November 14, 2017
Upstream Solutions Inc. is currently seeking candidates for the position of Pipeline Engineer for Halifax, NS.
- Evaluate and comment on discipline engineering work performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Facilitates effective execution of discipline engineering and design routines that align with the project's goals, objectives, and procedures.
- Assures accurate and timely communication among the Project Team and other company Functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues. In addition to technical ability, they should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide engineering support to management of integrity programs (e.g. equipment criticality, maintenance strategy development, program work plans and budgets, KPI stewardship, assessment and management of integrity issues, program status reporting)
- Provide ad-hoc technical and troubleshooting support to field operations; identify and engage specialist resources as needed
- Provide active support to Asset Level Team for business plan development and stewardship, inter-functional work planning & coordination, budgeting, activity prioritization, and stewardship
- Actively participate on risk assessments and incident investigations (e.g. PHA, HAZOP, RCFA)
- Assume leadership role in stewardship of resolving reliability issues (e.g. "bad actors"), integrity issues, and improvements to integrity programs - Interface with regulatory agency contact (e.g. pipeline integrity)
- Interface with field operations to ensure compliance and continuous improvement with integrity management and efficiencies
- Support assignments and tasks focused on process safety
- Facilitate and coordinate discipline engineering technical work products
- Coordination and communication of various issues among the company's and contractor's engineering team that affect the discipline engineering design, safety, and regulatory compliance of the work
- Evaluate / comment work performed by the Contractor and sub-contractors to insure that the work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements. Includes review of discipline design drawings and documents
- Identify and assess deviations to Contract Technical Specifications and regulatory requirements; ensure that such deviations will be processed according to project procedures; maintains Deviation Control Log.
- Steward discipline engineering queries from the Contractor and sub-contractors as well as technical information requests
- Keep Lead Engineer or Engineering Manager informed of discipline engineering progress, deviations, and execution concerns
- Participate in discipline engineering reviews at Contractor's and subcontractor's locations
- Drives and promotes capital efficiency in engineering design
- Support internal engineering general interest or Global Practice initiatives as requested by Supervisor
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
- 10 - 20 years’ experience working oil and gas integrity management systems (preference in pipeline integrity management)
- Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering specialty or equivalent professional experience
- Background in mitigation on process safety
- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead or participate in cross functional teams
- Strong interpersonal skills with potential or demonstrated ability to effectively interface with field operations and other technical functions
- Flexibility and willingness to respond to field call-outs or emergencies
- Comprehensive knowledge of surface production facilities and operations
- Applied knowledge of economics as relates to oil and gas project evaluation
- Knowledge of EM Canada Assets, ExxonMobil and industry design practices and standards
- Knowledge of ExxonMobil Facilities Integrity Management Systems (FIMS)
- Knowledge and ability to participate in facilities risk assessments
- Ability to apply ExxonMobil processes and procedures (Management of Change, Risk Assessment, FIMS) to progress small projects and initiatives
- Broad and extensive knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
- Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
- Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications This is a level 2 position: 10 to 20 years of related experience is required
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