Job title: Contract Plant Operator

Company: Ovintiv

Job description: At Ovintiv, our products fuel the world through safe, affordable, and reliable energy.Ovintiv’s workplace culture is built upon our foundational values of One, Agile, Driven and Innovative, and we are relentlessly committed to safe and sustainable operations. We value the opportunity to engage and collaborate in person, believing this is best cultivated through our in-office environment. We drive societal progress by valuing our workforce, strengthening the communities we call home and respecting the rights of all.Join our team as we make modern life possible.Posting Close Date: 04/04/2024Ovintiv is looking for a full-time Contract Operator within the Dawson North Facilities. This role requires a Contract Operator that fits within Ovintiv’s core values and drives for continuous operational excellence around safety, performance and growth of culture. The plants will consist of multiple gas trains processing upwards of 200mmscf/train, centrifugal compression, refrigeration, IFPEXOL dehydration, NGL handling and de-sanding equipment, reciprocating compression, water handling, condensate stabilization and associated pipeline networks. The shift pattern is 7 days/nights on, 7 off working 12hrs/day. As a Contract Operator within Ovintiv you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the facility. A Contract Operator will have the knowledge, experience, and required skills to safely and effectively complete day to day activities to run the facility safely and efficiently. The primary objectives of the Contract Operator is to ensure plant safety, environmental programs, process, production performance, & owns and drives maintenance functions to ensure goals are met both in safety, production, and uptime. You will assist the shift lead and plant lead in various tasks as required.Responsibilities:

  • Operate in a fast pace environment, aligning and setting daily priorities set out by the shift lead.
  • Effectively cross communicate day to day items with peers, leadership teams to ensure daily tasks are complete.
  • Influence a safe and efficient operation.
  • Troubleshoot process problems and identify opportunities for improvement and optimization, working closely with Shift Lead and Lead Operator.
  • Monitor and control plant and field processing conditions utilizing SCADA control systems.
  • Maintain superior housekeeping standards throughout the plant process and control room areas.
  • Understands and performs safety responsibilities such as hazard identification, equipment lock-out, emergency response, follow safe work procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulatory requirements. Responsible for corrective action if required.
  • Ensure work order, operations improvement processes are followed.
  • Maintain proper documentation including plant log, maintenance records, safety & environment reports, etc.
  • Assist with special projects, including turnarounds planning, idea gathering sessions.
  • Track and maintain key performance indicators such as production, downtime and production losses.
  • Assists in investigating and reporting incidents and accidents as requested.


Victim Services Worker
  • British Columbia or Inter-Provincial 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate with the ability to complete a 3rd class.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of operational or Industry experience.
  • Previous experience working experience with Maximo is preferred.
  • ICS-100.
  • Operational & Maintenance experience in gas compression, dehydration, and NGL recovery is preferred.
  • Strong organizational & communication skills are required.
  • Proficient in use and application of PC programs specifically in Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Workday.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and is open to take on a variety of operational challenges.
  • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude with proven analytical, trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Must live within the Dawson Creek catchment area.

At Ovintiv, we value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

Location: Dawson Creek, BC

Job date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024 03:00:11 GMT