About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Instrumentation Technician will be a key member of the Maintenance team to provide instrumentation maintenance in a busy area with continuous new development. The successful candidate will be based out of the Grande Prairie area and the schedule will be 7 days on/7 days off. This is a contract-based role.

Job functions will involve:

  • Environment, Health and Safety must be a priority
  • Support Maintenance Foreman in delivery of professional support services to Operations
  • Support and initiate safe work practices; following all Paramount policies and procedures
  • Instrumentation maintenance and trouble-shooting of oilfield and plant control equipment (pneumatic and electronic)
  • Performance of preventative maintenance, shutdowns, gas detection, metering, and controls as related to sour gas facilities, field batteries, satellites, gas and oil wells
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot and repair SCADA systems, including Bristol, Fisher, Barton
  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship, safety awareness and housekeeping

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Alberta Journeyman Instrumentation Certificate or Interprovincial Red Seal equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Knowledge of operations (sweet and sour) in areas of plant, field, construction, pipelines or a combination thereof
  • Experience with SCADA installations and PLC programming
  • Strong computer skills, and experience with a CMMS (Maximo) would be an asset.
  • Highly motivated, able to work in a team environment
  • Strong commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently with a minimal supervision
  • Strong troubleshooting and decision making skills
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Valid safety tickets including First Aid, H2S, WHMIS, and TDG
  • Ability to work within deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to work overtime and be on call as required 

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

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 December 10, 2021.


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