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Kent Recruitment

Field Engineer

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
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About the job:

Reporting to the field Engineering Manager, the Field Engineer is expected to organize and provide E&I field engineering services on the construction site located just north of Fort McMurry Alberta for Kent’s active tailings project. The field engineer shall manage and closeout E&I RFI’s as well as act as point of contact during shift for Piping and Mechanical inquiries.

Your responsibilities:
  • Primary point of contact for all engineering related issues between the construction management team and the contractor
  • Provide technical support and engineering direction to the construction management team and contractor on various design and constructability issues
  • Provides technical support to construction activities at the worksite, while expediting design changes for timely response to construction inquiries (RFI’s)
  • Perform daily inspections of ongoing work with CMT construction coordinators and quality assurance personnel
  • Ensure that installation and testing procedures are within contractual compliance (Canadian Standard Association, Client Standards, etc.)
  • Coordinate and resolve material and installation issues with the construction management team and contractor (Specialty items and scope of work, material specifications, etc.)
  • Provide support to the commissioning activities (special projects, troubleshooting, vendor interface, etc.)
  • Act as Engineering’s representative on the construction site.
  • Liaise with Home Office Engineering where required for SME or discipline specific support.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
  • Diploma or Degree in Electrical / Instrumentation engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of E&I Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Previous experience as a field engineer or similar role
  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • Proven track record of successful projects and Highly motivated/organized.
  • An understanding of Oil sands Safety acts, regulations and codes.
  • Understanding and familiarity of API, ASME, CSA and ISA
  • Site experience in construction or commissioning of plant E&I Systems for Alberta Oil and Gas facilities would be an asset.
  • Registration through APEGA as a P.ENG/P.L. (ENG) is an asset.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of
  • Able to multitask and work independently under pressure, and tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) skills
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