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Field Pipeline Operator

Lloydminster, Canada
Job Posting: Mar 08, 2018 01:09:16 PM Unposting Date: Mar 23, 2018 01:59:00 AM
Field Pipeline Operator-00134218-20180216


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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.
The role of this person is to be responsible for the ongoing safe, compliant, and cost effective operation of the Pipeline facilities in the area of his / her responsibility. This may include pump stations, truck pits, LACT units, storage tankage, radio towers, river crossing isolation valves, and pig traps / junctions. This person will also interface with Lloydminster Control Room personnel, Pipeline engineering staff, and Maintenance personnel.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Inspect daily the operating facilities within the area of responsibility. Maintain a log of operating activities / conditions at each site. Respond to shutdowns and alarms at facilities, either solving the problem or calling in appropriate maintenance support personnel. Perform daily checks on product quality (density and S&W). Ensure all regulatory reporting occurs in a timely manner.
  • Initiate work requests and call-outs to Maintenance personnel to sustain operations. Issue work authorization / hazard assessments to maintenance and construction personnel working in the operating facility. Identify root causes and/or solutions for abnormal situations, provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Ensure periodic preventative maintenance activities are completed on mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment. The activities are designated on the PM - RACI chart
  • Provide point of contact for third party operators / shippers in the area of responsibility. Provide field supervision of third party pipeline crossings and complete required paperwork. Line locate underground Pipeline facilities as required.
  • Provide notification to the area Operations Coordinator of operating cost impacts. If required, attend the monthly operating cost review meeting and identify any variances.
  • Completion of applicable modules of the Operator training program. Ensure appropriate operating procedures are reviewed and adhered to. Complete on a timely basis annual reviews of operating procedures and training modules as assigned.
  • Participate in the design reviews and HAZOP’s for capital and maintenance projects. Interface with Construction site representatives to coordinate work in operating areas. Manage commissioning of new facilities and assist with construction activities as required (co-ordination of shutdowns, preparing equipment for turnover to Construction, etc).


Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Secondary technical diploma such as GPO, HOOT or Fourth Class Steam Engineer certification ia an asset
  • Journeyman designation is an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License
  • Safety and Regulatory - First aid, AED, CPR/A, Confine space, Detect & Control flammable subst, ERP Orientation (WBT), ESCOP awareness, Fall Protection, Fire extinguisher, Fleet vehicle operate, H2S alive, Husky specific Ground Disturbance, ICS (WBT),  Inds Ground Disturbance, line Locating,  MOC, Omnisafe,  Permits, Platform-mobile elevated (work platform), SCBA Facepiece fit & Self contain breathing app,  Site orientation (Lloyd), TDg, WHMIS, Husky  Mandatory  training, etc
  • Complete Pipeline specific operator training modules
  • 0 – 7 plus years related industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in a logical manner
  • Strong communication, organizational, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, demonstrated self-motivation and willingness to accept increased operational responsibilities
  • Demonstrated mechanical or electrical aptitude and analytical troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with computer based control systems
  • Computer skills including experience and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and SAP
  • Demonstrated safety awareness and industry recognized safety training

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 5 year period when appearing for an interview

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.
Husky Statement
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.
Husky embraces diversity and inclusion, and encourages a respectful workplace. Husky works to ensure that all staff feel respected, included and valued. The Company attracts the best talent by encouraging applications from all qualified individuals, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.



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