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Wednesday , 28 July 2021

Employment Opportunity: Strathcona Resources – Facilities Engineer – Orion Cold Lake

Detailed Job Description

Strathcona is presently seeking a full time Facility Engineer – Thermal Operations. Reporting to the Facilities Lead in Calgary, this position supports the Orion operation located in Cold Lake, AB. The position is field based, and preference is that the successful candidate resides in or around the Cold Lake or Bonnyville, AB area.

In this role you will apply your expertise with engineering and construction of projects on our SAGD facility focusing on quality control, scheduling and budget. You will also assist Operations by providing technical support in areas of trouble-shooting, risk analysis, process de-bottlenecking and optimization. You will use your demonstrated field experience to communicate and report activities and objectives between the office and the field.

The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Manage the MOC (plant change) process, including project justification (safety or economic analysis as required), prioritization, project execution and cost/schedule control
  • Lead Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) and HAZOP risk reviews for new projects
  • Oversee various projects and when required, actively participate in engineering design
  • Work closely with staff to ensure the design and technologies used best suits the applications
  • Define deliverables (Cost, Schedule, Quality and Safety) from the design and construction team and drive them through project completion
  • Enhance success by ensuring the completion of facility projects on time, on budget and safely while adhering to quality standards and corporate initiatives
  • Promote innovation within Projects by working collaboratively with others to ensure the most appropriate technologies and designs are used for each application
  • Provide technical support to operations for trouble-shooting, risk analysis, process de-bottlenecking and optimization
  • Participate and promote Health, Safety and Environment policies from initial design phase through to construction, commissioning and final turn over to operations
  • Participate in the commissioning, start-up and turn-over of facility projects including pre-start up safety reviews (PSSR)
  • Recommend changes to established project execution processes and procedures as part of ongoing continuous improvement initiatives

Qualifications Include:

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience;
  • Previous operating experience is considered an asset;
  • Be aware of, and work according to applicable Guidelines, Directives and Regulations with regards to the Environment, Safety, AER, and the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA);
  • Familiarity with and understanding of:
    • Design and construction of thermal oil and gas production facilities within Western Canada
    • Piping systems and fluid handling and fluid distribution systems
    • Spreadsheets and software applications (HYSIS, HTRI, PI, EDMS, EAM)
Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or Petroleum preferred
  • Registration with APEGA as a Professional Engineer

Other Details:

  • Comfortable working in an Operations environment and supporting large teams

About Jena Colbourne