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Cenovus Energy

Worker Type: Contingent Worker

Group: Wapiti - Operations Department

Job Post End Date: 10/31/2020

About This Opportunity:

We have an immediate opportunity for a Contract Operator in Grande Prairie (Wapiti/Kakwa area). In this role, your primary responsibility will be to effectively participate as a team member in operating and maintaining our gas wells and facilities. The operations team ensures the maximum performance of mechanical, instrumentation and facilities while managing the day-to-day operation of wells, pipelines, multi-well batteries, field booster compressors and sweet gas facilities.

Work Environment:

This role is a 12-month contract position, with a rotational schedule of eight days on, six days off, 10 hours per day based in Wapiti.

About Cenovus:

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company. It is committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing its assets in a safe, innovative and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into its business plans. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia.

The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit cenovus.com .

Why we work at Cenovus:

  • Safety as a core value

  • Competitive compensation

  • Volunteering opportunities

  • Community Investment activities

  • Inclusive work environment

  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities

  • Company/team building events


  • Assist the operations team in managing the day-to-day operation of wells, pipelines, multi-well batteries and gas compression facilities

  • Monitoring and maintenance of the well and facilities

  • Production accounting with P.V.

  • Help with production optimization, troubleshooting and equipment maintenance

  • Work in a team atmosphere and take on a variety of operating challenges

  • Understand and perform safety, environmental and regulatory responsibilities such as hazard identification, equipment lockout, emergency response and implement safe work procedures

  • Identify and scope out opportunities to maximize production, minimize operating costs and eliminate downtime

  • Perform housekeeping, performance monitoring and maintenance activities


  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • This position is safety-sensitive and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the Cenovus Alcohol and Drug policy which includes pre-assignment testing

  • Minimum of 3+ years of oilfield experience in an operations or maintenance role

  • Possess a disciplined work ethic, self-motivated and strong desire to contribute

  • Solid field/plant operating or maintenance background

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Well-developed communication skills

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s license (drivers abstract is required)

  • First Aid, CPR, TDG, WHMIS and H2S certifications

  • Proficient in M.S. Office Suite

At Cenovus, we embrace a diversity of thought, experience and backgrounds to help us make better business decisions, address our challenges, seize opportunities and unlock innovative solutions. We define diversity as the variety of people, including all of the unique attributes of our staff, as well as the variety of ideas within our organization. Building an inclusive workplace by drawing on the skills and talents of a diverse workforce provides Cenovus with a competitive advantage. We believe it’s essential to maximize the potential of everyone who works for our company and ensure people feel respected, appreciated and heard. We define inclusion as ‘diversity in action,’ creating an environment of involvement, respect and connection, where various ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed to create business value.

Note: The application deadline for this position is 11:59 PM MT October 30, 2020.

This posting represents the desired scope, accountabilities, skills and experience requirements of the job. These requirements may be modified to support business needs. Title and compensation administration will be based on the skills and capabilities of the successful incumbent.


To be considered for a position, please click Apply and create an account or sign in to your Cenovus Careers profile.

Immediately following successful submission of your online application, you will receive an online notification confirming Cenovus's receipt of your resume.

Only those applicants who apply directly to a posted position and are selected for an interview will be contacted. We will not accept agency or third-party candidate submissions.

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