CAREERS

Paramount is dynamic, fast-paced and unsatisfied with the status quo. A combination of focused approach, technical expertise and financial depth has propelled us into being one of the top exploration and production companies in Canada. While our continued progress can be attributed to many factors, our people are the primary reason for Paramount’s success. Our premium land positions, diversified portfolio and financial flexibility set the stage for our talented teams to showcase their proven ability to deliver top-tier results.

We’re a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta and our shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol POU.

CP3 – CATHODIC PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIST

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Foreman, the Cathodic Protection Technologist will be based out of Fox Creek or Whitecourt, Alberta while supporting cathodic protection systems company wide. Working a 9/80 schedule, occasional travel to Central and Grande Prairie Regions will be required. The successful candidate will be exposed to several opportunities working with other strong individuals in the company while supporting the maintenance teams across the organization.

Job functions will involve:

  • Environment, Health and Safety must be a priority.
  • Support and initiate safe work practices; following all Paramount policies and procedures
  • Work with Technical Support, Operations, Integrity, and Engineering groups in Reliability Programs, Pipeline Integrity, Root Cause Analysis, Risk Analysis and Failure Mode Cause and Effect Analysis as required
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance on cathodic rectifiers and cathodic protection systems.
  • Complete Bi-Monthly rectifier readings, assist in interpreting results and take corrective action where required.
  • Complete testing and ensure effectiveness of current control bonds.
  • Identify and recommend solutions for AC interference.
  • Recommend and implement solutions for foreign pipeline crossings to prevent CP interference
  • Complete annual cathodic protection surveys and communicate results to Third Party CP Engineer as required
  • Design and install small impressed CP systems and sacrificial anode systems.
  • Coordinate work with 3rd party companies for assessments of their pipelines that may require Paramount rectifiers to be turned off.
  • Coordinate the shut off and turn on of rectifiers associated with pipeline work.
  • Work with the Maintenance team and within Maximo maintenance system to rectify deficiencies found during monitoring program
  • Provide technical leadership in cathodic protection matters
  • Share knowledge and skills with operations and maintenance teams as required
  • Coordinate daily personal work activities to ensure deadlines are met and reliability and regulatory requirements are met
  • Maintain records and drawings
  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship, safety awareness and housekeeping
  • Supervise contract services as required

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • NACE CP courses level CP3 will be required
  • Valid Alberta Journeyman Electrician Certificate or Interprovincial Red Seal equivalent would be beneficial.
  • Safety Courses including H2S Alive, First Aid
  • ATV/UTV Training considered an asset
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Ability to troubleshoot cathodic Protection equipment and systems
  • Competent in standard computer operations
  • Strong safety consciousness and situational awareness
  • Strong troubleshooting and decision making skills
  • Strong focus on safety, integrity and reliability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently while keeping stakeholders informed
  • Occasional overtime may be required

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 1, 2021.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL REPRESENTATIVE – AIR EMISSIONS

About this Opportunity

This Calgary office-based position requires an individual with vision, purpose and energy. Reporting to the Environmental Supervisor, this role will be responsible for developing new company strategies and procedures to reflect the changing air emission policies and initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Incorporate long-term cost-effective emission reduction goals into Paramount operations through liaison with the Regional Managers.
  • Lead Paramount departments in the implementation of regulatory requirements on air emissions, including standards, procedures and work practices.
  • Prepare a Board of Director’s air emission package and assist in authoring the environmental portion of the Corporate ESG Report.
  • Incorporate long-term, cost-effective emission reduction goals into Paramount operations through liaison with the ESG Task Force and Committee.
  • Maintain an inventory of emissions sources (e.g. engines and facilities) for regulatory reporting.
  • With assistance of Field Environmental Coordinators complete annual Dehydrator Engineering and Operations Sheet (DEOS) surveys and submit Benzene Emissions Inventory to the AER and work with field operations to avoid exceedances of emissions criteria.
  • Complete temporary flaring evaluations and coordinate temporary flaring permits.
  • Maintain in-depth working knowledge of acts and regulations for environmental regulatory compliance and industry requirements.
  • Provide coaching of Paramount employees and consultants in flaring notification and reporting requirements.
  • Maintain an Emissions Manager database in support of NPRI/GHG, TIER and other current and future Provincial and Federal Climate Change regulations.
  • Monitor Alberta emissions trading credits and rebates, provincial and federal government funding opportunities related to climate change activities.
  • Prepare project proposals, work scopes, and cost estimates.
  • Manage engineering and environmental service companies in execution of the air projects; participate in the contractor performance evaluations.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a University degree in Environmental Sciences or Engineering is required.
  • A Professional designation (e.g., P.Ag, P.Biol, P. Chem, P.Eng or P.Geo) with a recognized association is also required.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience, ideally in oil and gas operations.
  • Strong working knowledge of applicable Federal and Provincial air regulations.
  • Strong working knowledge of applicable AER Directives and Regulatory requirements specific to air emissions.
  • Experience supervising engineering consultants and environmental services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong trouble shooting, decision-making abilities and project management experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and driven to achieve results.
  • Familiarity with regulatory agencies and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, AFE Navigator, CS Explorer, AbaData, Powervision.

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of October 1, 2021.

EQUIPMENT / GRADER OPERATOR – KAYBOB DISTRICT (Contract Role)

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, the Contract Equipment/Grader Operator position will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of roads in the Kaybob Region. This is a contract position and seeking an operator with a “personal contract company” to fulfil this position. They will also be responsible for the general maintenance of the grader including parts management to minimize downtime. The successful candidate will work flexible hours with the potential for on call work from the Fox Creek Area.

Job functions will involve:

  • Ensure gravel roads are maintained in a safe manner for industry & public travel
  • Complete Daily Pre and Post operation inspection walk-around
  • Express the knowledge and ability to Identify potential maintenance concerns on a variety of equipment
  • Enter workorders into Maximo with details to assist Planner/Schedulers on equipment maintenance
  • Work closely with Maintenance Coordinator/Mechanics/ Maintenance Planners/Schedulers to ensure that work priorities are identified for equipment and Paramount owned roads
  • Conduct general maintenance on grader to minimize potential downtime
  • Maintain a parts list and inventory for general maintenance
  • Identify hazards and complete recommendations for improvements and efficiencies
  • Ensure operating & maintenance procedures are reviewed and current
  • Complete detailed daily work tickets for invoice validation

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years grading experience
  • Experience in the grading and safe handling of equipment in an “Off Highway” environment
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must have accomplished a High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Experience in general and preventive maintenance of graders
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • The successful candidate will reside in the Fox Creek, AB area or in close proximity


This position will provide you with an opportunity to leverage your skills in support of a nimble, Canadian-based energy company. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of September 24, 2021.

FIELD OPERATOR – KAYBOB SOUTH (CONTRACT)

About this Opportunity

This position is a full-time contract role. The chosen candidate will need their own company to contract through. Reporting to the Production Foreman, this position will place a priority on health, safety and environment. The chosen candidate will have a full working knowledge of sour production facilities, work independently and be capable of operating sour gas compressors, plants, oil battery facilities and associated wells. Candidates residing in Edson AB are preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Environment, Health & Safety must be a priority
  • Support and initiate safe work practices, following all Paramount policies and procedures
  • Conduct routine monitoring and maintenance of producing wells, test facilities, and plant facilities
  • Participate and follow compliance initiatives including O & M manuals, MOC, pipelines, vessels, tanks and PSVs
  • Ensure operations are carried out in a cost-effective manner
  • Conduct monthly LOE and production tracking
  • Identifying deficiencies and recommending corrections to existing procedures to ensure the assigned field meets performance standards
  • Contribute to the team achievement of meeting business, environmental, health and safety targets
  • Maintenance and monitoring of facilities in general

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4th Class Power Engineering and/or completed GPO/PFO certificate is required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ operating experience
  • Valid H2S and First Aid certifications along with a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Working knowledge of gas compression and dehydration
  • Plunger lift experience
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision, time management and organizational effectiveness are critical to this position
  • Positive attitude and a sense of teamwork
  • Able to identify opportunities to improve operations production, activities, processes and procedures
  • A disciplined work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude and strong desire to contribute is essential
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs. Must be able to learn, adhere and work with all Paramount based software programs
  • Will be required to work an 8 day on and 6 days off shift (10 hour days). Must be willing to be on call and work overtime when required.

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of September 20, 2021.

SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER

About this Opportunity:

This position reports to the Manager, Project Engineering in the Engineering Department. The Senior Project Engineer’s primary responsibility is to work with the Area Asset Teams, the Engineering Department Teams, Operations and other stakeholders in the development and execution of facilities and pipeline projects. This includes the design and construction of greenfield and brownfield production facilities, gas / liquid processing plants and pipelines.

This role is based in Calgary and requires spending time in the field during the execution, commissioning and start-up of the facilities and pipelines.

Job functions will involve but not limited to:

  • Developing and executing projects with the stage-gate project management methodology and processes and be responsible for the entire project development and execution life cycle.
  • Working with Area Asset Teams, Operations, Production Engineering and other stakeholders in developing and scoping of projects
  • Manage external engineering companies to develop project designs and engineering drawings
  • Develop schedules, risk registers and cost estimates for economic evaluations and AFEs
  • Lead Front End Engineering and Design for expansion of major facilities and lead the development of pre-FEED packages
  • Develop DBMs and coordinate HAZOPs or What-ifs, design reviews, and 3D model reviews
  • Lead Change Management process throughout project life cycle and lead the discussions with internal and external stakeholders to document the technical and commercial changes
  • Closely work with the Supply Chain Management team for the procurement of equipment and materials and securing the required services. This may include the development of strategies to secure material and services for the capital programs
  • Manage field supervision and construction activities, including providing on-site support as required
  • Lead the commissioning and start up activities with construction, engineering and operations teams and ensure to have all the outstanding action items get timely completed post start up.
  • Ensure timely and accurate tracking of project KPIs (cost, schedule, risk, quality etc.) on all active projects
  • Regularly report the status, cost and schedule of projects
  • Lead PSSR, TCCC and project close out process with key stakeholders
  • Be the champion in promoting and communicating the cost effective and safe execution of the projects

Skills & Qualifications:

  • P. Eng. designation with a minimum of 10 years of oil and gas facility design and construction experience
  • Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Extensive experience in the design, construction, and operation of multi-well production facilities, compressor stations, gas/liquid processing plants, and pipelines. Working experience in upstream environment would be an asset
  • Current working knowledge of energy and environmental regulatory requirements as they relate to facility and pipeline construction projects
  • Project management experience is required and PMP designation would be an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and an ability to facilitate the discussions to come up with practical solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a multi-discipline group on multiple initiatives
  • Strong computer skills including MS Project and knowledge of Project Control tools would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of Maximo, OpenInvoice, SiteView, Qbyte, AFE navigator would be an asset
  • Strong knowledge of codes and standards related to facilities and pipelines would be an asset
  • Familiarity with CAD programs, 3-D Model programs and process modeling programs would be an asset
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and troubleshooting skills would be an asset
  • Experience in an operating company and in working with Operations and Production Engineering would be an asset

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of September 24, 2021.

CORPORATE FINANCE ANALYST

About this Opportunity / Primary Responsibilities:

This role reports to the Director, Corporate Finance in the Calgary office. The Corporate Finance Analyst will be an integral member of the Corporate Finance team, supporting the Director, Corporate Finance in key activities including:

  • Corporate finance:
    • Evaluation, planning and execution of capital market transactions
    • Credit rating agency liaison and support
    • Analytical and transaction support, including to other departments
  • Banking and treasury operations:
    • ongoing compliance with and interpretation of credit agreements
    • periodic renewals
    • liaison with the bank syndicate
    • other day-to-day banking and treasury matters
  • Risk management programs:
    • insurance, including annual renewals and claims management
    • foreign exchange management and strategy
    • counterparty credit
  • Other ad hoc projects and assignments

Qualifications / Personal Characteristics:

  • University degree in finance, business, accounting or related area
  • Professional designation; CFA and/or MBA is preferred
  • Minimum three years of work experience in corporate finance, corporate banking and/or investment banking; insurance and/or treasury related experience would be an asset
  • Advanced Excel, financial modeling, and PowerPoint capabilities; proficiency with Bloomberg would be an asset
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills and an ability to effectively collaborate across the organization
  • Keen attention to detail while maintaining the ability to see the broader picture
  • Motivated self-starter, able to handle significant and varied workloads
  • Creative, flexible and adaptive; a lateral thinker
  • A person of unquestioned integrity whose personal conduct both on and off the job reflects favourably upon themselves and the company

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply are asked to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply.

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

Some individuals in other countries have been receiving fraudulent notices of employment opportunities and fraudulent employment offers by e-mail that are represented to be from Paramount Resources Ltd.   Please be advised that Paramount does not recruit prospective employees using this form of notice. Please do not reply to these notices, do not supply personal information to any person alleging to be part of this process, and do not pay money to anyone for any role in facilitating an employment opportunity or immigration process.

Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.