3rd Class Operator

  • Competitive
  • Canada Alberta Lac La Biche
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our valued client is seeking 3rd Class Power Engineer for a 6 month to 1 year contract near Lac La Biche, AB.  This is an 8/6 shift, working 12 hours per day (days and nights).  Flights and camp are available.

The Opportunity:

As a 3rd Class Power Engineer, you will interact and coordinate within the operations team to ensure that the process operates in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Your guidance, initiative, expertise, drive for continuous improvement will contribute to safe and reliable production in the facility and field.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Utilize your operations expertise in a dynamic production environment
  • Work with the operations team to support initiatives and projects that optimize facility run-time, safety, energy savings and overall cost reduction
  • Adhere to and engage in safety protocols
  • Lockout/tag-out of facility and field equipment. Collaborate with other teams to execute maintenance and turnaround work in a safe and timely manner
  • Respond to emergencies within the facility and field
  • Issuance of Hazard Assessments, maintain proper documentation, including operating logs, maintenance records and safety & environmental reports
  • Train team members to develop in other areas of the facility and field
Skills & Qualifications:

  • Third Class Power Engineering certificate with ABSA is required, Fourth Class Power Engineers may be considered if significant progress is made on Third Class
  • 5 years of related industry experience
  • Knowledge of:
    • Oil treatment and produced water de-oiling
    • Vapor compression evaporators
    • High pressure drum boilers
    • High pressure sweet gas and sour gas handling
    • Facility utility systems and processes
    • Salt cavern operation, offsite disposal pipeline and well operation
    • Field experience with pads, pipelines, ESP’s and Rod Pumps
The ideal individual would possess the following skills:

  • Expertise in pdf software such as Adobe and Bluebeam
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Formidable experience in SOP writing for the Oil and Gas industry
  • Competent in interpreting P&ID’s; Capable of using model review software (Navisworks).
  • Background as a mentor/trainer, with familiarity with applicable OHS, Environmental, and Pressure Equipment regulations and codes.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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