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Senior Engineer, Rotating Equipment/Machinery

Location:  Sarnia, ON, CA
Company:  Imperial

Job description

In this position, your overall aim will be to improve the reliability and performance of all rotating equipment at the Sarnia refinery. 


Examples of specific responsibilities:

  • Ensure reliable equipment repairs are completed;
  • Provide technical direction and field leadership for the machine shop and for operations; and
  • Administer existing equipment programs while implementing new ones.




  • University degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Machinery)



In addition to an engineering degree and 10 years related experience you are knowlegeable about:

  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Gas/steam turbines
  • Rotor dynamics
  • Machinery performance calculations
  • Lubrication and shaft sealing


A sound knowledge of industry standards and regulations is also required.

Candidates must be eligible for membership in provincial engineering associations.


Start date: Q3 2018


Location: Sarnia, Ontario

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 (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date), as well as one scheduled Friday off per month and four floating days annually for use at your discretion with approval.


Who we are

As an integrated energy company, we explore for, produce, refine and market products essential to society. Whether it's finding oil and gas, making and selling high-quality petroleum products, or investing in innovative research, our business helps ensure Canada's quality of life and energy future. We are Canada's largest refiner of petroleum products. It’s hard to imagine life without the products manufactured from hydrocarbons. They fuel our economies, heat our homes and make our lives easier and more enjoyable. Like you, we are concerned about the effects on the environment and in 2016 we invested $195 million on research and technology and have access to $1 billion per year of research through our majority shareholder, ExxonMobil. 


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: June 5, 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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