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Electrical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
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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:
The Electrical Engineer stewards all phases of Electrical systems engineering. He/she ensures that the Project's requirements, as detailed in the Early Project Development Basis and Facilities Design Basis, for all Electrical engineering are carried out faithfully, and in a timely fashion. Stewards Electrical engineering aspects of the Project with other discipline leads on the Project Team (PT), as necessary. Stewards the interfaces among the PT and the contractor's organization with respect to Electrical engineering and design to ensure quality and manage changes.

Responsibilities and duties:
• Provide overall Electrical engineering technical leadership and expertise
• Review, evaluate, and advise:
 Electrical specifications and drawings
 Design Strategy oversight across projects
 Electrical Consistency across projects
 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
- Design Strategy development in Electrical area
 Development and design of the Electrical system
 Development of the schedule, recommended deliverables, and labor hour estimate for Electrical
 Measurement and reporting of engineering progress
 Selection and specification of Electrical equipment and components
 Procurement of Electrical items including preparation of specifications
• Participate in Electrical technical specification preparation
• Participate in HAZOP reviews

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
• 15+ years of closely related professional engineering experience, 5+ years of which should be at the Senior Engineer level and experience acting as discipline lead on projects.
• Preference given to knowledge of Oilsands -- particularly mining/ore processing plant design practices and Site experience
• Thorough and extensive knowledge of:
 Electrical engineering principles, theories, and concepts
 Applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
• Thorough knowledge and expert judgment in the selection and application of Electrical equipment and hardware
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
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