Power Engineer - 2nd Class - Kirby

Position Details

Location: Lac La Biche, Alberta
Job Family: Operations


As a 2nd Class Power Engineer, you will work with a team of operators to ensure that production targets are met safely and efficiently. The key functions of a Power Engineer are to contribute to the reliable and safe operations of our facilities, and to work with many internal and external groups such as local stakeholders, service providers, Calgary staff and the Field Engineering and Maintenance teams.

These positions are based in the Lac La Biche, Alberta region and eligible for:
 • Relocation to Calgary, Edmonton, Lac La Biche
 • Company Sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out and Accommodations Program with charter flights from Calgary or Edmonton


 • Maintain and optimize equipment and processes.
 • Adhere to and engage in safety protocols.
 • Troubleshoot process problems and identify opportunities for improvement and optimization.
 • Collaborate with plant operators to oversee the day-to-day plant activities
 monitor and control plant utilizing DCS / Delta V control systems.
 • Understand and performs safety responsibilities such as hazard identification, equipment lock-out and emergency response.
 • Identify and scope out opportunities to maximize production, minimize operating costs, and eliminate downtime.
 • Perform laboratory analysis and interpretive tasks including: amine and product testing. 
 • Maintain proper documentation, including operating logs, maintenance records, and safety and environmental reports.
 • Conduct ongoing performance improvement including job progression, site-specific training and process training.
 • Confirm compliance with environmental and safety regulatory requirements and provide corrective action if required.

 • 2nd Class Power Engineering Certification, or demonstrated progress towards obtaining your 2rd Class
 • Typically 2+ years of SAGD  Processing or industry equivalent
 • Experience is commissioning and start-up of new equipment
 • Relevant Trades Certificate or Technical Diploma is considered an asset
 • Proof and maintenance of a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License, or equivalent, is required
 • Expertise in:
     o Auxiliary equipment
     o Chemical processing facilities
     o Delta V control systems
     o Equipment limitations
     o Field operations
     o First Aid, WHMIS, TDG, H2S Alive
     o High pressure boilers
     o Industry safety policies and goals
     o Piping configurations
     o Standard operating procedures
     o Water treatment equipment
     o Working with computers

To see related Maintenance roles at CNRL, visit: www.cnrl-careers.com/jobs/Maintenance

Our Thermal In Situ Oil Sands Operations
Canadian Natural’s oil sands assets offer professionals with proven expertise an unparalleled opportunity to enhance those skills in a wide variety of projects throughout the Athabasca and Cold Lake Oil Sands areas. Your initiative as a self-starter will be maximized inside our defined growth plan strategy by utilizing leading edge CSS and SAGD technologies on long term projects to capture the value in our vast portfolio of assets. Your innovation is welcomed at Canadian Natural.  

About Canadian Natural 
At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity." As a leading oil and gas producer, our diverse combination of assets include light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and upgrading facilities, and natural gas. At Canadian Natural, safety is a core value. We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, minimizes and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.
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