About Us

  1. EDMONTON (October 17, 2014) – C-FER Technologies is leasing a new $14 million research and testing facility to further enhance Alberta’s leadership in advancing technologies that increase safety and improve efficiency in support of responsible resource development.
    C-FER’s new facility features:
    • A full-scale underground leak simulator for liquid pipelines
    • One of the world’s largest deep water pressure vessel
    • A first of its kind indoor tailings testing facility
  2. We are proud to be located in this beautiful city. As the capital of Alberta, Edmonton offers a wide variety of attractions and benefits to both those who live here and those who visit.

    It is a dynamic community with its beautiful scenic river valley, world class educational institutions such as the University of Alberta, NAIT and MacEwan University and thriving arts and music scene. Known as "Festival City," Edmonton hosts 2 to 3 million visitors to its festivals throughout the year.

    To learn more about living and working in Edmonton, visit the following websites:

  3. What's life like at C-FER? We've captured some of what we offer to employees below:

    Professional Development

    Opportunities include Informal mentorship; an Educational Assistance Program; External Training and Competency Building; In-House Training; Memberships and Professional Designations; and Lunch and Learns.

    Rewards and Recognition

    C-FER acknowledges the contributions of employees though a Recognition Award Program. 

  4. At C-FER, our employees' health and wellness is paramount; as such, we offer comprehensive benefits which are available to all permanent full-time as well as part time employees working at least 25 hours per week. Eligible employees and their dependents receive benefit coverage as of the first day of employment – there is no waiting period.

  5. Why not hit the ground running in your career after graduation?

    Supporting up-and-coming talent is key to our success. We are always on the lookout for new professionals who will strive to be the future leaders of our company.

    We work closely with local universities by getting involved in activities such as Career Fairs, Information Sessions and Campus Placement Services and Job Boards.

  6. C-FER offers a challenging, unique and diverse work environment. Not only do we provide an informal, social and flexible work environment, we offer competitive compensation packages and outstanding benefits.  

    C-FER hires for the long term - we aim to attract the “right” people with well-rounded abilities and an interest to continue to grow within our organization. Employees are provided ample opportunities to continue to challenge themselves with learning and career development opportunities, and we perpetuate growth from within our organization.

  7. C-FER’s Mission

    To enable the energy industry to implement new technology and novel engineering solutions in challenging applications. 

    C-FER’s Vision

    To be the foremost engineering, testing and applied research centre in the world. 

    C-FER’s Values

    Our Clients

  8. For more than 30 years, C-FER Technologies focuses on facilitating the use of leading edge technology by Oil and Gas, and Pipeline Operators involved in the development of very challenging resources. This success is largely due to the company’s ability to build new large-scale test equipment that is not available anywhere else in the world. This unique testing capability is augmented by engineering expertise in the following areas:               

  9. Francisco Alhanati, Managing Director
  10. C-FER, originally named the Centre for Frontier Engineering Research Institute, was incorporated on November 7, 1983 as a research consortium of industry, academic and professional organizations, and opened its doors for business on April 1, 1984. Its initial funding was a $5M grant from the Devonian Foundation of Calgary. Its mandate was to tackle problems related to structures required for Arctic and offshore energy development in Canada.

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