Instrumentation & Control Technician – Imperial Oil – Canada

imperial oil logo canadaLocation: Nanticoke, ON, CA
Company: Imperial
Job description
You will be joining the Imperial Oil Nanticoke Refinery Maintenance Department as part of our instrument team. As an Instrumentation Technician you will be responsible for the maintenance and installation of instrument and control systems, carrying out repairs to existing equipment, and ensuring that there are no plant interruptions.
Some examples of job responsibilities are, but not limited to:

Calibrating, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing process instruments as a part of plant maintenance program.
Repair and tune various types of controllers associated with process instrumentation.
Pull, repair and calibrate pneumatic and electric actuated control valves.
Perform corrective and preventative maintenance activities on instrumentation in operating units during daily operations equipment turnarounds, and projects.
Execute critical test procedures on instrumented protective functions.
Troubleshoot equipment failures; analyze process conditions and impacts in order to recommend improvements for chronic reliability problems.
Read P&IDs; perform scheduled preventative maintenance work, complete test and maintenance reports, read circuit diagrams, logical approach for troubleshooting.
Work in a manner that improves and enhances teamwork, plant organization and efficiency.
Routine testing of critical instrument systems and associated equipment.
Maintain equipment calibration and repair documentation.

You will be reporting to the electrical, instrument & analyzer supervisor. Working a day schedule, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with and learn from various groups within the refinery including the operations department, other maintenance groups and experienced maintenance technicians.

Certified 447A Instrumentation & Control Technician an asset.
Instrument and Control Engineering Technologist diploma and/or relevant industry experience are required.


Ability to consistently follow safe work practices, basic maintenance procedures and enthusiastically contribute to a safe work culture.
Has knowledge and ability to work with technology related instrumentation.
Has an understanding of process control loops and process control system, including those that are computer based. Including: Honeywell TDC2000, TDC3000, HPM, Fisher & Masoneilan control valves and smart positioners, Rosemount, Honeywell field instrumentation, Siemens, ABB GC’s, Thermox and Servomex O2 analyzers.
Must maintain a valid Class ‘G’ driver’s license and safe driving record.
Willingness to work overtime as required.
Able to work individually as well as in a team situation with minimal supervision.

For more information on what it’s like to work at Nanticoke, visit our website.

Start Date: January 6, 2020

Location: Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits
A company committed to career growth – we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within. Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.
Successful networking and mentoring programs – enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities. Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement – these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader. You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.
Exceptional benefits program – includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
Continuous learning environment – encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
Competitive vacation package – provides you with three weeks of vacation as applicable (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date) and one scheduled Friday off per month and five floating days annually for use at your discretion with approval.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner.

Our fuels business involves managing the distribution, marketing and retailing of Esso-branded fuels to a variety of customer segments across Canada. Our lubricants business handles the manufacturing, distribution, marketing, sales and engineering support of world-class oils and greases including Mobil 1 synthetic engine oil across Canada.

No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Other considerations

For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Eligibility to work in Canada
All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date. Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline: November 10, 2019

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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