Water/Chemical Treatment Technologist

Job Title: Water/Chemical Treatment Technologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lloydminster, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-07
Reference: BH-105968-2
Contact Name: Cayley Butt
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 23:44

Job Description

This position will be responsible for supporting water/chemical treatment and corrosion management for SAGD facilities. This position provides support for the Sr Staff Corrosion to supporting the ongoing water treatment & corrosion challenges within Thermal.

  • Provide analytical and operational support for Thermal SAGD facilities
  • Review and evaluate existing corrosion mitigation strategies including chemical/water treatment programs
  • Work closely with chemical service providers to take samples, review analytical data and ensure they are held accountable to managing their programs effectively
  • Review and analyze various plant processes to identify water treatment and chemical treatment issues in the produced water, boiler feed water, steam generation and water re-use processes
  • Participate in Management of Change reviews for changes to facility equipment processes or operational practices

  • Diploma or degree in chemistry or other relevant discipline from an accredited institution or Diploma or degree in corrosion science or chemical engineering
  • NACE International Chemical Treatment Specialist, or Internal Corrosion Technologist certification
  • Licensed professional engineer in Alberta or Saskatchewan, or eligibility for registration in either province
  • 5 years of experience working in upstream or downstream oil and gas facilities (Thermal/SAGD experience preferred)
  • Working knowledge of internal & external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil & gas industry, their causes and corresponding corrosion management strategies
  • Basic water lab analytical skills (titrations, spectrophotometry, ICP, XRD)
  • Experience with and understanding of Thermal/SAGD recovery, including water treatment, once-through steam generation (OTSG) and oil & gas production
  • Familiar with oil & gas facility design, operation and maintenance
  • Strong, effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities and tasks
  • Strong working knowledge of desktop computing systems, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with operations personnel

  • Other relevant NACE or industry certification
  • 5 years of experience in water treatment or corrosion mitigation through chemical treatment
  • 5 years of experience performing corrosion evaluations and failure analysis for oil and gas facility equipment

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, able to set priorities
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion and sound judgement
  • Strong communication
MUST BE LOCAL TO LLOYDMINSTER or willing to relocate!