3rd Class Operator

Job Title: 3rd Class Operator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bonnyville, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-07
Reference: BH-110420
Contact Name: Erika Szydlik
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2019 19:51

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 a 3rd Class Operator for a Contract position in Bonnyville/ Cold Lake area, all candidates must be local or have own accommodations as there is no camp or LOA provided. 


  • Operate equipment within established parameters and procedures.
  • Responsible for unit operations and equipment requirements, including Shift Turnover, Start of Shift Orientation, Electronic Logs and Defined Rounds.
  • Accountable for promoting and implementing the Safety Absolutes.
  • Assist with Operations planning by preparing and applying unit area related LOTO’s for upcoming work activities.
  • Issue and management of safe work permitting.
  • Environmental stewardship.
  • Ensure clear and well-defined communication between the unit operator and all team members.
  • Ensure optimum operations of the plant to meet established targets.
  • Recognize and manage abnormal situations by initiating a controlled hierarchy of Stabilize/Slowdown/Shutdown.
  • Safe and efficient operation of oil treatment process, de-oiling process, water treatment processes, steam generation, SAGD oil wells, steam injection wells.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot process conditions.

  • 3rd Class ABSA Power Engineering Certificate;
  • 5-10 years SAGD operating experience, and strong understanding of it processes:
    • Conventional boilers.
    • High PH evaporators and water treating.
    • Oil treating process.
    • De-oiling process.
    • Sub-surface SAGD process.
  • An understanding of packaged steam boilers, evaporators and utilities systems (glycol heaters and air compressors) reverse osmosis systems, oil treating and de-oiling processes;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, utilizing strong communication and organizational skills;
  • Team player with strong leadership, mentorship and communication skills;
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements; (OH&S, Safety Codes Act, etc.)
  • Self –motivated, open-minded and results oriented;
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving abilities, and strong decision making skills;
  • Demonstrated investigative and data analysis ability;