project engineer - maintenance dig execution program, Edmonton

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Project Engineer – Maintenance Dig Execution Program
Edmonton, AB

Recruiting for our client from the midstream sector, the Project Engineer position is directly accountable for activities associated with the planning, coordination, execution, and management of the Company’s maintenance dig execution program, facility integrity projects, and cathodic protection program.

Responsibilities include but not limited to: project resourcing, internal and external stakeholder management, supporting front end engineering and planning (scope development, cost estimating, scheduling, execution strategies, and contracting strategies), project controls, compliance, execution, project management, and project close-out.

Specific Accountabilities:

• Responsible for all aspects of the project execution activities applicable to the maintenance digs and/or other type of projects being completed within financial and scheduling constraints, in compliance with the regulatory, environmental, health and safety requirements.
• Ensure that reclamation activities are completed for the maintenance digs executed under his/her responsibility and to provide execution support with the post-reclamation program, as needed.
• Acts as a Project Engineer with direct responsibility for the safety, cost, schedule and quality performance for each project under his/her accountability.
• Ensure completion of accurate project documentation, and support document turn-over and close-out activities.
• Ensuring an appropriate level of communication with the project sponsor and internal stakeholders to define execution strategies and/or tactics that optimize the program.
• Ensuring that the project scope complies with all regulatory, environmental, health and safety requirements through effective management and coordination of internal functional groups.
• Working with Pipeline Integrity, Facilities Integrity, Corrosion Services, Regional Operations, CCO and other internal stakeholders (Land & Environmental, Regulatory, Law, SCM, Regulatory, Compliance, Aboriginal, Public Affairs) to maintain seamless coordination between the program execution activities and the pipeline operations.
• Ensuring compliance with company procedures, standards and guidelines, as well as providing recommendations for improvements.
• Able to conduct disciplined analysis to identify cost and schedule impacts & propose mitigation plans.
• Providing formal and informal project management reports for various management levels, if required.
• Assisting with the review of Requests for Proposals (RFP), budgets, cash flows and preliminary schedules.
• Preparation of daily/weekly execution status reports & schedules, and Input into monthly Status Reports and Cost forecasts, Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies and cost saving measures that may be encountered.
• Provide mentoring and training for the junior engineers/EIT’s
• Organize and chair; progress, kick-off, safety, field coordination meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members.
• Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
• Track the progress, cost, and quality of work being performed by Contractors
• Prepare Work Order Requests as per the established process, procedures and protocols.
• Administering the change management protocol including but not limited to the tracking & managing RFI’s and change requests.
• Identify workplace safety hazards and take all necessary corrective actions to eliminate or minimize them.
• Represent the department during site inspections and audits conducted by external agencies and/or regulator.
• Responsible to conduct Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) On-Call duties for the projects being executed under his/her accountability.
• Responsible to take an active role in Incident Command/Response situations, if required.
• Provide regular updates to e-dig and regular input into the Master Schedule.
• Strict adherence to the APEGGA Code of Ethics and adherence to the Company Statement of Business Conduct
• Accountable to contribute towards the achievement of the departmental and corporate goals (safety, quality, cost, productivity etc.) determined by the management.
• Support continuous improvement efforts in terms of cost reductions, process improvement, and enhancement of Company’s safety culture.


• A Professional Engineer with a minimum of 4 years of engineering, construction and project management experience directly related to Pipeline Maintenance Projects or equivalent.
• Must be currently registered with a Professional Engineering Association in Canada.
• Demonstrated experience in managing projects involving Pipeline Operations with a complex stakeholder structure.
• Detail oriented and able to prioritize work continuously on a day to day basis.
• Excellent leadership, project management, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills.
• Familiar with provincial, federal and international standards and specifications applicable to pipeline maintenance program in Canada. Thorough understanding of Company’s safety standards, technical specifications, code of business conduct, core values and future business objectives is a must.
• Experience in coordinating project logistics that involve various internal and external stakeholders.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Proven ability to work in a fast and dynamic work environment.
• Ability to work independently while using his/her time in the most effective way.
• Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with internal & external stakeholders and peers.
• Well-developed problem solving, decision-making, organization, planning and leadership skills.
• Motivated self-starter that works well independently and in team environments.
• Committed to continuous technical learning and personal development.
• Knowledge of financial and administrative processes as well as human resources management.
• Ability to travel and manage digs throughout Canada


• Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is preferred.

Working Conditions:

• Primarily based in an office environment (Edmonton, AB).
• Periodic travel to the field locations across Canada (approximately 25% of time)

If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, apply now!

Please note: All candidates are subject to Criminal, Reference, Drug and Alcohol Test, and other checks.

Although we appreciate all applications, only those that meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role. We thank you all for your interest.

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Interested candidate is also encouraged to submit a copy of updated resume to Resource Manager, Geraldine Valiarayil at, with the Job Order Number / Position Name in the subject line outlining how you meet the qualifications required for the job.

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