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Project Engineer in Training, Oil and Gas - Calgary, AB #352907

Company: Stantec

Date: 10/18/2019

Category: Financial Services

City: Calgary, AB

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.


Your Opportunity


We are currently looking for a junior project engineer to join our Upstream Oil and Gas team in the Calgary office. As a junior Project Engineer, you will work with close supervision and direction on small and mid-sized projects under the guidance of the Project Manager/Project Engineer.


Your Key Responsibilities


  • Understand and ensure that customer expectations are met or exceeded


  • Establish and maintain positive internal and external stakeholder relationships


  • Development of DBM, scoping documents, framing documents, etc.


  • Support development of man-hour estimates, project cost estimates and schedules


  • Support management of project costs, schedule, and quality


  • Support proactive change management processes


  • Coordinate and work as contributing member within a multi-discipline team


  • Provide technical advice and guidance to engineering disciplines


  • Act as single point technical interface for the project


  • Customer communication and status reporting


  • Coordination of key meetings or review points: scope review, engineering/design review, P&ID review, controls review, HAZOP, construction review, construction kick-off, etc. and following all action items through to completion.


  • Coordinate with all disciplines to ensure procurement packages are produced in accordance with project cost, schedule, and quality requirements


  • Review of project documentation (specifications, PFD/P&ID drawings, designs, line/tie-in/equipment lists etc.) prior to issue for accuracy, completeness and presentation


  • Ensure codes and standards (both legislated and customer-specific) are being met


  • O&M and project data books coordination


  • Coordinate construction support activities


  • Coordination of regulatory submissions


  • Other general project support tasks to complete work, including customer specific requirements

Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Strong technical background


  • Sound problem-solving skills


  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills


  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment


  • Ability to multitask, in both capacities of handling multiple jobs/projects, and be able to carry out multiple tasks and scalability within each project


  • Genuine team player who will encourage teamwork with the project team and with other discipline staff


  • High level of initiative and ability to complete tasks on schedule and budget


  • Willingness to go the ‘extra mile’ to support projects, customers and fellow employees


  • Ability to anticipate and resolve design issues


  • Ability to challenge specifications and non-optimal designs and provide value added alternatives


  • Focused on continuous improvement


  • Focused on providing quality services to the customers in a timely manner


  • Knowledge of project management principles and processes


  • Experience supporting oil sands projects from conception through construction. SAGD experience is considered an asset. MOC experience is considered an asset. Field experience is considered an asset.


  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards (B31.3, Z662, AER Directives, OH&S, etc.)


  • Willingness to travel on occasion (1 to 3 day trips per month)

Education and Experience


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with minimum of 3 years of experience. Co-op/Internship experience preferred.


Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.


This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.


Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.


Job: Mechanical Engineer - EIT


Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary


Job Level: Individual Contributor


Travel: No


Schedule: Full-time


Req ID: 1900038S


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