Control Room Operator

We’re actively seeking an experienced Control Room Operator to join our Operations Team at our Orion SAGD facility in Cold Lake, Alberta. Reporting to the Shift Team Lead, the position will be responsible for monitoring and controlling the field/central processing facilities (CPF) equipment using the Rockwell System Logics DCS.

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Work closely with the operating staff to ensure all equipment is operating safely, efficiently and in compliance with all applicable legislation
  • Work within the facility periodically to stay current with changes and challenges
  • Manage abnormal situations safely, promptly and logically with knowledge of how to monitor and respond to alarms regarding equipment and processes

Accountabilities:

  • Manage abnormal situations safely, promptly and logically with knowledge of how to monitor and respond to alarms regarding equipment and processes
  • Maintain an electronic logbook of pertinent plant and process changes and activities
  • Maintain and optimize equipment and processes
  • Compliance with ABSA, AER and OH&S directives
  • Promote continuous improvement and consistency within the operating units with regards to operating practices and work quality
  • Commit to best practices in health, safety and environmental management
  • Participate in safety meetings, and continually strive to maintain a safe work place

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 10 years of related industry experience with steam generation in the Oil and Gas industry (SAGD or CSS)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ proven experience in a control room setting in an operational capacity using a Distributed Control System
  • SAGD operating experience, and strong understanding of it processes:
    • Conventional boilers
    • High PH evaporators and water treating
    • Oil treating process
    • Reverse Osmosis process
  • An understanding of packaged steam boilers, vapor compressor evaporators and utilities systems (glycol heaters and air compressors)
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, utilizing strong communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with strong leadership, mentorship and communication skills
  • Self –motivated, open-minded and results oriented
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities, and strong decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated investigative and data analysis ability
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of resolving problems independently
  • Proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office

Education:

  • Second or Third Class ABSA Power Engineering Certificate of Competency

Other Details:

  • Work shift work on a day/night shift rotation in a plant environment, including weekends, holidays and other shift coverage as required
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s licence (a driver’s abstract is required)
  • Eligibility to work in Canada on a permanent basis
 
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