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Senior Production Foreman

Fox Creek, Alberta
Roska DBO Is looking for a Senior Production Foreman for our busy client based in the Fox Creek, Alberta area.  The Senior Production Foreman will supervise the Operations team, providing direct mentorship to the Plant and Field Operations Team in the Kaybob North Area. This position will provide supervision to 16 plant operators, and 2 Field Operators.

This Foreman area is comprised of the following: the  gas plant, and the Raspberry Field Run. The gas plant is an integral component and collection point of a significant amount of production from the Kaybob region.

The successful candidate will work on a 9/80 schedule (Monday-Friday, with every second Friday off). This will be a direct employee position.

Job functions will involve:
•    Provide direct day to day supervision of personnel to ensure that business requirements and environmental, health & safety objectives/standards are met
•    Ability to keep safety in mind at all times, as well as guide or assist operations staff with identifying and mitigating hazards in order to ensure that projects or day to day operations are being carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
•    Consult with all Regional team members as necessary, using independent judgment to determine courses of action
•    Work directly with the Facility, Production and Process Engineering Teams including our Integrity
SMEs for equipment design, review and operating standards
•    Work with our Marketing group on production nominations to include gas and oil/liquids blending strategies
•    Place a high priority on HSE, maintenance, Opex budget and fiscal management
•    Support and initiate reviews of safe work practices, MOC implementation and execution, reporting and presenting Operations weekly updates
•    Incident reporting and investigation reviews, commissioning and start up activities with PSSR
review and sign off, regulatory AER compliance checks, and monthly Leadership walkdowns
•    Provide leadership and assist with career development of personnel
•    Develop and manage production-based contracts
•    Provide input to regional budget and support the production budget process
•    Ensure business/administrative requirements are met with respect to agreement terms and legislative requirements
•    Communicate with the team daily to ensure business requirements are met to support production operations
•    Promote adherence to company policies and procedures
•    Assertive in problem solving and decision making with respect to people, schedules, materials and other general coordination items
•    Maintain active internal/external relationships
•    The 08-09 Gas Plant will have a significant TAR project to support and is scheduled for September

Required Skills & Qualifications:

•    Previous experience as a Production Foreman
•    Minimum 10 years oil and gas field operations experience
•    Strong background in gas plant operation including: facilities, gas processing, acid gas compression and injection, sales compression, glycol dehydration, hot oiler and refridge systems
•    Working knowledge of boiler operations and system functions as per ABSA regulations
•    High School Diploma or equivalent is required
•    3rd Class Power Engineering (2nd class would be considered an asset)
•    Completed SAIT GPO / PFO industry training courses, or equivalent
•    Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs. Must be able to learn, adhere and work with all software programs and processes
•    Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision, time management and organizational effectiveness are critical to this position
•    Ability to solve complex problems
•    Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
•    Positive attitude and a sense of teamwork
•    Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers License, as well as valid H2S and First Aid certifications
•    The successful applicant will reside in the Fox Creek or Whitecourt, AB area or in close proximity

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