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Kent Recruitment

Power Systems Engineer

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
Date Published
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About the job:
The successful candidate will report to the Electrical and Instrumentation 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.
Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Experience in the design of electrical distribution systems in a project team environment with a focus on conceptual studies, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), and detailed design for greenfield and brownfield projects.
  • Assigned as working Lead (sub-lead. area lead or project lead) for multiple sustaining capital projects, while still being able to take on Engineering/Design related deliverables.
  • Manage assigned work effectively, including prioritizing, executing, managing schedule and budget, and reporting to meet project goals/targets.
  • Establishing the scope of work, effort hour estimates and deliverable lists.
  • Design of LV, MV and HV Single Line Diagrams, including PC&M (Protection control and metering) Diagram with strong knowledge of Relay and metering systems associated with substations and e-houses.
  • Prepare Load List and perform electrical equipment sizing calculations (Transformer sizing, Cable sizing, NGR sizing, MCC sizing, grounding calculation etc.)
  • Perform electrical system studies using ETAP or SKM to develop load flow, short circuit, motor starting analysis, harmonic analysis, grounding study, protection/relay coordination, relay setting files and arc flash study.
  • Good writing skills to produce reports, scope documents and presentations.
  • Attending project team meetings, Client meetings and vendor review meetings
  • Establishing a good working relationship with the Clients. Strong client focus; able to represent the company professionally.
  • Reviewing designs for constructability and accordance with project requirements.
  • Performing field visits to validate existing drawings and confirm tie-in locations.
  • Utilize the workshare office or HVEC (High-Value Engineering Center) to complete the electrical deliverables.
  • Supervise, Coach, and support the team members on projects.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.
Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:
  • A degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada
  • 10-15 years of experience in the design of Electrical distribution systems in Oil & Gas Facilities.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international codes (CEC, CSA, NEC, IEEE, ANSI, API, NEMA, etc.)
  • Experience with ETAP and SKM.
  • Experience managing vendor electrical packages (substation, e-houses, Transformers, VFD etc.) will be an asset.
  • Experience with High-voltage design will be an asset.
  • Experience with Lightning Protection will be an asset.
  • Experience in the EPC industry, leading the local and workshare team will be an asset.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Leadership skills, team player, Proven multi-tasker with strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills required

Behavior/ Core Competencies:
  • Experience with engineering and/or construction of plant equipment desirable.
  • Proven attention to detail, analytical, team player and strong customer service skills required

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