Cenovus Energy Measurement/Regulatory Technician in Foster Creek, Alberta

Cenovus Energy is a Canadian oil company. We are committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and responsibly unlock energy resources the world needs. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.

Cenovus Energy is looking to fill multiple positions as the Measurement/Regulatory Technician supporting the Measurement, Accounting, and Reporting Plan (MARP). Reporting to the Measurement Lead, the Measurement/Regulatory Technicians will be responsible to effectively maintain and calibrate/verify and inspect all regulatory and accounting meters throughout the facility, and to support the Measurement team with the common goal of meeting our MARP regulatory requirements at site.

These are full-time positions located at Foster Creek and Christina Lake. There are multiple positions at each site. These positions are camp based, working a shift of 7 days on 7 days off. Foster Creek and Christina Lake sites have full service camp facilities. Depending on your place of residence and your shift rotation, bus and/or air transportation to/from site is offered from designated departure points in select locations. Foster Creek and Christina Lake are serviced by flight hubs in Calgary and Edmonton as well as bus transportation to the sites from La Corey, Lac La Biche, Bonnyville, and Cold Lake, AB. Modes of transportation and/or schedules may change from time to time in accordance with changing operating needs and transportation availability.

  • Perform analysis, trouble-shooting and functional testing on pneumatic and electronic metering devices and associated communications infrastructure related to all regulatory measurement equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, MARP, CEMS, HIPPS and Nuclear density gauges

  • Conduct or coordinate preventative and corrective repairs on regulatory instrumentation and related components in plant and field facilities

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections and checks, with emphasis on safety, environmental and regulatory requirements

  • Maintain effective contact with operations and provide technical advice where applicable

  • Assist other operations groups in the commissioning of related metering equipment following repair/replacement

  • Maintain awareness of changes to regulatory requirements that are relevant to the execution of facility maintenance and new equipment installations

  • Examine/update instrument drawings, shutdown keys and data sheets for reference purposes and for determining work procedures

  • Comply with all approved maintenance best practices and procedures

  • Ensure quality standards are met for instrument additions/replacement and maintenance of related measurement devices

  • Maintain test equipment certification

  • Comply with the prioritization and classification system for work order completion

  • Submit work orders/requests of potential work or opportunity work that is related to shutdown/turnaround

  • Participate in the process to identify parts and spare parts inventory requirements

  • Develop job procedures for specific, non-routine maintenance tasks

  • Actively engage in major overhauls and turnaround / shutdown activities, Submit work orders/requests of potential work or opportunity work that is related to shutdown/turnaround

  • Respond to emergency situations as necessary and escalate communication of issues and their resolution as appropriate

  • Participate in root cause analyses, HAZOPs / PHAs, lessons learnt sharing, etc. as may be required

  • Focus on a centralized approach to strengthen our One Cenovus philosophy and enable us to attack costs, be more efficient and effective, and better manage our risk

  • Collaborate effectively with operations, and maintenance planners and leads

  • Work collaboratively to resolve internal issues, balance competing priorities to reach timely and unified solutions

  • Elevate matters to appropriate decision-makers when required

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Must possess Alberta (or Interprovincial) Journeyman status in the Instrumentation trade with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Journeyman role

  • Solid experience in negotiating complex solutions from conflicting priorities

  • Knowledge with either cyclic and or SAGD Thermal Oil recovery processes will be an asset

  • 5 plus years of experience preferably in the Oil and Gas industry

  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License

  • Self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast paced team oriented environment

  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to team objectives relating to safety, the environment and productivity

  • Strong organizational, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently are required

  • This is a safety sensitive position and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the Cenovus Drug and Alcohol policy which includes pre-assignment testing

  • Execute work while meeting regulatory obligations and commitments

  • Execute work according to Cenovus’ Environmental Commitments by understanding how they relate to your job

  • Understand your role and responsibilities as they relate to compliance and environmental performance

  • Monitor safety and role model the professionalism of a safety leader

Following successful submission of your online application, you will receive an online message confirming Cenovus's receipt of your resume. Due to the anticipated volume of applications we are unable to respond to telephone inquiries about the status of your application.

ID: 9653

Asset Team/Group: Oil Sands Manufacturing

Job Post End Date: 12/12/2016