scada engineer - evergreen, Fort St. John

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Fort St. John, British Columbia
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Our client, a large Pipeline / Oil and Gas organization is looking to hire a SCADA Engineer to join their team in the Fort St. John, BC area.

Do you have experience as in an Automation role? Do you have experience developing / designing schematics and displays? We want to speak with you!

Job Summary

The SCADA Engineer will monitor pipeline automation and control systems along with ultrasonic flowmeters, smart pressure transmitters, flow and temperature transmitters, smart pressure and level switches, and other field instrumentation that is relevant to automated pipeline monitoring.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure the availability, integrity and reliability of the SCADA applications
• Perform break-fix and troubleshooting lead support of SCADA applications and its related infrastructure including business interfaces, remote devices, SCADA network and hardware platforms
• Day-to-day interaction with Gas Control, Facility Engineering, Field Operations, Gas Management, Measurement, Communications, Information Systems, IT Infrastructure, and other External Users to identify, report and resolve application and SCADA workflow problems
• Partner with IT, Operations, Engineering and vendors in designing, implementing and maintaining the SCADA system according to regulations (NEB Onshore Pipeline Regulations and CSA) and internal policies (CRM and cyber security)
• Partner with Operations and Engineering in the completion of capital project assignments.
• Analyze operational data and provide improvements to operational efficiency and safety
• Assess application deficiencies and evaluate vendor provided or 3rd party provided solutions via new components, upgrades or patches
• Provide business support with reports and tools built on external platforms integrated with SCADA applications
• Support in commissioning SCADA application changes following standard operating practices


- 8+ years’ experience in a related role using SCADA applications
- Must be local to Fort St John or be willing to relocate at own expense

Working Conditions


• Related university degree or technical diploma with limited experience OR a combination of related certification and a minimum of five years directly related experience
• Proficient to advanced knowledge of: related office software; company databases; company structure and standard operating procedures; and/or office communications technology
• Cygnet, SCADA, HMI application, C++ programming experience is considered an asset
• Exceptional Computer skills
• Communication and organizational abilities
• Ability to work in a collaborative team environment that values continual improvement and champions change
• Self-directed in day to day function
• Problem solving and troubleshooting skill.
• Experience with Learning Management Systems (knowledge of ISNetworld would be considered and asset) but not mandatory
• Knowledge in oil/gas pipeline operations would be considered and asset
• Knowledge in related regulations and industry standards (PHMSA, API, operator procedures, OSHA, DOT, etc.) would be considered and asset

If this sound 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 background, reference and Drug and Alcohol, 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. Not the right fit this time? Follow us on our careers social media pages!

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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