Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

As the newest oil sands company in more than 25 years, Albian Sands is a young, dynamic and growing company. Albian has a wide range of project management, construction, operations and other professional positions available. From mining and construction to engineering, management and research, there are long-term opportunities to help you build your future.

Albian Sands is a part of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP). The AOSP is a joint venture among Shell Canada Limited (60 %), Chevron Canada Limited (20%) and Marathon Oil Sands L.P (20%). The AOSP consists of the Muskeg River Mine north of Fort McMurray, the Scotford Upgrader near Edmonton and all supporting facilities such as pipelines and a cogeneration plant. As majority owner, Shell is the overall project administrator as well as operator of the Scotford Upgrader. Albian Sands Energy Inc., a company created by the joint venture, operates the Muskeg River Mine. As majority owner, Shell is responsible for the staffing and recruitment of Albian Sands.

Albian Sands is currently seeking a Pipefitter


* The Pipe Fitter can be assigned work through out the site that will consist of routine and emergency repairs and maintenance on all of the equipment.
* Layout, assemble, fabricate, maintain and repair piping systems which carry water, steam, chemicals or fuel used in heating, cooling, lubricating and other processes.
* Study blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the type of pipe and tools to use, and lay out the sequence of tasks
* Remove and replace worn components, do general maintenance work and may work on plant shut-downs.
* This position will also assist other trades and operations where needed and safe to do so.


* Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
* Journeyman red seal certificate in Pipefitting
* 5 years experience working in a mineral or chemical processing environment.
* Strong maintenance foundation including sound technical knowledge of piping, and pumping
* Experience with blueprint reading and piping schematics
* Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a self-motivated member of a flexible team with minimal supervision
* Some computer skills required.
* Good organizational skills
* Ability to execute mechanical system maintenance by following "best practices" for a skilled Pipefitter
* Ability to asses maintenance activities to ensure that the work is planned and completed in a safe manner
* Ability to conceive innovative and cost effective solutions to problems
* Dedication to safe work and environmental responsibility
* Must be able to work in hot humid conditions requiring access to work locations by stairs and ladders. As well this position will require the ability to work at heights of up to 80 ft and out door winter conditions.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Number of Vacancies: 5

Apply online at www.albiansands.ca.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Albian Sands jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy which sets out, the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell or Albian. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell or Albian representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

'Albian is an equal opportunity employer'
contact: www.albiansands.ca