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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.

MAINTENANCE PLANNER/SCHEDULER (INTEGRITY/MOC COORDINATOR) – KAYBOB NORTH

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler position will be responsible for the management of work related to Integrity/Management of Change (MoC) programs in the Kaybob North area. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-discipline team on a 4&3 schedule (Monday-Thursday).

Job functions will involve:

  • Work with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering teams to organize and optimize job plans
  • Provide direct day-to-day integrity and maintenance planning/scheduling. In conjunction with the Operations staff, utilize the current maintenance and planning database
  • Where required, conduct Environment, Health & Safety Assessments as part of the job planning preparation
  • Responsible for planning/scheduling work orders where required
  • Schedule and lead the Non-Conformance Report (NCR) meetings
  • Provide support for engineering for drawings and documentation required to ensure MoC and NCR’s are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide input and planning for projects, and turnarounds where required
  • Ensure required stakeholders (Engineers, Trades, Operators, Contractors, etc.) have all the required procedures, pre-job safety information, risk assessments, check sheets, etc. required to conduct work safely
  • Ensure requisitions for parts and critical labour is completed with all required documentation
  • Ensure that the Work Information in the Maximo maintenance system is kept current and accurate
  • Determine and document the required tasks, labour, materials and associated costs required to execute each Work Order in adherence to all established processes. Initiate and execute required activities to comply with established Management of Change processes
  • Provide documentation (via attachment to Work Orders) required for assigned personnel to execute the work in a safe, value-added fashion (i.e. procedures, safety or hazard information, check sheets, schematics, etc.) and ensure warranty work is accurately identified and associated standard claim processes are adhered to
  • Review all completed Work Order packages for follow-up actions, continuous improvement, quality assurance, performance analysis and invoice validation
  • Provide support for the planning of work overs, extensive turnarounds and the annual budgeting process
  • Act as a Champion for the Management of Change (MoC) process within Paramount in the respective area
  • Prioritize MoC requests effectively to ensure alignment with Corporate priorities
  • Facilitate and actively participate in area MoC meetings
  • Ensure all initiated/validated MoC requests meet all requirements before proceeding to review/approval/execution/closeout stages
  • Assist MoC initiators with gathering applicable supporting documentation (including drawings)
  • Train new employees and contractors in the MoC process
  • Work with stakeholders to manage MoC activities consistently across the respective area

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of ten years operational or trades experience with a strong background in operations & integrity
  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler an asset
  • Must have accomplished a High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • A related Technical Diploma or Journeyman Certificate (or equivalent) would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience with Maximo or equivalent maintenance management system
  • Proven knowledge and experience with integrity management, safety, and environment regulatory compliance requirements and cost control
  • Experience in work management, preventive maintenance, asset life cycle management, key performance indicators, process optimization, and performance management
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, organizational, time management, interpersonal, and discipline to process skills
  • Experience with Management of Change process (MoC)
  • Experience with MoC software/Computerized Maintenance Management Software (Maximo)
  • Experience with Operation and Maintenance of oil and gas equipment
  • General knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, programming and automation is an asset
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • The successful candidate will reside in the Fox Creek, AB area or in close proximity

GENERAL:

  • Works to exceed the high-level goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Adheres to Paramount’s established policies, practices, and processes.
  • Represents Paramount with professionalism when working or communicating with external stakeholders.
  • Maintains credibility in technical discipline of focus.
  • A self-managed individual with excellent time management, prioritization, and organization skills; able to execute simultaneous initiatives with a commitment to agreed-upon timelines.
  • Thrives in a high-paced, action-oriented environment; able to complete tasks quickly and efficiently while exercising attention to detail.
  • Resourceful, decisive, uses effective communication skills (verbal, written, listening, and facilitation), and takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Disciplined, motivated, and able to assume new responsibilities as they arise, builds internal and external networks to enhance decision-making.
  • Proficient in using the Microsoft Office product suite.


This position will provide you with an opportunity to leverage your skills in support of a nimble, Canadian-based energy company. You will receive on-the-job experience, coaching and training and work in a collaborative learning environment. Paramount offers competitive compensation that includes excellent health and wellness benefits.

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 Oct 12, 2020.

GENERAL LABORER – KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Operations Foreman, the General Laborer will place a high priority on health, safety and environment. The chosen candidate will have a basic understanding of oil & gas operations, work to exceed the high-level goals and objectives of the organization, thrive in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment and able to work with a multi-disciplinary team.

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 facility safety equipment.
  • Review, understand and fully utilize Paramount’s safety and operational procedures and standards in performing all facets of work.
  • Work with the Operations Team on preventative maintenance and ensure equipment is running efficiently and safely.
  • Maintain quality control for assigned work tasks.
  • Participate in review, modifications or development of facility procedures as required.
  • Ensure all safety documentation is completed for all assigned work projects in the field or plant environments.
  • Participate in commissioning and start up activities as required.
  • Complete incident reporting.
  • Daily duties may include supporting operations in pipeline pigging, safety watch, safety backup, breathing air equipment management, general labor to support journeyman trades, yard maintenance, lease water management and project support.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have accomplished a High School Diploma.
  • PFO/GPO industry training courses, or equivalent would be an asset.
  • Safety Industry Training Courses would be an asset.
  • Valid H2S and First Aid certifications and hold a Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Have a basic understanding of oil & gas operations.
  • 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.

This position will provide you with an opportunity to leverage your skills in support of a nimble, Canadian-based energy company. You will receive on-the-job experience, coaching and training and work in a collaborative learning environment. Paramount offers competitive compensation that includes excellent health and wellness benefits.

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 October 7, 2020.

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

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Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.