Operations-Day Technician
Athabasca Oil Corporation
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 1K3
12d ago

Founded in 2006, Athabasca Oil Corporation (AOC) is a publicly held oil company focused on the sustainable development of oil sands in the Athabasca region and light oil and liquids-

rich natural gas resources in northern Alberta. We remain committed to becoming a valued partner in developing Alberta’s unconventional hydrocarbon resources and utilizing the principles of sustainable development as a means of preserving benefits for future generations.

AOC intends to continue its growth strategy into the future and offers an exciting and entrepreneurial work environment for the right candidate.

Operations-Day Technician

Reporting to the Chief Power Engineer the Day Technician will be primarily focused on ensuring safe and efficient operations, as well as operations readiness of capital projects which are to be turned over to operations, outage planning and temporary unit coverage as required.

This is a 7-on 7-off, 12 hour days / nights rotational field based position working at our Leismer site located in the Fort McMurray area.

Responsibilities :

  • Act as unit relief during periods of vacation or sickness. Relief may entail working any of the following units (steam, water treatment, process / de-
  • oiling, field, cheecham or control room);
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational issues as they arise;
  • Coordinate commissioning activities related to sustaining capital projects or small modifications;
  • Promote, understand, enforce and perform safety responsibilities such as hazard identification, near misses, lock outs, blind lists, emergency response plans, and implements safe working attitude;
  • Task analysis and procedural development;
  • Lead and participate in planned inspections of the work areas;
  • Troubleshooting equipment problems and initiating repair notifications;
  • Assisting with special projects as directed by the Shift Engineer;
  • Participate or lead incident investigations, implementing any changes found
  • Qualifications :

  • A valid 2nd or 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate;
  • Approximately eight (8) or more years of experience in thermal, heavy oil and / or gas production environment;
  • Previous pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up, and operations experience in hydrocarbon processing facilities considered an asset;
  • Must be computer literate and demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and Maximo;
  • Strong analytical, trouble-shooting and decision making abilities;
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required;
  • Must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times and set a good example to all other workers;
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision when necessary;
  • Possess a valid Class five (5) driver’s license;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.atha.com / careers / current-jobs.

    Athabasca Oil Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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