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  • Job reference: RMS0109107

Execution Planning Advisor - SAGD

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/04/2012
  • Time left:
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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:
Serve as execution planning subject matter expert for SAGD projects in Western Canada. Modularization experience required.

* Leads Project execution planning effort; coordinates Front End Execution Planning (FEEP) activities by:
o Leveraging cross-functional input via FEEP workshops to identify execution issues at key Select and Define Stage milestones
o Defining and implementing specific work programs focused on developing mitigation plans and delineating execution basic elements to confirm feasibility and setting the Execution Basis
* Coordinate with Houston based functional and process expertise who provide oversight guidance and deliverables to ensure consistency with established execution planning processes


* Develop execution planning deliverables per Company processes including:
* Defining key deliverables and timing that support the relevant early Business Case, Concept Selection, Design Basis, and Project Plan Execution Strategy
* Coordinate Front End Execution Planning (FEEP) efforts including:
* Set up and facilitate FEEP workshops
* Develop and steward work programs in FEEP Charters and integration of execution bases to support Concept Selection, Gate, and Checkpoint deliverables
* Work within Team and with Functions to identify and resolve issues
* Responsible for quality of work products produced as part of the FEEP process
* Responsible for monitoring and reporting status and progress of the FEEP work effort to stakeholders
* Responsible for obtaining functional and project management agreement on specified project Gate deliverables
* Consults internally as Subject Matter Expert on SAGD and similar project types for Western Canada.:
o Participate in project reviews and assessments (e.g. PEBRAs, IPRs, Concept Selection)
* Mentors younger engineer assigned to Western Canada projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* BS / MS in Engineering
* 15+ years experience in the Alberta Oil Sands / Heavy Oil Projects.
* 10+ years experience in a variety of project, execution and construction management positions.
* 5 + years experience with SAGD projects
* Prior experience includes leadership roles in managing capital projects, experience in the phases of project execution, modularization, fabrication, offsite assembly, logistics, and site construction for the Alberta market
* Able to travel to Houston and other locations periodically
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