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Technical Safety Engineer III (12667) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number GSI20-0009  
Category Engineering  
Division Glacier Services Inc.  
Location GSI Anchorage, AK  


 Assignment Scope: Ensure that the fire protection design requirements for Alaska Capital Projects are met, and that the design is in accordance with AK BU Specifications and in compliance with applicable building and fire code requirements. Guide the design through the engineering phases of projects to ensure safety in design and operability.

  • Understand the project schedule and key milestones for assigned projects to provide technical assistance at appropriate time.
  • Support the established single concept as the project progresses through subsequent project phases.
  • Regulatory and Company compliance
  • Technical guidance and day-to-day contact with fire protection discipline engineering contractor
  • Guide the development of the fire protection design premises to ensure safety in design, operability and inclusion of commonality and synergies of existing facilities modifications and new facilities and associated modifications
  • Work collaboratively with AK BU Technical Authorities to ensure adherence to AK BU Specifications and compliance with regulatory and Company standards.
  • Provide advice and input to Facility Development Engineer (FDE) to support the single concept decision.
  • Frame specifications and criteria deviations and seek TA approval on behalf of the project
  • Accept engineering deliverables
  • Review engineering drawings and relevant calculations and documents prepared by the engineering contractor as needed
  • Participates in preparation/submittal of regulatory permits and coordinate correspondence and permit applications with the State of Alaska Fire Marshal office
  • Review PSM & Management of Change documentation
  • Participate in State of Alaska Fire Marshal facility inspections and follow up as required
  • Work collaboratively with other disciplines to ensure inter-discipline coherence and experience transfer
  • Provide engineering support and data of existing facilities to engineering contractor.
  • Participate in the development of operation, maintenance and start-up philosophies and plans.
  • Participate in the project risk management process
  • Provide input to procurement process and evaluate quotes fire protection equipment
  • Participate in relevant Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
  • Participate in AK BU Fire Protection Engineering collaboration activities, including monthly collaboration meetings, and training and development activities
  • Participate in Knowledge Sharing throughout the BU and company via NoE participation
  • Stay abreast of opportunities around the company and industry that may be leveraging for COPA and COP developments.
Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

  • Required Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor of Engineering or

    • Professional Engineer License in Alaska (preferred)

    • 5+ years Fire Protection design experience in the oil and gas industry.

    • Understanding of operational and maintenance requirement of upstream oil and gas processing facilities. 

    • In depth knowledge of relevant industry codes and standards including IBC, IFC, and NFPA codes.

    • Valid Drivers License
    • Be physically able to conduct field duties as required by Company
  • Leadership Competencies:

    • The following competencies are critical to success in this role.

      •       Takes Accountability

      •       Drives Performance

      •       Makes Decisions

      •       Partners Collaboratively

      •       Communicates Effectively

Office Location and Travel:
This position is located on the ConocoPhilips Tower in Anchorage, AK
Travel may be required.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is located in office building with light to moderate noise level . The incumbent is required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel Requirements None  
Security Clearance  
About our Company

Since 2001, GSI has offered process control & automation services to some of the world's largest companies. Our highly experienced workforce can ramp up fast to bring creative solutions to address your most challenging problems. GSI is a subsidiary of Koniag, Inc. an Alaska Native corporation.

EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

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Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352.  

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