Electrical Engineer

Job title: Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Alberta
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-128729
Contact Name: Paula Mantilla
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: about 1 month ago

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, a large Oil and Gas operator, is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer for a contract role in Calgary.The individual must be local or have their own accommodations, as no LOA is given. The shift is Monday-Friday.


  • University degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university (or demonstrated equivalent, (i.e. P.L.Eng.)
  • Registered or eligible for immediate registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and/or British Colombia (or Licensee)
  • 10+ years engineering experience
  • Demonstrable in-depth knowledge of regulatory governances (federal and provincial), codes and standards (CSA, IEEE, API, US codes an asset but not necessary)
  • Experience in dealing with industrial electrical distribution for medium voltage and low voltage systems
  • Experience with selection and sizing of primary and back up electrical power generation systems and associated controls
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for nontechnical audience
  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheets and word processing
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
  • A demonstration of effective troubleshooting skills
  • Experience working with multi-discipline project teams
  • Experience working in an oversight and team lead role
  • Good leadership and team building skills utilizing collaborative method
  • Ability to read and interpret single line electrical drawings and wiring diagrams
  • Ability to read and interpret piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)


Experience working with:

  • Mid-stream and Gas Transmission Experience
  • Experience with and an understanding of industrial control systems including PLCs, SCADA systems, and RTUs.
  • Instrumentation and actuator familiarity would ideal
  • Experience with electrical system analysis and studies including Cathodic Protection (CP) and AC Mitigation, grounding, and hazardous area classification diagrams
  • Experience with gas measurement and regulation stations and equipment
  • Experience with remote control valve automation for pipelines

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