CSU Utility Technologist

Kitimat, BC V8C 2G7

Posted: 05/16/2024 Job Category: Converted Job Number: 180177 Pay Rate: $75.00 - $82.00

Job Description


The oil and gas client you will be working for is currently supporting the largest LNG project in North America. This is your opportunity to be part of history, in an environment that will challenge you to apply all your skills, and where you can learn with a diverse team of highly experienced industry professionals and mentors. The client maintains a healthy, respectful, and safe environment for all our employees, contractors, partners, and communities. Protecting our people, community and our operations is our top priority.


Kitimat BC


50 Hrs/per week, 10hr days, which may need to be extended to 12-hour day/night shift during critical start-up activities. 12 hours per shift to align with team shift pattern, 7D - 7N - 4 Break. Start of shift will be communicated closer to critical start-up activities.

Contract Term:

12 months possible extension

To provide expert technological advice and services in Process and Utility Systems to meet the clients business objectives. Provide expert utilities technology services to maintain integrity of the design of the processing units and to ensure process safety and asset integrity requirements with focus on Greenhouse gas management. Identify and develop opportunities to optimize process and utilities units. Provide expertise and technical know-how to internal stakeholders. Recognize, develop and champion scope for structural improvement in efficiency, reliability and safety to satisfy the required technical and economic standards. Execute detailed definition and design work for plant changes/improvements using the clients Management of Change process.

The candidate is knowledgeable in Raw and Waste Water treatment, distribution and disposal technologies along with Cooling tower operations, Instrument air and Nitrgen generation and distribution system. Also, the candidate has demonstrable experience in commissioning and troubleshooting these utility systems.

The key drivers for the role are intended business outcomes and supporting dynamic commissioning, startup and ramp up (CSURU) environment and establishing utilities as an integrated part of value thinking in the asset supporting the plant from ramping up towards achieving first 200 cargoes.

The role reports to Process Technology Team Lead.

You will use your expertise to:

During Project Execute Phase (commissioning, start up, ramp up)

    • Identify and implement opportunities to maximize efficient use of production units while ensuring on-spec products.

    • Apply barrier thinking to risk-based assessments to ensure plant safety and integrity (incident investigations, Management of Change).

    • Propose and support development studies and projects related to plant performance, process safety and plant integrity improvements.

    • Develop monitoring tools and procedures, and perform test runs to determine operating boundaries to assist in achieving higher reliability and availability of equipment using process engineering expertise and technical know-how.

    • Advice on technological services to meet clients business principles and objectives, including safeguarding performance, monitoring, testing and process optimizations by leveraging technical expertise in the field.

    • Build and nurture a close working relationship with other Technical and engineering SMEs through networking and execution of studies and projects.

    • Develop tools & keep abreast of new technologies and drive case for change that will improve complex reliability, efficiency, production and environmental performance. Lead technical support to Operations and Engineering as required, e.G. In troubleshooting and problem analysis.

    • Build and optimize effective liaison with process technology, environmental, digital, operations and engineering teams. Closely interact with the laboratory to ensure methods, limits and sample schedule provide the correct feedback for supporting production, engineering and various process test-runs.

    • Ensure state-of-the-art methods and tools are available for the Utilities Technology section by regular contact with external consultants and vendors.

    • Monthly reporting of plant reliability, utility, availability, thermal efficiency and production to the shareholders in conjunction with reliability team.

    • Provide advanced Utilities Technology familiarization and training for other LNGC staff and mentor other to enhance Utilities performance while also working towards self-development. Coach and develop utility technology staff to ensure the minimum competency levels are met or exceeded.

    • During CSU and SURU period act as technical support lead in one of the areas and provide assurance on commissioning and start up activities.

To be successful, you will have:

    • A chemical engineering degree or equivalent with ~10 years of industry experience having demonstrated relevant Utility skills and competencies.

    • Wider appreciation of Gas business processes and principles and experience in a Major Gas/LNG Project is an advantage.

    • Track record of demonstrated utilities commissioning and troubleshooting skills. Experience in conducting Integrated modelling studies.

    • Sound systematic approach to technical and multi-disciplinary challenges.

    • Strong analytical abilities having knowledge of process engineering tools and facility value drivers knowhow.

    • Ability to contribute to decision support and assurance as well as carrying out hands on technical evaluations.

    • Communicate with internal and external interfaces with strong spoken and written communication skills.

    • Living arrangements Camp accommodation provided

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume to corinne.Hasid@cenergyintl.Com with the job title as the subject line

Pay Range:

-The pay range for this position is $75-82 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned that has provided stellar support to our Clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

Cenergy employees can enjoy the following robust benefits and resources:

Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

Continuous Employment Development and Learning

Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

RRSP Retirement Plan

Manulife Medical Coverage

Dental Insurance Coverage

Vision Insurance Coverage

Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

Long Term Disability

Voluntary Short-Term Disability

Access to Health Joy

GAP Medical Coverage

Direct Deposit

Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid Holidays

Paid Vacation

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