Technical Assistant

Job title: Technical Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-120078
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Technical Assistant for a 1 year contract to start in January.  


The main function of the Technical Assistant is to provide documentation support to the team. The individual will be reporting to a direct supervisor within Logistics and Surface Development. Providing technical and functional documentation expertise, this role will require interaction with a broad range of employees and contractors both at a worker level as well as at the supervisory and management levels. This role needs commitment, willingness to learn, professionalism and customer service to the business units to which the team supports.



  • Maintain control procedures, engineering and technical documents / drawings, to received and issued
  • Ensure proper naming conventions for documentation are correctly updated and document numbers are assigned.
  • Perform quality check of technical documentation about numbering readability of file formats, verification / revision identification etc.
  • Ensure effective and traceable flow of technical documentation between the different parties within vendors and project
  • Perform other document related functions as agreed upon with document managers/coordinators
  • Transmit drawings / document to the third party according to engineer(s) request
  • Accelerate projects and technical tasks in collaboration with the Superintendent and Work Site Leads
  • Understand, contribute and demonstrate the ability to implement business processes and procedures relative to the applicable stages of the asset lifecycle (scouting, survey, construction and abandonment)
  • QA/QC with completion of project steps, processes and data management
  • Working knowledge and data integration into numerous computer applications
  • Multi-Task and prioritize various projects throughout different stages of the asset lifecycle to ensure timely progression and compliance with project schedules
  • Demonstrate the ability to problem-solve and ensure projects and department performance targets are achieved
  • Recognize and communicate project challenges and risks to ensure targets are successful
  • Understand regulatory and environmental governances to ensure adherence throughout projects. Contribute to regulatory applications by providing precise regulatory and environmental information crucial to project considerations
  • Thorough understanding of the ground disturbance package process and awareness of ground disturbance procedure
  • Understanding and awareness of safety expectations and procedures
  • Mentorship and training of new hires (Work Site Leads / Technical Assistants)
  • Accelerate projects and technical tasks in collaboration with the Superintendent and Work Site Leads

MUST HAVE Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Ability to translate complex technical information into understandable language
  • Ability to write manuals, user guides, technical reports and work instructions for a variety of audiences
  • Able to think logically and critically while also being flexible and adaptive
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to work with various groups and stakeholders to gather information and develop materials for training and education for end- users
  • Intermediate to advanced competency working with technology, including standard office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Sharepoint, Spotfire) as well as databases and systems

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