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Imperial Oil

Kearl Heavy Duty Mechanic/Technician – Shovels

Canada-Alberta-Fort McMurray

Kearl Site1517360

Company Information

Imperial Oil

Job Description

The next generation of oil sands mining.

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial invests in new technology to responsibly meet today’s energy challenges, reducing our environmental footprint and remaining committed to high safety standards.

Our Kearl oil sands operation north of Fort McMurray, Alberta represents the next generation of oil sands mining and is positioned to provide exciting career opportunities well into the future. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Kearl Heavy Duty Mechanic/Technician – Shovels

Imperial is hiring a number of Heavy Duty Mechanics/Technicians – Shovels for our Kearl oil sands mining operation. Reporting to a Mine Maintenance Supervisor, these positions are responsible for day-to-day maintenance of heavy equipment in an oil sands environment. 

Responsibilities include working in a safe and efficient manner maintaining hydraulic and electric shovels, adhering to all safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures; taking part in all training requirements; and recording information related to maintenance repairs and work completed.

This position will be a full-time fly-in, fly-out role to our Kearl site from either Calgary or Edmonton. Relocation assistance to Calgary or Edmonton is available, if required. Bus transportation is also available to Kearl from Fort McMurray at the beginning and end of each shift rotation, typically 11 days on and 9 days off (shift rotations start and finish with a partial-day shift). Safe, secure, quiet accommodations, including a private room/washroom, will be provided for employees on rotating work schedules.

The successful applicant will possess a combination of the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Heavy Duty Journeyman Mechanic or Millwright eligible to work in Alberta
  • Minimum 5 years’ electric shovel (7495/495) experience
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Ability to work both independently and respectfully as a supportive team
  • Related experience within the oils sands mining sector would be an asset member
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to safe operations and continuous improvement
  • Proficiency with computer and computerized tools usage

Benefits to you:

Imperial offers competitive compensation, vacation and benefits packages including salary, healthcare and savings plan contributions. Imperial provides comprehensive training and supports employees in ongoing learning and continuous professional development.

Please submit your resume by June 30, 2017.

Successful applicants must:

• Be permanently eligible to work in Canada

• Participate in pre-employment background screening


Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.


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Imperial Oil
Posting Date: 13-Jun-2017Millwright/Mechanic Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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