Overview / Responsibilities

Wood's office in Calgary is currently recruiting for an Intermediate Pipeline Engineer. This position which will lead to advancement to a Senior or Lead Pipeline Engineer working within the Oil and Gas Industry in an engineering capacity for above ground (SAGD) and buried cross country pipelines. 

Working with other qualified engineers, the duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Produce pipeline documents and works with others to produce technical drawings
  • Prepare pipeline design calculations (wall thickness, buoyancy, bending, etc.)
  • Produce Pipeline design reports.
  • Provide input into pipeline engineering specifications, standards, and procedures
  • Complete Material Take Offs and associated Material Requisitions
  • Coordinate procurement bids and complete technical bid evaluations
  • Identify optimization and operating cost reduction opportunities
  • Ensure construction and field modifications meet the requirements of all applicable codes, standards and regulations
  • Preparing project designs, Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) cost estimates, economic justifications, project schedules
  • Provides technical advice on design processes or construction methods
  • Advises on the development of new engineering methods and participates in short and long-range planning
  • Supervises complex engineering tasks related to a portion of a major project
  • Provides technical leadership to teams of professional and non-professional staff to ensure successful delivery of project objectives

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this intermediate position (5-10 years’ experience) should have the following capabilities:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil or Mechanical or Pipeline Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering experience related to pipelines with increasing responsibilities in a multi-discipline environment
  • Registration with APEGA as a Professional Engineer.
  • Good familiarization with engineering standards relevant to the oil and gas pipeline industry (including ASME, API, and especially CSA, etc.)
  • Awareness of with Alberta OH and S Code requirements
  • Good technical knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment, while dealing with people from various disciplines
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and work independently
  • Strong technical writing and oral communication skills in English
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Must be able to work in Canada legally at time of application