Technical Assistant

Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our client, one of Canada’s largest integrated oil companies has an immediate need for a Technical Assistant to provide documentation support to the team.  This would be a twelve (12) month contract position located in their Calgary head office location.

The main function of the Technical Assistant is to provide documentation support to the team. The individual will be reporting to a direct supervisor within Logistics and Surface Development. Providing technical and functional documentation expertise, this role will require interaction with a broad range of employees and contractors both at a worker level as well as at the supervisory and management levels. This role needs commitment, willingness to learn, professionalism and customer service to the business units to which the team supports.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Maintain control procedures, engineering and technical documents / drawings, to received and issued
  • Ensure proper naming conventions for corporate documentation are correctly updated and document numbers are assigned.
  • Perform quality check of technical documentation about numbering readability of file formats, verification / revision identification etc.
  • Ensure effective and traceable flow of technical documentation between the different parties within vendors and project
  • Perform other document related functions as agreed upon with document managers/coordinators
  • Transmit drawings / document to the third party according to engineer(s) request
  • Accelerate projects and technical tasks in collaboration with the Superintendent and Work Site Leads
  • Understand, contribute and demonstrate the ability to implement business processes and procedures relative to the applicable stages of the asset lifecycle (scouting, survey, construction and abandonment)
  • QA/QC with completion of project steps, processes and data management
  • Working knowledge and data integration into numerous computer applications
  • Multi-Task and prioritize various projects throughout different stages of the asset lifecycle to ensure timely progression and compliance with project schedules
  • Demonstrate the ability to problem-solve and ensure projects and department performance targets are achieved
  • Recognize and communicate project challenges and risks to ensure targets are successful
  • Understand regulatory and environmental governances to ensure adherence throughout projects. Contribute to regulatory applications by providing precise regulatory and environmental information crucial to project considerations
  • Thorough understanding of the ground disturbance package process and awareness of ground disturbance procedure
  • Understanding and awareness of safety expectations and procedures
  • Mentorship and training of new hires (Work Site Leads / Technical Assistants)
  • Accelerate projects and technical tasks in collaboration with the Superintendent and Work Site Leads

MUST HAVE Qualifications:

  • Experience providing administrative support in oilfield construction and/or reclamation
  • High School Diploma
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

NICE to HAVE Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary Education in related discipline
  • Related experience in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Related experience in Data Management
  • Related experience in QA/QC
  • AbaData and Accumap Training
  • Proficiency in Pelaton Applications SiteView / WellView
  • Proficiency in Financial Applications SAP, Cortex
  • Proficiency with Document Management Programs HDMS, MDSP, SharePoint
  • Proficiency with Analytical Tool Spotfire
  • Regulatory Applications (HEIGIS, FWMIS, Habisask, ACIMS, Alberta Hertiage, AER EDS/DDS/LAT Systems)
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS
  • Training in Regulatory databases SPIN II, ETS, Kermit, ISC

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