Senior Project Engineer

at Petroplan
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted September 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Senior Project Engineer

Location: Calgary

Contract: 12 months, with a likely extension.

Petroplan have partnered with a leader in the Candidan Oil & Gas industry, who are looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join the team.


The Asset Performance Management (APM) program is an enterprise wide solution to enable remote monitoring and predictive analytics for upgrader and refinery assets. The purpose of the program is to leverage predictive analytics to optimize asset strategies, reduce the impact of lost production events, lower maintenance costs and optimize asset performance. As part of this program, new sensors are required to provide data for the analytics at sites across North America.

Purpose of Role

Lead the project execution and engineering work for APM Wireless Sensors at one or more of the clients productions, upgrading, or refining sites.


Lead the execution of the APM Wireless Sensor scope of work (vibration, pressure and temperature), managing expectations, deliverables, and the completion of project milestones.

Prepare and implement a project execution plan (PEP) for each facility that addresses stakeholder management, scope validation, engineering, procurement, and construction in accordance with Asset Development and Execution Model (ADEM) processes.

Ensure that sensors are installed in accordance with

Technical Standards

Mitigate execution risks to ensure timely realization of APM benefits.

Develop a collaborative team, consisting of the APM Teams, Enterprise Technical Team, engineering consultants, constructors, and Business Units.

Minimum requirements

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

Relevant Engineering degree, P.Eng. or Equivalent

10 years of project experience within an operating company or engineering consulting company.

5 years of experience in project management, mechanical engineering, or instrumentation and controls engineering.

Strong collaboration skills and proven ability to work with internal stakeholders at various levels across the organization

Knowledge and experience with oil sand upgrading and refinery facilities.

Knowledge of the project life-cycle from idea generation through to execution and benefits realization

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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