Electrical Engineer

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1193101

Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 23, 2023

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company, is seeking a Electrical Engineer, to work a one-year contract in Calgary, AB.

Hybrid schedule (option to work from home Wednesdays and Fridays).


The Electrical Engineer will join the existing electrical team and provide support to operations. The job will include working on new projects and supporting the daily needs of a running facility. This will involve coordinating inputs from other engineering disciplines for the overall project impacts on the existing infrastructure. The Electrical Engineer will provide input on projects from FEED to start up phases.


Key Accountabilities:

Expert and technical contact point for electrical issues
Accountable for electrical documentation and processes within the facility
Responsible for input to designs that provide the most reliable and cost-effective electrical systems, as well as specifying and preparation of new equipment requirements.
Responsible for technical opportunity management, project development, project execution and management of change for electrical small projects.

Key activities:

Develop engineering packages for the execution of small projects.
Ensure that the design in all areas of responsibility is in accordance with the Basis of Design, Company HSE and quality standards, and relevant codes and specifications, and that reliability and operability are given priority.
Be a contributor to HAZOP, and other safety, regulatory, peer and operations reviews.
Be familiar with Power System Design software, ETAP or equivalent, to evaluate new design proposals.
Assist with design of new and upgrades of MI heat trace.
Provide management, input and guidance on projects as assigned.

Completion of an Electrical Engineering Degree with a minimum 15+ years of experience, preference will be given to candidates with Oil and Gas, petrochemical operating experience.
Knowledge and experience with acceptance testing and commissioning of electrical equipment and systems.
Strong knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code.
Active professional member or eligible for professional membership with APEGA.
Understands safety and mechanical integrity standards and maintains. competence in these fields.
Occasional travel and coordination with site operation.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong commitment to safe work practices.
Open-minded, innovative and a team player.
Demonstrated organizational abilities.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment.
Ability to manage your workload with minimal supervision, managing multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic teamwork environment.
Demonstrates desire to use problem-solving skills.

Work Schedule:
Schedule will be 5 days per week and 40 hours per week.
Hybrid - option to work from home Wednesdays and Fridays.

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