Plant Operator Training Advisor SAGD Operations
Husky Energy
North Battleford, SK
Posting End Date: Oct 27, 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.

Heavy Oil and Oil Sands Thermal Operations is looking for a Plant Operator Training Advisor at a SAGD facility in the Edam/Vawn area. Reporting to the Thermal Training Supervisor, the Training Advisor's primary objective is to increase knowledge and awareness of staff resulting in improved plant reliability and safety. They will be directly involved in the development, operation, and refinement of the Plant Operations Training Program as well as Operator Competency Management to meet corporate, insurance underwriters, and government audit requirements.

Relocation to the surrounding area of Battleford/Edam, SK is preferred. Travel is required (work purpose only trucks are provided).

Core Responsibilities

Participate in the maintenance of the Thermal Operator Training program.
Manage and report on the training program for their respective site.
Assess the knowledge and skills of new employees and create an orientation training schedule specific to the employee.
Provide direction and training of individuals, as required, in consultation with the Thermal Operations Training Superintendent and site leadership.
Act as a technical resource for operations staff and other departments.
Participate in the development of long- and short-term training goals for both the Thermal group and the Trainer's plant to ensure that these objectives are met.
Participate in the development of and maintain a library for training and other reference materials, pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of the plant.
Champion and comply with Husky’s High Reliability Organization standards and expectations.


Experience in a training role encompassing the development, coordination, implementation and delivery of various occupational and technical training materials.
5 years’ experience in Oil and Gas Industry (Thermal SAGD operations experience would be preferred)
Proficiency with computers is required (experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, SAP would be considered an asset)
Excellent presentation / facilitation & training skills (ability to conduct & lead group meetings)
Experience with Process and Safety management systems
Skilled level of understanding of Safety and regulatory standards and procedures.

Tap Root, What-If training, Hazard and Operability reviews (HAZOP), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Loss Management and Modern Safety Management

Education & Professional Designations

Minimum 3rd Class Power Engineering certification. Individuals with a 4th Class Power Engineering certificate and progress towards 3rd class certification may be considered.
Class 5 drivers’ licence. 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 3-year period when appearing for an interview.

Certificate in Adult education, Train-the-Trainer or Becoming a Master Instructor
Technology diploma, trade certificate or equivalent.
Gas Process Operations (GPO)/Production Field Operations (PFO) levels I, II, III, & IV or A, B, C & D.
Petroleum Technologist.

Working Conditions

Travel is required as facilities are located anywhere from 50 to 70 km from Battleford, SK (work purpose only vehicles are provided).
This position is located at a SAGD facility. Majority of time is in the office; however, there may be physical demands as well as working in various environmental conditions.

Safety Sensitive

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 alcohol/drug assessments.

Organizational Competencies

Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Strong troubleshooting skills, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Able to multi-task and work in a high work load environment
Strong computer and project management skills.
Technical Professional Skills
Drives for Results
Forward Thinking
Change Agility
Develops Potential
Communicates Effectively
Works Collaboratively

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.

Interested candidates must apply online at: Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.