Water/Chemical Treatment Technologist

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Water Chemical Treatment Technologist in Lloydminster Saskatchewan. This a 12 month contract position.

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for supporting water/chemical treatment and corrosion management for the Lloyd Thermal SAGD facilities in our client’s Heavy Oil and Gas business unit

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide analytical and operational support for Thermal SAGD facilities.
  • Review and evaluate existing corrosion mitigation strategies including chemical/water treatment programs.
  • Work closely with chemical service providers to take samples, review analytical data and ensure they are held accountable to managing their programs effectively.
  • Review and analyze various plant processes to identify water treatment and chemical treatment issues in the produced water, boiler feed water, steam generation and water re-use processes.
  • Participate in Management of Change reviews for changes to facility equipment processes or operational practices.

Must Haves

  • Diploma or degree in chemistry or other relevant discipline from an accredited institution or a diploma or degree in corrosion science or chemical engineering.
  • NACE International Chemical Treatment Specialist, or Internal Corrosion Technologist certification.
  • Licensed professional engineer in Alberta or Saskatchewan, or eligibility for registration in either province.
  • 5 years of experience working in upstream or downstream oil and gas facilities (Thermal/SAGD experience preferred).
  • Working knowledge of internal & external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil & gas industry, their causes and corresponding corrosion management strategies.
  • Basic water lab analytical skills (titrations, spectrophotometry, ICP, XRD).
  • Experience with and understanding of Thermal/SAGD recovery, including water treatment, once-through steam generation (OTSG) and oil & gas production.
  • Familiar with oil & gas facility design, operation and maintenance.
  • Strong, effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities and tasks.
  • Strong working knowledge of desktop computing systems, including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with operations personnel.

Nice to Haves

  • Other relevant NACE or industry certification.
  • 5 years of experience in water treatment or corrosion mitigation through chemical treatment.
  • 5 years of experience performing corrosion evaluations and failure analysis for oil and gas facility equipment.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, able to set priorities.
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion and sound judgement.
  • Strong communication.

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