Engineer Lead

Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Engineering Lead to join their team.  This a twelve month contract position located in their Calgary head office location.

Primary Focus

The Engineering Lead is responsible for design or design oversight of all mechanical equipment and systems required by the project they are assigned to. The Engineering Lead will work with the Facilities Project Engineering team.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with functional groups and stakeholders to define project scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Contract management of Engineering Service Providers (ESPs); development of engineering Scopes of Work (SOW), review of engineering proposals and preparation of award recommendations, Earned Value Management (EVM) based on established Rules of Credit (ROC) and change management as required
  • Coordinate and provide leadership to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) allocated to the project team to complete technical activities as required
  • Monitors discipline specific deliverable quality and schedule
  • Participate in project design including the review of engineering deliverables and attendance in design review meetings; HAZID, HAZOP and 3D Model Reviews
  • Coordinate and support project contracts and procurement; assist in the development of the project procurement plan, preparation or review of RFQs, review of vendor/contractor proposals, prepare or review technical and commercial evaluations, prepare award recommendations and vendor/contractor management
  • Collaborate with and support operations and construction to resolve operability and constructability issues during project planning and execution phases
  • Collaborate with operations to coordinate outage and tie-in planning activities including the Management of Change (MOC) procedure
  • Collaborate with Environmental, Lands, Legal and Regulatory to ensure required project permitting and filings are completed


  • The Engineering Lead would work closely with the Facilities Project Engineering team.

Working Conditions

  • Office Environment
  • Limited Travel (10-15% of time)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Registered or eligible for immediate registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and British Columbia
  • 10+ years engineering experience
  • Demonstrable in-depth knowledge of regulatory governances (federal and provincials), codes and standards (CSA, API, ASME, ASTM)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for non technical audience
  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheets and word processing
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
  • A demonstration of effective troubleshooting skills
  • Experience working with multi-discipline project teams
  • Experience working in an oversight and team lead role
  • Good leadership and team building skills utilizing collaborative method


Experience working with:

  • Industrial and Aeroderivative Gas Turbines
  • Compressor Station Design and Layout
  • Packaged Equipment
  • Modularization
  • Brown Field Expansion, Debottlenecking and Upgrading
  • Balance of Owner & EPC experience
  • Mid-stream and Gas Transmission Experience

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