Field Operator


  • 00081142-20180110 Description One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky. We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader.

We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development. Husky’s Sunrise Operations is currently looking for a Field Operator. Reporting to the Field Team Lead , The Field Operator adheres to the requirements of the Sunrise Operations Progression Manual.

The Field Operator shall follow an area rotation in which competencies in all areas shall be expected in a desired time frame. This will include; Steam, Process, Water, Field and Control Room. As the Field Operator, you will work collaboratively with the Field Team Lead and Shift Coordinator to ensure that area rotations are supported to facilitate overall Team development. Minimum Steam ticket requirements must be met to obtain higher compensation levels as well as meet the Sunrise commitment to the Safety Codes Act.

The Field Operator shall ensure area competency is met as per the Sunrise Operations Training system which will include the demonstration of those tasks and procedures critical to Safe Operations. Sunrise is located approximately 100 km northeast of the City of Fort McMurray and is a fly in/ fly out remote camp based position with a rotational work arrangement of 7 days on/off. Husky will provide transportation to Sunrise from designated hubs out of Calgary and Edmonto n . At the Sunrise site, employees will be provided comfortable camp accommodations and recreational amenities.

Specific responsibilities will include: Leads through example by adopting and supporting all Sunrise HOIMS Elements. Develops PPRP to support HOIMS and district objectives. (HOIMS element 1) Performs safe and effective operation of the Sunrise FF and CPF facilities. Participates in the Sunrise Health and Safety Program, develops and follows Safe Operating Procedures.

(HOIMS Element 2) Ensures that relevant risk assessment process are followed, these include Job Safety Analysis (JSAs) and Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHAs). (HOIMS Element 3) Actively participates in emergency response activities and required training to ensure proper response in an emergency event (HOIMS Element 4) Performs condition monitoring including sampling and testing per area responsibilities and supports those operations performed maintenance activities aligned to the Sunrise Reliably Program. Utilizes SAP as the tool for repair notification. (HOIMS Element 5) Obtains personal competencies as aligned to operating areas (HOIMS Element 6) Reports all near misses and incidents and participates in investigations, utilizes Husky Safe as the tool for incident and near miss recording (HOIMS Element 7) Follows safe chemical handling procedures and ensure environmental impact is minimized.

Understands and follows Sunrise procedures to address process impacts to air, water, and soil. (HOIMS Element 8) Follows MOC process for any identified changes and update procedures or documentation applicable to changes made (HOIMS Element 9) Participates in document and procedure development. Follows review cycles criteria and provide updates to HDMS. (HOIMS Element 10) Supports HOIMS and Sunrise regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures.

Understands role relative to the Alberta Power Engineers Regulation under the Safety Codes Act and the alignment to the Operations Progression Manual. (HOIMS Element 11) Participates in development and execution of projects during Operations following the Husky project Delivery Model and ensuring lessons learned are captured. Understands and supports the asset life cycle from commissioning to abandonment and ensure all procedures are followed (HOIMS Element 12) Interacts and supports on site contractors by communicating Husky requirements, leading by example, and showing buy in of all HOIMS elements. (HOIMS Element 13) Follows PPRP process and develop objectives that are aligned and support district goals.

Supports audits as required and shares information relevant to audit requests (HOIMS Element 14) Qualifications Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: High School Diploma Technology Diploma, trade certificate or equivalent Minimum Fourth Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency, Currently hold a Third Class Engineer's Certificate of Competency Up to date H2S Certificate, First Aid, WHMIS, Gas Detector, Confined Space, Fire Extinguisher training A minimum one year in a plant or field operating environment and relevant area competencies complete or graduate from a recognized Power Engineering Program Strong trouble shooting and decision making abilities A minimum of one year industry experience, preferably in SAGD Basic PC proficiency and proficiency with Word, Excel, E-mail and SAP A strong mechanical aptitude and trouble shooting skills Good communication skills Effective and clear writing skills Valid, clean Class 5 Driver’s License As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, applicants are asked to provide a recent (i.e., issued within the previous 4 weeks) original driver’s abstract for the preceding 3 year period when appearing for an interview. As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments. At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success.

To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities. Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE. The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia.

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations. Interested candidates must apply online at: . Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Fort Mackay, AB
United States
System Operator
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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