Health Safety Technical Training Specialist

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Health Safety Technical Training Specialist
Location: Fort McMurray
Schedule: 2 week on 2 weeks off
Contract: 12 months

Purpose: Supports the HSE and Competency Group in ensuring that all relevant training is managed, coordinated, and delivered as required in support of the overall competency program. Provides administration duties for all training and competency requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists with the development and implementation of training and competency programs
  • Liaises with various vendors/training establishments/internal BU to coordinate training requirements
  • Supports competency administration database/program
  • Provides onboarding services to new employees
  • Provide onsite orientation to new workers

Primary Functions:

  • Support and comply with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of CPC's Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System. Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility. Unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken.
  • Assist with the implementation and measurement of the competency assurance program.
  • Liaise with external training establishments in the arranging and coordination of various training programs.
  • Works closely with the Operations training roles ensuring alignment and support to the overall competency program. May assist in training development as necessary
  • Arranges and facilitates technical and safety training site
  • Communicates with the field groups in determining training requirements for specific courses.
  • Manages logistical requirements for training candidates to ensure optimum attendance and effective cost control of training.
  • Assists in reviewing and developing the training budgets and monthly cost analysis providing reports as necessary (SAP)
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with CPC HSE department to ensure HSE are maintaining field employees with current HSE and regulatory training requirements (HSE Training Matrix etc).
  • Provides an initial onboarding service to new employees in liaison with the Operations trainers and Admin Staff.
  • Support the Competency Specialist in the development of technical training programs.
  • Support the Competency Database in respect of employee competency records, KPI's etc.
  • Monitors training delivery and outcomes providing reports as necessary
  • Undertakes gap analysis as required

Critical Skills:

  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Strong mentoring qualities
  • Effective team worker
  • Good organizational skill
  • Strong facilitator
  • Technically strong in SAGD operation


  • Minimum Technical Diploma / 3rd Class Power Engineer or equivalent experience
  • 10 years in Oil & Gas experience preferably including SAGD operations

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