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Senior Consultant - Oil & Gas

Job Description

About Trindent:

Trindent Consulting is a global management consulting firm that solves complex business problems and delivers operating efficiencies for the Energy, Healthcare, and Financial Services industries. The firm’s unique improvement approach yields between 500 – 1500% ROI within the first year. Established in 2008, Trindent Consulting has quickly garnered a reputation for a firm that Makes It Happen™. It was ranked as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Canadian Business and PROFIT 500 in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Trindent was also named one of the Fastest-Growing Consulting Firms by Consulting Magazine in 2015 and 2016.

Description/About the Role:

Trindent consultants review clients’ existing processes in order to identify improvement avenues that will improve our clients’ revenue, cost structure, productivity and other strategic aspects of performance. They collaborate in close knit teams of 2-6 consultants on projects that typically last from 3 to 9 months. Consultants spend the majority of their time working on client sites with anyone from frontline employees to C-Suite Executives, interacting and influencing key stakeholders and managing change. At Trindent we believe that small teams and client exposure creates a collaborative environment filled with learning opportunities.

Our Oil and Gas teams often deliver between $5M and $20M in annualized profit improvement per engagement and may work with clients to drive major programs across multiple assets.

Travel and Visa Requirements

With the recent COVID-19 restrictions on travel, some of our project work can be and has been delivered virtually. However, our engagement teams may still be required to travel up to 100% during this time, and we expect that travel will remain an integral factor in how we deliver our services. Please address any concerns you have about travelling in your cover letter for our HR team to address during the interview process.

Travel to client sites in Canada and the United States will occur Sunday/Monday through Thursday/Friday. International travel to other countries may occur for up to three-week periods. Successful candidates must be eligible for a TN Visa to work in the US.


  • Define, develop and implement systems to accurately measure, identify, investigate and resolve significant hydrocarbon loss and/or quality giveaway issues
  • Identify root causes of and capture significant hydrocarbon measurement losses and quality giveaway
  • Identify where instrumentation maintenance practices and testing methods do not meet industry standards and implement process changes to ensure the client’s practices meet or exceed standards
  • Assess the tools, data, inputs, information quality and reporting mechanisms that relate to measurement assurance,loss control and quality giveaway
  • Conduct observations, identify areas for improvement and implement standard operating procedures for meter witnessing, proving and custody transfer protocols;
  • Promote adherence to API standards to ensure sustainable and predictable results for the client;
  • Confer with project staff to outline work plans and to assign responsibilities and workstream scope and actively review status reports and modify schedules or plans as necessary
  • Establish and maintain effective client engagement with client project team
  • Perform complex financial modeling to express the impact of operational changes in real dollars
  • Coach and mentor floor-level client management to adopt changes & actively manage areas
  • Participate in delivery of training programs and act as a mentor for Consultant-level staff
  • Design system tools, applications and controls that enhance client managers’ ability to drive overall profitability of the area
  • Perform other responsibilities as necessary

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical or petroleum engineering or other related discipline. MBA or equivalent postgraduate degree is preferred.
  • Analyst and or consulting experience in an implementation based operations management consulting firm is preferred
  • Experience in Oil & Gas (pipeline operations, custody transfer measurements, refinery distillation and blending, refinery planning, yield accounting, instrumentation) is a plus
  • Experience using MBO and/or refinery planning software (e.g., PIMS, Petro, GRTMPS) is a plus
  • Significant knowledge of processes-driven methodologies with a focus on continuous process improvement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well with clients and colleagues
  • Knowledge of additional languages would be preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in and knowledge of MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Eligible for a TN visa
  • Clear understanding of business ethics and professionalism
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations, remain flexible, and to successfully adapt to a variety of working environments
  • Superior numeracy, problem solving, and relationship building skills
  • High drive, energetic, decisive
  • Confident, factual and logical
  • Frustrated by status quo, critical, change-oriented
  • Perfectionist, accurate, systematic, high standards

Trindent Consulting is committed to providing an accessible, respectful and inclusive environment for all employees and job applicants. We will provide reasonable accommodation if required.

If you require any specific accommodation due to a disability or a medical need during the application process, please contact us at or 416-839-7000.

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Senior Consultant - Oil & Gas

Trindent Consulting
Toronto, ON
Full time

Published on 04/17/2021

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