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Tank Farm & Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

September 7 2019
Industries Mining, Petroleum, Natural Gas
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Oil & Gas - Piping, Mechanical, Water - Water treatment, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Nanticoke, ON

As part of the Imperial Oil Nanticoke Refinery Operations department the Tank Farm & Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator will report to the Refinery Shift Supervisor.  In this position you will operate the facilities and work with the marketing department to ensure quality products make it to consumers.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Ensuring the safety of yourself and coworkers while performing tasks.
  • Monitoring the operation and equipment for deviations and troubleshooting when required.
  • Ensuring the quality of products leaving the refinery meet all defined specifications.
  • Creating line-ups to move product through pipeline to storage, marketing and our sisters site, Sarnia Refinery.
  • Maintaining process equipment through preventative maintenance.
  • Upon starting with one of our four shift teams and while following the rotating shift schedule, you will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from experienced technicians and other groups within the refinery including laboratory technicians, the marketing and technical departments.  You will be required to complete the progression and training requirements of your division.

For more information on what it's like to work at Nanticoke, visit our website.



  • Chemical or Mechanical Technologist diploma or an equivalent combination of formal education and petrochemical industry experience in the judgment of management.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.


  • 3-5 years of mechanical experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Able to respond in stressful situations, fire training considered an asset.
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record are required for this position.
  • Preference will be given to those with a DZ Driver's License, but is not required in order to apply.
  • Sound reasoning ability with a high level of self-initiative and a strong desire to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work individually as well as part of a team.
  • Knowledge and skills with computer applications.
  • Able to meet the essential physical demands of the position as per job demands analysis.

Start date:   November 2019

Location:  Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within.  Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.
  • Your skills will be developed through hands on experience and formal training program in a positive work environment.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve. 
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Competitive vacation package. 
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada's energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Other consideration:

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Relocation will not be offered for this position.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline:  September 16, 2019

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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