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Maintenance First Line Supervisor

Location:  Sarnia, ON, CA
Company:  Imperial

Job description

The maintenance first-line trade supervisor would be assigned to the Sarnia site mechanical group whose prime role is to define and execute base and turnaround maintenance, ensuring safe and reliable operation of all site processing units. The individual will be responsible for leading a trade work group in the safe and effective execution of maintenance work within a processing area.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • The personal safety performance of the employees in the workgroup consistent with an "all injuries and incidents can be prevented" work ethic
  • Monitoring work, responding to safe and at risk behaviors and ensuring minimal safety and health risk exposure
  • Developing the skills and capabilities of the work group
  • Continually working to improve the productivity of the work group and ensuring work is safely completed as schedule
  • Providing input into overall job plans and schedules
  • Monitoring of field execution and providing feedback on plans and schedules
  • Troubleshooting and providing support to the quality of repair work
  • Assuring repair reporting requirements are met and data & information is accurately recorded



  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record
  • Must have a minimum of five years relevant experience,
  • Boilermaker or pipefitting background experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to build good, respectful working relationship in a team environment
  • Strong computer skills:  Microsoft Office including creating and manipulating Word documents and Excel worksheets.
  • Effectively manage time and priorities


Start date:  May 2018


Location:  Sarnia, 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.
  • 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 package - provides you with three weeks of vacation (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date) and one scheduled Friday off per month and four floating days 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 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 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

Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a copy of your Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate or Canadian certificate of permanent residence. Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made.


Application deadline:  March 11, 2018



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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