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  • Job reference: RMS0171248

Production Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Fort McMurray
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2016
  • Duration: one year
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The Role:
Require new grad engineer (Process, Mineral Process, or Chemical) to work as a contract process operator in froth treatment. Intent is to have engineer fulfill role as process operator and learn details of the unit for 6-12 months prior to coming into the office as a contact engineer. This will give the new grad an opportunity to learn the operation, interact with various members of the production and maintenance teams, and familiarize them with the equipment prior to coming into the office. At which point the position will be considered for possible client employment.

The production Technician will have the responsibility:
•Maintain a good understanding of all Procedures for their Unit / Area, equipment and standards for sign off. Generate or revise Operating and Isolation Procedures when the need is recognized as per the Production Document Development & Revision Standard
•Communicate deficiencies to the Control Room Operator / Dispatcher, and the Shift Team Leader as soon as possible.
•Complete all routines on their equipment and there area of responsibility such as Structured Rounds, Monitoring Guides, Check Sheets, etc. as per schedule.
•Complete frequent checks of Production Units or Production Equipment (e.g., rotating equipment, operation and oil levels, gauge glasses, protective systems, etc).
•Regularly check their Unit or Equipment for potential fire hazards (e.g., sulphur or oil soaked insulation, build-up of flammable material, oil spills) and take immediate steps to eliminate or reduce the potential for a fire.
•Monitors and proves Rotating Equipment and Systems with the potential to freeze when exposed to sub-zero weather conditions (e.g. plugging in of equipment that is on standby, slow roll turbines, bump electric motors, check heat tracing etc.).
•Assist peers as per the workload, priorities, and activities for each particular shift.
•Carry out all directives from Shift Team Leaders, Control Room Operator in a timely manner.
•Check, report and act upon any local alarms on equipment or machinery in their area of responsibility.
•Develop or participate in the development of Safe Work Plans as required.
•Monitor all activities in their area of responsibility for compliance to Safe Work Permits.
•Complete a detailed turnover when turning over their Unit or piece of equipment to the oncoming Production Technician. In some Production Areas, a written Post Log must be completed in a professional manner.
•Place a high priority on Personal Safety and the safety of others. When starting to work in an area, familiarizes with all Emergency Call in Procedures, and the location of all safety equipment in the area. (e.g., fire extinguishers, eye wash stations, emergency showers, meeting points, assembly areas, rescue equipment etc.).
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