Mechanical Technical Specialist 4422 - (1)
Spirit Staffing - Canada
Lloydminster, SK

Company Overview

Do you want to work with one of Canada’s top oil and gas companies represented by an award-winning staffing agency? Look no further and join the Spirit circle today!

Our large and well-established Oil and Gas client is looking for an eager and analytical Mechanical Technical Specialist in Calgary, AB.

What's in it for you?

  • Work with a large and well-established Oil and Gas company, with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
  • Full time shifts; 8 hours per day; 40 hours per week.
  • This position is located in Lloydminster, SK and is an office position.
  • This position will require occasional site visits to Operational facilities.
  • 1 year Contract; This position is looking to start August 26, 2019 (or when candidate is found) with a review date of August 25, 2020.
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits.
  • Representation by an award-winning staffing agency that invests in you professionally and takes the time to guide you through the process.

Did we peak your interest yet? If you have strong experience in mechanical maintenance in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries in addition to experience / working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System then we want to hear from you! Apply Today!

The Mechanical technical specialist will provide technical support to the Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas, Thermal, Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) team. The M-RFO process establishes proactive maintenance programs in step with Thermal and Raw Water project execution. The scope of the M-RFO team is expanding to include MOCs and existing thermal facilities.


  • Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy
  • Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies
  • Participate in Asset Criticality and critical spares identification
  • Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with client organization's maintenance and planning standards
  • Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope
  • Build time based and conditions based Preserve Task Lists
  • Build Restore Task Lists
  • Build / contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists
  • Lead and assist in Assembly creation
  • Lead and assist in the development / creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs
  • Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  • Lead the evaluation of critical spares
  • Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope
  • Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy
  • Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification
  • Lead review and acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  • Identify warehouse preservation requirements of critical sparing
  • Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions
  • Support department initiatives as needed
  • Other duties as required.


  • Journeyman Millwright with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation) or Mechanical Engineering Technologist (with field experience relating to rotating equipment).
  • Minimum of 8 years mechanical maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries.
  • Experience / working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo.
  • Experience with work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting.
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
  • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment.
  • various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite.
  • Professional and personable individual who:
  • Can work in an office environment at a desk full time.
  • Is organized and able to prioritize.
  • Is able to exercise attention to detail.
  • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders .
  • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas.
  • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity.
  • Can conduct effective meetings.
  • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused.
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by the client organization.
  • Experience / familiarity with the following is considered an asset:
  • Thermal operations
  • Facility operations and maintenance
  • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance is considered an asset.
  • Experience in failure elimination techniques such as root cause failure analysis is considered an asset.
  • Industry training such as condition monitoring techniques (vibration, thermography, airborne ultrasound & oil analysis) is considered an asset.
  • SAP training/certification is considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of Project Development and Execution (PDE) and Management of Change (MOC) processes is considered an asset.
  • Understanding of oil and gas procurement and materials management practices is considered an asset.
  • Must be able to travel to Operational facilities sites on occasion.
  • If this position is classified as safety risk sensitive, you must also be able to pass pre-access drug & alcohol testing.
  • Successfully pass a criminal record check.
  • Possession of or eligible to obtain a passport.


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Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), SAP PM: 6 years (Required)
  • mechanical maintenance in oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp: 8 years (Required)


  • Journeyman Millwright with inter-provincial red seal (Required)


  • English (Required)