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Kent Recruitment

SENIOR POWER SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Location
Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Category
Technical
Date Published
31/10/22
Status
Open
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 own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest 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 in the most responsible way 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 on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

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

The candidate will possess a solid understanding of electrical power systems 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 an effective communicator. The candidate will be able to work independently, lead a small team of professionals (engineers and designers) and be effective when working in a team environment.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Experience in planning and design of electrical distribution systems in a project team environment with focus on power system studies, Front End (FEED)design, detailed design for new plants (or) modifications/replacements of existing equipment in process plants.
  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles
  • Proficient in developing LV & MV Single Line Diagrams with strong knowledge of Relay & Metering systems
  • Proficient in electrical power system modelling using ETAP software.
  • Proficient in conducting electrical power system studies (Load Flow, Short Circuit, Motor Starting, Arc Flash, Harmonic studies, relay coordination and Grounding study) using ETAP software.
  • Proficient in power system analysis of the study results and performance assessment for finalizing the design.
  • Proficient in developing/coordinating protective relays, TCC settings and associated logics (GE F35, T60, C60 and Multilin relays).
  • Proficient in developing settings for MV & LV Variable Frequency Drives (VFD).
  • Proficient in load calculations and electrical equipment sizing
  • Knowledge of electrical Interfacing with DCS, SCADA, PLC etc.
  • Proficient in the selection of HV/LV and outdoor / indoor Substation Equipment.
  • Knowledge of Battery/ UPS systems
  • Proficient in motor protection and control schematics / wiring diagrams
  • Experience in reviewing vendor designs for compliance with Technical Specifications
  • Proficient in Electrical equipment specifications, data sheets and purchasing requisition.
  • Good understanding of Area Classification Drawings and studies
  • Monitoring and updating electrical manhours and schedule progress on assigned projects.
  • Establishing scope of work for projects / proposals and developing engineering deliverable lists
  • Excellent writing skills to produce study reports, scope documents and presentation materials
  • Attending project team meetings, client meetings & vendor review meetings
  • Experience in providing engineering support during the commissioning of electrical equipment, relays and VFDs.
  • Reviewing designs for constructability in 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' experience in electrical studies for power distribution systems in Oil & Gas Facilities.
  • Proficient in ETAP power system software.
  • Strong client focus; able to represent the company in a professional manner when communicating with clients and visiting client sites
  • Experience in oil sands projects will be considered an asset.
  • Works with minimal supervision, manages own time effectively, maintain control over all current projects/responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international codes (CEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, API, NEMA, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a high regard for safety 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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