Mechanical Technical Specialist

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our client is a market leading integrated oil company.  They have an immediate need for a Mechanical Technical Specialist.  This would be a twelve (12) month contract scheduled to begin in September 2019 located in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan facility.

Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) – Mechanical Technical Specialist:

The Mechanical technical specialist will provide technical support to the Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas, Thermal, Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) team.

The M-RFO process establishes proactive maintenance programs in step with Thermal and Raw Water project execution. The scope of the M-RFO team is expanding to include MOCs and existing thermal facilities.

This position:

  • Is based in Lloydminster and is an office position.
  • Reports to the M-RFO team lead.
  • Will require occasional site visits to Operational facilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Journeyman Millwright with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation)
  • Minimum of 8 years mechanical maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries
  • Experience / working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo
  • Experience with work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
  • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment,
  • Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite
  • Professional and personable individual who:
  • Is organized and able to prioritize
  • Is able to exercise attention to detail
  • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas
  • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity
  • Can conduct effective meetings.
  • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by the client

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy
  2. Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies
  3. Participate in Asset Criticality and critical spares identification
  4. Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with corporate maintenance and planning standards
  5. Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope
  6. Build time based and conditions based Preserve Task Lists
  7. Build Restore Task Lists
  8. Build / contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists
  9. Lead and assist in Assembly creation
  10. Lead and assist in the development / creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs
  11. Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  12. Lead the evaluation of critical spares
  13. Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope
  14. Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy
  15. Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification
  16. Lead review and acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  17. Identify warehouse preservation requirements of critical sparing
  18. Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement
  19. Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives
  20. Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions
  21. Support department initiatives as needed

Nice to have:

  • Experience / familiarity with:
  • Thermal operations
  • Facility operations and maintenance
  • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Experience in failure elimination techniques such as root cause failure analysis
  • Industry training such as condition monitoring techniques (vibration, thermography, airborne ultrasound & oil analysis)
  • SAP training/certification
  • Working knowledge of Corporate Project Development and Execution (PDE) and Management of Change (MOC) processes
  • Understanding of Corporate procurement and materials management practices

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