CAREERS

At Paramount Resources Ltd. we’re driven by a passion to be the best. Paramount is dynamic, fast-moving and not content with the status quo. A combination of focused approach, technical expertise and financial depth has propelled us into one of the top exploration and production companies in Canada. We’ve been in business since 1978 and our most recent acquisition of Apache Canada Ltd. and merger with Trilogy Energy Corp. have us poised for tremendous growth.
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 demonstrate a culture of operational excellence and deliver on our promises. Paramount takes pride in our track record of protecting the environment while responsibly developing Canada’s natural resources, and strives to instill high EH&S standards at all levels of operations. We understand that economic development is a key factor in building strong communities and we are committed to fostering a culture that respects the people involved in all facets of our work and in the communities in which we operate.
Paramount is involved and invested in many community groups, and the pillars of our corporate giving – healthcare, education and recreation – help provide the tools to build strong communities.
Be part of the energy – join Paramount today!
We’re a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, and our shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol POU.

MIDSTREAM AND RISK CONTROL ANALYST

About this Opportunity:

Reporting to the Senior Midstream Representative and based in our Calgary head office, this position will be an integral part of the Midstream and Marketing team, with key responsibilities in risk management, commodity contract administration, data analytics and economic evaluations.

Job functions will involve:

  • Coordinating with various internal and external parties in reviewing, drafting and negotiating terms of new product sales, purchase, transport and other service agreements, confidentiality agreements, amendments and renewals
  • Daily transaction verification ensuring trades are executed accurately and in accordance with approved transaction limits
  • Generating and circulating trade confirmations, reviewing incoming trade confirmations and coordinating execution or resolution of any discrepancies with counterparties
  • Daily and monthly commodity price reporting for settlement purposes
  • Reviewing and coordinating approvals of monthly power invoices
  • Confirming monthly crude oil prices with counterparties prior to monthly settlements
  • Various commodity hedging responsibilities
  • Data analytics support and economic modelling of a variety of Midstream and Marketing related projects
  • Supporting requests to ensure CSOX compliance

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, or related experience at a Financial Institution, Accounting Firm or Bank.
  • Bachelor’s degree related to Finance, Engineering, Economics or Accounting
  • Experience in marketing contract administration, risk management and audit
  • Experience with trading processes, and/or petroleum accounting
  • Understanding of Canadian crude oil characteristics, infrastructure and pricing
  • Understanding of Canadian natural gas infrastructure, pricing and standards
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Experience with project economics analysis and modelling capabilities
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Office, Excel, and PowerPoint (proficiency in Power BI considered an asset)
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Proven capabilities in time management, prioritization and multitasking
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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 December 4, 2020.

PLANT OPERATOR - KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Production Foreman, this position will place a priority on health, safety and environment. Plant Operators will have a full working knowledge of gas plant operations to ensure that gas products meet specifications. The chosen candidate will need to reside and work in the Fox Creek area.

Job functions will involve:

  • Ensuring Environment, Health & Safety are a top priority, and completing all work with a safety conscious attitude.
  • Performing operating assignments and maintenance on plant equipment to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Review, understand and fully utilize Paramount’s safety and operational procedures and standards in performing all facets of work.
  • Ensuring that oil and gas or power products meet specifications.
  • Recommending modifications to plant processes where performance can be improved. Work with the Operations Team on preventative maintenance and ensure equipment is running efficiently and safely.
  • Monitor facility readings, product sampling and quality control.
  • Assist with contractor, driver orientations and supervision for on-site operations.
  • Participate in review, modifications or development of facility procedures.
  • Start-up, operate and shut down unit operations within the gas plant as well as the entire plant with expertise.
  • Ensure all safety documentation is completed for all personnel working in the facility under operations care.
  • Participate in commissioning and start up activities.
  • Identify and troubleshoot process upsets, take proportional action to resolve issues.
  • Complete incident reporting.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have accomplished a High School Diploma.
  • 4th Class Power Engineering is required and 3rd or 2nd Class Power Engineering certificate would be considered an asset.
  • PFO/GPO industry training courses, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related position.
  • Valid H2S and First Aid certifications and hold a Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Ability to maximize production through process optimization.
  • Process Experience includes, but not limited to:
    • Glycol de-hydration
    • Amine sweetening
    • Acid Gas injection
    • PLC/DCS
    • Refrigeration
    • Booster/sales compression
    • Inlet separation
    • NGL Recovery
    • Condensate stabilization
    • Hot Oil & Glycol H.M Boilers
  • Good understanding of business concepts in order to minimize costs.
  • Must be a strong team player with excellent communication, problem solving, decision-making, well organized, reliable and excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs. Must be able to learn, adhere and work with all Paramount based software programs.
  • Proactive and self-starter that demonstrates initiative and an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, partners and stakeholders.
  • Have a creative, open-minded approach with the ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to provide shift coverage upon request.
  • Required to work a 7 days on, 7 days off shift (12 hour shifts) that will rotate between day and night shifts.

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 December 2, 2020.

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.