Archive for October 29th, 2010

Day in the Life: Kerria – Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Posted October 29, 2010 by Blog AdministratorDay in the Life

Kerria landed her current role as a Health, Safety and Environment Advisor (HSE Advisor) with CCS Midstream (CCS), after hearing about the tremendous growth potential in the industry from her peers. She applied aggressively for positions, but came up empty on several occasions, finding many employers required previous oil and gas experience. Kerria however never gave up on her job search and her big break came when CCS hired her on as a receptionist six years ago. “A lot of companies wanted oil and gas experience at the time, but CCS took a chance on me and it’s been history eve... Continue reading

Day in the Life: Jackie – Production Field Administrator

Posted October 29, 2010 by Blog AdministratorDay in the Life

A six-month trial period with a local temp agency, led Jackie to a full-time position with Canadian Natural Resources (CNRL) as a Production Field Administrator. Originally from Quesnel, B.C., Jackie says the move to Fort St. John wasn’t always easy. “It was hard being away from my family and moving away at such a young age. Fort St. John has about 17,000 people and almost everyone is in the same boat. It’s a young town with many young families, and everyone that moves here goes through the same changes together. People come and go, but I really believe it’s what you... Continue reading

Day in the Life: Amy – Production Engineer

Posted October 29, 2010 by Blog AdministratorDay in the Life

For Amy, the choice to become an engineer was a natural one. She followed in her father’s footsteps and pursued a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. Amy says, “There’s a running joke in our field that if your mom or dad is an engineer, you’ll probably end-up as one too. You could say we like to keep it all in the family!” (m... Continue reading