WestCorp Solutions is seeking a Project Engineer for our client in Fort McMurray, AB. This is a fly in fly out position with hubs in Edmonton and Calgary, AB. The Project Engineer will support the integration activities between the new Cogen facility and the existing operations, primarily comprising automation controls and communications networks, through design, construction, commissioning, and operations. The Project Engineer will report to a Project Manager responsible for the execution of all soft Integration scopes as part of the CBR project.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Define the work required to integrate the new asset into the existing operation.
Surface any scope gaps, design quality, and execution risks.
Plan the implementation of the work.
Align with all external stakeholders.
Execute the plan in coordination with the Operations, Maintenance Reliability and Technical teams, Engineering and execution contractors, commissioning, and turnover.
Coordinate with internal resources and external EPC partners to complete designs to fully integrate the new Cogen facilities with the legacy Base Plant systems, while minimizing risk to operations during execution.
Work with client’s CBR technical team, ensure the design meets all required design codes and registration requirements.
Integrate project activities, plans, and deliverables from all project disciplines, functions, and stakeholders to enable successful CBR integration of all systems.
Apply their project management skill set and solid understanding of automation, controls, and communications projects in terms of regulatory, stakeholders, engineering, procurement, contracting, field construction, commissioning, and turnover.
Coordinate and align team members from different organizations/groups to deliver the project scope on schedule, on budget, and with high quality.

Skills & Knowledge:

Communicate transparently to build respect and trust within the project team.
Emphasize safety in execution and minimize risk for design and execution.
Demonstrate sound decision-making with a cost-management and continuous improvement mindset, including identification of areas for improvement and sharing recommendations with your leaders to help facilitate change.
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in response to a changing environment.
Provide meaningful and constructive feedback to members of the project team and follow up on agreed upon outcomes.
Prioritize effectively by setting goals and expectations to ensure execution and operational discipline.
Effectively demonstrate client’s Operational Discipline behaviors.

Education & Experience:

Ten (10 years of experience with increasing responsibility in various positions on large resource projects working for ownership organizations or for major contracting firms.
A diploma or university degree in a relevant field.
Experience with instrumentation and control systems, network/fibre/telecoms communications systems.
Ability to work as a “Owner” Project Engineer aligning owner (all project functions) and external stakeholders as well as managing contractors and suppliers.
Mindset/skillset/temperament to drive a project and hold others accountable.
Ability to work remotely with many groups (each with different priorities / motivators) and align and drive the group to achieve project objectives.
A solid understanding of project management fundamentals (ie. scope, time, budget, risk, quality, integration, resource management, etc.).
Understanding of project regulatory processes and requirements.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work with dynamic and diverse groups to facilitate meetings, negotiating different points of view, and when necessary, navigate conflict to successful outcomes.
Ability to have and enforce strict, rigid Project Management of Change.
A proven ability to model purposeful and visible world-class safety leadership.
Alignment with Client’s values: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing.

Preference for:

Project Management Professional Designation.
Member of, or eligible to become a member of APEGA.
Construction management, field engineering or field coordination experience.
Client project experience.

Schedule: Eight (8) days on, Six (6) days off – Fly In Fly Out from approved hubs (Edmonton or Calgary, AB).

If selected for onboarding, you may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted at this time!

WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.