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 Canada (CPC) is one of the country's largest oil and natural gas production and exploration companies. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, we are a leading producer of natural gas and liquids, with a world-class portfolio of assets in Western Canada, the Arctic, Atlantic Canada and oil sands interests near Fort McMurray, Alberta. We are the largest leaseholder in the Athabasca region of the oil sands. With about one million net acres in holdings, CPC is well positioned to become a leading in-situ producer.
Our story in Canada began over 100 years ago and continues today with our team of over 2,100 full-time employees. We develop our projects in a way that is intended to enhance the economic and social benefit to communities while minimizing the environmental impact associated with development. Together we will continue our journey toward becoming Canada’s safest, most respected and most profitable gas and bitumen producer.
ConocoPhillips Canada (CPC) is currently looking for an Instrumentation & Electrical Lead who will be responsible for directing, supervising and training front line Instrument & Electrical technical personnel (employee & contractor) in the repair and maintenance of field process instrument and electrical equipment in a safe and cost effective manner. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the I&E Lead will be responsible for coordinating the instrument and electrical corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance activities with other work disciplines.
Why ConocoPhillips and why this role?
Joining a company with a world-class portfolio of assets
We have the most comprehensive benefits in the market
Career advancement and development opportunities
Support and comply with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPCs Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken
Supervise the Instrumentation & Electrical employee craftsmen and the associated contract staff on shift
Provide leadership and contribute to all HSE efforts in day-to-day activities.
Schedule and coordinate daily activities with other groups (operations, A&OI, I/E, Engineering) to maximize the use of available resources and minimize downtime.
Ensure that all tools, supplies and equipment are available to maximize the efficiency of individual craftsmen activities and Maintenance workshop activities
Work closely with the Maintenance Planners/Schedulers to establish the priority and timing of the I/E work activities throughout the facility
Provide input to Planners/Schedulers in task list development for maintenance plans, items and work orders
Responsible for developing I/E maintenance procedures (SSMP – Site Specific Maintenance Procedures)
Ensure that all Maintenance Workorder shop papers are fully and accurately completed in order to maintain SAP equipment and work plan records.
Evaluate and assess the technical abilities of I&E employees and identify any training requirements
Coach, counsel, and motivate employees so they may achieve their maximum potential.
Provide input to ensure critical spares are available and stocking levels are correct.
Maximize production by leading and participating in RCFA’s to eliminate repeat failures.
Provide input for the development and continuous improvement of the Predictive/Preventative Maintenance (PPM) program
Take primary responsibility for management of the Electrical Quality Management Program (QMP) including accurate and timely record keeping
Participate in the On-line Network of Excellence (NoE) Production Surveillance & Optimization FET and Maintenance and Reliability FET providing support, questions and or suggestions
**NOTE: This is a site based 14/14 rotational schedule position**
Minimum 5-10 years Maintenance (Instrumentation, Electrical) experience, with valid inter-provincial journeyman certification.
Dual trade certification is desirable
Minimum 5 – 10 years Oil &/or Gas field experience
Legally authorized to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions
Extensive operational, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance experience in industrial low and medium voltage electrical systems, VFD’s, PLC’s, basic and advanced electronic instrumentation and oil and gas measurement and control devices.
Thorough knowledge of automated safety systems, Cause & Effect Charts and SAFE chart analysis.
Demonstrates a strong commitment to exemplary safety and environmental work practices.
Ability to train, evaluate and supervise employees.
Ability and willingness to work hands-on alongside the technicians being supervised due to the small workforce.
Exceptional leadership skills are required, along with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
Strong organizational and time management skills
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 July 5, 2012.
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NORTH AMERICA-CANADA-ALBERTA-FORT MCMURRAY
Line of Business
Exploration & Production
Jun 21, 2012, 5:59:17 PM ConocoPhillips - 11 months ago