Instrument Associate

  • Location
    Fort Mcmurray, Alberta
  • Job type
  • Category
    Engineering - Electrical

Interested in working at one of the leaders in the oil and gas industry in Canada? Adecco is currently hiring a full-time, experienced Instrument Associate, to work a long-term contract at a well-established energy company majoring in the production of synthetic crude from oil sands located in Fort McMurray, AB. If you have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or an Instrumentation Engineering Technologist diploma, combined with 10 years of relevant experience, then this job might be yours, apply now!

  • Location: Fort McMurray, AB
  • Shifts: Monday – Friday
  • Job type: Long-Term Contract with the possibility of extension; Full-Time
  • Here’s why you should apply:

  • Free access to our Aspire Academy for continuing professional education
  • Hires fast, pays weekly 
  • Vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque 
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified
  • Free training programs
  • $50 voucher for boots in partnership with Mark’s Work Warehouse
  • New and quicker onboarding process
  • Responsibilities:

  • Review shift log daily regarding recent instrumentation-related issues in the plant
  • Provide technical support to operations & maintenance during troubleshooting activities to recover plant production, as required
  • Lead or provide technical support during incident investigations
  • Review equipment test results and advise on the frequency & scope of maintenance activities or if repairs/replacements/equipment upgrades are needed
  • Participate in risk analysis work activities, and develop engineering solutions for various plant issues
  • Develop, present and/or make modifications to the scope of work for turnaround events as well as provide support to the turnaround team during the execution
  • Make recommendations for the procurement of materials, equipment and services for assigned work
  • Complete instrumentation engineering work packages for equipment reliability improvements and ensure compliance with the company's SPI(s), specifications and standards
  • Prepare high-quality design packages with well-understood scopes of work
  • Prepare detailed design, supply, construction and installation specifications
  • Check vendor drawings and data for compliance with specifications
  • Analyze instrumentation equipment data & historical failure information to produce equipment end-of-life strategies and obsolescence plans, or produce equipment failure reports
  • Requirements:

  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a Canadian University or equivalent and or Instrumentation Engineering Technologist diploma from a Canadian Technology Institution
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering experience is required
  • Should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are crucial for success in this role
  • Apply now to this Instrument Associate job opportunity for immediate employment consideration and an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you if you qualify.
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    Reference number CA_EN_1_028547_2099851

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