Electrical Lead Hand

Location: Fort McMurray AB Posted Date: July 13, 2018
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As the Lead Hand - Electrical Maintenance you will be the "go to" person for all electrical work in Upgrading and Utilities (U2) at our Horizon Oil Sands operation. You will assist with the execution of the U2 maintenance strategy along with the associated Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

This position is based at our Horizon Oil Sands site in Fort McMurray, Alberta and is eligible for:
• Relocation to Calgary, Edmonton or Fort McMurray
• Company Sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out and Accommodations Program with charter flights from Calgary or Edmonton


• Act as a key source of information and provide guidance to the team of shift technicians and contractors
• Ensure equipment reliability and efficiency to reduce process downtime
• Provide programming and troubleshooting for all Programmable Logic Controllers, Human Machine Interface systems, and Protective Relay Systems in the U2 operations
• Oversee the repair, replacement and maintenance of all Variable Frequency Drives for U2
• Provide expertise in the maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical motors, motor starters and MCCs
• Work within a team supported environment with operations, maintenance and planning
• Write procedures and processes to support the maintenance strategy and safety plan
• Involved in administering the isolation and lock out/tag out processes for 4160V and under
• Ensure daily activities are performed in a safe manner as per codes, regulations, standards and best practices
• Mentor junior members of E&I maintenance team

• Typically 5+ years of demonstrated industry experience working with electrical systems in a heavy oil and/or oil sands environment
• Alberta Journeyman Electrician or Certified Electrical Engineering Technologist is required
• Proof and maintenance of a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver's License, or equivalent, is required
• Expertise in:
o Programming and troubleshooting a wide variety of Programmable Logic Controllers, Human Machine Interface, Protective Relay systems and other industrial electrical equipment in heavy industry
o Large and small horse power Variable Frequency Drives
o Computerized maintenance management systems such as Maximo
o Instrumentation is an asset
o Low, medium and high voltage in an industrial environment would be considered an asset

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Our Horizon Oil Sands Mining Operations
Horizon Oil Sands is a world class asset offering countless opportunities to advance your career. Comprised of surface oil sands mining and bitumen upgrading facilities, this vast project offers challenging opportunities in an environment where teamwork, innovation, and your expertise are valued. Apply your abilities using industry leading technologies and contribute to the success of the Horizon Oil Sands

About Canadian Natural
At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity." As a leading oil and gas producer, our diverse combination of assets include light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and upgrading facilities, and natural gas. At Canadian Natural, safety is a core value. We conduct all of our operations in a way that identifies, minimizes and mitigates harm to the health and safety of employees, contractors, the public and the environment.

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