TA Execution Coordinator

Job Title: TA Execution Coordinator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fort Mc Murray, Canada
Salary: $60 - $70 per hour
Start Date: 2019-06-12
Reference: BH-109888-1
Contact Name: Jessica Harper
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 13, 2019 15:11

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 4-6 TA Execution Coordinators for a site based role in the Fort McMurray area. Camp accommodations and flights from Edmonton and Calgary will be given.


    • Trade Boilermaker/Pipefitter or Engineering background 15+ years
    • Experience as Client representative  coordinator 5 years minimum
    • Experienced in primavera scheduling tool and logic/sequence
    • Vast Technical background on Exchangers, Drums, Vessels, PSV, Towers and Tower internals, Columns,  Piping removals and replacements, and Furnaces
    • Can provide step listings estimation of hours
    • Maximo/SAP
    • Microsoft Suite products

Role Details: 

  • 4/3 shift in the off season
  • 12/2 OR 10/4 during TA
  • Site based, camp provided and flights from Calgary or Edmonton provided
  • 12 hours/day

Turnaround Execution Field Coordinator:   Reporting to the TA Execution Superintendent, you will ensure safe and efficient execution of the work scope identified in your area.  Neither safety nor Quality will be compromised in the effort to execute the work efficiently and within the time allotted for your work area.  You will liaise with all those whom have any ability to influence the outcome either through personnel, processes or procedures.
Strategy Phase
  • Review and gain clarity on the premise document for the Turnaround
  • Establish key KPI’s for this role to focus on specifically for TA2015
  • Participate in discussions around what “Execution Excellence” means
  • 25% Field 75% Office
Planning Phase
  • Partner with Operations
  • Liaise with HS&E groups continually to ensure we work and rework the issues and opportunities and our plan is fit for purpose; i.e.; breathing air, ventilation plans, confined space entries, hazard matrices, NORMS etc.
  • Review and understand all job packages associated with your assigned area
  • Liaise with the corresponding planners of those work packs to ensure completeness and also ensure changes and updates are reflected
  • Preparation of execution for work scope in your area in the most efficient means based on the scope and geography of the area
  • Liaise with the Crane and Major Equipment Coordinator to choose the right size, timing and placement of equipment – maximizing opportunities to share with adjacent units when possible
  • Liaise with the Facilities & Logistics Coordinator to ensure the services provided are fit for purpose and also timed to avoid any impact to schedule
  • Assist in developing the overall Turnaround schedule
  • Keep lines of communication open, be part of regularly scheduled meetings with Turnaround Team sharing your progress and concerns
  • Develop Schedule for Turnaround activities
  • Determine overall sequence of events and build a timeline
  • Review vendor estimates as needed
  • Participate in the recruitment of additional Field Coordinators as needed
  • Review contracting strategy and interact with Contract Coordinator to ensure clarity and that it is as comprehensive and understood by all affected
  • Suggest opportunities for blanket permits and work through Operations Lead to implement win-win opportunities
  • Perform Field walk downs for job plans working and reworking the plans as necessary and also monitor for readiness as we approach feed-out
  • Audit the pre-work for quality and schedule
  • Complete all assigned actions as per “Action Tracker” – drive the results
  • Liaise with Projects Coordinator for clarity and alignment with any work scope being done in your areas and know “who, what, where, when, why & how”
  • In conjunction with the contracted work force, establish the ramp-up / down manpower numbers based on the schedules that have been reviewed
  • Provide guidance and mentor new personnel additions to the team, bringing them up to speed on processes, contacts, work scope & interfaces
  • Actively participate in discussions / meetings regarding preparation of the units ensuring alignment on RTI, other chemical cleaning, steam / condensate lines required etc.
  • Identify “risks” to success both at plant level and big picture
  • In conjunction with planner, execute “Critical Job Reviews” using multidiscipline teams to ensure a comprehensive and pigtailed plan
  • Assess the need for scaffold or insulation that supports the shutting down and start-up. Work to ensure that plans are made for these and that they become part of the planning and schedule development process
  • Document the catalyst strategy for any catalyst work in your area, and ensure the schedule reflects the plan
  • Coach and educate on the aspects around “Quality of work” and the strive towards zero re-work, zero leaks at start-up and zero issues to poor quality of workmanship
  • Perform Cold Eye Review participation from other disciplines including Operations/Planning/Field Coordinators from outside of the BU that you will be looking after
  • 75% Field 25% Office
Execution Phase
  • Be sure that all pre work/Mechanical/Post work is captured in the schedule and in the step listings
  • Promote Safe Behaviors with Team members and craft in the field, promote Near Miss reporting and incident reporting, monitor non compliance
  • Participated in weekly safety meetings
  • Participate in Formal and informal Safety walk downs
  • Field walk downs to identify hazards on all jobs for Outages and TA
  • Intervention and coaching during execution window on substandard safety actions by contractor craft
  • Liaise with Safety Team members during all phases of outages and TA contribute information to help in gathering KPI
  • for Safety dashboard
  • Own the schedule for the work in your area and strive to complete the work on time, but Safely with the highest quality possible
  • Ensure that your plan has all “discovery work” accounted for in the first 10 days of the mechanical window 95% field 5% office.
  • Ensure adherence to any added work, found work, scope change processes
  • Boots On the Ground – you are the eyes and ears of all work in your area so remain focused and be informed, be present, manage and drive the results
  • Remove obstacles quickly or elevate the issue ASAP
  • Ensure accurate and timely updates for all field work
  • Ensure schedule updates are provided on time – and anticipated work in the next shifts is identified; what direction are we going based on what is happening
  • Manage the catalyst scope of work with all other scopes
  • Drive the “Safety, Quality, Wrench-Time” message home daily, interacting continually with the contractor leads to maintain focus
  • Attend contractor safety meetings, listen, learn & resolve as necessary
  • Tour the field and provide accurate updates to Execution Lead, TA Manager or others as requested
  • Interact with workers, creating dialogues and an environment of openness to voice concerns or suggestions
  • Chair cross over meetings with Operations/Contractor/Support trades to keep them focused on content and redirect as seen required
  • Provide positive re-enforcement and encouragement to workers and Contractor Supervision
  • Manage a quick resolution to road-blocks, loss of power, equipment issues, worker complaints, mis-understanding of preparations or scopes escalate to next level of supervision ASAP if resolution cannot be met
  • Review and correct punch list items from any PSSR (pre-start-up safety review)
  • Provide full support to operations as the plants are started up
  • Manage optimum labor and equipment resources on a daily basis comparing personal projections to the schedule data
  • Validate contractor LEM’s for proper coding, hours and authorize
  • Comply with all Health and Safety requirements establish by Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Know and comply with all regulations and legislative requirements of Occupational Health and Safety Act for the Province of Alberta and environmental standards
  • Follow safe work procedures and ensure all comply
  • Report any injury or illness immediately
  • Report unsafe acts and conditions
  • Ensure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available and is worn where and when required
Close-out Phase
  • Ensure your plants are returned to normal conditions (as if we were never there)
  • Ensure all necessary updates and revisions to procedures and other documents are done (delegate as necessary through the field coordinators)
  • Attend turnaround +/D
  • Assemble all support documentation required to generate close-out report (+/D’s, overtime tally, cost summaries, etc.)
  • Ensure all D’s are addressed and changes are incorporated where appropriate
  • Review Turnaround Manual and update as required
  • Provide written evaluations on any personnel that was brought in from both within CNRL or outside

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