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Process and Analytics Engineer
Edmonton, Alberta
Contract Position


On behalf of our client, we are looking for an excellent Process & Analytics Engineer for one of the big players in the Pipeline / Oil and Gas industry. This is a junior to intermediate level position

The primary focus of this role is to ensure the safe and reliable pipeline operation by supporting the ongoing Intelligent Valve Placement Program for Liquid Pipelines Assets. Focus will be to collaborate with various key Stakeholders to collect/ steward associated input data, in order to develop accurate volume out calculations. The incumbent will also ultimately provide engineering recommendations on where these automated valves should be installed.

In parallel, this role will also coordinate general maintenance, improvements and changes needed to this volume out calculations as impacted from operational changes.


• Executes and analyzes the volume out calculations, along with providing the engineering recommendations for optimal valve placement
• Coordinates the collection and stewardship of the input / output data to ensure accurate models are built, and can review data anomalies that impact final deliverables
• Input /steer review process for Management of Changes (MOC’s) as it relates to IVP initiatives
• Collect and validate operating data, extract insight, and build business cases to drive actions
• Explore and describe data sets using statistical methods to estimate values, test hypotheses, and examine relationships between various operational parameters
• Develop and/or utilize strong visualizations using tools such as PI Vision, Microsoft BI to deliver insight to decision makers
• Provide some additional engineering support, when needed, in developing steady-state hydraulic models to support the team
• Opportunities to specifically support thermal hydraulic models and/or thermal management program, in line with monitoring and predicting temperature profiles
• Input /steer review process for Management of Changes (MOC’s) as it relates to these assignments


• Completion of an Engineering Degree, with a preference in Process or Mechanical Discipline.
• Four (4) years or more of engineering experience in Pipeline, Oil & Gas, and/or Petrochemical.
• Registered P Eng with a professional engineering association: example APEGA as P Eng. Or close to receiving P Eng. Stamp approval.
• Demonstrate attention to detail, organization skills, multi-tasking and/or project management.
• Proficient or willingness to quickly learn techniques in data management, data manipulation, statistical methods to analyze data to drive data-based decisions.
• Competency in writing technical engineering summary reports that support calculations, requiring P.Eng Stamp.
• Exhibit analytical judgement to think in terms of systems and tactics for solving simple to more complex engineering problems.
• Ability to meet deadlines and deliver reliable data-driven deliverables.
• Self-motivated, growth mindset, and thrives in a dynamic changing environment with shifting priorities.
• Willingness to take the lead to identify innovative solutions and manage changes accordingly.
• Ability to learn the Regulatory Compliance drivers that influence the requirements for the IVP Program.
• Ability to legally work in Canada, and can travel occasionally between CAN/ US.

Optional past experience in the following would be considered an asset:

• Data analytics
• Process and/or hydraulics
• Industry experience in pipeline operation, pipeline design, process safety or project engineering
• Understanding and interpreting engineering information from drawings and/or technical records
• Participated in Risk Assessments such as: PHA, HAZOP, LOPA’s, What-If or FMEA
• Knowledge in CSA Z662, ASME B 31.4, API 521 and pipeline regulations such as AER Pipeline Act, Onshore Pipeline Regulations-99, and DOT 195
• Software such as: Power BI, OSISoft PI, SPS, AFT Fathom
• Coding such as: C++, SAS EG, R-Script, Python


• Office environment with periodic travel to company / customer / consultant offices, US offices and field locations
• Fast paced and high stress environment; many challenging and changing deadlines with high impact results
• The job operates in a generally safe work environment with a normal amount of physical effort

Interested candidates are also encouraged to submit a copy of their updated resume to Resource Manager, Geraldine Valiarayil at, with the Job Order Number / Position Name on the subject line.

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