Plant Operator-Devon – EXPIRED POSTING


Grande Prairie office Alberta Canada

Job Location: Grande Prairie office, Alberta, Canada


Every day, Devon employees bring their talent, skill and innovative spirit to work. That’s what’s made us a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company, and has helped us rank # 27 on FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 BEST Companies to Work For and # 15 on the 2013 Best Workplaces in Canada list. We’re small enough to feel like a family, but large enough to build a destiny.

Devon has exciting future opportunities over the next 6 months in its Grande Prairie district and are currently looking for skilled Plant Operators. Reporting to the Production Foreman, this position will work closely with the Decision Support Center, interacting regularly with other on-site staff (engineers, supervisors, maintenance personnel, quality assurance/control, plant and field operators, etc.).

As a Plant Operator, you will be operating oil battery, refrigeration units, deep cut processes with electric drivers, compressors and pumps. The position will also be responsible for maintaining processing reliability and optimal production volumes, as well as monitoring equipment conditions, initiating repair as required.

Environment, Health & Safety and Regulatory Performance is a critical component of our overall success at Devon Canada and as such this position calls for a high level of excellence in respect to Health and Safety, requiring you to anticipate risk and ensure safety in the workplace is a priority.

Other Duties:

Ensure that the facility is operated in a safe and efficient manner

Maintain positive relationships with landowners, business associates, regulatory agencies and local communities

Ensure consistent processes and controls are in place and working effectively to continuously improve safety and compliance performance

Reporting as required to regulatory bodies

Work with the area Lead Operator to optimize production

Ensure that facilities are kept in a safe and environmentally friendly condition

Provide expertise and knowledge to the operation where required

Troubleshoot operational problems as required

Maintain equipment as required


This position offers the right candidate variety in their daily work life, learning opportunities and the chance to offer creative solutions. We are seeking an individual with a strong work ethic, who is self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision. Our ideal candidate will possess excellent planning and organization skills and has the ability to be influential and assertive when necessary. We require someone who is known as an open and honest team player, and who has a positive, engaging attitude. A strong commitment and high level of excellence to Health and Safety is a must.

Additional Requirements:

Minimum five (5 years) of operating experience in a gas processing facility

Minimum 4th class Power Engineering Certificate

Strong DCS and SCADA control knowledge

Strong knowledge of Oil Battery and Refrigeration & Deep Cut facility processes

Sound understanding of maintenance/operations as it relates to the safe and efficient production of gas and oil

Well versed in MS Office, familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems and experience in SAP is an asset

Valid Class 5 driver’s license

To apply for these future opportunities, go to

Job ID: 00004787

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