Technical Assistant

Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Gadiyaram Murali

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Technical Assistant to provide documentation support to the team. This individual will be required to provide technical and functional documentation expertise and will interact with a broad range of employees and contractors at all levels.

What you will be doing…

  • Maintain control procedures, engineering and technical documents and drawings, to be received and issued.
  • Ensure proper naming conventions for client documentation are correctly updated and document numbers are assigned.
  • Perform quality check of technical documentation about numbering readability of file formats, verification and revision identification.
  • 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 and coordinators.
  • Transmit drawings and 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.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • 7+ years of experience.
  • Ability to translate complex technical information into understandable language.
  • Ability to write manuals, user guides, technical reports and work instructions for a variety of audiences.
  • Able to think logically and critically while also being flexible and adaptive.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to work with various groups and stakeholders to gather information and develop materials for training and education for end- users.
  • Intermediate to advanced competency working with technology, including standard office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Sharepoint, Spotfire) as well as databases and systems.

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