Asset Integrity Engineer

Job Title: Asset Integrity Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-20
Reference: BH-108675
Contact Name: Malgorzata Stefan
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 23:56

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, is currently seeking a Asset Integrity Engineer based in Edmonton, Ab.


  • The Asset Integrity Projects team develops projects and/or proposes modifications to the operation of existing infrastructure to assure long term asset integrity and capacity reliability of the pipeline systems.  Liaison is required between Pipeline Integrity (PI), Liquids Pipelines and Major Projects engineering, and Asset Performance groups in the identification, justification, and active sponsorship of PI-driven projects which is led by Asset Integrity engineers.
  • Understand PI Program analysis results/issues and how they relate to and impact other areas of the company in order to provide timely, clear technical, and sound economic justification in PI-driven project development.
  • Identification, justification, and sponsorship of PI projects include, but are not limited to, the following focuses: pipeline replacement, recoating, hydro-testing, remediation of geological and hydrological hazards, remediating cased crossings and cathodic protection issues and idling or deactivation.
  • Develop initial project scope and obtain funding approvals: including preparation of business case(s) and presentations.
  • Will involve the compilation of integrity analyses and may include some feature growth forecasting analyses along existing pipelines, in order to identify and prioritize locations for pipe replacement consideration.   Frame and justify project and perform preliminary risk evaluation
  • Engage a supporting team of integrity engineers, technologists, and experienced individuals to complete challenging but achievable project initiatives.
  • Actively sponsor projects from scope initiation, execution, through to final in-service. This includes the compilation and analyses of project documentation, managing completion of related Engineering Assessments as required, as well as participation in gating process, commissioning, acceptance, and long term operational review activities.
  • Participate in the development and future enhancement of PI Projects tools including repair vs. replace decision model(s); group process and procedural documents; and preliminary project scope definition, business case, and presentation templates.
  • Apply Enbridge’s risk-informed decision making tools and techniques to projects. Generate opportunities to better the business that align with LRP Capital priorities and Asset Plans
  • Prepare “Requests for Proposals”
  • Secure funding
  • Approve scope, cost and schedule (in consultation with Asset Centric Excellence Teams)
  • Reaffirm business scope is being met and no scope creep
  • Manage approval of scope, cost and schedule changes
  • Manage approval and acquisition of incremental funds if required
  • Provide lessons learned input into future projects
  • Manage integrity projects and other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Pipeline AI Projects.
  • Maintain and promote inter-departmental relationships within PI and between PI and other Enbridge business units.
  • Provide mentoring, training, and direction to other departmental staff, contractors, and consultants.
  • Be the Pipeline Integrity Asset Lead for one or multiple key pipelines. This includes understanding the Integrity Science of the respective Asset and making balanced business recommendations to senior leadership considering both the cost and revenue impacts to Enbridge. Understand pipeline integrity program analysis results and issues and how they relate to and impact other areas of the business.
  • Support the development of both the annual capital budget and Long Range Plan (LRP).
  • Serve as a liaison for Pipeline Integrity on project related functions both within Enbridge and externally, including, project execution, CAPP, regulators, and external information requests.
  • Generate opportunities to better the business that align with LRP Capital priorities and Asset Plans
  • Participate in incident investigations as directed.
Must haves:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university or a Technologist diploma in engineering from an accredited Technical Institute
  • Professional Engineering designation with APEGA or a CET/PTech designation with ASET
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive technical engineering experience working with Process Safety Management and Management of Change
  • Functional understanding of facility and pipeline stakeholders is an asset
  • Ability to change/develop/plan new strategies in a dynamic environment to achieve desired goals
  • Deep commitment to continuous improvement
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Solid planning, organizing and leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving and technical skills