PIPELINE INTEGRITY ENGINEER & CATHODIC PROTECTION CONSULTANT
Two Open Contract Positions within the System Integrity & Standards group:
- Pipeline Integrity Engineer
- Cathodic Protection Consultant
CONTRACT DURATION: November 1, 2017 – March 31, 2019 (with up to four potential extensions)
DAYS / HOURS: Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Office based – Regina, SK
- Office space and computer will be provided, and if required a phone.
TRAVEL: Some of the duties could require travel to satellite facilities, which may include overnight stays.
MUST HAVES: (Both roles)
1) If English is NOT your first language, you MUST provide evidence of English language competency in the form of one (1) of the following certified scores:
- TOEFL ibt – Score of 110 or higher
- CELPIP General – Score of 9 or higher (for each component)
- IELTS Academic – Score of 8 or higher
- TOEIC L&R – Minimum 900 & TOEIC S&W – Minimum 360
2) Hold a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan driver’s license; or equivalent
Our Client is looking for a Contract Engineer and Cathodic Protection Consultant to supplement and support in-house resources within various Engineering Departments.
Both roles will be under the direct supervision of a qualified Professional Engineer, and will be working with within an Engineering related department.
You will receive the necessary training to complete assignments to Company standards and specifications, and will be expected to comply with the company’s corporate safety program.
These roles are required to participate in meetings related to work assignments including staff meetings and to travel to field locations and coordinate with local operations staff when required.
You will be expected to take ownership of assignments, and develop and present recommendations on assignments.
1) PIPELINE INTEGRITY ENGINEER
- Minimum 4 to 8 year’s experience
- P.Eng. designation from APEGS (or an affiliated branch of the national association, as a Professional Engineer)
- Bachelor’s Degree only
- Degree is in Industrial, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent program)
- Background in Oil and Gas Industry in an Engineering role
These services will be required to provide technical support by applying engineering principles in the investigation, analysis and resolution of integrity related problems.
Duties may include, but are not limited to;
- Plan leak survey requirements and manage leak survey data, which will include working with Operational staff and leak survey contractors;
- Plan right of way patrol requirements and manage right of way patrol data, which will include working with Operational staff and patrol contractors;
- Development of annual replacement plans/programs based on risk evaluations.
- Identify trends with regards to threat types, magnitude of consequences and incident frequency.
- Lead and/or assist in the development of plans and business cases to optimize integrity management programs;
- Assess and make effective provisions for public and employee safety in accordance with legislated requirements;
- Identify and provide advice regarding opportunities for improvements within system integrity and associated line groups and for field processes;
- Manage assigned projects involving integrity related work to ensure projects proceed safely and according to planned schedules and budgets.
- Assist in the preparation of construction tenders, annual service contract and RFPs.
- Incident analysis, risk assessment, damage prevention, right of way management, encroachment patrol and tracking.
2) CATHODIC PROTECTION CONSULTANT
Must have: previous cathodic protection experience
- Experience with CP assets or CP survey data (rectifiers, groundbeds, remote monitoring devices etc.)
- Experience with preparation, management or administration of construction related contracts and staff.
- Project Management skills and Construction Supervision
The following experience is considered an asset:
- Experience in the oil and gas industry
- Experience with CSA Z662, ASME B31.3
- Experience with audits and regulations
- Knowledge of regulatory bodies and Acts (MECON, NEB, AER, TSASK, Saskatchewan Pipelines Act)
- Writing ability for recommendations and process documentation
- Experience within the office and field environment
- Varied engineering background including pipeline intergrity, direct assessment, inline inspection, cathodic protection, technical analysis and project experience, ability to work independently to analyze, troubleshoot, and manage program tasks while multi-tasking duties for several aspects of the overall department.
Candidate(s) should possess the following skills:
- Background in the oil and gas industry
- Experience in Natural Gas Piping Design & Construction
- Experience in dealing with Federal and Provincial Agencies in obtaining project approvals.
- Experience in P&ID and PFD drawings.
- Background in managing projects within an organization that employs a formal project management system.
- Experience with both the office and field environment
- Varied engineering background including technical analysis and project experience, ability to work independently to analyze, troubleshoot, and manage program tasks while multi-tasking duties for several aspects of the overall department.
This position will require the use of the following software (relevant experience and years of experience relative to each should be clearly stated):
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
- Microsoft Share Point
- Lotus Notes
Preference will be given to candidates with proven experience applying their technical aptitude in order to:
- Perform business analysis and provide engineering recommendations
- Perform and optimize task completion.
- To implement quality and/or business process controls.
- Technical writing and communication.
These services will be required to provide support to the Cathodic Protection group within System Integrity.
Duties may include, but are not limited to;
- Company asset alarm responsibility and administration
- Procure contractor material, and equipment as requested
- Lead Groundbed program through scheduling/coordinating contract crews, coordinating pipeline outages, supervise crews on-site to ensure SEI/TGL construction practices are followed and ensure as-builts are created
- CP construction supervision – RM approval management, permits (crossing, encroachment, working), environmental permits, Ensuring As Builts are completed and filed
- Training of regional staff on CP alarms and repair callout management
- Rollout new remote monitoring units across the province
- Competency Assessment Program (CAP) coordination
- Acquiring papers on ASME, NACE, CGA standards for use in CP standards/guidelines
- CP asset inventory and CP equipment management
- Coordinate the uploading of project field notes and photographs to all relevant SEI/TGL databases
- SPI updates
- Coordinate the collection of field as built construction records
- Assist in the preparation of construction tenders, annual service contracts and RFPs