Trades 2, Mechanical

Husky Energy - Spruce Lake, SK (30+ days ago)

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Posting End Date: Sep 25, 2019

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.

One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.

We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.

Husky is currently looking for a Trades 2, Mechanical for its Spruce Lake, SK facility. This role requires a highly professional and personable individual who demonstrates strong business judgment, clear and concise communication, organizational skills, and who enjoys working in a busy environment with significant growth opportunities. This individual must interact with all stakeholders and foster a “One Team, One Goal” concept. Safety, reliability and efficiencies are predominant areas of focus.

Reporting to the Thermal Maintenance Sr. Supervisor, the Trades 2, Mechanical person is assigned to an area that consists of one or more thermal facilities. The Trades 2, Mechanical person provides leadership and supervision to the relevant contractors in their area and oversees (and often executes) all maintenance activities within their discipline. The Trades 2, Mechanical person ensures adherence to safe working practices and procedures and is the subject matter expert within their chosen discipline(s).

This position is for the Spruce Lake Thermal facility and requires the successful candidate to live within 80 km of the Spruce Lake area. Relocation assistance is available.

Core Responsibilities

Troubleshoots and executes maintenance activities in the Mechanical Trades disciplines
Supervises, observes, trains and audits the work of technicians responsible for performing maintenance tasks in the Mechanical Trades disciplines Provide subject matter expertise for MOCs, EWRs, and district initiatives
Provides subject matter expertise for MOCs, EWRs, and district initiatives
Works with the site’s Planner to perform upfront scoping and task list creation for maintenance activities
Works with the site’s Scheduler to determine capacity of resources and required time allotments for maintenance activities
Performs other duties as directed by supervisor


Minimum of 3 years’ experience as in a Maintenance role.
Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience.
Minimum of 5 years' experience with maintenance philosophies, standards, strategies, practices, and processes within the energy industry Working knowledge and experience with reliability and operational integrity
Minimum of 5 years of working knowledge of applicable energy industry Codes, Standards, Regulations, and Acts; design and construction practices; pressure and rotating equipment; electrical; instrumentation and controls; and operating process principles
Class 5 Drivers License
Experience working in a thermal oil facility
Knowledge and experience with safe work practices in oil and gas production accompanied by a superior safety attitude
Strong understanding of operational integrity, reliability and safety processes and procedures.
Working knowledge of MOC process
Good working knowledge and experience with a Computer Centralized Maintenance System (CCMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo
Good working knowledge and experience with a Centralized Maintenance Scheduling System, e.g. GWOS, Primavera
Strong understanding of operational integrity, reliability and safety processes and procedures.
Experience with contractor management

Education & Professional Designations

A journeyman trade certificate (Steamfitter-Pipefitter, Gasfitter, Millwright), Inter-provincial certification (Steamfitter-Pipefitter, Gasfitter, Millwright), Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma is required.
Class 5 license and clean drivers abstract. As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, applicants are asked to provide a recent (i.e., issued within the previous 4 weeks) original driver’s abstract for the preceding 5-year period when appearing for an interview.

Working Conditions

Could include frequent travel, occasional sitting, standing, constant computer work, driving, working at site, etc.

Safety Sensitive

Safety Sensitive: Yes
As this position has been identified as safety sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and drug alcohol assessments.

Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.

At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, women, and persons with disabilities.

Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE. The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia.

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.