ConocoPhillips Operations Support Superintendent in WATFORD CITY, North Dakota

Title: Operations Support Superintendent


Job Number: 00S2K

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.


The Operations Support Superintendent will report direct to the Williston Operations Manager with responsibility for the Bakken operations center (BOC), planning & scheduling, production management & reporting and cost analysis. The role will support continuously improving performance by facilitating integration within the operations organization by building strong relationships through collaboration. In support of the achievement of goals across the Williston Asset, the successful candidate will lead implementation of business processes improvements to improve efficiency and reduce cost.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Accountability for operations performance management including KPI development & reporting and benchmarking

  • Successfully manage the Bakken operations center team by assigning individual responsibilities, providing performance feedback and general direction of day to day activities

  • Establish direction and provide leadership to the Operations Support, Planning and Scheduling Supervisor

  • Facilitation of performance reviews including the quarterly operations leadership team meeting

  • Enhancement of operations center processes and systems to improve efficiency and reduce risk

  • Leads change by developing a 5 year vision for Bakken operations and an implementation road map

  • Build key stakeholder relationships to drive a “one team” culture between the BOC, Planning and Scheduling team and the other Williston Asset management teams

  • Development and implementation of a late life well operating strategy

  • Improvement of planning and budgeting processes and tools

  • Development of systems and process to better monitor and manage cost including a well level economic model. Responsible for driving cost management deeper into the organization

  • Implementation of a program to improve efficiency and reduce waste resulting in sustainable value enhancement/cost reduction



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline

  • 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • 3 years of supervisory experience

  • Proficient with data analytics tool such as Spotfire

  • Strong financial acumen and knowledge of cost management systems and processes

  • Knowledge and experience with operational planning processes

  • Builds positive relationships, based on trust, across organizations that foster a strong work environment

  • Actively seeks out diverse people and organizations to collectively achieve business goals

  • Transmits information so it is received and understood in the way it was intended

  • Strong written and oral communication, networking, prioritization and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse, multi-disciplined workforce

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 March 27, 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: Team Leader/Supervisor


Title: Operations Support Superintendent