Energy / Petroleum Job Postings

Current jobs available in the energy and petroleum sectors are listed below.
Another online source of jobs is at the Careers in Oil & Gas, a comprehensive source of Canadian industry jobs developed by the Petroleum Human Resources Council.

Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on you to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing employment contracts.
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Nexen Summer Jobs - Deadlines - see website
Nexen has advertised their summer jobs.  Click here for more details.
Power Engineering Summer Students (4) - Deadline - Jan 23/19
Summer Employment -- Power Engineering Summer Students (4)
ATCO Power - Battle River Generating Station
Forestburg, AB
Closing Date:  January 23, 2019
Requisition #: REQ04823
Who We Are:
ATCO Power leverages its decades of experience and industry-leading expertise developing, building and operating independent power generation facilities to provide customers with custom, cost-effective power solutions including: commercial and industrial power marketing, sales and distributed power generation.
With approximately 7,000 employees and assets of $20 billion, ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management);
Electricity (electricity generation, transmission, and distribution); Pipelines & Liquids (natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development, energy storage, and industrial water solutions); and Retail Energy (electricity and natural gas retail sales). More information can be found at
Battle River Generating Station is located about 20 kilometers south of Forestburg in East Central Alberta. ATCO Power is a major employer for people living in and around the area. The Battle River reservoir, conveniently located next to Big Knife Provincial Park, provides recreational opportunities including canoeing, kayaking,
swimming, fishing, bird-watching, camping and power boating.
These positions are subject to 12 hour rotating shifts
Typical duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Performing regular inspections to ensure the safe & efficient operation of the plant
• Operating equipment used in the pre-treatment and treatment of boilers, cooling and waste waters
• Performing chemical analysis/tests on water samples verifying operation of the plant within prescribed limits and maintaining and updating appropriate logs
• Investigate all plant alarms reporting such to appropriate senior personnel
• Performing minor maintenance as required
• Successful completion of the First Year of the Power Engineering Program; Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed the Second Year of the Power Engineering Program.
• Successful applicants should plan to commence employment in the first part of May 2019
• Candidates are expected to have successfully completed ABSA Fourth Class certification prior to the start of employment
For further information regarding these positions, please contact Terry Parsons, Shift Supervisor at Battle River Generating Station at (780)582-2185. Please send all applications to ATCO Recruitment at

Plant Operators (summer) - Deadline - asap until positions filled
Pengrowth Energy is looking to hire 4 summer students
Power Engineers - Deadline - until suitable applicants found
Strathcona Paper LP

Strathcona Paper produces and markets high quality paper based specialty products and services. We are currently recruiting for the following full-time Maintenance /Shift Engineer Relief (8 hr. /12 hr. continental shift relief) position:

Power Engineer - Maintenance Relief / Second Class Operating Engineer

Reporting to the Chief Power Engineer, the successful candidate for Maintenance/Shift Engineer Relief will operate automated and computerized control system, boilers and auxiliary boiler related equipment, mill fire protection systems, auxiliary generator, compressors air system, mill HVAC system, and steam and condensate for the manufacturing facility. Maintenance duties include inspection of all and maintenance of all Powerhouse related equipment, mill steam destitution system, mill condensate systems and mill air distribution systems. Inspection and maintenance of mill fire response equipment and lift safety equipment. The power plant has a total capacity of 1700 thermal-hours.

Per Scientiam Salutem et Efficientiae
(Safety and Efficiency, Through Knowledge)

The successful applicant must possess a Second Class Operating Engineer’s certificate, completed their exam requirements for their Second Class. Preference will be given to those with pulp and paper experience.

The incumbent must be able to work in a team based environment and demonstrate the ability to work under production, time and cost constraints. We offer competitive compensation ($32.52/hr. moving to $36.73/hr. upon obtaining a Second Class Certificate) and benefit package.
We will consider a 3rd class power engineer who has complete at least 50% of their 2nd class exams with the plan to complete the remainder within two years. We require a 2nd Class Maintenance/shift relief asap. position would work straight 8 hour days except for when they are relieving the shift workers who work 12 hours days.

We are actually in need of two power engineers due now to retirements and leaves of absences and a third one later this year.

We will continue to advertise until we fill the positions.

For more information or to apply:
Teresa Hale Ebbers
Safety & Human Resources Officer
Strathcona Paper LP
Office: 613-378-6672 x 257
Cell: 613-484-8378

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