Senior Electrical Engineer

  • TBC
  • Canada Alberta Calgary
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Responsible for the design, development, and procurement of electrical equipment required for the projects.  Also, responsible for ensuring that electrical specifications, codes and standards, along with the QA/QC procedures adhered to and followed.  The Senior Electrical Engineer must provide technical support and guidance to the electrical team during the design, construction, commissions and start-up phases of the projects.

  Key Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate all activities within the Electrical engineering discipline team for the project.
  • Carry out detailed design, sizing, calculations and verify and check the design done by others.
  • Ensure coordination with other disciplines is effective for each project.
  • Review, check and approve of all engineering deliverables produced by the discipline team.
  • Main priorities involve preparation of key electrical documentation including; area classifications, drawings and reports, fugitive emissions studies, single line diagrams, electrical load and equipment lists, associated with electrical system studies (such as short circuit calculations, time current coordination, load flow, motor starting and harmonic analysis using SKM and ETAP software).
  • Provide electrical input into the detailed scope of work, Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), and Project Execution Plan (PEP).
  • Develop the electrical design for a project or proposal.
  • Determine the detailed engineering design criteria.
  • Analyze the designs of vendors or subcontractors providing specific equipment.
  • Review the work of others to ensure consistency and integrity of design throughout the project.
  • Perform a lead role in the development of electrical Material Takeoffs (MTOs), and man-hour estimates.
  • Prepare engineering man-hour estimates and provide input into project schedules.
  • Prepare and review electrical single line diagrams, wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Develop and evaluate electrical equipment and construction specifications.
  • Perform engineering support for procurement activities including MRQ/MRP development, technical bid evaluation and vendor drawing approvals.
  • Perform engineering development of Construction Work Package (CWP), including project description, construction specifications, Issued for Construction (IFC) drawings and material lists.
  • Provide engineering support during construction including field engineering, inspection and special studies.

Key Skills:
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate must be proficient in high, medium, and low voltage power distribution design.
  • Successful candidate must be proficient in protective relaying, motor control systems, area classification assessment and reporting, electrical equipment sizing and PLCs applications.
  • Must be experienced in electrical safety regulations and code compliance requirements.
  • Ability to coordinate with other engineering disciplines.
  Education and Qualifications:  
  • P. Eng. and Electrical Engineering or related Engineering degree preferred.
  • Minimum 10+ year’s oil and gas experience with EPCM background.
  • Experience in Oil & Gas facility projects including some of the following areas: heavy oil facilities, well tie-ins, pipelines, compressor stations, and field gas processing facilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of applications, electrical codes and standards (i.e. CSA, IEEE, API).

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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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