ConocoPhillips Alaska – Field Instrument Engineer in NORTH SLOPE, Alaska
Title: Alaska – Field Instrument Engineer
Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-ALASKA-NORTH SLOPE
Job Number: 00SAW
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.
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 186 thousand barrels of oil in 2017. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interest 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.
This is a North Slope based position working a schedule of 14 days on, 14 days off. The successful candidate must be flexible and able to work seamlessly with an alternate who shares the role.
Responsibilities may include:
Provide Instrumentation Discipline Engineering support to the Kuparuk and Alpine fields.
The Field Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for analog and discrete instrumentation, BPCS and SIS PLC/DCS systems, sizing and selecting of field instrumentation in support of maintenance repairs, small facility modification projects, and major capital projects.
Provide technical guidance to designers, engineering and construction contractors
Review and approve design packages
Provide instrumentation technical support to Operations and Maintenance
Provide instrumentation technical support to Automation
Apply troubleshooting skills to resolve instrumentation and controls issues with operating equipment
Support creation and updates to engineering criteria, specifications, guidelines and standard installation details
Support corporate and business unit HSE goals
Mentor new engineers
Network with other ConocoPhillips facilities to share expertise
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline
10 years of automation and/or instrumentation engineering design and troubleshooting experience in the oil and gas industry
Current valid driver’s license
Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Professional Electrical or Control Systems Engineer License
Willingness and ability to work in a remote environment on a 14 days on, 14 days off schedule
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills including the ability to prepare reports and make presentations
In depth knowledge of functional safety systems codes and standards
CPAI criteria and specifications
The National Electrical Code
Various PLC and DCS systems
Various digital fieldbus communication systems
Turbo machinery controls and monitoring systems
Sizing and selecting control valves
Sizing and selecting flow measurement devices
Proper materials and pressure rating selection
Miscellaneous API Recommended Practices and Standards
Strong organizational skills to manage a complex, dynamic and diverse business and work environment
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously 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
Understands how key financial and quantitative indicators impact the business
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 May 21, 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: Engineering
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: ALASKA
Title: Alaska – Field Instrument Engineer