M-RFO Electrical and Instrumentation Technical Specialist

Job Title: M-RFO Electrical and Instrumentation Technical Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-16
Reference: BH-119708
Contact Name: Amy Foley
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 21, 2019 22:48

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.

The Electrical / Instrumentation technical specialist will provide technical support to the Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas, Thermal, Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) team.

The M-RFO process establishes proactive maintenance programs in step with Thermal and Raw Water project execution. The scope of the M-RFO team is expanding to include MOCs and existing thermal facilities.

This position:

  • Is based in Lloydminster and is an office position.
  • Reports to the M-RFO team lead.
  • Will require occasional site visits to Operational facilities.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy
  • Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies
  • Participate in asset criticality and critical spares identification
  • Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with Husky maintenance and planning standards
  • Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope
  • Build time based and condition-based Preserve Task Lists
  • Build / contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists
  • Lead and assist in the definition of Assembly creation
  • Lead and assist in the development / creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs
  • Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  • Lead the evaluation of critical spares
  • Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope
  • Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy
  • Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification
  • Lead review and acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  • Identify warehouse preservation requirements of critical sparing
  • Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions
  • Support team initiatives as needed
Qualifications Required:

One of the following:

  1. Journeyman Instrumentation with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation), OR
  2. Instrumentation Technologist, OR
  3. Journeyman Electrician / Instrumentation (dual ticket) with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation)
  • Minimum of 3-6 years instrumentation maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries
  • Experience with instrumentation work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting
  • Experience / working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
  • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment,
  • Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite
  • Professional and personable individual who:
  • Is organized and able to prioritize
  • Is able to exercise attention to detail
  • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas
  • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity
  • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by Husky
Nice to have:

  • Dual ticket (E&I)
  • Experience / familiarity with:
  • Thermal operations
  • Facility operations and maintenance
  • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts
  • Industry training such as condition monitoring techniques (vibration, thermography, airborne ultrasound & oil analysis)
  • SAP training/certification
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Experience in failure elimination techniques such as root cause failure analysis