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.

MECHANIC – KAYBOB CENTRAL

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Mechanic will be based out of Fox Creek working an 8/6 schedule in a very busy area with continuous new development. The Mechanic will be a key member of the team to provide mechanical maintenance on production equipment including compressors, pump jacks and pumps.

Job functions will involve:

  • Environment, Health and Safety must be a priority.
  • This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining field and plant equipment, including engine and compressor overhaul, pump repair/overhaul, alignments and clutches, and maintaining a preventative maintenance system as well as be able to interpret reliability data.
  • Contribute to the team achievement of meeting business, environmental, health and safety targets.
  • Work with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler to eliminate unneeded downtime.
  • Participate in root cause failure analysis for rotating equipment.
  • Predictive maintenance including managing oil sampling program.
  • Maintain a critical spare parts inventory.
  • Liaise with field and plant operators, instrumentation, and electrical personal as needed.
  • These duties will be conducted in a safe & efficient manner with effective communication.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic or Millwright Journeyman Certification or Interprovincial Red Seal Equivalent.
  • Knowledge & experience working in sweet and sour fields on various models of natural gas engines and compressors, pumps and artificial lift equipment (pumpjacks).
  • Experience with Murphy, Microguard, Flexiguard & Remvue 500 panels.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Exposure to maintenance management systems and functionality (Maximo or similar).
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills, verbally and written.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be able to manage time effectively.
  • Positive attitude and a sense of teamwork.
  • Must be willing to be on call and work overtime when required.
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs is an asset. Must be able to learn and work with all Paramount based software programs.

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.

OWNER INSPECTOR - KAYBOB

About this Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, this position will place a priority on health, safety and environment. The Owner Inspector will have a full working knowledge of ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code, inspecting and ensuring the code is met during the pipeline construction, repair or alteration. The Owner Inspector will certify pressure piping meets all required standards and codes. The position will be based out of the Paramount Fox Creek Office and the successful candidate will reside in the surrounding area.

Job functions will involve:

  • Ensuring Environment, Health & Safety are a top priority, and completing all work with a safety conscious attitude.
  • Review, understand and fully utilize Paramount’s safety and operational procedures and standards in performing all facets of work.
  • Verify that all required examinations and testing have been completed.
  • Perform inspections on piping to the extent necessary so that it conforms to all applicable examination requirements of ASME B31.3 (The Code) and of the engineering design.
  • Sign off on the Pressure Piping Construction and Test Data Report as required by Alberta Regulations.
  • Inspecting Pig Barrels, out of service conditioning equipment, pipeline no flow discontinuations, piping spool/pipeline dead leg discontinuations and line heater bypasses.
  • Complete HAZOP piping recommendations.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are followed as per quality requirements.
  • Ensure all safety documentation is completed for all personnel working in the facility under operations care.
  • Identify and troubleshoot process upsets, take proportional action to resolve issues.
  • Complete incident reporting.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have accomplished a High School Diploma.
  • Power Engineering, Welding, Fitter or QC Management certificate considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a related position.
  • Valid H2S and First Aid certifications and hold a Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of ASME B31.1 piping standards.
  • Working Knowledge of Z662 Pipeline systems code.
  • ABSA PESL/PESR considered an asset.
  • Strong understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes and standards and their impact on project activities.
  • 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.
  • Required to work a 9/80 (Every other Friday off) shift. Candidate should be flexible for turnarounds and project work.

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.

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.