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Ethanol Technician 3

Minnedosa, Canada
Job Posting: Mar 12, 2018 11:14:32 AM Unposting Date: Apr 03, 2018 01:59:00 AM
Ethanol Technician 3-00133477-20171221


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.
Husky’s Minnedosa Ethanol Plant is searching for an Ethanol Operator with a demonstrated commitment to Safety. In this role, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all ethanol process equipment focusing on maintaining/maximizing throughput and product quality.
There will be a regular rotation among all operating positions- process units as well as the Powerhouse.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Utilize the DCS system to monitor the process and make adjustments as required to maximize efficiency and maintain product specs
  • Monitor plant instruments and equipment
  • Create work requests in SAP for repairs as required
  • Complete required process testing and water testing, and take appropriate corrective actions as required
  • Prepare plant equipment for maintenance work, following Husky approved policies and procedures
  • Complete and authorize safe work permits as per Husky's safety policies
  • Troubleshoot plant operations for continuous improvement
  • Identify and react to vulnerabilities affecting on-stream factor and product quality
  • Assist in the development and execution of plant performance improvements
  • Participate in "HAZOP's" and "What-If's" as required
  • Review the daily, as well as, the standing orders and ensure they are carried out.
  • Assist with the development and upkeep of operating procedures


Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
  •  The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Minimum 2nd Class Power Engineering Certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an ethanol refinery or related fermentation process
  • Experience with operating DCS systems would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Internet Explorer
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and facilitation skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and decision-making abilities
  • A valid, clean Class 5 driver’s license is required
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 drug/alcohol assessment.
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.
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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