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The Commissioning Support Operator will provide a hands-on active role in the control of field work hazards during post construction completion pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of new equipment and process systems.

The Commissioning Support Operator will initially work a day-shift schedule that may transition onto a 12-hour, rotating, day/night schedule during the commissioning and start-up phase.

Permit Writer position(s) are required for the following units:

  1. Utilities/Wastewater/Sulphur Units
  2. Tankfarm/pipelines
  3. Crude and vacuum Unit
  4. LC Finer Unit
  5. Hydroprocessing/Light Ends Unit
  6. Gasification Unit


  • Issue work permits to maintenance craft and facilities contractors for piping & equipment repairs and alterations ensuring work is safe to commence;
  • Responsible to identify all operational preparations (e.g. isolations) required prior to work commencing;
  • Ensure Work Permits are clearly reflective of what precautions needed to be taken during the work, including use of safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE);
  • Ensure the Permit Requestors work package is complete with required supporting information to safety execute work;
  • Supports CSU field commissioning activities;
  • Plays an active role in the commissioning and start-up of new equipment and process system (when deemed qualified);
  • Collaborates with other Team Members, providing input into the development of a comprehensive, commissioning and start-up plan;
  • Support the auditing and monitoring of safe work rules and standards at a Unit/field level;
  • Maintain daily shift permit logs and perform proper shift handover as required;
  • Maintain, file, and stores hard copy materials as per client procedures;
  • Attends monthly safety meetings for Unit assigned to
  • Make recommendations to improve the reliability, safety and quality of plant operations;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience as Commissioning Support Operator
  • Permit writing experience in one or more of the above specified units
  • Previous experience in Refinery/Upgrader pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities;
  • Willing to be trained, understand, and follow client's Safe Work Rules and Standards applicable to the job
  • Willing to work a rotating shift schedule including nights, weekends, holidays;
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs;
  • Willing to work outdoors in inclement weather;
  • Effective communicator verbally and written;
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence (abstract of driving record required).


  • Safety Commitment
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Leadership


  • Start Date: June - July 2017
  • Contract Length: to October 31, 2017 with possibility of extension
  • Candidates local to the Edmonton/Fort Saskatchewan area preferred (no living or travel allowances will be provided)