Operations Shift Leader

Sarnia - Ontario - Canada - Energy - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Vocational School

We're hiring an Operations Shift Leader for our client, a large transportation and midstream provider. This is a permanent position.

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Tori Pearson, Account manager

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About this role


  • Providing strong leadership, coaching and mentoring for personnel;
  • Participating in change management communication and contributing in change management initiates;
  • Demonstrating competency in the execution and evaluation of all operational tasks performed on shift;
  • Performing Shift Power Engineering responsibilities;
  • Supporting O&M budgets for area of responsibility;
  • Managing the hiring, orientation, performance and career development needs of employees;
  • Maintaining the operation of the facility within regulatory parameters;
  • Prioritizing maintenance activities and executing any necessary corrective actions;
  • Communicating planned and unplanned outages as required;
  • Ensuring that responsibility meets safety (i.e. employee, contractor, vehicle, and process safety), and environmental requirements and regulations;
  • Supporting facility turnarounds by ensuring work is identified and integrated into the overall project schedule, scope and budget;
  • Ensuring activities are performed without safety or environmental incidents; and providing resources throughout the project as required;
  • Promoting customer satisfaction by ensuring that customers are informed and satisfied;
  • Supporting and collaborating with the Sarnia Management Team in Planning and Engineering meetings; and
  • Ensuring key decisions and key messages are cascaded to the workforce as agreed to by the management teams.

About you

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in industrial oil and gas operations and maintenance;
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience as a supervisor, leading and engaging team members;
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to operate plant specific machinery;
  • Proven ability to learn and lead teams during period of change; and
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered however it is imperative that the successful candidate be very strong from a technical aspect.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-directed and capable of working with minimum supervision;
  • 3rd Class Power Engineering Technical Diploma, Trades certification or equivalent experience would be considered an asset;
  • Motivated with a willingness to advance to greater challenges;
  • Demonstrated team player;
  • Strong commitment to safety;
  • Understanding of the LPG business;
  • Understanding of customer issues and focus; and
  • Self-motivated and energetic with effective written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB245249
  • Location: Sarnia
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Vocational School
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Friday, January 31, 2020
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Tori Pearson

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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