Serafina Energy Ltd. is looking for team-focused and accountable individuals with strong technical experience. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Current Opportunities

Facility Manager, Crude by Rail

North Battleford, SK

Serafina Energy Ltd. is a Canadian, private, heavy oil company with properties strategically comprised of high-quality, proven, low risk assets. Founded in 2013 and backed by global and local Private Equity partners, the company is producing over 20,000 barrels per day at our Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) facilities. Future projects within our core areas are currently in various stages of development.  

Serafina is committed to being a High Performance Team focused on creating value for our stakeholders in an empowering and safe environment.  The ability to execute on our initiatives is a result of the dedication of our employees and the commitment to our core values:

Collaboration: We are committed to contributing, listening and working together to make quality decisions
Integrity: We are committed to honouring our word through responsible and accountable actions
Design Thinking: We are committed to being proactive in clearly planning out our path to effective execution
Challenge: We support team members to create a safe environment to engage in possibility thinking and dialogue

Serafina Energy Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the following position: 

Job Title:        Facility Manager, Crude by Rail
Location:        North Battleford, SK
Reports to:     Director, Operations

Serafina has a unique opportunity for an individual to support the engineering, and construction activities while leading the commissioning/operations team to a successful facility start-up. This is Serafina’s first Crude By Rail Facility the individual will be required to develop and create the operating strategy that is specific to the facility leveraging off the existing processes used at the other SAGD facilities.  

The facility will target to transport 20,000 – 30,000 bbls/day of crude with the utilization of fixed loading racks.  Once the project is up and running the Facility Manager will be accountable for ensuring that the facility runs safely, and efficiently.   The successful candidate must be highly motivated, be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team to strategize the operations of the facility, and provide leadership to operations staff in the plant.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Manage and support collaboratively with the Commissioning Team, to achieve the commissioning and development of pre-startup deliverables for the facility including;
    • The development and Implementation of:
      • HSE Standards
      • Emergency Response Plan
      • Facility Maintenance Plan
      • Site Access Control Procedures
      • Contractor Management Plan
      • Operating Safe Work Procedures and Policies
      • Staff Training Requirements and Programs
      • Budgeting and Financial Reporting Processes
      • Maintenance and Operational Record Keeping Processes
    • Manage the day-to-day facility operations to ensure safe and efficient operations of the plant equipment including;
      • Liason with Serafina’s Marketing group with related analyses and related issues as they arise
      • Support the effective Supply Chain Management of railcar and truck fleets
      • Support facility maintenance planning and scheduling
      • Identify and scope opportunities to maximize facility efficiencies, minimize operating costs, and eliminate downtime
      • Participate in and maintain financial responsibilities including the development of monthly and annual budgets, and the development of annual capital spending opportunities
      • Understand and perform safety, environmental and regulatory responsibilities such as hazard identification, equipment lock out, emergency response, and implement safe working procedures
    • The integration of Serafina’s MOC process
    • Provide Safety Leadership with employees and contractors
    • Promote effective communication with a multi-disciplinary team

Desired Skills and Experience: 

•    Minimum 5 years management experience at a crude by rail facility
•    Specific knowledge in rail operations, maintenance, and transportation.  
•    Specific knowledge in trucking operations, maintenance and transportation. 
•    Specific Knowledge in Transport Canada and provincial regulations
•    Knowledge in Occupational Health Safety and Environment Regulations
•    Strong Conviction towards employee, public and environmental safety
•    Understanding of accounting processes, eg. forecasting OPEX, budgeting, and accruals
•    Must be legally entitled to work in Canada 
•    Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
•    Self-motivated, open-minded and results orientated
•    Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Perform duties independently with minimum supervision
•    Able to interpret facility drawings (i.e. PID’s, H&M Balance sheets, line lists, and shutdown keys)
•    The individual will be required to work a 5 on 2 off schedule with a residence in the North Battleford area. 

Apply tohttps://www.fitzii.com/apply/53611?s=fc

Serafina is a dynamic, private, well-funded operator capable of providing the successful candidate an opportunity to participate in its highly competitive long-term incentive program. This is a position for a team-focused and accountable individual with strong technical experience to join a team creating significant value. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Plant Operator (1 Year Fixed Term)

North Battleford, SK

Serafina Energy Ltd. is a Canadian, private, heavy oil company with properties strategically comprised of high-quality, proven, low risk assets. Founded in 2013 and backed by global and local Private Equity partners, the company is producing over 20,000 barrels per day at our Edam, Meota West, and Meota East facilities. Future projects within our core areas are currently in various stages of development.  We are currently recruiting multiple positions to support our growth as we progress our fourth project, Meota West 2.

Serafina is committed to being a High Performance Team focused on creating value for our stakeholders in an empowering and safe environment.  The ability to execute on our initiatives is a result of the dedication of our employees and the commitment to our core values:

Collaboration: We are committed to contributing, listening and working together to make quality decisions
Integrity: We are committed to honouring our word through responsible and accountable actions
Design Thinking: We are committed to being proactive in clearly planning out our path to effective execution
Challenge: We support team members to create a safe environment to engage in possibility thinking and dialogue

Serafina Energy Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the following position: 

Job Title:        Plant Operator (1 Year Fixed Term Contract)
Location:        Meota West or Meota East
Reports to:     Facility Manager

The Plant Operator is accountable to the Facility Manager. The Plant Operator will be required to work in multiple areas of the facility and may move between positions. The individual must be highly motivated and able to work in a team environment. 

This position will be required to work a 7 on 7 off schedule. The shift will be days or nights based on business needs.

Please note:  This is a local position.  Relocation expenses will not be covered.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of your assigned equipment in wells, battery, steam or control room
  • Set an example in safety leadership with Serafina’s employees and contractors
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and resolve process problems
  • Monitor, control plant conditions, and maintain proper documentation including: safety and environmental reports, operator logs, and maintenance records
  • Perform housekeeping, performance monitoring, and maintenance activities in the plant site
  • Understand and perform safety, environmental and regulatory responsibilities such as hazard identification, equipment lock out, emergency response, and implement safe working procedures
  • Ensure effective communication with fellow operations team members as well as maintenance, and supervisory staff

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum 3 years thermal operating experience
  • 3rd class Power Engineering Certificate or higher
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Interpret facility drawings (i.e. PID’s, H&M Balance sheets, line lists, and shutdown keys is an asset)
  • Knowledge of Rotoflex’s and downhole positive displacement pumps is an asset
  • Familiarity in writing Safe Work Permits and the use of field level hazard assessments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • A strong team player, capable of working closely with a variety of groups but also a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, open-minded and results orientated
  • High awareness and understanding of potential process safety incidents
  • Delta V DCS familiarity is an asset
  • Conduct business in a professional, ethical way with a focus on community responsibility

Please note:  This is a local position.  Relocation expenses will not be covered.

Apply to:  https://www.fitzii.com/apply/53718?s=fc

Serafina is a dynamic, private, well-funded operator capable of providing an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate. This is a position for a team-focused and accountable individual with strong technical experience to join a team creating significant value. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Reservoir Engineer (1 Year Fixed Term)

Calgary, AB

Serafina Energy Ltd. is a Canadian, private, heavy oil company with properties strategically comprised of high-quality, proven, low risk assets. Founded in 2013 and backed by global and local Private Equity partners, the company is producing over 20,000 barrels per day at our Edam, Meota West, and Meota East facilities. Future projects within our core areas are currently in various stages of development.  We are currently recruiting multiple positions to support our growth as we progress our fourth project, Meota West 2.

Serafina is committed to being a High Performance Team focused on creating value for our stakeholders in an empowering and safe environment.  The ability to execute on our initiatives is a result of the dedication of our employees and the commitment to our core values:

Collaboration: We are committed to contributing, listening and working together to make quality decisions
Integrity: We are committed to honouring our word through responsible and accountable actions
Design Thinking: We are committed to being proactive in clearly planning out our path to effective execution
Challenge: We support team members to create a safe environment to engage in possibility thinking and dialogue

Serafina Energy Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the following position: 

Job Title:        Reservoir Engineer (1 Year Fixed Term Contract)
Location:        Calgary, AB
Reports to:     Manager, Reservoir Engineering & Corporate Reserves

The Reservoir Engineer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will play a key role in the subsurface reservoir engineering, well planning and well forecasting, and operating strategies for the company’s thermal heavy oil assets. The candidate will be accountable for all aspects of reservoir engineering to ensure the assets are developed in the most ideal manner and will focus on optimizing the company’s resources through the evaluation of future SAGD well pair plans.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Supporting development of Serafina’s in-situ heavy oil assets
  • Utilization of analogue, analytical, and simulation techniques to generate long-term production forecasts for wells, pads, and assets
  • Ensure Best Practices associated with thermal reservoir modelling are followed including suitable incorporation of geological models
  • Analyzing and history matching of field production data
  • Experience with PVT and special core analysis, results interpretation, and suitable application
  • Recommend strategies for field and well pair optimization based on reservoir performance
  • Simulation studies for depletion planning, production optimization, and opportunity generation
  • Other duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • 10 years of related industry experience directly involved with reservoir engineering aspects of thermal projects 
  • In depth familiarity with thermal reservoir simulation (CMG Suite)
  • A track record of creativity and innovation in generating and implementing reservoir engineering solutions, especially in a thermal environment
  • Goal-oriented and capable of meeting aggressive deadlines in a collaborative environment
  • Must have a passion and drive to take ownership of projects from start to finish 
  • Excellent analytical, integration and project management capabilities
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess standard computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Power-point etc.)
  • University Degree in Engineering or relevant field; registration or eligibility for membership with APEGA
  • Must be legally permitted to work in Canada

Apply to: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/53175?s=fc 

Serafina is a dynamic, private, well-funded operator capable of providing the successful candidate an exciting opportunity. This is a position for a team-focused and accountable individual with strong technical experience to join a team creating significant value. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.