Contract Operator

Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1243189

Location Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 13, 2024

Job Description:
Airswift is seeking a Contract Operator to work with one of our major clients in the Oil & Gas industry in Lloydminster, AB. This is a 1-year contract with the possibility of extension.
We're looking for an experienced Contract Operator to join the company's Western Canada Operations at the Sand Cavern Facility near Lloydminster, SK/AB. Reporting to the Supervisor, this position is accountable for day-to-day operations of the facility and ensures it is run in a safe, efficient manner while maintaining the necessary production requirements.
This position is based out of Lloydminster, SK and the successful candidate will be required to reside in the area.
• Asset:
o 1 – 5 yrs experience in operation of oil processing equipment and all associated processes and systems.
o 1 – 5 yrs experience in equipment isolation in preparation for maintenance.
o 1 – 5 yrs experience in safe work permitting and hazard analysis.
o 1 – 2 yrs experience in control room setting
o Experience in oil and gas industry, pulp and paper, or plant process experience
o Proficiency with computerized operating systems such as PLC, DCS, or SCADA
o Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, SAP, Salesforce and PVR (Production volume reporting)
o Basic understanding of safety and regulatory standards and procedures
Education, Professional Designations, Certifications
• High School diploma or equivalent
• A valid, clean Class 5 Driver’s license is required. For this position you will be required to maintain a Class 5 driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and adhere to the appropriate Company policies and guidelines. A Driver’s abstract will be one of the background checks requested in the Pre-employment Screening for the final candidate.
• Asset:
o Gas Process Operations (GPO) / Production Field Operations (PFO) levels A-D / I-IV
o Oil & Gas Process Operations (OGPO) levels 100-400
o Petroleum Technologist diploma or technical diploma from a recognized technical college
o Journeyman trades certification
Core Responsibilities
• Operate the facility in a safe and effective manner, while working collaboratively as part of the operating team.
• Maintain and troubleshoot all area-specific equipment to optimize performance to meet production targets as per guidelines.
• Perform condition monitoring including sampling and testing per area responsibilities. Complete area operations records. (e.g. volume balances, log sheets, work permits and required reports)
• Support operations performed maintenance activities aligned to the site’s operating philosophy. Support on-site maintenance contractors by communicating company's requirements, policies and procedures, while leading by example.
• Provide assistance, coaching, on-the-job training and assessments to new employees as required.
• Participate in the development and review of Safe Operating Procedures. Follow safe operating and chemical handling procedures and ensure environmental impact is minimized.
• Participate in the site Health and Safety Program. Report all near misses and incidents. Participate in incident investigations, as required.
Working Conditions:
• There will be some physical demands (i.e. sitting, standing, lifting, climbing, bending, kneeling etc.
• Role requires occasional use of power and pneumatic tools, shop tools and frequent use of manual tools
• Working in various conditions/exposures such as noise, heights, confined spaces, cold/heat, uneven surfaces, days/nights, chemicals, toxic gases, rotating equipment etc.
• Work schedule 7 and 7 – 12 hour days and nights


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