Permit To Work Coordinator

Vacancy number • PUB406414

Permit To Work Coordinator

  • Kitimat
  • Closes 26 March
  • 40 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location: Kitimat

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Tuesday, 26 March 2024


Permit To Work Coordinator

Kitimat, BC


Our client in Kitimat, BC is seeking a Permit to Work Coordinator, and Brunel is helping with the search. The candidate will report to the PtW Implementation Lead and provide quality assurance and compliance checks on permits prepared in the common facilities area. The main responsibility of the Coordinator is to ensure that permits are of consistent quality and that all safety and compliance requirements are met. Additionally, the PTW Coordinator will uphold the PtW process and track the KPIs relevant to the PtW process, enabling early detection of unwanted trends and escalation thereof.

About this role


  • Act as Super User/SME for the Permit Vision system tool
  • Screen permits prepared in common facilities area including the risk assessment and mitigation plan, isolation and LOTO plan and ensure that controls are in line with the PtW manual, local regulations and HSSE Control framework
  • Elevate the need to add PtW issuing resources should the number of permits per day exceed the predefined limits
  • Prepare the PtW and LOTO preparations work to be done by the night shift enabling every day to start smoothly with well-prepared permits, isolations and gas tests
  • Act as site focal point for the PtW and safe isolation work process and look for opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Deliver PtW and safe isolation specific training and refreshers to asset operations and maintenance personnel as well as contractor staff as and when required
  • Monitor and publish PtW process KPIs on a monthly basis and instill a continuous improvement mindset with the PtW issuing team
  • Execute surveillance on PtW applicant’s compliance to the PtW manual and elevate applicant’s complaints to the Head of Operations to provide adequate follow-up
  • Act as super user for the company’s electronic PtW system
  • During EXECUTE phase of the project (including commissioning, start up and ramp up):
  • Lead the operations readiness delivery taskforce to setup and implement company’s CSU hybrid PtW system and Operate phase electronic PtW system
  • Setup and implement the transition PtW system to be used during early operation
  • Own and conduct a PtW readiness plan and assessment applying a test environment that can serve to ensure the CSU roll-out will go smooth in context of lessons learnt from past mega projects
  • Take ownership in defining the specifications for the LOTO hardware procurement enabling timely outfitting of the E-houses and sub stations
  • Support Operations training lead and operations trainers to identify PtW and safe isolation training requirements and develop and deliver training material



  • At least 15+ years experience in plant operations at Gas Processing facilities plant or Refining operations
  • Previous Oil & Gas experience in similar role, and with implementation of Permit Vision system, especially in the clients or large scale refinery/manufacturing complex will be advantageous
  • Experience in mega projects and CSU roles
  • In depth understanding of PtW and safe isolation and LOTO work processes, process safety fundamentals and appreciation for overall job execution workflow is must
  • Adopt a mindset of making things work and making it safe as PtW process requires to be set-up from scratch, so be pragmatic yet know when to intervene and elevate issues
  • Do not feel shy to ask for help since this is a formidable task and the ORCSU and asset team aspires to be a high-reliability team that collaborates


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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Roberto Caceres Junior quoting publication number: PUB406414