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Kent Recruitment

Lead Electrical Engineer

Location
Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Category
Technical
Date Published
07/06/22
Status
Open

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that we’re far more than the sum of our parts together. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the most significant projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs most responsibly ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:

We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY

We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE

We are built on INFINITE THINKING

Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs.

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness of the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives and creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities across six continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character regardless of ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

The successful candidate will report to Electrical Discipline Manager and will be assigned to various projects associated with the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals industry as directed by the Project Management group.


The candidate will possess a solid understanding of electrical design principles complemented by practical working experience with industrial power distribution systems within Oil and Gas processing facilities. The candidate is required to be a well-organized and effective communicator. The candidate will be able to work independently, lead a team of professionals ( engineers and designers) and be effective when working in a team environment.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Experience in the design of electrical distribution systems in a project team environment with a focus on studies, Front End (FEED)design, detailed design for new plants and modifications/replacements of existing equipment in process plants.
  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles
  • Preparing Electrical equipment specifications, data sheets and purchasing requisitions
  • Knowledge of electrical Area Classification design and studies
  • Knowledge of Battery/ UPS systems
  • Knowledge of Substation Grounding study and Grounding Grid Layout
  • Familiar with outdoor/indoor Substation Equipment layout.
  • Develop/Coordinate protective relay settings and coordination studies.
  • Knowledge of applying engineering application software like ETAP or SKM to study relay coordination, load flow, short circuit, arc flash, harmonic and motor starting the analysis.
  • Load List and Electrical equipment sizing
  • Knowledge of electrical design calculations
  • Familiar with Heat Tracing design
  • Knowledge of Interfacing with DCS, SCADA, PLC etc.
  • Design of LV & MV Single Line Diagrams with strong knowledge of Relay & Metering systems associated with substations and e-houses.
  • Design of motor protection and control schematics/wiring diagrams
  • Reviewing vendor designs for compliance with Technical Specifications and applicable standards.
  • Coach and support the team members on projects.
  • Monitoring and updating electrical manhours and schedule progress on assigned projects
  • Providing Electrical BOMs and major equipment costs for capital cost estimates at various project stages (Feasibility Study, PDB and Detailed Engineering)
  • Establishing the scope of work for projects/ proposals, developing engineering cost estimates and deliverable lists
  • Good writing skills to produce reports, scope documents and presentation materials
  • Attending project team meetings, Client meetings & vendor review meetings
  • Establishing a good working relationship with the Clients.
  • Reviewing designs for constructability and accordance with project requirements.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with APEGA
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in the design of Electrical distribution systems in Oil & Gas Facilities.
  • Strong client focus; able to represent the company professionally when communicating with clients and visiting client sites
  • Proven experience in successfully leading medium to large-size projects ( budget of about 20000 hrs).
  • Experience in managing vendor electrical packages ( substation, e-houses, Transformers, VFD etc.)
  • Experience in Kearl oil sands projects will be considered an asset.
  • Works with minimal supervision manages own time effectively and maintains control over all current projects/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international codes (CEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, API, NEMA, etc.)
  • Very good communication and report writing skills in English.
  • Demonstrate a high regard for safety, quality and environmental policies and procedures

Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Proven multi-tasker with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to meet assignment schedule & deliver quality products under pressure
  • Self-motivated & goal-oriented
  • Strong computer background including experience with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
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