CAREERS

FIELD OPERATOR, GRANDE PRAIRIE

Reporting to the Field Superintendent, this Grande Prairie based position will involve the following:

  • Performing routine operating functions and trouble-shooting on all equipment
  • Identifying deficiencies and recommending corrections to existing procedures to ensure the assigned field meets performance standards
  • Responsibility for compression, dehydration, pumping oil wells, high pressure and high temperature sour gas well operations and associated pipelines
  • Candidates must be able to work independently (several wells are accessible only by quad or sleds) with a strong commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Working an 8 on 6 off, 10-hour day shift schedule

The ideal candidate has a high school diploma with 5+ years of related oil and gas production experience.  Power Engineering certification, Gas Process Operations and/or CMDS training is an asset.  You must have a valid driver’s license and be physically capable of performing all aspects of this role.

Please note that, due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, all offers will be conditional on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

PAYROLL & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (6-month contract)

Reporting to the Manager, Administration and working out of the Calgary office, this contract position will be responsible for assisting with a variety of both payroll and administrative duties.  At the end of the contract, there is potential for it to become a permanent, full-time role.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the processing of semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls for all salary and hourly employees
  • Process new hires, employee changes, and terminations, ensuring appropriate approvals are in place
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets
  • Track and deduct all garnishments and other special payroll deductions
  • Identify and record employee taxable benefits
  • Prepare Records of Employment (ROE’s) and assist in the year end process through to T4 production
  • Addressing employee payroll and benefit inquiries appropriately, professionally and promptly
  • Prepare payroll expense journal entries and various labour distribution journals
  • Assist with completion of the WCB annual return and monitor to ensure accuracy a year end
  • Administer various benefit changes with the benefit providers
  • Review and reconcile all invoices from benefit providers to ensure they are correct and communicate with providers to resolve issues
  • Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Review, track and record vacation days, sick days & statutory holidays
  • Maintain employee personal records, including organizing backlog of filing
  • Keep current on changes to legislation that impact or could impact payroll
  • Updating, improving and streamlining current processes and procedures
  • Provide reporting and assistance to the Administration and Human Resources Departments
  • Update and compile documents for new hire orientation packages
  • Format and print business cards
  • Provide reception and mailroom relief as required
  • Other special projects as assigned

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Canadian Payroll Association Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification completed or in progress
  • 2-3 years of payroll experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of service excellence when dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Analytical problem solver who is detail-oriented and comfortable working under strict deadlines
  • Ability to ensure the highest degree of confidentiality at all times

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.   We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

Integrity and Corrosion Specialist; Grande Prairie

Reporting to the Corporate Operating Officer of Paramount’s Grande Prairie Business Unit, the primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the field component of the Integrity Management Programs in the Grande Prairie area.    

 

Please note that this is a Grande Prairie based position, that will also require travel to other company operating areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Integrity and Corrosion Specialist is responsible for:

  • Working with the Operating Unit Staff, the Integrity Management Coordinator and the Chief Inspector to ensure the Integrity Management Programs are implemented, adequate and cost effective for all Paramount operated pipelines and facilities in the Grande Prairie area.
  • Work with the Operating Unit Staff to coordinate and execute the required inspections for all pressure equipment, safety devices and storage tanks.
  • Recommending adjustments to corrosion control programs to the Operating Unit Staff based on changes in production rates or other parameters impacting the program.
  • Work with the Paramount Integrity Management Coordinator and the Operating Unit Staff to ensure regulatory inspections are completed in the required time frame.
  • Work with the Integrity Management Coordinator and third party service providers to ensure that Cathodic Protection systems are functional and adequate.
  • Work with the Engineering Project Managers to ensure Cathodic Protection is installed on new pipelines in the regulatory mandated time frame.
  • Work with the Integrity Management Coordinator and the Chief Inspector to ensure that pressure equipment records are accurate and up to date.
  • Work with the Operating Unit Staff to ensure that the roles and responsibilities under the Integrity Management Programs are fully understood.
  • Work with material, chemical and service providers to implement and modify functionally appropriate integrity and corrosion management programs.

Qualities, Skills & Attributes:

An Engineering Technology Diploma with a C.E.T. designation combined with at least 7 years of experience in corrosion monitoring and prevention or 10+ years of upstream oil and gas industry pipeline, plant or field operating experience with appropriate certification in corrosion and integrity management.

  • NACE certification is required.
  • Experience in the developing, implementing and managing of corrosion control and monitoring programs.
  • Experience in recommending, planning and executing internal inspection programs of pipelines.
  • Experience in planning and scheduling inspections of pressure vessels, pressure piping, safety devices and storage tanks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary group.
  • Strong computer skills including Roughneck, Geoscout, MS Word and Excel, etc.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com. We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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.