Husky Energy Foreman, Thermal Operations - Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas in SK, Canada

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Husky’s Heavy Oil and Gas Operations is currently looking for a Steam Foreman and a Process Foreman to join their Thermal team at a Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) facility in the Lloydminster district.

The Foremen will mentor and provide direction to operations staff to ensure they are competently trained to perform their duties safely and efficiently. This role will be accountable for all Steam/Water and Process plant operations to ensure activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining and optimizing production. The Plant Foremen will provide direction on recommending improvements toward productivity and safe & reliable operations. These roles will champion Husky's policies, values, regulatory compliance and the operational integrity program..

Work schedule is 5 and 2 (Monday to Friday). Relocation to the surrounding area is required.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for the Battery/Wells or Steam/Water Plants and River Intake (where applicable) to be operated in a safe and effective manner. Establish and maintain a collaborative team environment across site operations. Ensure that all operations are undertaken within government regulations and that reporting of defined incidents to OH&S and Workers Compensation occurs. Utilize all area-specific equipment to optimize performance to meet production targets as per Husky guidelines.

  • Manage operations and maintenance of the Battery/Wells or Steam Plant, Water Plant and River Intake (where applicable) and provide direction during upsets. Monitor area costs and responsible for spending approval.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to all Operators. Ensure that team members receive the required training to do their jobs safely and efficiently. Coach the development of individual team members, utilizing discussions with the Lead Operator and Operations Trainer to keep up training status and for planning of individual training sessions. Work with direct reports to complete performance objectives and review on a regular basis. Complete year end performance assessments (Learning Plans).

  • Ensure accuracy and timely reporting of all operations records. Communicate plant status reports, as required, to the necessary level of Management.

  • Communicate and ensure adherence to all company policies and procedures. Participate in HOIMS (Husky’s Operational Integrity Management System) element improvement teams.

  • Provide input on Process & Design changes to Operations Superintendent and Engineering.

  • Respond to and direct, as designated, all emergency situations and/or incidents in compliance with Husky ERP through ICS and notifies on and off site. Ensure completion of Loss Management functions.

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Power Engineering program with a minimum of 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate of Competency

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in Oil and Gas industry

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in the operation of steam generation/ water treatment OR Battery/well equipment and all associated processes and systems.

  • Valid, clean Class 5 driver’s license

  • Experience with equipment isolation in preparation for maintenance.

  • Experience with safe work permitting and hazard analysis.

  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SAP.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Skilled level of understanding of regulatory and safety standards and procedures

  • Excellent troubleshooting and decision making abilities

  • Previous Leadership and/or Supervisory experience would be an asset

  • Ability to lead in a Team environment

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Experience with safe work permitting and hazard analysis

As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.

As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, applicants are asked to provide a recent (i.e., issued within the previous 4 weeks) original driver’s abstract for the preceding 3 year period when appearing for an interview.

This position is based in Lloydminster and requires the successful candidate to live in Lloydminster. We encourage all applicants to review the following websites about living and working in Lloydminster:

At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.

Husky Energy is one of Canada's largest integrated energy companies. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols HSE, HSE.PR.A, HSE.PR.B, HSE.PR.C, HSE.PR.E and HSE.PR.G. The Company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments.

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.

Interested candidates must apply online at: . Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Job: *Operations

Title: Foreman, Thermal Operations - Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas

Location: CAN-SK-Lloydminster

Requisition ID: 00131090-20170711