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Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Canadian Natural’s goal has always been to run our business and run it well, executing on our projects and creating value for our shareholders. That is what we have focused on for the past twenty years, and it is what we continue to focus on. Our asset base is strong and balanced. We have crude oil and natural gas conventional operations in domestic and international basins, along with a world class oil sands mining operation.1989Shallow gas basin of Alberta was the modern iteration of the Co... Read More

Address      2500, 855 - 2 Street S.W. Calgary, AB T2P 4J8
Website      www.cnrl.com/
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Production Engineer

Our Horizon Oil Sands operation is expanding with project spending for 2012 forecasted at approximately $1.55 billion with future projected spending of approximately $2 - 2.5 billion each year for the next several years.

The Production Engineer will provide production/process engineering support for the successful continuous operation of the Bitumen Extraction Plant. This role will provide real potential for career growth and development of new skills.

• Assist the process engineers with the development, design, implementation and follow up of industrial tests and performance and capacity tests
• Review circuit, equipment and plant performance and provide solutions to problems with throughput, quality, recovery, or efficiency
• Ensure the plant operates under the desired operating band and set corrective actions in those cases the plant is not within correct operating band
• Maintain a focus on production without sacrificing product quality, plant recovery, personnel safety and health, or environmental compliance
• Lead the identification of the operating band for each circuit, and develop and track the key process parameter to ensure the safety, environmental and production requirements are met on a sustained basis
• Work closely with operations general foreman, shift team leads, control room operators in the troubleshooting of plant, circuit and equipments
• Support Maintenance and Operations in the development of maintenance strategies for key plant equipment
• Review all plant and equipment operations to identify opportunities for improvement with regard to efficiency, cost and or equipment performance
• Lead the development of the control charts and response plans and ensure they are up to date and included on the training programs
• Support operations to maintain a good level of compliance with regard to sampling, instrumentation integrity and ensuring adequate preventive maintenance
• Support operations with all short engineering solutions required for the plant operation and coordinate and ensure the permanent solutions are implemented
• Act as Owner contact for MOCs (Management of Change) for area of responsibility; including procedure development and operator training
• Complete root cause failure analysis of process incidents including solution identification and solution implementation
• Spend time on shift to become familiar with operating issues and operating personnel
• Develop and maintain the process control strategies and operating philosophy in responsible areas

• Typically 1+ year of related industry experience with engineering degree
• Registration or eligibility for registration with APEGA
• Familiarity with and understanding of working in a mineral processing or industrial environment

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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