Contract Plant Operator

Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1243376

Location Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Operations & Production

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 16, 2024

Job Description:

Airswift is seeking a Contract Plant 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.

Upstream Thermal Operations currently has opportunities for Contract Plant Operators at our Edam and Vawn Thermal facilities. The successful candidates must reside within the area near the facilities. Turtleford to North Battleford range along highway 26.
 
 
The Facility Operation consists of water treating, high pressure steam generation, sour oil wells and oil treating facilities. Reporting to the Operations Senior Coordinator, the Plant Operator is responsible for ensuring it is run in a safe, efficient manner while maintaining the necessary production requirements.
 
Work schedule is comprised of a 12-hour shift rotating between days/nights including working weekends/stat holidays (7 on/7 off). You will be required to work in a wide variety of conditions due to the nature of the operation (working at heights, in confined spaces, with noise, in extreme weather conditions etc.)

Qualifications:
• Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Minimum 3rd Class Power Engineering certificate is required; however, candidates with 2nd class certification or progress towards 2nd class certification are preferred.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in the operation of steam generating equipment, control panel, oil processing and/or well equipment and associated process and systems.
• Experience in the oil and gas industry is an asset.
Experience in equipment isolation, safe work permitting and hazard analysis.
• Proficiency with computers is required (experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, SAP, and a field data capture system would be considered an asset).
• The ability to work in a team environment and a willingness to accept increased operational responsibility.
• Solid understanding of safety and regulatory standards and procedures.
• Strong troubleshooting skills.
• Mechanical aptitude.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License (experienced).
This is a safety sensitive position and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the Company’s Drug and Alcohol policy which includes pre-assignment testing.
 
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 Company’s 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
• Comply with all HS&E requirements in the performance of this Position's responsibilities
• Comply with High Reliability Organization standards and expectations
 
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