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Imperial Oil

Maintenance Power Systems Electrician

Canada-Alberta-Fort McMurray

Kearl site1527690

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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.

Maintenance Power Systems Electrician

Reporting to the Kearl Plant Maintenance Power Distribution Supervisor, the Power Systems Electrician will be responsible for the maintenance of a variety of facilities and equipment in a fully functional oil sands operation.

Responsibilities include operating, maintaining and repairing a variety of high-voltage electrical systems, including 4.16 KV, 13.8 KV, 72KV and 250 KV; SAP notification entry, as well as E-Maintenance entry requests; assisting in development of maintenance strategies and best practices for the Kearl Mine operations and its facilities; and serving as the Area Operator or Isolating Authority for the Power Distribution Department. 

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)
  • Electrical Journeyperson with Interprovincial Red Seal certification, plus 5 years of applicable experience
  • Familiarity with Powell Medium Voltage switchgear and overhead power line distribution systems, Siemens and Asea Brown Boveri Gas Insulated Switchgear
  • Preference given to Power Systems Electrician
  • Experience with high-voltage equipment
  • General Electric Multilin Relay experience
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license and safe driving record


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.

The application deadline is September 3, 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: 04-Aug-2017Mining Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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