Dispatch Technician

  • Competitive
  • Canada Saskatchewan Lloydminster
  • 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 a Contract Dispatch Technician in Lloydminster, SK for a 1-year contract.  Candidates must be local to the area.


The Dispatch Technician is responsible for providing day to day support to those responsible in creating fluid movement load plans within the Transportation and Logistics business unit servicing Lloyd Thermal and Conventional Heavy Oil (LTCHO) Operations. Movement of fluids takes place from the well tank location to either a disposal facility or battery (i.e. end destinations) to include products such as; produced water, emulsion, sales and sand whilst keeping safety of all workers at the forefront of our daily tasks.
  • Provide coverage for Dispatch and District Fluid Management which includes knowing and understanding all roles and responsibilities for these positions.
    Process truck tickets to include multiple systems to verify and document charges.
  • Assist Dispatch and District Fluid Management by creating, editing, dispatching run sheets and truck lists via Salesforce.
  • Ensure manuals, guide's, communications within the Transportation group are kept up to date.
  • Monitor inventories to obtain levels (%) which meets Transportation BU targets.
  • Provide assistance to the Coordinator, Transportation & Logistics, in implementing and training new projects and processes.
  • Collaborate with Coordinator, Transportation & Logistics, and the Field Area Advisors to optimize and improve fluid movement, achieve daily/monthly Trucking KPI's by assessing truck and trailer capacity/utilization district wide.
  • Assist Dispatch and District Fluid Management during an accident or incident.
  • SME and trainer for Dispatch applications including Salesforce, SCADA, GeoTrac, etc.
  • Note: This position agrees with and has adopted the major elements of the HOIMS program with respect to the way in which all work is undertaken in this Business Unit.

Qualifications :
  • Grade 12 Diploma.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership, decision making and facilitation skills
  • Highly motivated, outstanding positive attitude and desire to grow job responsibility
  • Flexible and adapt easily to changing priorities
  • Establish and maintain positive and professional working relationships with operators, carriers, peers, management, and coworkers.
  • A minimum of 5 years fluid hauling related experience.

  • Related post-secondary education or diploma from Technical School
  • Incident Investigation certification
  • Safety courses, training, certifications
  • Previous safety experience
  • Working knowledge of SCADA
  • Working knowledge of GeoTrac
  • Knowledge of legal land descriptions
  • Advanced computer skill in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Prior work with Operations and Fluid Haulers
  • Auditing experience and/or certification
  • Incident Investigation experience and/or certification
  • Working knowledge of Intelex and ISNet

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, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 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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