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Senior Civil Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing hydraulic design calculations for site drainage, ponds, road design, tanks, gravel pads, and rough & final grading
  • Participation in the preparation of schedules, professional manhours, and scope in support of the development of engineering and construction proposals.
  • Development of MTOs and demarcation drawings in support of the development of required TIC estimates (e.g. Class V, IV and III). Included is participation in the development of the related Basis of Estimate and Basis of Schedule in support of these estimates.
  • Development of scope of work packages for both geotechnical and survey requirements to support design development.
  • Attend and participate in project/client meetings as part of the project’s leadership.
  • Coordinate with Project Controls to provide schedule and cost progress reporting, and tracking of trends and change orders related to the design scope.
  • Complete detailed technical reviews of Contractor submittals and technical data (including, but not limited to, drawings, specifications, design studies, technical reports, etc.) to verify conformity with the Scope of Work, project design criteria, standards, codes, practices, operating philosophy, good industry practice and constructability.
  • Ensure QA/QC for all civil deliverables.
  • Occasional site visits required for project scoping, and RFI support.
  • Participate in Constructability Reviews, Risk Assessment Reviews, HAZOP Reviews, etc,
  • Be a functioning member of the team, highly motivated, and have great attention to detail.
  • Be a technical expert reference in discussions with Owners, Contractors and Suppliers, and respond to technical queries related to geotechnical and survey scopes of work, civil design, and regulatory issues.
  • Meet all design, safety, quality, schedule, construction and regulatory requirements.
  • Explore, analyze, and introduce new design concepts (i.e., standardization and modularization), solutions, and innovative methods for achieving the Project's strategic objectives, relying on basic theory, sound principles, and original ideas.
  • Ensure opportunities for improvements to all aspects of performance (safety, environment, cost, schedule, quality, operations, and reliability) are actively pursued and championed.
  • Organize and lead meetings, related to project delivery aspects, working to resolve issues that could impact overall performance objectives.
  • Maintain functional relationships and work closely with discipline engineers.
  • Provide technical leadership in the resolution of construction, commissioning, and start-up issues.
  • The candidate is expected to exercise a high level of personal initiative, sound judgment, and technical expertise in carrying out the duties and responsibilities.
  • Provides leadership for health & safety in all aspects of design, as well as for the office, field and personal environments.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University Degree in Civil Engineering, and must be a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA
  • 15 + years successful experience in oil & gas facilities project design.
  • 5 + years in a Subject Matter Expert and Lead position.
  • Experience in oil and gas pipeline pumping and terminal facilities project design.
  • Understanding of provincial and local jurisdiction storm water management guidelines and relevant industry standards.
  • Understanding of geotechnical and survey requirements for site development.
  • Knowledge of erosion protection practices.
  • Background in design development, design and construction of facilities related to oil and gas pipelines and terminals including familiarity with the following:
  • Required geometry for safe vehicle movements on facilities sites
  • Site containment
  • Sustainable civil design
  • Familiarity with design and testing codes and standards applicable with the discipline such as CSA, ASTM, AT, etc.

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Intermediate Drafting Designer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare Plot Plans or conceptual layouts or models based on preliminary information.
  • Produce models and drawings, involving planning, layout, bill of materials etc. for major installations.
  • Generating 3D models based on engineers design sketches for concrete foundation, structural steel and piles drawings.
  • Creating 2D drawings from reference 3D models.
  • Working with senior designers to complete the design and drafting of complex engineering drawings including BFD, PFD, and P&IDs.
  • Calculating MTOs in various reports.
  • Producing complicated civil drawings and charts, involving planning, layout, bills of materials, etc. for major installations.
  • Designing and detailing new components from previous designs based on engineering instructions, government and regulatory codes.
  • Developing light to intermediate designs and layouts requiring theoretical and practical design knowledge of structural engineering.
  • Coordinating work between field and office.
  • Assisting field forces during construction.
  • Checking the work of, and assisting in the training of, less experienced drafting & design personnel.
  • Analysing design elements for potential trends, technical feasibility, client or contractual requirements.
  • Ensuring all drawings and materials are in accordance to STEP specifications and standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • P. Tech. (Eng.) certification with the limited scope of pipeline and pipeline facilities.
  • 6 + years of successful experience in oil & gas facilities project design.
  • Understanding of CSA Z662 (B31.4 – USA) and relevant industry standards.
  • Experience in oil and gas pipeline pumping and terminal facilities project design.
  • Strong working knowledge of PDMS and AutoCAD software.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team including process, mechanical, civil-structural, electrical, instrumentation, and piping.
  • Knowledge of applicable government regulations and regulatory codes.
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal and written) and proven ability to collaborate with team members in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, technical competence and strong attention to detail.

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Senior Drafting Designer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Generating 3D models based on engineers design sketches for concrete foundation, structural steel and piles drawings
  • Creating 2D drawings from reference 3D models
  • Design and drafting of complex structural engineering including plans, cross-sectional and detailed drawings for concrete foundations, structural steel, and piles
  • Calculating MTOs in various reports
  • Producing complicated civil drawings and charts, involving planning, layout, bills of materials, etc. for major installations
  • Designing and detailing new components from previous designs based on engineering instructions, government and regulatory codes
  • Developing light to intermediate designs and layouts requiring theoretical and practical design knowledge of structural engineering
  • Coordinating work between field and office
  • Assisting field forces during construction
  • Checking the work of, and assisting in the training of, less experienced drafting & design personnel
  • Analysing design elements for potential trends, technical feasibility, client or contractual requirements
  • Ensuring all drawings and materials are in accordance to STEP specifications and standards
  • Meeting safety requirements to attend site visits
  • Provides leadership for health & safety in all aspects of design, as well as for the office, field and personal environments.
  • Participation in the preparation of schedules, professional manhours, and scope in support of the development of engineering and construction proposals.
  • Ensure QA/QC for all piping deliverables.
  • Occasional site visits required for project scoping, and RFI support.
  • Be a technical expert reference in discussions with Contractors and Suppliers, and respond to technical queries related to piping design criteria and systems.
  • Meet all design, safety, quality, schedule, construction and regulatory requirements.
  • Explore, analyze, and introduce new design concepts (i.e., standardization and modularization), solutions, and innovative methods for achieving the Project's strategic objectives, relying on basic theory, sound principles, and original ideas.
  • Maintain functional relationships and work closely with discipline engineers.
  • Provide technical leadership in the resolution of construction, commissioning, and start-up issues

QUALIFICATIONS

  • P. Tech. (Eng.) certification with the limited scope of pipeline and pipeline facilities.
  • 15 + years of successful experience in oil & gas facilities project design.
  • Understanding of CSA Z662 (B31.4 – USA) and relevant industry standards.
  • Experience in oil and gas pipeline pumping and terminal facilities project design.
  • Strong working knowledge of PDMS and AutoCAD software.
  • A high-energy self-starter that shows initiative, able to thrive in a team environment, and demonstrated success in both the consulting office and field engineering environments.
  • Strong background with resolution of technical issues during projects planning and execution phases.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of clients and personnel.
  • Solution oriented and demonstrated creative thinking.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ability to organize and deal with multiple, sometimes competing priorities.
  • Ability to weigh depth of analysis versus meeting project deadlines.
  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to mentor junior staff members and peers.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, put plans in place, and follow through with delivery.

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Senior Electrical Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing comprehensive design services by establishing design criteria and implementing the preparation of specifications, design computations, drawings, models, and bills of material in accordance with basic project requirements.
  • Participating in the design of component parts and individual units; exercising cost control, reviewing and monitoring designs for conformance with control estimates and project specifications.
  • Reviewing vendor or subcontractor quotations, drawings, and specifications for technical adequacy and conformance with project requirements.
  • Giving technical guidance to junior staff.
  • Participating in design reviews and HAZOPS.
  • Preparing or assisting in the preparation of discipline inputs for cost estimates for proposals.
  • Lead the electrical and controls teams, assist BD and staff recruitment, training and management of the department.
  • Provide BD with key clients, prepare engineering proposals, electrical engineering estimates and coordinate with other departments as required.
  • Play key role in managing department quality control procedures, carry our project audits, and maintain records as required by OQM and quality procedures.
  • Manage electrical and Control projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University Degree in Electrical Engineering, and must be a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA.
  • 15 + years successful experience in oil & gas and substation engineering.
  • 5 + years in a Subject Matter Expert and Lead position.
  • Experience in oil and gas pipeline pumping and terminal facilities project design.
  • Understanding of Canadian Electric Code and relevant industry standards.
  • Have a working knowledge of Low/High Voltage distribution and equipment selection, construction support, development of EDS, DBM, and CWP documents (E-House design experience an asset).
  • Knowledge of overhead Power distribution.
  • Background in engineering, design and construction of substations including familiarity with the following:
  • HV equipment design, specifications and associated industry standards
  • Power Transformers, Circuit Breakers and Disconnect switches
  • Substation grounding
  • Lightning protection and insulation coordination concepts
  • Switchgear and/or Protection and Control building design
  • Familiar with / experience in electrical studies (PSS/E, Harmonic Load Flow, grounding, arc flash etc.).
  • Familiarity with codes and standards applicable with the discipline such as IEEE, NEMA, CSA, etc.
  • A high-energy self-starter that shows initiative, able to thrive in a team environment, and demonstrated success in both the consulting office and field engineering environments.
  • Strong background with resolution of technical issues during projects planning and execution phases.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with a variety of clients and personnel.
  • Solution oriented and demonstrated creative thinking.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ability to organize and deal with multiple, sometimes competing priorities.
  • Ability to weigh required depth of analysis versus meeting project deadlines.
  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to mentor junior staff members and peers
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, put plans in place, and follow through with delivery.

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Senior Project Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • As the Prime, will be responsible for monitoring consultants, fabricators, contractors and vendors and if additional resources are required or issues arise address these situations jointly with the VP.
  • Directing and overseeing the development of project specific plans and drawings, specifications, tendering and purchasing equipment, materials and services from approved vendors, contractors and fabricators.
  • Preparing and acquiring regulatory permits and licenses necessary to complete the work and if prepared by others, responsible for confirming that the information is correct before submission to the authorities.
  • On larger projects, in-charge of completing in-field engineering quality check including inspection using P&ID’s, line list, plot plans and control schematics, shutdown keys of piping and electrical/controls systems and as well assisting with commissioning and start-up. On smaller projects, in-charge of ensuring quality checks are performed by the Construction Supervisor’s and contractors with periodic engineering surveillance inspections.
  • In charge of completing project closeouts within the required time lines including reconciling costs, finalizing contracts permits and licenses, obtaining, distributing and filing as-built drawings, data sheets, operating manuals and data books and quality control documentation.
  • Responsible for identifying, reporting and assisting with reconciling any deviation to project standards, practices, policies and specifications.
  • As directed by the VP, responsible for assisting with the technical development, mentoring and training of more junior engineers/ technicians.
  • Provide orientation to Engineering department for all new hires. Assist with performance plan development for all staff on an annual basis.
  • Responsible for the assisting the development of departmental processes that will minimize workload, improve quality, safety and costs.
  • Working knowledge of Alberta Oil and Gas applications will be considered first.
  • Up to 25% travel

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Process Engineering, as recognized by APEGA, with a minimum of 15+ years for Senior progressive experience including oil batteries, pipelines, facilities, compression, well tie ins etc.
  • PMP an asset.
  • Experience in all facets of solution delivery including QA/QC, leadership, and proven Project Management methodology. Participates in short and long range planning. Originality and ingenuity are required for devising practical and economical solutions to problems.
  • Makes responsible decisions not usually subject to technical review, on all matters assigned except those involving large sums of money or long-range objectives. Establishes courses of action necessary to expedite the successful accomplishment of assigned projects.
  • Advanced communication/negotiation skills. Able to integrate across all levels of the organization.
  • Conscious promotion of STEP Engineering to clients, vendors and prospects.
  • Strong Software Computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal, mentor, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Must have recent experience in small – medium sized EPCM firms within Western Canada.
  • Must have valid Alberta Drivers License.

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