Spirit Omega Inc.

Maintenance Engineer (or Technologist)

Spirit Omega - Canada, Alberta, Canada - Contracted

Job Reference #: SC021

Company Overview

Do you want to work with one of Canada’s top oil and gas companies represented by an award-winning staffing agency? Look no further and join the Spirit circle today!

Our well established Oil and Gas client is seeking (2) Maintenance Engineer (or Technologist) in Port Moody, BC and Oakville/Mississauga, ON.

The successful candidate for this role will demonstrate a high sense of personal accountability and ownership for the execution of their duties.

What's in it for you?

  • Work with one of Canada's "Top 100 Employers," with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
  • Work Location: Port Moody, BC and Oakville / Mississauga, ON
  • Is travel required? Yes for Central (London, Oakville, Metro and Thunder Bay)
  • Term (start and end date): Start as soon as available but at least early January to Dec. 31, 2022
  • Schedule: 40hrs/week, 8 hours/day
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits.
  • Representation by an award-winning staffing agency that takes pride in our personalized approach to staffing, ensuring you are a valued member of the team - not just a number.

Job Overview:

The Maintenance Engineer (Technologist) will collaborate with Terminal Operations to provide technical support for equipment and identify reliability improvement opportunities to increase availability and utilization of Distribution assets. This will include: asset performance troubleshooting, sparing strategy development, quality investigations on equipment failures and loss of containment incidents, completion of corrective action, supporting the maintenance work process through work scope development, and trending and course correction of reliability performance indicators. 

The Maintenance Engineer (Technologist) will be required to support multiple terminals and is a key contributor to the Cross Functional Team and regional distribution terminal network.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support terminal supervisor to perform risk assessments and recommend short term solutions and long term plans for mitigation. Work the CFT to identify, evaluate and implement reliability improvement opportunities through changes to operating procedures, maintenance procedures and equipment upgrades
  • Lead reliability incident evaluations and improvement opportunities, including identification of root cause (RCA)
  • Responsible for Operational, Maintenance and Technical input to the operations of the facility, maintenance of the assets and consult with the CFT on design of new systems and infrastructure
  • Assess the effectiveness of existing asset maintenance strategies and provide recommendations for improvement, where necessary.
  • Assess the effectiveness and quality of maintenance program work, capture and analyze performance trends and provide recommendations for improvement, where necessary.
  • Recommend maintenance & operating technologies and methodologies that eliminate unsafe working conditions and environmental excursions
  • Provide reliability input into the terminal maintenance budget
  • Identify and develop multi-year programs (major overhaul, regulatory inspections, reliability improvement opportunities, etc.)
  • Champion life cycle cost analysis use for equipment selection, maintenance and investment decisions
  • Support major projects to ensure proper turnover and integration into existing reliability programs
  • Share reliability incident learnings with cross function team and reliability specialist peers
  • Lead MOCs for changes related to imminent or actual breakdown of assets

Required Qualifications, Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma from an accredited University or College
  • Minimum 10 years of technical experience in Oil and Gas Industry or Refinery
  • Ability to work well with the maintenance execution team and Operations providing technically sound, clear and succinct solutions to equipment issues and repairs that arise.
  • Background and knowledge on troubleshooting and advising on repairs of various types of equipment, especially tanks, piping, pumps and Vapour Recovery Units (VRU’s)
  • Preference for candidates with past client experience
  • Knowledge of Maintenance and Reliability practices
  • Familiar with Root Cause Analysis investigations
  • Working knowledge of Distribution operations and industry oil movement process
  • Be familiar with required pipeline and refinery codes and standards as well as best practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bilingual communication is required for Quebec-based roles


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