Production Operator, Power

Production Operator, Power

Published on: May 15, 2024, Updated on: May 20, 2024
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2024
Entry Date
Jul 2, 2024
Working time
Entry Level
K+S Potash Canada GP
Canada, Bethune, Saskatchewan

Your Responsibilities

The Production Operator, Power is part of the production team responsible for the safe operation of the Evaporation and Utilities Departments. The successful applicant will be responsible for the safe operation of Evaporators, Boilers, Gas Turbine Generators, Tank Farm, Site Utilities, and other balance of plant equipment. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor standard operating conditions such as field alarms, set-point adjustments, operating parameters and adjust to ensure stable operation

  • Troubleshoot and analyze process upset conditions to optimize production

  • Input operational information into shift logs and enter maintenance notifications into SAP system to initiate repairs

  • Communicate with other Panel/Field Operators and Shift Supervisors to safely start up and shutdown process equipment

  • Communicate with other process areas to ensure stable operation and report process upset conditions

  • Perform routine checks on Evaporation, Boiler Plant and Tank Farm Equipment

  • Isolate and Lock Out process equipment for maintenance work and safe return of equipment to service

  • Input operational information into shift logs

  • Perform area cleanup as required to maintain high housekeeping standards and limit maintenance and reliability tasks in the area as required

  • Review and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures, Lock Out Lists, and Commissioning Procedures


We enrich your life

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program PLUS great extras such as, paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity! A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.

Your Profile

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2nd Class Power Engineering Certification (3rd Class Power Engineering Certification with progress towards completion of 2nd Class will be considered)

  • 2+ years experience

  • Ability to read and comprehend technical instructions and documents as well as ability to write technical reports and procedures

  • Demonstrates flexibility in uncertain situations and adapts well to change

  • Mitigates risks within work area

  • Evaluates options and chooses the best course of action in making decisions

  • Self-motivated and team focused

  • Demonstrates effective analytical and problem-solving skills to accurately identify and resolve safety and process issues

  • Class 5 drivers licence

This is a rotating 12 hour shift position including evening, weekends, and holidays. Required to climb stairs and may be required to work in hot humid conditions as well as outdoors during cold weather conditions. The position will require manual effort i.e.: turning valves and periodic lifting of materials.

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug and alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by June 5, 2024

Be part of our team

Apply by 6/6/24

About the company

This is Us

We enrich life through the sustainable extraction and refinement of minerals to indispensable products and through our working environment, which is unique. Because it stands for everything that really matters in life: Trust, team spirit and meaningfulness for 11,000 employees at 50 locations on five continents. Welcome to K + S.
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