What Are Some Camp Jobs in Fort McMurray?

Open camp jobs in Fort McMurray, Alberta as of December 2015 include shift foreman and lead operator with Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited, electrician with Pronghorn Controls and seasonal vacuum and water truck operators with Clean Harbors Canada. Canadian Natural Resources has an instrumentation technician position open at Horizon Oil Sands, and Baker Hughes is looking for an account manager. Other open camp positions include a front desk/housing associate with the Compass Group and a cook for Horizon North Logistics.

To qualify for the position of electrician with Pronghorn, an applicant must be a registered apprentice or certified journeyman electrician, with preference given to those with prior industrial experience including three years work in an oilfield environment. The front desk/housing associate position with the Compass Group, which houses 1,500 employees in its camp facilities, has a 20 days on, eight days off rotation cycle. Job rotation cycles vary by position and employer. Clean Harbors' trucker openings are at the company's Suncor Oil Sands location and require a Class 1 or Class 3 driver's license and a minimum of one year experience working in an oilfield and operating a vacuum unit.

Typical of most camp employers, camp amenities at Canadian Natural Resources' Horizon Oil Sands location include security, first aid, laundry facilities, game rooms and a fitness center. Camp residents receive hot breakfasts and dinners and bag lunches.