Alaska - WNS Field Environmental Coordinator - North Slope
Prudhoe Bay, AK
**Title:** Alaska - WNS Field Environmental Coordinator - North Slope
**Location:** NORTH AMERICA-USA-ALASKA-NORTH SLOPE
**Job Number:** 00UIU
**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 15 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.
ConocoPhillips is Alaska's largest crude oil producer and largest owner of exploration leases, with approximately 1.3 million net undeveloped acres at year-end 2020. The company produced an average of 198 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2020. ConocoPhillips has major ownership interests in two of North America's largest oil fields, both located on Alaska's North Slope-Kuparuk, which the company operates, and Prudhoe Bay. Additionally, ConocoPhillips operates the Alpine Field and three satellites located on the Western North Slope. The company has an ownership interest in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.
Provide effective Environmental support to Western North Slope Operations, and coordinated support to Capital Projects, Drilling & Wells, and Exploration to maintain excellent environmental stewardship throughout the North Slope. Collaborate with others to develop and implement sustainable environmental programs in accordance with Corporate, CPA and statutory requirements. Provide to the development of an excellent HSE department by communicating environmental policies and standards to staff; implementing initiatives to improve environmental practice and awareness; and recommending effective environmental management programs.
**Your responsibilities may include:**
+ Strong Safety Leadership and a commitment to developing an incident free culture with North Slope Operations.
+ Serving as a technical resource by providing guidance and assistance to the field and coordinating programs to validate compliance with environmental regulations related to: air operating permits, federal New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans, Oil Discharge Prevention Contingency Plans (ODPCP), Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (APDES) permits, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) NPR-A stipulations, spill reporting, prevention and response, waste disposal and material reuse including Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), waste minimization, wildlife, land, water quality, water use, and other related field environmental issues as required.
+ Identifying environmental risks, issues, and mitigation strategies, and communicating with Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) and other internal business partners.
+ Assessing field activities by conducting onsite audits and site visits to validate environmental compliance with approximately 25% of the work time spent participating in field verification activities in an Arctic environment.
+ Act as an example and give full support to the HSE policy, goals, efforts and programs of the CPA Health, Safety and Environmental Management System.
+ Collaborate with partners to understand business practices and identify practical solutions to emerging regulatory needs.
+ Providing written compliance reports to agencies; representing ConocoPhillips during agency inspections; and maintaining contacts and working relationships with local, state, and federal agency personnel.
+ Designing and conducting environmental training programs.
+ Maintaining environmental manuals and key databases.
+ Participating in the Incident Management Team as the Environmental Unit Leader.
+ Coordinating facility tours and/or classes for external agency partners.
+ Assisting with regulatory advocacy efforts focused on permitting-related local, state or federal regulatory initiatives.
+ Working with Permitting, Legal, Lands, Village Outreach, Sustainable Development and other internal CPAI groups for project support.
+ Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
+ 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 environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, safety, industrial hygiene, engineering, or related field or foreign equivalent
+ 3 years of environmental permitting or compliance experience
+ 3 years of proven experience in oil & gas
+ Must currently hold valid drivers license
+ 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 a 14 days on, 14 days off schedule in a remote location?
+ Are you willing (with or without reasonable accommodation) to receive and show proof of the COVID-19 vaccination, or ConocoPhillips' approved accommodation by date of hire ( external applicants only) ?
+ Master's Degree in environmental engineering or science, biology, geology, or related sciences or foreign equivalent
+ 3 years of demonstrated experience in Alaska environmental compliance (air, water, waste, land issues, field monitoring/study design, spill prevention and response including SPCC)
+ Solid understanding of Alaska local, state and federal environmental and land use regulations (North Slope Borough, AK Dept. of Environmental Conservation, AK Dept. of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Agency, and Bureau of Land Management) including the National Environmental Policy Act and its application to oil and gas projects
+ Professional working experience in and understanding of multimedia environmental regulations and their applicability to upstream oil and gas operations Alaska North Slope experience
+ Exceptional leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills
+ Experience working with external communities and partners
+ Strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive relations with HSE and Community Relations team members, external stakeholders, internal business partners and natural resource management / regulatory agencies
+ Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
+ Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
+ Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
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 **November 29, 2021** **.**
Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. 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: Health, Safety, Environment, and Regulatory
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Line of Business: SAFETY, HEALTH & ENV
Title: Alaska - WNS Field Environmental Coordinator - North Slope