Cold Lake Field Operator – Imperial oil – Canada

imperial oil logo canadaLocation: Cold Lake, AB, CA
Company: Imperial
Job description
A field operator opportunity is available at Imperial’s Cold Lake, Alberta location. The City of Cold Lake is located in the western Canadian province of Alberta. It is approximately 294 km (180 miles) northeast of Edmonton, AB, 170 km (100 miles) north of Lloydminster, AB, and 588 km (375 miles) northeast of Calgary, AB. The area offers all major amenities without the crowds and the traffic, world class recreational facilities and numerous types of outdoor activities. This is NOT a fly in/out opportunity and camp accommodation is not provided. Relocation to the Cold Lake area is required.
As an initial assignment you will train as a member of our operating staff to gain practical hands-on experience with operating and safety procedures. On-the-job experience will be supplemented with additional related formal training. You will begin your assignment as a field/battery operator. You will be required to work on your own without direct supervision following the initial training period. Frequent driving on gravel roads is a key component of this position. Following your initial assignment and after reaching career level, you may have the opportunity to move into more technical roles, such as well optimization, production lead operator, reliability lead operator, field panel operator, operations specialist or safety/health/environment lead.

Your responsibilities will include

Obtaining representative tests of oil or gas wells, as required
Operating and maintaining control equipment, gathering lines, vessels, metering equipment and compressors; perform minor routine maintenance and report malfunctions and failures
Checking operation of each well and associated equipment to ensure that oil or gas production is kept at optimum rates (testing and troubleshooting wells)
Preparing accurate daily production reports
Abiding by all safety rules and standards, reporting hazards and holding responsibility for the safe operation of a company vehicle and tools assigned to you
Surveillance of equipment such as compressors, pumps, treaters, etc.
Looking for ways to improve/enhance production or improve existing operating methods
Understanding and abide by applicable government regulations, e.g. Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Safely performing physical tasks at times, e.g. moving drums of chemicals.
Interfacing with operations, planning, engineering and programmatic organizations as required
Integral member of Cold Lake reliability team and best practice networks


Successful completion of a Petroleum, Chemical or Power Engineering Technology program
Alternatively demonstration that academics have been achieved for both part A and part B of the 4th Class Power Engineering Program
Latest/highest education completed

Valid class 5 driver’s license and safe driving record are required for this position
Previous related industry experience will be considered as an asset
If you have graduated from college within the last 3 years, a copy of your final, unofficial transcript must be included with your application

Start date: February 1, 2020

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: November 12, 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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