Inspectors and Operations for each asset area. (9 asset areas)
Plan, lead and/or coordinate pipeline/piping integrity and operational audits, reviews and risk-based assessments.
Define a measurement and assessment protocol for the pipeline integrity management program. Monitor, measure and report on program performance to demonstrate Business Unit compliance with performance goals, objectives and requirements
Establish and utilize information management systems and processes to manage integrity management program data, information, and reports
5 years of direct experience in Upstream oil and gas operations or in a process industry
5 of experience in gas and liquid pipeline/flowline operations, design and regulatory compliance
Intermediate understanding of the codes and regulations applicable to pipeline design and safe operations including: ASME B31.8, DOT CFR 49 part 192, ASME B31.4, DOT CFR 49 part 195 and ASME B31.3
Intermediate understanding natural gas pipeline operations and factors critical for the safe and profitable operation of gas gathering and transmission systems
Intermediate knowledge of API-570
Willing and able (with or without a reasonable accommodation) to travel 20% of the time to support field work
Legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee
Bachelor's degree or higher in mechanical engineering or chemical engineering or foreign equivalent
5 years of direct experience in facilities engineering, mechanical integrity and/or risk-based inspection related to pressure vessels, tanks and piping
Knowledge of API-510, API-653
5 years project management experience
Strong computer and analytical skills
Experience in operation, construction and maintenance of natural gas and crude/condensate handling facilities and pipelines
Demonstrated ability to access equipment inspection records (data management)
Knowledge of cathodic protection systems, coatings, linings, and production specialty chemicals (corrosion inhibitor, scale inhibitor, etc.)
Knowledge of NACE, API, and ASME codes and standards
Demonstrated ability to independently organize, prioritize, and coordinate a heavy workload in a potentially high stress, schedule driven changing environment to meet commitments
Ability to operate in a decisive, urgent and committed way to deliver results that are sustainable and measurable
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish 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 January 17, 2020 .
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: Engineering
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: GREAT PLAINS BUSINESS UNIT
Title: Asset Integrity Pipeline Specialist