Petroleum Technician in Calgary, Canada

at Government of Canada
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted May 31, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Indian Oil and Gas Canada

Calgary (Alberta)

AB-06 - Equivalent EG 05

Term - 2 Years

$60,128 to $75,159
For further information on the organization, please visit Indian Oil and Gas Canada
Closing date: 10 June 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities
All applications must be submitted online at through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS). Do not email, fax or mail-in applications as these will not be accepted.

Candidates must apply online in order to answer the screening questions. When answering these questions, you must provide concrete and detailed examples to clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements listed in the essential qualifications and asset qualifications section. Please specify when, where and how you gained this experience using specific examples, including dates and the role you played at that time. The screening board cannot make any assumptions about your experience. It is not sufficient to say that you have the required qualifications or to list your current duties. Failure to provide the above information may result in your application being rejected from the process.

All communication and information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to the close of process, may be used in the assessment of qualifications. Your ability to communicate effectively in writing may be evaluated through your responses to the screening questions, your covering letter, and/or your résumé.
1. Reviewing regulatory notices to determine which oil company applications could potentially impact Indian lands, and bringing these issues to the attention of senior staff.
2. Assisting engineering and other technical staff in the review of operators’ records to ensure compliance with governmental, regulatory and contractual requirements.
3. Maintaining current record of Indian lands offset by non-Indian interest wells; investigating and classifying boundary spacing units, and bringing potential drainage situations to the attention of the engineers and land negotiators.
4. Producing lease maps for the organization using computer mapping software and IOGC’s relational database management system; creating custom maps for IOGC staff and Bands using various electronic data sources and computer graphics software.
5. Ensuring that treaty land entitlement and other reserve land boundary descriptors are maintained for computer mapping purposes.
6. Setting up well files for all new wells including the input of well log images into computer log software; maintaining custody of confidential well files for the appropriate period; ensuring companies provide all information and documents required by the regulations; compiling statistical drilling data for management reporting purposes and providing activity report of drilling status on Indian lands; calculating properties from well logs for input to hydrocarbon inventory updates.
Work environment
IOGC is located away from Calgary's downtown core at the west end of Anderson Road on Tsuu T'ina First Nation lands.
Intent of the process
This is a full-time term position. A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and/or indeterminate positions.
Positions to be filled: 1
Information you must provide
Your résumé.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
1. Completion of a technical certificate or diploma program related to the petroleum industry from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Degree equivalency
2. Membership in the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) as a C.Tech (Certified Technician).
1. Substantial experience in or related to the upstream petroleum industry.

Experience is normally acquired through a minimum of 7 years related experience which includes 2 or more years of progressive experience fulfilling typical petroleum technician duties as described by ASET.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential
Information on language requirements
1. Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures regarding petroleum exploration and production.
2. Knowledge of Indian Oil and Gas Canada.
3. Knowledge of provincial acts, regulations and directives pertaining to the oil industry.
4. Knowledge of upstream petroleum industry.
1. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
2. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
3. Ability to evaluate data, identify options and make recommendations.
4. Ability to be thorough and accurate when performing technical work.
5. Ability to use computer software applications including MS Word and Excel.
1. Effective interpersonal skills
2. Well-organized
3. Sound judgement
4. Reliability
5. Attention to detail
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
1. Experience working for a regulatory agency.
2. Experience in oil and gas field operations.
3. Experience monitoring oil and gas field operations or performing petroleum geology technical work.
4. Experience using petroleum industry production and well data software.
In support of achieving a diversified workforce, selection may be limited to candidates self-identifying as members of the following designated Employment Equity group: Aboriginal peoples.
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Interviews will be conducted. Written test(s) will be administered. Reference checks will be conducted.

Proof of education must be submitted at the interview.

Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications or an organizational need. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

Our intention is to communicate with candidates via email. Candidates who apply on this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and to make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users. It is the candidate's responsibility to provide any changes to their personal information to the contact indicated on this job advertisement.

Only on-line applications will be accepted in order to take advantage of the many benefits of using the electronic recruitment system. Some of the benefits for applicants include that you can: modify your application/resume at any time before the closing date, verify the status of your application and notification(s), at any time, and be notified electronically of assessment details and results. To submit an application on-line, please select the button "Apply Online" below. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.


IOGC is an organization committed to managing and regulating oil and gas resources on First Nation reserve lands. It is a special operating agency within Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. IOGC is responsible for the administration of oil and gas resources on First Nation reserve lands across Canada, primarily south of the 60th parallel. Most of IOGC's work is in Western Canada in the area of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin.

Benefits of working at IOGC include: work-life balance, full benefits and comprehensive pensions, flexible work hours, performance pay, banked time, confidential Employee Assistance Program, personal and career development, reward and recognition program, on-the-job training and classroom training.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order.

Information on the preference to veterans

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