• Plant Engineer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/14/2018 3:02 PM)
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    Job Category
    Engineering & Technical Services
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  • Job Description

    Plant Engineer, Red Deer, AB

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    The Plant Engineer reports to the Process Engineer at Nutrien Joffre Nitrogen facility 30 kilometers outside  of  Red Deer, AB.  The Plant Engineer will provide technical support to Joffre Nitrogen Operations and Chigwell Distribution Terminal. The incumbent will primarily work directly with operations and maintenance to ensure safe, efficient and reliable unit performance and make decisions and suggestions to address problem areas and improve overall plant performance.

    Key Tasks:


    • Managing the site reliability program including the Risk Based Inspection Program, PM maintenance and development
    • Managing the site capital portfolio including the execution of capital projects
    • Providing engineering support to the maintenance group
    • Troubleshooting equipment & process issues in the plant
    • Process control and DCS maintenance
    • Equipment performance monitoring
    • Playing a critical role not only ensuring your own safety, but also the safety of others.
    • You will have direct accountability for ensuring familiarity and demonstrating the Commitment to Zero policy, leading with a safety mindset and modeling the 3 Safety Principles, modelling the 10 Tenets of Operation and having your own personal safety action plan.
    • Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. 


    • Ability to work in an operational team environment with limited supervision.
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving and organizational skills.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Office suite and SAP.


    • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
    • Registered or eligible to be registered with APEGA as a Professional Engineer
    • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



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