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Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  JULY 05, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

The Machinist position is responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of pumps, compressors and refinery rotating equipment and systems.  The machinist must be willing to work overtime as needed.


The duties for this position will be performed in an outdoor process facility under the direction of the Maintenance Department.  Skills must be demonstrated prior to the job being awarded.


Core Responsibilities

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of pumps, compressors and refinery rotating equipment and systems.

  • Understand, troubleshoot, and contribute to maintenance reliability improvements.

  • Ensure equipment is kept clean and in good operating order.

  • Work in a team environment with Operators, Supervisors, and other department personnel, including Trainees, Senior and Master Machinist.

  • Operate motorized equipment such as manlifts and forklifts.

  • Responsible for following all safety policies and guidelines as established by Husky Energy and the Lima Refinery.

    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment including active participation in monthly Safety Meetings.

  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) and work effectively with all levels of site personnel.



  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in troubleshooting, repairing and overhauling pumps, turbines and compressors in a refinery or chemical plant operation.
  • Knowledge of refinery operations.

  • Experience in the Oil and Gas industry.

  • Proficient in the use of SAP, email, MS office, drawings.

  • Able to read/draw blueprints and follow company and manufacturer procedures and practices.

  • Capable of performing basic trade mathematics.

  • Proficient in the use of precision measurement tools.

  • Has advanced mechanical and basic electrical knowledge/aptitude.

  • Proficient in the rigging and lifting of equipment and following procedures.

  • Proficient in giving proper lifting signals to lifting equipment operators.

  • Proficient in the use and selection of bolting and fasteners.

  • Proficient in the use of gaskets, including selection, cutting, and fitting.

  • Able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of refinery pumps, compressors, turbines, valves, gearboxes and other mechanical equipment.

  • Proficient in the use of laser and reverse indicator precision alignment of various types of machinery.

  • Proficient in the use of the Schenck balance machine for impellers and rotors.

  • Proficient in the use of boring, milling, grinding, lathe and other M/S equipment.

  • Able to understand, troubleshoot and contribute to maintenance resolution of machinery problems.

  • Proficient in the documentation of work performed, using both written (Repair checklists, Overspeed Trip Reports, PM Worksheets, and electronic reporting of work performed, (Repair History in SAP) etc.

Education & Professional Designations

  • Associates Degree or Machinist certificate or two year vocational/technical or four years of previous Machinist experience is required
  • HS Diploma or equilivalent is required
  • Journeyman Certification

Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • 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.


Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


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