Measurement and Sampling Technicians
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: R119976
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Job Title
Measurement and Sampling Technicians
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
What you can expect in a typical day
Product quality and quantity is extremely important to our business. We are looking to expand our team by hiring Measurement and Sampling Technicians who will be responsible for following the right processes to collect samples and measure all products we produce at our refinery in Saint John, NB. This position requires you to work rotating 12-hour shifts, days, nights, and weekends, outdoors, year-round, in all weather conditions. You also must be comfortable climbing 70', able to bend, stoop, and crawl. There are times when you will be required to board a marine vessel, so you must be comfortable working on water. If you have a mechanical aptitude, are good with math, and have a safety-as-a-way-of-life mindset, this could be a great opportunity for you to join one of Canada's Top 100 Employers!
  • Collect samples according to all safety protocols and collection standards.
  • Measure and obtain temperatures of various hydrocarbon products.
  • Perform calculations from measurement data to generate quantity reports.
  • Assist more experienced loss control specialists as required.
  • Monitor third party contractors as they perform various functions; ensure work is being completed to Irving Oil and industry standards.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Safety as-a-way-of-life mindset; no shortcuts.
  • Willingness and desire to continuously learn.
  • Willing and able to work towards becoming qualified in a field job - you will have an assigned mentor and trainer.
  • Ability to think, solve problems, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Comfortable learning new software systems.
  • Able to work rotating 12-hour shifts days, nights, and weekends outdoors in the plant, year-round in all types of weather.
  • Able to bend, stoop, crawl, lift up to 40lbs, enter confined spaces, climb up to 70'.
  • Must be able to use SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) safely.

  • Travel to Irving Oil owned sites within the Saint John area is required.

Education and experience
  • Minimum high school education. A background in Trades, Process Controls, Terminal Operations, Industrial Controls, or Engineering Technology is an asset.
  • Mechanical background and aptitude.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Good computer skills; solid knowledge of Excel (e.g. update spreadsheets, verify formulas, cross reference data).
  • Minimum Class 5 Driver's License is required.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Refinery Operations
Job Requirements - Education
Diploma / Certification: Trades
Saint John, NB
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