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ConocoPhillips Alaska - Instrumentation Technician - North Slope in NORTH SLOPE, Alaska

Title: Alaska - Instrumentation Technician - North Slope


Job Number: 00S76

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.

Alaska Overview

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 182 thousand barrels of oil and 9 million cubic feet of gas per day. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields, has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.


ConocoPhillips Alaska is recruiting for an Instrumentation Technician position at our Kuparuk operation on the North Slope of Alaska. Kuparuk is the second largest production field in North America. The position will be remotely based working a 14 day on/14 day off rotation schedule. Instrument Technicians at Kuparuk work in the maintenance department at one or more of three Central Production Facilities (CPF's) in the Greater Kuparuk Area and report to the Maintenance Supervisor of the CPF. The successful candidate will work in a Journeyman role and develop/demonstrate skills and knowledge to allow for progression within the Journeyman instrumentation position.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Performance of the Journeyman Instrumentation Technician duties in the Kuparuk Field, specifically drill sites and facility

  • Performing maintenance on industrial instrumentation process control systems, calibration and testing, repairing electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic instruments, valve repair, PLC & DCS systems, and turbine controls

  • Performing general maintenance functions such as troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance

  • New installation of instrumentation and control systems in hazardous/classified areas

  • Functional checkout/commissioning of new equipment and facilities

  • Proficiency using test and calibration equipment

  • Utilizing safe work practices and actively participating in company safety processes and programs

  • Working in a team environment with a wide range of personnel



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Associate's Degree or Technical School Degree in Instrumentation or higher

  • 5 years of instrumentation experience in an industrial environment

  • 5 years of experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Current valid driver’s license

  • Willing & able to work and live in a remote site in the Arctic, including working outside in harsh weather conditions

  • Able to safely perform strenuous physical activity such as lifting, bending, carrying material and climbing ladders/stairs on a daily basis


  • 10 years of field experience

  • Ability to deliver Zero Incident HSE Results

  • Demonstrate active leadership/participation/engagement in achieving a Zero Incident Culture

  • Experience working with oil and gas industrial equipment and automation control systems

  • Instrumentation technician candidates should have a facility process background

  • Experience with a maintenance management system (SAP preferred)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong computing skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and Word

  • A demonstrated track record of achievement, partnership, technical growth, and increasing responsibilities

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

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 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.


onocoPhillips 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

Line of Business: ALASKA

Title: Alaska - Instrumentation Technician - North Slope