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Junior Pipeline Integrity Engineer

Job Title: Junior Pipeline Integrity Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edmonton, Canada
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-04-16
Reference: BH-106626
Contact Name: Melissa Sim
Contact Email: Melissa.Sim@nesgt.com
Job Published: April 17, 2019 16:51

Job Description

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, an oil and gas midstream company, is currently seeking a Junior Pipeline Integrity Engineer on a 12 month contract based in Edmonton, AB.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform reliability analysis for  assets using existing tools (ERA, Python, MatLab, @Risk). This includes hands-on application of existing reliability models (e.g. Monte Carlo simulations, Bayesian Network, Fault Tree, Decision Tree) for integrity and non-integrity threats.
  • Perform more detailed investigations for lines/segments/features do not meet integrity reliability targets following existing processes.
  • Address stakeholders’ requests including problem definition, data collection, application of standard assessment techniques, and communication of results. Support more senior team members for complex requests that exceed standard processes.
  • Participate in the documentation and effective communication of methodology, results, limitations, etc. to internal and external stakeholders for standard assessments.
  • Provide guidance to more junior staff members or external consultants to support project tasks.
  • Support continuous improvement of different assessment tools and techniques through:
    • Researching relevant literature;
    • Collecting relevant data for feasibility analysis and system-wide analysis; propose improvement ideas for better data accuracy and data quality;
    • Assisting with the automation and improvement of existing models.
  • Support the development and maintenance of processes, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Support the generation of industry publications and technical reports.
Requirements:

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation from APEGA (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in civil/mechanical/industrial engineering (or equivalent) from a recognized university or college.
  • A minimum of 4 years of engineering experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Advanced data analytics;
    • Pipeline integrity related projects and programs;
    • Reliability analysis including statistical analysis, results interpretation, system modelling, etc.; and/or
    • Research-related projects requiring review of industry literature, interpretation of a variety data types, and generation of conclusions and recommendations based on findings.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Some knowledge of statistical tools (such as @RISK or MATLAB) and large databases (e.g PowerPivot or Power Query, Power PI).
  • Critical thinking skills related both to technical engineering/reliability analysis and project management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with stakeholders.  This includes the ability to effectively interact with peers and stakeholders in both formal and informal settings.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively deliver self-directed tasks and stakeholder requests.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver thorough technical analysis and recommendations.
  • Strong safety and integrity values.
 

Preferred:

  • Relevant experience with risk assessment, reliability, or statistical/probabilistic analysis.
  • Experience with pipeline integrity reliability software (such as PIRAMID or ReliaSoft).
  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field.
  • Baseline understanding of scripting languages (such as Python, VBA, C#).