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  • Job reference: RMS0113071

Electrical and Controls Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/07/2012
  • Time left:
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This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
- Provide overall Electrical engineering technical leadership and expertise
- Oversee Instrument and Controls Engineering with some assistance from other project I&C resources

Review, evaluate, and advise:
- Electrical specifications and drawings
- Compliance with design methods and safety factors to be used in design of project. Reviews completed contractor deliverables for correctness, compliance, and operability
- Operability of the unit or plant for start up, normal, turndown, and shutdown modes. Reviews or sets design basis for abnormal operating conditions

Steward the contractor's activities with respect to Electrical engineering and design including:
- Electrical engineering
- Instrument and Controls Engineering
- Oversight of Development and design of the Electrical system
- Oversight of Development of the contractor’s schedule, recommended deliverables, and labor hour estimate for Electrical and Controls
- Measurement and reporting of engineering progress
- Oversight of Selection and specification of Electrical equipment and components
- Oversight of Procurement of Electrical items including preparation of specifications

- Participate in HAZOP reviews

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Thorough and extensive knowledge of:
- Electrical engineering principles, theories, and concepts
- Applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
- General Instrument and Controls Knowledge
- Thorough knowledge and expert judgment in the selection and application of Electrical equipment and hardware
- Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
- 10+ years of closely related professional engineering experience, 5+ years of which should be at the Senior Engineer level
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
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