Field Engineer

BH-270513
  • TBC
  • Canada Alberta Calgary
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our valued client, a key Oil & Gas client is seeking a field engineer to join their team on a long term contact basis.


Note: This opportunity will require you to work ,~ 150km south of Fort McMurray where you will reside in camp while on shift working 14 days on / 7 days off.  The client will cover the transportation costs back to Calgary, AB on the scheduled days off.

What will you do

• Work closely with Subject Matter Experts (SME), engineering service provider (ESP), the prime contractor(s), and other stakeholders (e.g. operations) to construct and commission as per the design ensuring alignment with commercial drivers and scope requirements
• Ensure project design and technical scoping, performance of design work, and change management are devised and implemented per project and regulatory requirements
• Provide direct support to the project managers and project engineers (PMT) to create deliverables aiding project decision making and milestones
• Support procurement activities (technical review, data sheets, etc.), and assist in coordination of material deliveries to the prime contractor(s) and site
• Lead discussions of and resolve technical/engineering issues during construction and commissioning, including Request for Information (RFI) and on-site issues as they arise
• Support the PMT in developing and reviewing request for quote packages, contractor change order requests, capital cost estimates, schedule and risk registers
• Communicate technical changes in the contract scope of work to the prime contractor(s) that arise from DCNs
• Communicate with client groups regularly and facilitate discussions with internal and external stakeholders to meet client expectations
• Coordinate internal and external engineering activities to deliver timely engineering responses to RFIs
• Provide input into key learnings with commitment to continuous improvement of project process’ and systems
• Support the construction and commissioning teams in activities with emphasis on safety and quality, activities such as project turn-over packages, project punch-lists, construction redline reviews, and activities during commissioning
• Support the Construction Manager and inspectors on site during construction
• Support Information Management ensuring project records are appropriately tracked and filed
• Support the punch list and turnover process ensuring contractors provide accurate and timely information
• Support the Commissioning and Operations Integration Teams in preparation of turnover including supporting the “Leave to Open” process
• Ensure that project quality objectives are met, activities include documenting non-conformances (NCR), opportunities for improvement (OFI), lessons learned and assisting quality audits
• Transfer knowledge through acting as a role model, coaching and mentoring

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical or any other related Engineering discipline)
• 2+ years of experience with facilities construction and/or project execution experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in engineering design, construction and commissioning and/or operations is considered an asset
• Knowledge of crude oil facilities operations, design, regulations, design standards and specifications is considered an asset
• Able to read and understand technical documents and drawings
• Proven analytical skills and critical thinking skills with the ability to research, gather, analyze and synthesize multiple sources of information (technical, contracts and agreement, regulatory, etc.)
• Manage time effectively and efficiently by handling multiple and competing demands and tasks
• Self-motivated and able to work and problem solve with minimum supervision and direction
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills by demonstrating the ability to network and build/maintain relationships
• Adhere to health, safety, environment and quality goals
• Strong team orientation, demonstrating a high level of cooperation
• Ability to handle rapidly shifting priorities and multiple projects concurrently, requiring resolution of complex problems in stressful situation

*This position requires candidates to:

• Have and maintain a valid Driver's License
• Provide a Driver's Abstract for review
• Regular travel is required from Calgary to the project site

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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