September 20, 2022

Terminal Operator JOB



Terminal Operator


Hay River, NT, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

Canada Fuels Operations is responsible for the distribution of refined products through its coast-to-coast terminal and pipeline network. This position will be for the Hay River Distribution Terminal located in the Northwest Territories. This terminal is supplied by rail cars and is used to load both trucks and barges to distribute product. Your main responsibility as a Terminal Operator will be the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the asset. Some of your other responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting all business in a professional and ethical manner, communicating in a clear and timely fashion and providing accurate information and records.
  • Maintaining effective, reliable and efficient operation while ensuring all work is done safely according to the Imperial’s policies.
  • Overseeing and supporting fuel truck drivers and contractors on site.
  • Completing daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly site managerial tasks.
  • Complete calibration, proving, testing and general equipment maintenance.
  • Inspecting, repairing, and maintaining terminal equipment, this includes loading rack hardware, pumps, valves, tanks and piping.
  • Troubleshooting equipment failures; evaluating asset investments to improve reliability.
  • Executing project and maintenance activities at the site, this includes working with Imperial’s engineering teams to develop and execute site projects.
  • Interface with Imperial’s Safety, Product Quality and Audit teams to assess and improve facility performance.
  • Working with Imperial’s product supply teams to ensure high product availability.
  • Identifying and implementing operational efficiencies.
  • Develop and participate in site emergency response activities.
  • Be involved in an on-call rotation schedule with other members of the terminal staff.



  • Latest/highest education.
  • Instrumentation/Electrical or Millwright certificates will be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) will be considered an asset.
  • Relocation to Hay River, NWT is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record are required for this position.
  • This position is designated as Safety Sensitive under the company’s Alcohol & Drug policy and will require successful pre-employment certification process.
  • Knowledge and experience in terminal / pipeline operations, maintenance and problem solving, and customer service are considered assets for the role.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work individually as well as part of a team.
  • Experience and knowledge in work permitting and energy isolation / lockout / tag-out processes.
  • Knowledge of basic instrumentation for measurement of level, temperature, density, flow, etc. is an asset.


Start date:  June 2020


Location:  Hay River Terminal, Northwest Territories


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.
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs – enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • 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. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits 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.
  • Competitive vacation and earned days off (EDO) package – provides you with three weeks of vacation (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date). In addition, under our EDO program, employees take off one scheduled Friday per month and up to two floating EDO days (depending on work location and start date during the year) annually for use at your discretion with approval.
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 and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours to meet rising 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 considerations

  • 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.


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:  April 26, 2020

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