Student Operator – Imperial Oil – Coldwater Alberta, Canada

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This is a 4-month student work term from May to the end of August 2019. As a student Field Operator you will act as a relief person for operating staff in the field facilities. Under the supervision of senior operations staff, through on-the-job experience supplemented with additional related formal training, you will learn operating skills in the areas of safety procedures for work in hazardous locations and basic field process and field equipment operations and start-up. Driving is an occupational requirement. Occasional driving on gravel roads will be required for transportation between sites.
Your responsibilities will include

Abiding by all safety rules and standards, reporting hazards and holding responsibility for the safe operation of your assigned facilities, tools, and company vehicles
Participating in safety programs and attending training sessions; completing self-development courses
Understanding and abiding by applicable government regulations, e.g. Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Complete and maintain accurate records and submissions of all necessary documents and reports in relation to the field operation and equipment
Assisting lead operator in field unit operations
Interfacing with operations
Safely performing physical tasks at times, e.g. moving drums of chemicals, lifting, climbing ladders


High school diploma or equivalent (GED) is a minimum requirement
First year student enrolled in Power Engineering Technology, Petroleum Technology, Chemical Technology or Mechanical Technology

Valid class 5 driver’s license and safe driving record are required for this position
To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application.

Start date: May 2019

Location: Cold Lake, AB

Your benefits

This assignment will provide you with an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the oil and gas industry. We offer you challenging, discipline-related work experience in an operating environment using a structured quality managing system.
Working for a company committed to safety, ethics & continuous improvement – these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.
Experience in a continuous learning environment – encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream, 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. 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: January 7, 2019

Reservoir Geoscientist – Imperial oil – Calgary Canada

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Job description
You will work in a team environment with geoscientists and engineers of varying backgrounds and experience building and analyzing structural and stratigraphic frameworks geologically and geophysically to identify and steward development and production uplift opportunities at Imperial’s existing and planned in-situ operations.
You / your team will:
Integrate surface, well, seismic and production performance data to develop production opportunities through various in-situ and unconventional recovery technologies.
Possess a broad geoscience generalist competency, along with a fundamental reservoir engineering understanding and demonstrate a capability to integrate each.
Have the ability to interpret and evaluate a field / reservoir in a 3D framework, identifying key components – including both structural and stratigraphic controls and reservoir and bitumen distribution. Demonstrate a complete understanding of the processes that control the migration and seal of hydrocarbons on geologic and production time scales and the effective use of the tools and data to evaluate those processes. Can effectively use multidisciplinary technical data to arrive at an integrated reservoir solution or range of solutions.
Understand the interaction between fluid properties, flow parameters and reservoir properties and be able to integrate between static and dynamic reservoir models – leading to optimal assessment and depletion strategies.
Able to apply a scenario-based approach to modeling uncertainties in in-place volumes, recovery efficiency, and flowstreams.
Possess a broad understanding of the economic principles and interrelationships which impact project viability and development scope and their relationship to the geoscience / engineering evaluation and uncertainties.
Work closely with other subsurface and surface disciplines to develop optimal plans for drilling programs, seismic programs and production pad opportunities.
Provide subsurface support for license to operate requirements such as well integrity, seal integrity, aquifer protection etc.

The initial work will be in the existing subsurface Production and Development teams and will focus on supporting in-situ heavy oil and unconventional assets for a minimum of 5 years. Additional opportunities within the Imperial portfolio may become available pending career progression and business focus considerations.


Academic and Professional:

An Undergraduate and / or Post-Graduate degree in Geology or Geophysics, Physics/Geology, or Geological Engineering
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in generalist geoscience roles with the majority in the production segment of the business, preferably in in-situ heavy oil assets


An ideal candidate may have a subset of the following skills / interests or have a desire to acquire or further develop in these areas:

Broad background in geology and/or reservoir engineering
Familiarity with sequence and seismic stratigraphic concepts
Familiarity with structural mapping, balancing and restoration
Familiarity with geological (geocelluar) model building and interrogation
Exposure to acquisition, processing, and interpretation of 2D and/or 3D seismic reflection data, including seismic attributes and geophysical modeling
Strong computer skills
An ability to find innovative solutions to difficult production, stratigraphic and commercial problems
Familiarity with statistics, economic evaluations, technical report writing and business case creation
Desire to develop as a geoscience integrator with a good understanding of reservoir engineering concepts
We encourage applications from all Earth Science disciplines, as many skills are transferable to the petroleum industry (including mining, hydrogeology)
Earth science students from across Canada are encouraged to apply

Application deadline: January 6, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Process Control Engineer – Imperial Oil – Canada

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imperial oil logo canadaLocation: Sarnia, ON, CA
Company: Imperial

Job description
Reporting to the Process Control Group Leader this position is responsible for identifying, implementing and maintaining both basic and advanced process control applications. These applications are expected to have a direct influence on the technical performance of unit process operations allowing them to operate in a safe, environmentally sound manner while optimizing unit throughput and yields.
Day to day monitoring and support for existing applications on one or more process units. Interface directly with Process Contact Engineers, Board Operators and other members of the Technical group as needed to maintain good control and operations. Participate in morning operations meetings providing input as needed.
Support the Advanced Control and RTO Engineers to develop new applications and maintain the performance of the existing ones.
Where process control applications or the underlying process itself are not performing per expectations this position will use fundamental knowledge of the underlying processes, the equipment used in the process, and the knowledge of the existing application to assist identifying and correcting the issues.
Commensurate with experience the Process Control Engineer will identify opportunities for new or improved applications.

Establish, maintain, measure, evaluate and steward key unit performance indicators (operating envelope, application service factors) consistent with recognized design and/or engineering standards
Accountable for identification & implementation of operating improvements within established standards/limits and benchmarked with industry “Best Practices”.
As needed support the applications scope for new projects in their area to ensure application needs are being met and that engineering standards are being followed by each project.


Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Process Control Engineering, or equivalent, as certified by an acceptable Professional Engineering Association.
Master’s or PhD Degree in Process Control preferred.


There are multiple roles associated with this posting. Experience requirements range from 0 to 10+ years Refinery, Chemical Plant or closely related engineering experience.
Proficiency and comfort level working with computers, understanding programming concepts, and communicating these to others.
High degree of analytical and technical ability, able to communicate technical data clearly, possessing self-discipline to organize and work on details without getting distracted from the ultimate goals.
Experion Process Knowledge System (aka Experion or EPKS) and TDC 2000/3000 are the primary tools used by operations to control the plant. It is within the scope of the Process Control Engineer role to update and maintain displays, loop configurations, and navigational elements within these systems for operations use. The EPKS and TDC systems provide access to current alarm and event histories and historical process data allowing for up to the minute analysis and development of control strategies and also ongoing unit monitoring in order to support unit optimization efforts.
Advanced Alarm Management “AAM” is a suite of tools primarily consisting of the Alarm Configuration Manager (ACM) and Alarm and Event Analysis “AEA” tool. These tools are supported within the scope of the AE role (for data quality and data analysis).
The Process Historian Database (PHD) is a long term repository for process history and depending on data analysis needs PHD is frequently used to obtain long term operational data.
There are many statistical and process modeling tools which are optional parts of an “Application Engineers Workstation” (AEWS) load set and these are used as needed. Examples of tools included are “Pro/II “, “ASPEN one”, “DMCPlus”, “ROMeo RTO”, “Infer” and many others. These computer tools are used to develop process models and solutions, or to interface with and maintain existing models and solutions.

Start date: Q1 2019

Location: Sarnia, ON

Pipe Stress Engineer wanted – Bantrel – Alberta Canada

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Job Title: Pipe Stress Engineer/Specialist
Reference Number: B-024-PIP-Nov18-E
Location: Edmonton (Alberta)

Pipe Stress Engineer/Specialist will generate CAESAR II models based on stress isometrics or piping 3D models. They will also execute pipe stress analysis for multiple projects. Experience with pipeline and slurry piping is an asset.
* Please note this position is not eligible for a relocation subsidy or living out allowance.
Job Dimensions:
• Decisions made concerning day-to-day activities are well defined by established procedures and project requirements.
Supervision Received
• Receives operational supervision and technical guidance from a supervising Lead Piping Engineer or Piping Stress Manager.


• Communicates with Plant Layout and Piping Designers, Engineers and other discipline designers, technical specialists and supervising engineers to obtain technical information required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Works independently in the analysis of piping layout code compliance from basic information, which includes but is not limited to Plot Plans, P&ID’s and LDT’s, Pipe Specifications, applicable Code and Line Classifications, and Equipment Data Sheets or Vendor Drawings.

• Ensures compliance with approved design standards in his/her work and by those assigned, to provide quality design, reliable plant operation, construction economy, and maintenance/operating convenience.

• Ensures compliance with Equipment nozzle loading requirements.

• Reviews and checks calculations, drawings and design documents prepared by assigned analysts or designers for quality, accuracy, neatness, functionality, and satisfactory completion.

• Compiles and maintains job files, records, and progress reports for work assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must be or eligible to apply for a P.Eng in Alberta

• Effective communication skills.

• Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.

• Sound knowledge and experience in the application of CAESAR II and NozzlePro.

• Knowledge and experience in the application of basic AutoCAD, Microstation, or other drafting software applications.

• Knowledge and experience in 3D CADD applications.

• Sound knowledge of Plant Layout & Piping section work practices and standards, and interfaces with other engineering sections, procurement and construction.

• Knowledge of Piping materials and components.

• Knowledge of Equipment and Piping layouts for operating plants.

• Sound understanding of ASME and other Engineering codes and their interpretation and application, Environmental Regulations, Local and National Codes and Regulations.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, in MS Word format, to mentioning reference code B-024-PIP-Nov18-E in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.

Completion Engineer – AECON – Montreal Canada



Le Groupe Aecon Inc. est la plus importante société canadienne de construction et d’aménagement en infrastructure cotée en bourse. Aecon et ses filiales offrent leurs services à des clients des secteurs public et privé partout au Canada et parfois à l’international. La société Aecon est fière d’être considérée comme l’un des meilleurs employeurs au Canada.

Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview
Aecon Infrastructures réunit une technologie à la fine pointe, les plus récentes avancées en matière de procédés ainsi qu’une équipe expérimentée et dévouée à l’accomplissement de nos tâches, de la construction routière à la construction d’établissements institutionnels et commerciaux. Nous misons sur l’innovation, c’est pourquoi nous repensons constamment notre façon de faire les choses afin de répondre aux exigences des marchés actuels et d’anticiper celles des marchés émergents.

Notre division Aecon Construction et matériaux construit des infrastructures de voirie complexes, des terrains d’aviation, des ensembles résidentiels, des développements commerciaux, des sites d’enfouissement, des ponts ainsi que d’autres types d’infrastructures majeures.

Our Aecon Construction and Materials division builds complex highway infrastructure, airfields projects, residential and commercial developments, landfills, bridges and other major types of infrastructure projects.

Division Infrastructure
Business Unit Major Projects East
Location-East or West East
City Montreal
Province/State Quebec [QC]
City Montreal
Title Completion Engineer
Position Overview

Key Responsibilities
The Completion Engineer will be responsible for the execution of technical aspects of programming, scheduling and monitoring of completions, workover and abandonment activities. The focus is on safety, environmentally responsible procedures and cost effective.
• Designing and supervising the initial well completion
• Collaboration with the rest of the well delivery team departments, local authorities and regulators
• Making sure that the well delivery process is within the expected time and budget
• Well intervention, appraisal and testing
• Examining and making recommendations to solve well design problems, and to maximise daily output in a safe manner
• Modelling completion performance, then monitoring the actual result
• Designing and applying control applications
• Optimising workover plans and operations
• Complex well design and execution
• Designing and preparing for well bore clean ups
• Preparing cost estimates and risk assessments as part of the well delivery team
• Overseeing the physical aspects of the completions plan
• Participate and at times lead management of change (MOC) processes to ensure integrity of safety, environmental and cost objectives
• Setting up and early monitoring of flow control and other sensory equipment
• Participate in pre-planning initiatives (CWOP), project look backs and reviews targeting capital and project efficiency

Required Knowledge & Skills
• A Bachelor degree in engineering
• 7-10 years of experience in a completions engineering role
• Must have proven work experience within unconventional resources and have a thorough understanding of all aspects within managing an asset
• Candidates must be well versed in all aspects of completion and workover operations
• Strong working knowledge and proficiency in Accumap, GeoScout, WellView, Windows and MS Office
• Excellent analytical and communications skills
• Skilled at working in a highly collaborative manner with Operations Superintendents and Wellsite Foremen
• Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects at once
• Ability to adapt to changing priorities
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment within cross functional teams and effectively engage others in support of projects and initiatives
• Bilingual (French & English)

Employment Status Permanent
Compensation & Benefits Overview
Aecon offre à ses employés l’occasion de participer à des projets d’envergure et de relever des défis au sein d’une entreprise qui propose des salaires et des avantages sociaux concurrentiels

Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement
Aecon est un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi.

Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
Accessibility Sur demande et tout au long du processus d’embauche, Aecon accommodera les candidats qui doivent composer avec un handicap.

Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

Development Lead – SUNCOR energy – Alberta Canada

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Development Lead
LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
Job Overview
Do you want to work within our Digital and Enterprise Technical (D&ET) organization, leading cross-functional teams to develop and recommend optimal investments for our information technology (IT) projects? Reporting to the manager, IT development, you will utilize our staged gate project framework to facilitate information gathering, refine problems and opportunities for improvement, analyze multiple options, socialize concepts and garner support for selected options through the life cycle of our IT projects.

Key Accountabilities
Translate and implement our Asset Development Execution Model (ADEM) process through D&ET
Lead an integrated team through the development stages (one and two) of ADEM for 15-20 prioritized opportunities per year
Facilitate access to existing services for members of the team including, economics, risk, domain experts etc.
Lead the analysis of multiple options and to complete concept selection
Ensure gatekeeper and other stakeholder alignment through project lifecycle

Organize and lead gate reviews and gates; address findings and obtain decision records
Facilitate review of benefits and build benefits plan; register and translate benefits for economics
Ensure that gate one and two decision support package for each stage is complete and of high enough quality to allow gatekeepers to make well-informed decisions
Ensure stewardship is efficient, effective and timely
Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

Six or more years of experience leading or coordinating cross-functional groups; experience in IT is an asset
Experience in project development or management ideally in a large matrix environment with a project governance framework
Bachelor’s degree or diploma in business, economics or a related discipline
Skills and Knowledge:

You bring a deep understanding of key business drivers and underlying issues, and you use a questioning attitude to surface problems
You are a self-starter with critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills
You have superior verbal and written communication, with positive relationship building and interpersonal skills
You have a demonstrable ability to provide effective non-authoritative leadership and to build alignment with large multi-discipline teams, and senior level leaders
Expert ability to multitask in a demanding and dynamic environment, handle ambiguity and deliver results on complex issues

Process Engineer- SUNCOR energy – Quebec Canada

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suncor energy logo canadaProcess Engineer / Ingénieur de procédé [Bucket]
LOCATION: Montreal, Quebec (CA-QC)
Job Overview
Are you highly motivated and passionate about safety, problem solving, building positive relationships and, working within a strong team environment? Reporting to the team lead, process engineering, you will be a part of the engineering group at our Montréal refinery and work in collaboration with the project group, operations, construction, maintenance and other departments where you will be called upon to participate in mandates or projects assigned to you.

Key Accountabilities
Optimize current industrial and plant processes and design new ones
Diagnose operational problems and optimize the efficiency of processes
Identify projects for the continuous improvement of reliability, safety or profitability of our refinery
Carry out projects to full completion and participate in commissioning
Carry out mandates for both routine and turnaround maintenance

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

3 – 15 years of experience, preferably in the oil and gas industry
Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) as a professional engineer
Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering
Skills and Knowledge:

Bilingual (French and English)
Deep understanding of the Microsoft Office suite in addition to a process simulation software such as Aspen Hysys
Proven ability to analyze, define, and solve problems as well as identity potential risks and associated mitigations
You possess the desire to continuously learn and the ability to set priorities and manage your time efficiently, adhering to tight deadlines in a fast-paced working environment
You collaborate effectively to achieve the best results and deliver the most value with the ability to positively lead and motivate a team
You are a highly motivated self-starter, who is able to make decisions with integrity, resolve conflict in a timely and effective manner and support company objectives and policies
You have strong communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to develop strong positive working relationships

Measurement Technician – Imperial Oil – Alberta Canada

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Location: Whitecourt, AB, CA
Company: Imperial
Job Description
A key member of our XTO Energy Canada – Measurement Department, you will work with the Field Measurement Team, ensuring that all products are produced in a manner that meets both internal and Government accuracy and reporting standards. Your primary responsibility, with the team, will be to ensure that maintenance of Measurement equipment is completed to government and company standards. One will also manage computerized equipment, maintenance schedules and inspection records. Qualified candidates must have ability to work a 4 days ON/2 days OFF – 4 days ON/4 days OFF shift rotation (Tuesday to Friday/Monday to Thrusday), and will be required to work overtime with occasional overnight travel. Work will also be required on Statutory Holidays when they fall within your schedule.

Your strong commitment to on-the-job safety is consistent with our first priority for operating to provide a safe work environment for all employees. You will manage assignments as given by your supervisor and identify improvements to optimize equipment reliability, reduce downtime and erros. Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to work in a team environment are key requirements of the position.


Perform skilled Measurement Technician duties including calibrations on all measurement devices.
Perform pre-startup Measurement inspections on wells and facilities before they come online or being re-commissioned.
Troubleshooting measurement issues on all types of measurement devices, both gas and liquid.
Working with third party producers to ensure our quality standards are met on all incoming product measurement.
Occasional supervision of vendors in the field working for the Measurement group.
Coordinating daily work and larger projects with both the operations and maintenance groups to ensure optimal use of resources and maximum runtime on wells.
Bench proving, and exchanging liquid meters in the field at the majority of our well sites.
Witnessing of truck loading and unloading activities.
Travel to various locations all over Central Alberta will be occasionally required.


High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is a minimum requirement
Measurement related training would be an asset
Instrumentation mechanic/technician ticket or equivalent experience would be an asset


Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Measurement field, or 3 years in Instrumentation in a maintenance role
Experience in both liquid and gas measurement would be an asset
Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record is a requirment for this position
Experience with Excel, Calc-it, Prove-it, Flare Check, ROClink, ABB, Bristol and communications software for Rosemount field devices would be an asset

Note: These are Guidelines and may be adjusted at the discretion of the Production Superintendent and I&E Foreman

Start date: Q1, 2019

Location: Whitecourt, Alberta based, Kaybob 15-07-60-18W5 Plant Facility. Periodic travel required to Resthaven 02-10-60-1W6, with possible travel to the Drumheller, Slave Lake, and Grande Prairie areas (with overnight stays).

Other considerations

Successful candidates would be employed by Imperial Oil Limited and seconded to XTO Energy Canada.
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 25, 2018