E/I Maintenance Technician

Job Title: E/I Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fort Mc Murray, Canada
Salary: CAD65 - CAD80 per hour
Start Date: 2018-01-02
Reference: BH-96131
Contact Name: Erika Szydlik
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 19:04

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking an E/I Maintenance Technician for a 6 month contract to start (strong potential to extend into a long term opportunity). The shifts will be 5/2 off, 9 hours per day. All candidates must be local to Fort McMurray as no LOA or camp is provided.


  • Provide Electrical/Instrument expertise in the maintenance of all SAGD processing facilities and field locations
  • Understand challenges of day to day maintenance, as well as facility shutdowns and turnarounds
  • A proven analytical approach to troubleshooting, with exceptional problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work safely with very little guidance
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ensure effective communication with Operations, Maintenance and Management staff
  • Complete work orders as required and ensure the system is updated
  • Help establish a predictive/preventative maintenance schedule for all equipment and ensure it is adhered to
  • Maintain superior housekeeping standards throughout the plant and field areas
Experience & Skills:

  • Experience working with low, medium and high voltage switchgear and MCCs
  • Experience with large horsepower motors, starters and isolating equipment
  • Experience with VFDs, programming and troubleshooting
  • Experience with measurement and analytical instrumentation, calibration and troubleshooting
  • Should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas industry
Education & Training Required:

  • Alberta Journeyman Electrician Certificate or Inter-Provincial Red Seal
  • Alberta Journeyman Instrumentation Certificate or Inter-Provincial Red Seal
  • Valid Alberta class 5 operator’s license
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • High Voltage certification, an asset
  • Standard safety certificates will be required