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  • Job reference: RMS0201828

Pipeline Integrity Engineer (Intermediate)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/10/2018
  • Duration: 12 month renewable
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The Role:
General Information

The Canadian Gas Operations, Technical Support Integrity team is seeking an experienced, focused and motivated engineer to join our team. In this role you will support the Client's pipeline integrity management program by performing safe excavation pressure assessment, defect assessment with repair decisions, and continuing service engineering assessment, carrying out pipeline failure analysis, developing integrity program standards and procedures, and participating in new technology projects to protect our pipelines.

Responsibilities
* Perform technical assessment to determine the safe pressure for pipeline excavations;
* Perform defect assessment to determine the appropriate repair methodology;
* Gather and analyze data in support of performing continuing service Engineering Assessment on in-service pipelines;
* Develop and update integrity related operating procedures to support the continual improvement of Client's Pipeline Integrity Management Program;
* Gather and analyze integrity program data in support of communications, interactions, and performance measurement with the industry and the regulators;
* Provide integrity data QA/QC by reviewing field data on integrity excavation, inspection, and repair for completeness and accuracy, and work with NDE vendors and field personnel to make any necessary corrections before entry into integrity record management systems;
* Support initiatives to improve implementation efficiencies of the technical support program and consistencies of program deliverables;
* Support Client's response to pipeline failures and failure investigations;
* Provide support to pipe integrity teams and engineering governance teams as required;
* Participate in research and development projects to validate new technologies and methodologies that promote the advancement of pipeline integrity for the company and the industry;

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications
* Self-motivated individual with excellent work ethics and strong desire to learn and develop;
* Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work effectively in small and large teams;
* Innovative with strong analytical and computer skills and a "can-do" attitude on problem solving;
* Ability to plan, manage, and prioritize assigned work independently;
* In-depth knowledge of applicable industry Codes and Standards related to pipeline integrity (e.g. CSA Z662 and ASME B31.8);
* Have working familiarity with NEB's Onshore Pipeline Regulations;
* Willingness to travel within North America for limited periods of time;
* Thorough understanding of threats to pipeline integrity will be an advantage.

Education/Experience
* A Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering from an accredited university is required (preferably in Mechanical, or Metallurgical Engineering);
* Candidates with a minimum 4 years of experience, up to 10

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