Staff Chemical Engineer/Technologist Job at Husky Energy

Job Overview

Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.

One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.

We have the training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer much internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Thermal Operations, the Staff Chemical Engineer/Technologist is accountable for standardizing and optimizing the chemical program for the SAGD facilities in the Lloydminster Thermal Business Unit by applying Class Management methodology. The successful candidate will develop and implement a consistent chemical management approach across all thermal facilities by working closely with Operations and chemical vendors to identify and initiate opportunities for improvement and by providing troubleshooting support for chemical-related challenges

This position is a full time, permanent position, working a 40 hour workweek located in our Lloydminster office. Relocation to the Lloydminster area is required.

Core Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the Staff Chemical Engineer/Technologist role include:

  • Work closely with operations and chemical vendors to understand business needs and recommend continuous improvement and innovation
  • Review Thermal wide chemical programs to ensure consistency, and opportunities for improvement in both chemical process efficiencies and cost reduction
  • Establish, monitor and report on chemical programs including site specific KPI's and chemical costs
  • Review 3rd party analytical data, including monthly reports, to ensure chemical programs are effective
  • Provide direction to chemical vendors with regards to chemical related projects or initiatives. SPOC for chemical vendor project requests
  • Facilitate field level chemical trials
  • Identify lessons learned and develop operating best practices to optimize the Thermal chemical program
  • Develop strong working relationships with various stakeholders including operations, chemical vendors and facility/plant engineers
  • Provide analytical and chemical technical support to operations
  • Engage in or support problem-solving by performing system analysis, interpreting data and providing written recommendations to ensure operations are performing at optimal levels
  • Support process troubleshooting initiatives on an as needed basis
  • Work with Operations to provide mentorship, coaching and training regarding facility chemical related tasks (lab testing, brine curves, etc.)


  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Technical diploma/degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Laboratory Technology, or Petroleum Engineering Technology
  • Professional designation, such as, Professional Engineer or Professional Engineering Technologist
  • Minimum 15 years experience in the oil and gas industry working in a technical chemical support role and/or as a chemical program account manager with specific reference to chemical treatment program development, implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting
  • 10 years of experience working in upstream or downstream oil and gas facilities (Thermal/SAGD experience preferred) is an asset
  • 4th Class Power Engineering certification or higher is an asset
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Microbiology is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced work environment with dynamically shifting priorities and deadlines
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Safety Sensitive

As this position has been identified as safety-sensitive, employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments

For this position, you will be required to maintain a Class 5 driver's license, a satisfactory driving record, and adhere to the appropriate Company policies and guidelines.  A driver's abstract will be one of the background checks requested in the pre-employment screening for the final candidate

Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.    

At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, women, and persons with disabilities.

For information on Inclusion & Diversity at Husky, please click here.

Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia.

Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.


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