Alaska - CPF3 Electrician
ConocoPhillips - North Slope, AK

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Company Overview

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent upstream energy company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company had operations in almost 30 countries and approximately 16,700 employees as of May 1, 2012, with 2011 average production of 1.62 million BOE per day and proved reserves of 8.4 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2011.



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 215,000 barrels of oil and 60 million cubic feet of gas per day in 2011. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, the Colville River Unit (Alpine), and the Cook Inlet Area. ConocoPhillips operates the Greater Kuparuk Area and Alpine oil fields as well as the Kenai Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, North Cook Inlet platform and Beluga River Unit gas field. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.

Field Description

Kuparuk is a giant, mature oil field on the North Slope of Alaska that has been on production since 1982 and has produced in excess of 2.3 billion barrels of oil. It is the second largest oil field in Alaska after Prudhoe Bay. In addition to Kuparuk, there are four satellite oil fields, Tarn, Meltwater, Tabasco and the viscous oil West Sak, operated by ConocoPhillips Alaska. The Greater Kuparuk Area (GKA) consists of 47 drillsites with over 1,100 wells. GKA also contains three Central Processing Facilities (CPFs) that gather, separate, and process hydrocarbons, denoted CPF1, CPF2, and CPF3. There are active water flood and Miscible Injectant Water Alternating Gas (MWAG) floods in GKA. The North Slope Kuparuk assets collectively produce ~ 125 MBOPD and 600 MMSCFD produced and lift gas, and inject 600 MBPD of water and 150 MMSCFD of Miscible Injectant.

Position Description

Electrician 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 position works a 14-day on/14-day off schedule.

This position is responsible for performing general electrician duties which may include:

Performing maintenance duties on heavy-duty industrial generators, motors, switchgear, protective relays, fire / gas detection systems, fire suppression systems, and any other facility related electrical maintenance activity

Planning layout, installation, and repairing of conduit wiring, electrical fixtures, and control equipment

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

Responsible for planning limited amounts of individual and group work activities

Coordinating and scheduling of electrical project work

Generating reports pertaining to project work activities

Knowing and observing safe work practices including wearing Personal Protective Equipment, (i.e. fire retardant clothing, hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, safety shoes/boots, hearing protection, safety harness, breathing apparatus, etc.)

Responsible for utilizing safe work practices and actively participating in company safety processes and programs

Working in a team environment with a wide range of personnel


Basic/Required Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age

Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular full-time basis without restrictions

Must posses a valid Driver's License

5+ years journeyman electrician experience in an industrial environment

State of Alaska electrical journeyman'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, and climbing stairs

Preferred Qualifications

A demonstrated ability to actively participate in safety processes and to perform work safely

Experience with petrochemical facility industrial equipment

Experience working with large industrial synchronous generators / controls, induction / synchronous motors, 480V / 5KV / 15KV / 35KV switchgear, solid state / electromechanical / microprocessor based protective relays, fire / gas detection systems, and Halon / FE13 / Fine Water Mist fire suppression systems

Posses a current NICET Level 2 fire alarm systems certification or actively working to obtain, and State of Alaska fire systems certificate

Experience with a maintenance management system (SAP preferred)

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong computing skills

Ability to initiate work without direct supervision and lead a small contract workforce in daily activities

Demonstrated history of achievement, teamwork, and technical growth

In order 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

December 24, 2012


Candidates for regular U.S. positions 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 E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer

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Job Level


Individual Contributor/Staff Level

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Line of Business


Exploration & Production

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Dec 3, 2012, 10:56:08 AM

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