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Machinery/Rotating Equipment Engineer - Cogen

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/09/2012
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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 Machinery Engineer is responsible for broad technical oversight of the Detailed Design contractor's rotating equipment engineering effort, focusing on the Steam Turbine Generator.

Responsibilities and duties:

• Provide overall rotating equipment engineering leadership and expertise
• Oversee the Detailed Design contractor's production of the machinery deliverables per the Project Design Basis and Project Management Plan within project budget and schedule
• Assist with all aspects related to machinery selection, design, installation, commissioning and start-up planning
• Conduct project team member briefing sessions with respect to machinery engineering requirements and processes
• Prepare and submit engineering progress data, including narratives, charts, graphs, etc. on machinery engineering issues to the Engineering Supervisor as required
• Provide machinery engineering input for Hazard and Operability (HAZOPS) reviews
• Provide machinery engineering input for Risk Management activities, as appropriate
• Review Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) for safe and operable features
• Capture and communicate machinery engineering lessons learned for the project
• Advise the Detailed Design contractor's mechanical engineering and design organization with respect to:
 Equipment data sheet completeness and accuracy
 Machinery engineering studies and analyses
 Inspection and test plans, including plans for Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) and Site Integration Tests (SITs)
 Compliance with design methods and safety factors to be used in design of the project
 Contractor's engineering and design procedures, processes, and deliverables
 Contractor's engineering staffing, including staffing plans, and personnel suitability and adequacy
• Steward the Detailed Design contractor's activities with respect to machinery engineering execution including:
 Ensuring that all affected parties are familiar with Detailed Design execution plans, procedures, objectives, and job requirements as they relate to machinery
 Ensuring that the contractor staffs the project with adequate numbers of qualified personnel
 Ensuring that the contractor employs the appropriate design tools, including computer hardware and software
 Ensuring that the contractor adheres to all appropriate specifications and standards
 Ensuring that the contractor provides all contract documents, including those referred to in the job spec
 Ensuring that interfaces associated with facilities project component(s) are working

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Extensive knowledge of:
 Mechanical/machinery design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
 Onshore facilities mechanical/machinery design, fabrication, transportation, commissioning and start-up
 Engineering verification and equipment design audit requirements
 Steam Turbine Generator design practices and standards
• Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
• 15+ years of closely related professional engineering experience, 10+ years of which should be at the Senior Machinery Engineer level
• 5+ years as Lead Machinery Engineer of a large project or major operating area
• Owner/Operator Company experience or equivalent is strongly preferred
• Capable of developing procedures for testing, installation, commissioning and start-up
• Capable of developing requirements for operating, maintenance and inspection procedures

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
(Essential continued)

• Capable of verifying work is consistent with good design practices, realistic operating assumptions, and low life cycle costs
• Capable of developing detailed equipment specifications including pre-commissioning, testing and assessing vendor qualifications and quality programs
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
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