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.

PIPEFITTER - KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Pipefitter will be a key member of the Maintenance team to deliver professional, cost-effective Pipefitting results in a busy area with continuous new development. The successful candidate will be based out of Fox Creek and the schedule will be 8 days on/6 days off.

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
  • Cut and thread pipe using basic pipefitting equipment including wheeled cutters and threaders
  • Oversee the activity of 3rd party contractors mobilized to support Maintenance team
  • Verify serviceability of materials used in piping systems.
  • Fabricate, install, alter, maintain and/or repair Paramount piping systems in accordance with Paramount policies and procedures.
  • Prepare isometric drawings and cost estimates with proper specifications and submit to engineering for approval on identified projects.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems, using approved/calibrated equipment according to accepted corporate procedures.
  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Document all activity to Maintenance Foreman using corporate checklists, data reports and project summaries.
  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship, safety awareness and housekeeping

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Alberta Journeyman Pipefitter Certificate or Interprovincial Red Seal equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related role
  • Ability to read and understand drawings as well as to redline and update existing drawings
  • Experience operating a small picker truck
  • 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 minimum of supervision.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Valid safety tickets (First Aid, H2S, WHIMIS, TDG, Fall Protection Confined Space and Ground Disturbance)
  • Ability to work within deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and be on call as required.

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 January 31, 2019.

OPERATIONS TRAINER – KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Operations Trainer will be responsible for supporting a Field Base Employee Competency program to ensure field employees have the competencies required to complete their roles in a safe, responsible manner.

 The Operations Trainer will support the Kaybob Region, based out of the Fox Creek office. Travel to and support of other Regions will be required.

Job functions will involve:

  • Facilitate reviews of existing General Operating Procedures, Site Operating Procedures, Safe Working Procedures with operations/maintenance staff. Track and report compliance of updates based on the pre-determined review schedule
  • Consult with Operations/Maintenance staff in the development of new procedures as required
  • Complete capability assessments on individual field staff to assure competency in completing job tasks
  • Track and schedule safety training as required in coordination with the HSE team, in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Instruct or co-ordinate mandatory training such as H2S or First Aid
  • Track and report on completion of employee and contractor safety orientations
  • Assist in training of regulatory requirements of the oil and gas industry (examples include AER, ABSA, AEPEA approvals)
  • Assist in ERP training and facilitate man down drills, including tracking of attendance
  • Track and schedule progression training for operations and maintenance staff, including GPO, PFO and Apprenticeships
  • Recommend, source, and schedule approved specialty training for employees
  • Reporting key metrics/performance indicators to field management  

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of practical experience in operations and maintenance of oil and gas production wells and facilities
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Valid H2S and First Aid certifications
  • 4th Class Power Engineering and/or completed GPO/PFO certificate is required
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be an asset
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in a related field is an asset
  • Working knowledge of legislated training requirements for oil and gas industry
  • Background or experience in HSE or regulatory fields would be an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills required
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to manage a demanding workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Time management and organizational effectiveness are critical to this position
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, along with the ability to learn, adhere and work with all company-based software programs and processes
  • Previous experience with a learning management system would be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • The successful candidates will work a 9/80 shift (Monday to Friday, with every other Friday off)


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 January 31, 2019.

INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGIST - KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Instrumentation Technologist 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 Fox Creek area and the schedule will be 8 days on/6 days off.

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

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 January 31, 2019.

 

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.