Production/Mechanical Engineer in Calgary, Canada

at Ian Martin Group
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted January 26, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our prestigious Energy client is seeking an Engineer from a Production Engineering background to fill a role of a SAGD (Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage) Emerging Surface Technology Engineer for a 1-year contract, supporting their Oil Sands Operational Excellence Team.

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop a strong understanding of internal needs and issues: develop solutions and propose them to the business

Champion technology development at the industry leading Water Technology Development Centre

Understand and maintain awareness of operational and capital challenges in thermal surface facilities

Develop prioritized and high value solutions using problem solving model and economic performance

Seek solutions at WTDC, COSIA, PTAC, and other industries and develop into viable solutions for the company’s Thermal facilities. Develop solutions if none exist to solve problem

Scout for new technologies at conferences and by whatever means possible.

Be a proponent and salesperson for technologies of the company

Conduct technology investigations

Develop scoping document

Specify equipment

Interact with vendors

Work with procurement as required

Confirm analytical method

Organize and supervise R&D; work

Analyze and interpret results

Write reports and lead presentations.

Operate Pilot if required.

Ongoing auditing of other tests and program development at our company’s external projects

Bachelors of Chemical/Mechanical/Petroleum Engineering or a related field with experience in Oil and Gas

8-10 years of experience in Thermal/Heavy Oil field/SAGD technologies

In depth knowledge of Boilers, Water Treatment Systems, and Heavy Oil/Thermal Equipment

Strong written and oral communications

Excellent presentation skills

Strong leadership capabilities; is action-oriented and will take the initiative to execute on organization visions

NICE to HAVE Qualifications:
Professional Engineer designation strongly preferred

Master of Engineering or PhD

Founded in 1957, the Ian Martin Group is North America’s most progressive recruitment and project-staffing firm. As a Certified B Corporation, the company meets comprehensive standards that measure its impact on employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

Our guiding statement is: “building authentic connections around meaningful work."

The Ian Martin Group specializes in technical recruitment in Engineering, Telecom and IT. We also offer an affordable shortlisting staffing service that allows clients an opportunity to do "empowered hiring."

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted.


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