You will use your expertise to:

  • Ensure trouble free and sustained operation of units within CFT's jurisdiction
  • Provide engineering support on instrument related issues including: engineering scope of works, troubleshooting guide/steps, data collection, engineering assessments, risk review, resolution of bad actors and equipment failures
  • Develop and maintain optimum safety instrumented system/burner management system (SIS/BMS), preventive/predictive effective programs are in place to improve the reliability of the systems and resolve recurring problems
  • Formulate and optimize reliability programs and maintenance strategies
  • Investigate failures and provide inputs in improving long term reliability of assets within provided timelines and budgets
  • Lead simple to medium complexity Management of Change (MOCs) while also supporting medium to high complexity changes by providing business cases/problem definitions
  • Drive reliability improvements through elimination of bad actors while continually reviewing and developing equipment reliability strategies, maintenance plans, and spare part strategies
  • Proactively identify obsolescence of instrumentation infrastructure and initiate appropriate actions
  • Specify, select, support installation, commissioning and maintaining of field instrumentation
  • Create engineering work packages for repairs and overhauls to support outages and major turnarounds
  • We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three years of maintenance, reliability, and project experience in a heavy industrial or energy industry
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Been registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Demonstrated success in instrumentation asset care as well as troubleshooting of complex instrumentation problems with maintenance crews
  • Knowledge of DCS, SIS, PLC, machine monitoring and protection systems, control valves, analyzers, transmitters, fire and gas detection systems, AMS and control system communication networks such as OPC, Foundation fieldbus, Modbus
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Proficiency in writing control narratives, cause and effect diagrams, alarm lists, wiring diagrams, network architecture drawings, loop diagrams, wiring diagrams, data sheets and P&ID markups
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards, International Society of Automation (ISA), IEC61511 standards and industry instrument best practices
  • Familiarity with ANSI (American National Standard Institute), NFPA, NEC, API, and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commision) standards as applicable to instrumentation design and selection

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant location in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This position is safety-sensitive
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations, and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation