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Alaska – HSE Lead – Capital Projects



Full Time

On Site


NORTH SLOPE, Alaska, United States

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Alaska Overview

ConocoPhillips is Alaska’s largest crude oil producer and largest owner of exploration leases, with approximately 1.2 million net undeveloped acres at year-end 2022. The company produced an average 200 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2022. ConocoPhillips has major ownership interests in two of North America’s largest legacy conventional oil fields, both located on Alaska’s North Slope\: Kuparuk, which the company operates, and Prudhoe Bay. Additionally, ConocoPhillips operates several fields on the Western North Slope. Significant oil exploration and development opportunities still exist on the North Slope, with active programs underway in the Kuparuk River, Colville River, Greater Mooses Tooth and Bear Tooth units. More than 75% of the company’s North Slope exploration portfolio is undrilled.


This position serves as the ConocoPhillips HSE Lead supporting the Alaska Capital Projects Organization (CPO). The role provides technical safety guidance and assistance to ensure a safe working environment that is consistent with HSE policies, procedures, directives, and guidelines.

This role is a slope-based position at either Alpine and/or Kuparuk with a 2 week on - 2 week off work schedule. There is a possibility that some training or other projects-related needs may require work to be performed from Anchorage.

This is a safety sensitive position.

Your responsibilities may include\:

  • Identify safety risks, issues, & mitigation strategies & communicate to HSE & CPO Leadership
  • Monitor the HSE-by-Design process in Capital Projects Management System (CPMS) AK to ensure compliance by engineering firms as required
  • Participate in internal Project Management Team (PMT) status meetings and coordination meetings with engineering firms
  • Manage key performance indicators and HSE SharePoint site
  • Assist in evaluating contract scope in compliance with the Contractor HSE Management Policy
  • Assist in development of HSE Request For Proposal (RFP) provisions
  • Assist CPO HSE Director in the review and evaluation of the HSE component of contractor bid submittals
  • Assist in conducting the HSE Readiness process in CPMS AK for each contractor
  • Review contractor Site Specific HSE Plans and Job Safety Analyses (JSA’s)
  • Perform pre-construction hazard evaluations
  • Conduct or coordinate contractor pre-job safety orientation
  • Monitor contractor compliance with regulatory and company safety expectations
  • Assist in performance of Contractor HSE Management System audits
  • Audit contractor’s compliance with requirements of the Construction HSE Assurance Plan (CHAP) in CPMS AK
  • Facilitate incident investigations, first reports, and timely closure of action items. Assist or lead, as needed, with TapRoot incident investigations. Review and approve of final investigation reports.
  • Ensure that incident reports, rates, and trends are current and available for review by the project team
  • Provide training to project management team on safety processes, policies, directives, and procedures
  • Serve as COPA representative during regulatory agency inspections
  • Support/Liaison with Field Environmental Coordinators to progress CPO projects including permitting, waste management, and other environmentally-related matters
  • Monitor satellite accumulation areas (SAA) and assure waste manifesting is accurate and complete
  • Liaison with each contractor’s HSE staff in implementation of COPA requirements
  • Assist in Predictive Indicator Tool process in CPMS AK for each contractor
  • Participate as required in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and project level risk assessments as required
  • Assure action items from self or corporate compliance audits are addressed in a timely manner
  • Interact with the medical group, as needed, to properly classify injuries or illnesses
  • Consult with other COPA safety professionals to assure a consistent application of health and safety programs
  • Mentor up to 12 contingent HSE Professionals
  • Review lift plans and make recommendations to Lift Engineer
  • Participate on the Incident Management Team as required and attend IMT Trainings and annual exercises


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a health, safety or related field or foreign equivalent
  • 7 years of experience as an HSE professional
  • 5 years of safety and health experience within the oil & gas industry
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to work in a remote work location on a 2 weeks on/2 weeks off work schedule


  • Alaska resident
  • 15 years of HSE experience with exposure to construction, oil and gas operations
  • Certified Safety Professional
  • Professional working experience or understanding of safety/health regulations & their applicability to oil & gas operations
  • Environmental and/or regulatory interface experience particularly with ice roads and tundra management, along with spill/waste management knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive relations with HSE & CPO team members, ConocoPhillips business partners, & regulatory representatives
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Organizational & problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to interact within layers of internal & external organizations
  • 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
  • Develops realistic plans needed to accomplish objectives and team goals
  • Actively communicates and takes time to safely perform work to protect our people and environment
  • Ability to\:
    • Work several short- & long-term issues or projects concurrently
    • Lead & influence others
    • Cultivate diverse stakeholder support
    • Promptly identify, surface & facilitate resolution of conflicts between project stakeholders

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 June 20, 2023.

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.