Reliability Engineer


Oil and Gas Jobs

About this role

About this role


We’re hiring a Reliability Engineer for our client to join their leading and growing team. This is an exciting 12-month contract opportunity to utilize your design and development expertise, take a creative approach to problem solving, and to collaborate with a skilled team.


  • Lead Root Cause analysis on equipment failures to contribute to continuous improvement, implement, track and look back to ensure recommendations effectiveness
  • Responsible for developing solutions to complex problems which require ingenuity and creativity
  • Provide technical support to others throughout the business unit
  • Analyze equipment performance based on operating data and maintenance history. Identify and investigate the bad actors
  • Identify and implement improvement ideas to improve operational performance, increase availability and reduce costs.
  • Provide leadership and decision-making skills during turnarounds and unplanned equipment outages regarding repair solutions.
  • Provide input to a risk management plan that will anticipate risks that could adversely impact plant operations
  • Determine the function, capability, functional failure modes, probability of failure, impact severity and acceptable risk for assets to define the right maintenance requirements to eliminate functional failures and their effects
  • Utilize reliability engineering tools to assess and maximize equipment reliability
  • Systematically define, design, develop, monitor, and refine an asset maintenance plan that includes:
  • Effective utilization of predictive condition monitoring and other non-destructive testing methodologies to proactively identify potential reliability issues
  • Review, interpret of vibration and oil analysis, provide recommendations and track the effectiveness
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators for assets
  • Support the development of Reliability Centered Maintenance processes
  • Assist in the financial justification of asset reliability upgrades and improvements using life cycle costing




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Mechanical
  • Professional Engineer designation that is recognized by APEGA or APEGS
  • Minimum of 8 year’s related to maintenance/ process and industrial experience in Oil Industry /Pulp or paper mill/mining experience with a focus on reliability studies, root cause failure analysis, risk assessment, bad actor analysis
  • Excellent understanding of SAGD process and equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of field practices
  • Good computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess knowledge in and experience with safe work practices in an oil industry environment accompanied by a superior safety attitude
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills sufficient to convey both factual and conceptual information requiring detailed explanation and interpretation to staff, professional and business groups
  • Strong leadership orientation that includes coaching, development of staff, and guidance of individuals toward goal achievement
  • Possess superior analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply new technologies



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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Your consultant, Gultchan Chevket is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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