Azure Cloud Architect

Our client who is a leader in the North American Energy market has an immediate need for an Azure™ Cloud Architect to join their team for a four (4) month contract (with a very good chance of extension) based in Calgary.

Job Responsibilities/Description:
A successful candidate must be comfortable working in fast moving and complex enterprise environments. The Cloud Operations and Design team focuses on ensuring availability of the Cloud environment deployed in Microsoft Azure™ and completing deployments of complex solutions into the environment. This environment includes but is not limited to servers (IaaS), DBaaS, functions, containers, messaging and integration technologies, HPC solutions, App Service, AI/ML, DevOps technologies, and storage.

The Azure Cloud Architect will report to the Manager, Cloud Design & Operations and will be tasked with assisting in the design, implementation, management, and support of the Azure environment. The candidate will contribute to the development and maturity of the Azure environment through the design and implementation of high-quality cloud solutions. A strong focus will be placed on cloud lifecycle management, automation, industry best-practices, and ensuring the security and protection of data in the cloud environment.
 

Key Deliverables

  • Create enterprise solution architecture for cloud solutions ranging in complexity from single resource to many resources
  • Assist the operations and applications team(s) where necessary implementing cloud solutions
  • Provide senior level Azure technical support, issue diagnosis and troubleshooting to internal teams and other stakeholders.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple high priority activities and provide creative and effective solutions to problems rapidly, on an ongoing basis.
  • Increase the agility and reduce manual effort through the use of automation.
  • Apply DevOps practices to assist in building IaC capabilities using ARM templates and Azure DevOps.
  • Mentor operations and application team members in the operation and support to the Azure environment.
  • Create documentation for cloud solutions both for internal cloud team use and for other support teams as required
  • Support the creation of a container strategy in Azure utilizing services such as AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service), ACI (Azure Container Instances) and/or Web Apps for Containers including the containerization of existing applications
  • Assist in the transition of legacy monolithic application systems to lightweight cloud microservices
  • Assist in the design and implementation of cloud-based integration and orchestration technologies

How this person contributes in the master plan

Our client has created an 18-month roadmap for addressing IT needs focusing heavily on increasing cloud capabilities and retiring legacy systems. This candidate will assist in building these capabilities for IDA project and providing support of the new cloud systems.
 

Required Skills

  • Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent education and 10 years’ experience in IT support positions.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Azure certification (Preferred certification Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert)
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision across multiple teams.
  • Customer focused and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work across functional stakeholders in IS and business.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, to exert a positive influence and work collaboratively with IT and business teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:
    • Microsoft Azure cloud administration, deployment, and design
    • Experience with managing Azure IaaS technologies including VM’s and VM Scale Sets
    • Experience with Azure PaaS technologies including functions, DBaaS, Messaging and Integration, App Service, and Storage
    • Experience with deploying containers in Azure with technologies such as AKS and ACS (Preferred experience with AKS) and managing the container lifecycle
    • Experience working with PowerShell and other scripting languages
    • Experience building and deploying complex ARM (Azure Resource Manager) templates
    • Experience assessing applications for migration to the cloud with tools such as Azure Migrate
    • Experience designing and implementing a microservices based approach to application systems
    • Programming knowledge with JavaScript and/or C# (.NET Core)
    • Experience working with REST API’s
    • Strong understanding of the effects of network latency on applications and mitigation strategies that can be applied
  • Preferred knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:
    • Experience with Azure DevOps including Azure Pipelines
    • Experience working with HPC and AI/ML technologies in Azure
    • Experience developing and deploying microservices with Node.JS and .Net Core
    • Experience with REST, SOAP, and GraphQl API’s
    • Office 365 Power Platform
  • Experience with one or more of the following platforms is also an asset:
    • OpenText Directory Services
    • OpenText Dynamic Case Management
    • OpenText Enterprise Content Management
    • Tibco Business Works
    • Tibco Enterprise Message Service

Other skills deemed necessary

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong understanding of the Azure ARM platform 

Education/Certification Requirements

Microsoft Azure™ certification (Preferred certification Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert)

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.Net Developer

Our client who is a leader in the North American Energy market has an immediate need for a .Net Developer to join their team for a five (5) month contract based in Calgary.

Job Responsibilities / Description

  • Support existing regulatory business applications
  • Mainly break/fix and some enhancement activities as required (design, code, test, and implementation) of existing software
  • Follows best practices and standards to develop technical solutions through the project lifecycle, including build, design, test, deployment, and sustainment activities
  • Flexibility is essential, as is the ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Candidate should work well under pressure; have strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Work with various IMT groups (infrastructure, network, security, database, applications, Service Desk, other project teams, etc.) to identify and solve problems
  • Some specific solution work as required for individual projects
  • Engage with vendors as needed to support technology solution

Key Deliverables

  • Analyze existing problems with software and recommends and develops solutions (40%)
  • Analyze technical requirements and design, develop, code, and test software solution or significant enhancements. (30%)
  • Develop technical expertise for sustainment of developed solutions (20%)
  • Cross-train technical support team to provide resource coverage (10%)

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience with .Net technologies
  • Experience with C#, vb.net, SQL Server, Active Reports, Dev Express, ASP.net, Entity Framework, AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS (Cascade Style Sheets), HTML
  • Can work well independently
  • Working in teams and understanding the roles of each person on the project team
  • Ability to work with teams across IT as required (deployment/test teams, infrastructure, security, application support teams)
  • Ability to work with business contacts
  • Good verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to identify and prioritize issues and work effort

Other skills deemed necessary

  • Oil & Gas Regulatory experience
  • Experience with developing and supporting regulatory software systems
  • Previous regulatory experience is preferred
  • Agile methodology development experience

Education/Certification Requirements

Post-secondary degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a technical diploma and related experience

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Integrity Data Technician

Our client, one of North America’s premier energy companies has an immediate need for an Integrity Data Technician to join their Calgary based team for a 12 month contract opportunity.

Responsibilities/Job Description:

The Integrity Data Technician provides technical support to the Facility Integrity Management Program with day-to-day pressure equipment integrity data entry and maintenance in the pressure equipment integrity database (Visions).
 

The responsibilities of this position will include but not limited to:

  • Input pressure vessel, boiler, pressure safety valve (PSV), piping, and atmospheric storage tank integrity static data onto templates to be uploaded into Visions.
  • Upload relevant equipment drawings and manufacturer data report (MDR) from Electronic Document Management (EDM) system into Visions and link them to the respective equipment;
  • Digitize relevant historical paper copies of documents and records into electronic formats ready for data upload into Visions when required;
  • Upload reviewed inspection and NDE reports into Visions and link them to the respective equipment;
  • Input non-destruction examination (NDE) data, including condition monitoring location (CML) readings from reviewed NDE reports;
  • Perform quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) on pressure equipment integrity data from inspection reports and data validation reports to ensure accuracy and consistency before data entry;
  • Ensure consistencies of common data between the pressure equipment integrity database (Visions) and the work management platform (SAP);
  • Compile reports on compliance and key performance indicators (KPI) when required;
  • Maintain constant communications with Asset Data Management (ADM) to provide up-to-date technical guidance on Visions and SAP data management to the Facility Integrity Team;
  • Support integrity data management enhancement projects by ADM with user inputs and feedbacks.
     

This position will also require the individual to:

  • Review and process large amount of data day-to-day while maintaining attention to details;
  • A demonstrated ability to follow technical directions communicated both verbally or in writing; proactively seek information from appropriate subject matter experts when further information or clarifications when required
  • Ensure data being entered into the integrity database are accurate and complete with all due diligence; thoroughly understand the importance of data accuracy and completeness to the effective implementation of an integrity management program.
     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of following a safety culture
  • Minimum 6 months of pressure equipment integrity data entry experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education diploma or University degree
  • 2 or more years of pressure equipment integrity data management experience
  • Proficient with Visions integrity database or other pressure equipment databases
  • Skilled with commonly used computer software such as MS Excel, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint
  • General awareness of relevant industry standards and regulations such as CSA B51, API 510, API 570, API 653, Alberta Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation, and BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation

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Quality Specialist IV (ENBJP00007222)

Our Oil and Gas client in Chatham, ON seeks a Quality Specialist to join the team on a 7 month assignment beginning immediately.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Carries out testing, calibration analysis, and audits/inspections on plants, structures, drilling/well equipment, using a variety of highly technical processes.
  • Audits/inspects to ensure compliance with engineering design specifications, operational standards and procedures, and environmental and safety compliance.
  • Requires 10+ years experience.

Specific Accountabilities

• Engage with Project Teams and prepare Project Quality Management Plans for construction quality activities.

• Initiate the quality engagement checklist tool for project quality planning with the Project teams.

• Complete project quality resource estimates and manpower scheduling. • Perform quality reviews on drawings, ITP’s, Contractor quality plans and other documents.

• Participate in request for proposal meetings.

• Coordinate and perform offsite fabrication quality surveillance and inspection activities.

• Develop quality assurance process and record assessment plans for construction activities.

• Schedule and perform process and records assessments and audits for construction activities.

• Review and distribute process and record assessment findings and deficiency lists and facilitate timely and satisfactory resolution of deficiencies, investigate quality issues and ensure timely closure.

• Monitor and report on Contractor quality programs and plans and follow up when required with corrective and improvement actions.

• Support quality issues management tools such as non-conformance reports, opportunities for improvement, quality incident notifications and change management tools.

• Provide Quality subject matter support to the project teams for construction, materials, welding, pressure testing, coating, civil, electrical etc.

• Completes regularly scheduled quality reporting requirements.

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Sr. Geotech Engineer

Our prestigious midstream client has an immediate need for a Senior Geotech Engineer to join their team for a 15 month field assignment in Northern BC.

 

• 15 month opportunity to start, may extend based on business needs
• 6 & 1, 10 hr days – 3 weeks on, 1 week off rotation
• 100% travel, camp based along CGL (east side across 100km, 4 spreads)
• Might need to be required to stamp/seal work- so if your candidates are set up for this = asset (Engineer registered with Alberta or BC)
• Must have project/ pipe experience, Geotech experience/background

• must have 10+ years’ experience

• must have some sort of field experience – office only experience will not fly.
• Locals to area would be nice but will consider candidates from AB and other parts of BC
• Experience working in Northern BC is a huge asset

 

Location:
The selected candidate would work on a 3 weeks on/1 week off schedule with the ability to travel back to Calgary during the week off.
Field locations could be in various areas of NE BC (extends from Fort St. John to Kitimat – this position focuses on the eastern portion of the Project). The individual will be provided lodging at the Workforce Accommodations sites for the various sections, and extensive travel may be required in between work sites.

Core Responsibilities:
• Design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.
• Identify geotechnical hazards/instabilities on Project, select mitigations, and develop site specific installation designs in collaboration with the Company Geotechnical Engineering Subject-Matter-Experts (SME) for hazards impacting the pipeline and/or long-term stability of the Right-of-Way (ROW).
• Produce engineering solutions, act as the Company representative on-site with the pipeline construction contractor.
• Interface with the Implementation Team, Pipeline Construction Contractor's geotechnical engineer, Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and Geotechnical Engineering Contractor.
• Provide engineering solutions that lead to effective monitoring, assessment and management of geotechnical hazards on pipeline assets, with consideration given for the safety and quality of the solution and life cycle costs for the program.
• This position is viewed as the Company geotechnical expert at site with high technical knowledge and experience. The role requires the ability to make decisions and recommendations on problems presented at site, while assessing the pros/cons of the options present to provide the best solution for the specific situation.

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree (preferably Masters) in Civil Engineering with a focus on Geotechnical Engineering.
• P.Eng. designation and eligible for registration with EGBC
• Linear pipeline project experience, preferably with large diameter pipelines
• Min. of 10 to 15 years of field and office experience
• Knowledge in geotechnical investigations and drilling techniques in western Canada, geotechnical instrumentation / monitoring, and open cut/trenchless crossing techniques.

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Drafter(ENBJP00007161)

Our Oil & Gas client in Chatham, ON is looking to hire an Engineering Design Technician(CAD) for a 12-month contract role.

What you will be doing…

  • Accountable for design and drafting requirements using CAD software to create Pipeline & Station project drawings (mechanical, route selection maps, details, electrical, civil), composites, etc.) through the application of Enbridge principles & practices to create, edit and maintain safe, compliant, cost effective and efficient designs.
  • Accountable for coordination and oversight of third-party design consultants with respect to pipeline and major station designs to ensure that the designs follow the intent of Enbridge standards and specifications.
  • Accountable to research and assemble all pertinent and relevant information (design criteria, parameters, material requisitions, documents, Bill of Materials, etc.) to be used for engineering designs. The responsibility extends to the coordination and prioritization of tasks and work across multiple client groups, internal and external to Enbridge.
  • Responsible to support corporate manuals (Station, Isometric, C&M, Portal, etc.) and programs by preparing, creating and editing technical drawings & details.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Have Skills:

  • College diploma or university degree in a technical/engineering program, with a preference for the Mechanical, Architecture or Civil disciplines.
  • Minimum 5 years advanced technical experience applying engineering principles to designs and drawings.
  • Excellent technical design and drafting skills using CAD software.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical documents.
  • Solid written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a team setting, with minimal supervision.

Nice to Have:

  • OACETT – A.Sc.T., C.Tech. or C.E.T.
  • Experience with Bentley Products (PlantSpace, OpenPlant, MicroStation, ProjectWise), and/or AutoCAD products (AutoPlant).
  • 2 years work experience designing & drafting natural gas or related facilities.
  • Solid understanding of industrial measuring devices (i.e., mechanical, pressure, temperature, flow, electrical, level).

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Material Coordinator

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Materials Coordinator who will be accountable for receiving, checking, maintaining and accounting for all material used in assigned construction projects.

What you will be doing…

  • Maintain required record keeping system for materials, manufacturers equipment data, and general correspondence for assigned construction projects.
  • Check all materials received from the Stores Department and vendors for correctness and condition of materials. Maintain the necessary records for these materials to be utilized for construction of pipeline and station projects.
  • Deliver materials to the construction site and assist in the unloading of materials received from the vendors and Stores Department.
  • Assure that all material received is stored in a safe and non-damaging manner and shelter is provided where necessary.
  • Maintain schedules of anticipated material deliveries from Stores and Purchasing Departments and various vendors and keeps the Construction Office and other interested parties informed.
  • Procure materials not originally ordered from Company warehouse and various suppliers.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for unused materials at the completion of projects.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for retired materials as specified in the Environmental Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Collect required reporting information necessary to prepare Company completion reports which are inventories of property units installed or retired.
  • Investigate discrepancies reported by the Controller’s Department on the difference report.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Have an introductory knowledge of gas pipeline construction and be able to complete assigned work under limited supervision.
  • Should possess a pick-up truck.
  • Demonstrated ability to drag drawings
  • Must have Materials Load Out experience and load out scheduling experience. 
  • Must be available 7 days a week.
  • Logistics scheduling experience.
  • Understanding of Heavy Haul.
  • Understanding of gas pipelines and compressor stations.
  • Fundamental understanding of:
    • Project lifecycles.
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Visio, and SharePoint.
    • Data analysis.
    • Basic smart phone operations (email, internet, and text).

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GIS Application Developer

Our industry leading energy client has an immediate need for a GIS Developer with FME experience to join their team for a contract opportunity.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining ArcGIS, FME Desktop and FME Server technologies
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ of directly related IT work experience
  • Familiarity with DevOps and/or Agile software development
  • Experience using Azure DevOps for backlog management, source code management and test management.
  • Experience designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining Geo-Spatial databases
  • Strong abilities to learn quickly and translate end user requirements into solution designs and working collaboratively in a team environment to implement solutions
  • Excellent customer service attitude, written and verbal communication skills with an aptitude for problem solving and systematic thinking
  • Results oriented – ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines while delivering high quality outcomes, ability to multi-task and creative resourcefulness

Ideal Qualifications / Experience

  • Practical experience with developing enterprise applications using .NET technologies and full-stack development
  • Understanding building and consuming RESTful web services and APIs

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Sr Advisor, Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis

Our Calgary based progressive energy client has an immediate need for a Senior Advisor, Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis.  This will be an eight month contract due to start immediately.  This role will start with you working at home and transfer to their Calgary head office once deemed safe to do so.

High-Level Description

•           Analyze budgets and forecasts, prepare and support management’s analysis of critical issues and opportunities

•           Support special projects as they arise

Specific Accountabilities

•           Critical participant in coordinating and developing quarterly forecasts and annual budgets

•           Develops and maintains strong relationships with business unit asset teams, Treasury, Tax, Risk, Corp Strategy, and Financial Reporting, to ensure that financial projections are valid and incorporate their collective outlook

•           Acts as a consolidation resource to prepare budgets and forecasts in line with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, with a focus on verifying the accuracy of Business Unit forecasts, Non-Controlling Interest, preparation of subsidiary budgets and preliminary review of working papers and journal entries

•           Performs detailed budget to forecast analysis, ensuring consistency between the FP&A and Financial reporting teams

•           Applies financial and management accounting expertise to assess business changes and reflects them in the budget and forecasting process

•           Prepares summary reporting packages for senior management

•           Demonstrate a high degree of competency in various analytical tools including Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, Index, Match, VLOOKUP, Logical functions, etc.), PowerPoint, Power BI, Hyperion Planning and Essbase systems and recommend enhancements to the systems

•           Identifies process inconsistencies and recommends improvements

•           Leads and supports management in development of financial information and projections to meet the needs of other corporate groups and assists with other ad hoc requests as they arise

•           Supports Business Partners in developing the effective reports and data points to assist analysis and decision making.

•           Identifies opportunities to leverage system tools to automate tasks / processes

Scope/Dimensions

•           This position supports enterprise-wide budgets and forecasts and is a key consolidation resource for several entities

•           In this capacity, this position will have access to significant information related to the all of the client’s entities and will assist in critical analysis of budget results

Contacts

•           Business unit FP&A groups to assist in compiling and analyzing budget information

•           Other Corporate & Enterprise FP&A groups to ensure reliability of budget information and plan and implement system improvements

Required: 

•           Designated accountant (CPA) with 7+ years of accounting experience

•           Prior consolidations experience an asset

•           Prior experience in Hyperion Planning, Essbase, Power BI and/or Hyperion Strategic Finance or other financial planning tools an asset

•           Strong analytical skills to validate and challenge information provided by various sources

•           Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP an asset

•           Strong project management and team skills, including the ability to work independently and manage multiple concurrent projects

•           Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a results oriented business approach.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com  

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

Advisor – Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis

Our Calgary based progressive energy client has an immediate need for an Advisor – Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis.  This will be an eight month contract due to start immediately.  This role will start with you working at home and transfer to their Calgary head office once deemed safe to do so.

High-Level Description

•            Analyze budgets and forecasts, prepare and support management’s analysis of critical issues and opportunities

•            Identify and resolve process issues and identify and communicate emerging business trends and issues to management. The latter activity requires working closely with business units and other departments in the organization.

 

Specific Accountabilities

•            Critical participant in coordinating and developing quarterly forecasts and annual budgets

•            Develops and maintains strong relationships with business unit asset teams and other Enterprise FP&A teams.

•            Applies financial and management accounting expertise to analyze business changes and reflects them in the budget and forecasting process.

•            Performs detailed budget to forecast analysis, ensuring consistency between the FP&A and Financial reporting teams.

•            Prepares summary reporting packages for senior management.

•            Assists in maintaining Hyperion Strategic Finance system and updates the consolidation structure for changes in the business as they arise

•            Demonstrates a high degree of competency in various analytical tools including Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, Index, Match, VLOOKUP, Logical functions, etc.), PowerPoint, Power BI, Hyperion Planning and Essbase systems and recommend enhancements to the systems.

•            Identifies process improvement opportunities within the FP&A group and proposes solutions.

Scope/Dimensions

•            This position supports enterprise-wide budgets and forecasts

•            In this capacity, this position will have access to significant information related to the client’s entities and will assist in critical analysis of budget results

Contacts

•            Business unit FP&A groups to assist in compiling and analyzing budget information

•            Other Enterprise FP&A groups to ensure reliability of budget information and plan and implement system improvements

Required: 

•            Professional Accounting Designation.

•            3-5 years of post-designation experience.

•            Prior experience in Hyperion Planning, Essbase, Power BI and/or Hyperion Strategic Finance or other financial planning tools an asset

•            Strong analytical and problem solving skills complemented by excellent attention to detail.

•            Works well within a multi-disciplinary team environment, with an ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships.

•            Highly proficient in the use of Excel; prior experience with major ERP systems an asset.

•            Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with a results oriented business approach.

 

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EWEMI

Test Automation Developer

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Test Automation Developer. This is a 8-month contract located in Edmonton, Alberta.

How you will bring value…

Test Automation Developer will be responsible to understand the long-term application portfolio plans and be responsible for the test automation of the technology solutions defined within that plan. The Test Automation Developer plans, proposes, executes, and delivers test automation plans, test automation scripting, and best practices that align to technical solutions and specifications. The role advocates test automation components and solutions for the applications they support to deliver. The role will be an active participant in the SDLC of technology solutions.

What you will be doing…

  • The Test Automation Developer is responsible for providing technical expertise and support for test automation practices and development for complex business systems.
  • Provide guidance to foster an enabling and empowering work environment to a small delivery team.
  • Accountable for technical design, development, testing implementation, and support of test automation deliverables.
  • Creating and executing design, development, testing of test automation frameworks, test plans, test scenarios and scripts across multi-disciplinary teams and/or business units.
  • Perform and / or support User Acceptance Testing for all deliverables throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of standards, policies and procedures related to test automation.
  • Ensure proper design principles are maintained so that non-functional requirements such as performance, scalability, availability, reliability and security are appropriately addressed.
  • Effective communication within and between multi-disciplinary teams and/or business units.
  • Responsible for the definition of packages of work, decomposition of packages into manageable sprints or iterations with regards to testing duties. 

Other Accountabilities

  • Effectively engage, collaborate, and assert recommendations with Business, IT operations personnel, and other subject matter experts within and outside client to address their concerns and add value to project solution designs.
  • Review, support and approve technical solution design documentation of projects and testing initiatives.
  • Be able to author and edit test plans, test scenarios, and test scripts as per client standards.
  • Provide technical oversight project solution designs; ensure that enhancements and changes are aligned with technical direction for test automation.
  • Be aware of the technology investment roadmap defined for the business domain impacted by assigned projects and initiatives.
  • Possess comprehensive understanding of, participate in, and champion test automation architecture its integration in the client’s standard SDLC.
  • Be able to read and understand the business component model diagrams, data model diagrams, infrastructure deployment models, logical application designs, and business process diagrams

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • University degree or diploma in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ of directly related IT work experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ of direct experience in testing automation of complex applications.
  • Minimum of 5+ years’ of direct experience in manual testing
  • Strong planning and mentorship skills to guide and teach junior staff members.
  • Practical experience with developing and executing test plans, test automation frameworks and scripts on web and desktop enterprise applications.
  • Strong abilities to learn quickly and translate end user requirements into test automation frameworks and working collaboratively in a team environment to implement solutions
  • Excellent customer service attitude, written and verbal communication skills with an aptitude for problem solving and systematic thinking.
  • Results oriented – ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines while delivering high quality outcomes, ability to multi-task and creative resourcefulness, ability to be an independent self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Develop automated test scripts using .NET, Selenium, Appium, Robot Framework, or others.
  • Experience using bug tracking tools and backlog tracking tools such as Jira and TestRail.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration (CI), Behaviour Driven Frameworks (BDD) and setting up testing environments.
  • Experience using version control software (Git preferred)
     

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with DevOps and/or Agile software development.
  • Strong development and testing background.
  • Experience implementing cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS, TeamCity, and/or Octopus Deploy.
  • Test automation certification.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment; occasional travel may be required.
  • Minimal supervision in day-to-day decision-making.
  • Working relationships with team and peers across client’s IT departments/projects.
  • Project and business cycle driven deadlines.

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Project Coordinator

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Project Coordinator who will coordinating the day to day Project Management, Demand & Capacity, Integrated Planning, Risks / Actions / Issues / Decision Management, program Vendor management. This job provides a broad range of basic to complex level coordination of support services activities. The successful incumbent with work with limited supervision, providing support to the Manager of ERP and the team of professionals and technical staff within that function.

This is a 12-month contract located in Edmonton, Alberta.

What you will be doing…

  • Assists the team of professional and technical staff (Leads and above only) with their specific needs by:
  • Provide support to visiting ERP team members through the coordination of meeting coordination and required follow-up.
  • Arrange set up of venues/meeting rooms, provide ease of visitor experience by providing building access, visitor is knowledgeable of meeting room locations, support other general administrative requests, etc.
  • Gathering and inputting data, variance reporting for a variety of cyclical budget documents and processes, e.g., annual and monthly budget reporting, etc.
  • Preparation and modification of documents including letters, memos, reports, presentations, work orders as required. Produce communications and materials for distribution to stakeholders for ERP.
  • Use judgment and initiative to communicate with internal stakeholders, clients and colleagues.
  • Providing general administrative duties, e.g., draft correspondence, presentations, spreadsheets, report distribution; prepare expense accounts for signature; new equipment set up for offices, phones, office moves; book maintenance requests, work orders; order business cards; coordinating meetings, functions and special events; maintain office supplies, mail delivery.
    Track, code and route for appropriate approval all department invoices.
    Proactive problem solving of day-to-day challenges in work area

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Administrative certification or equivalent experience, e.g., spreadsheet/database management, accounting and business math, business communications.
    Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible and related experience in support of program management.
  • At least 2 years of experience supporting ERP programs.
  • Proven communication, negotiation, and influence.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate with diverse work styles.
  • Strong knowledge of related Microsoft Office Suite, company databases, enterprise structure and standard operating procedures; advanced computer skills
  • Requires a high level of discretion, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external contacts, and confidential or sensitive information.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work to support to multiple clienteles in a fast-past environment.
  • Ability to make suggestions to streamline and continuously improve relevant systems and processes.

Nice to Haves

  • Highly motivated, positive and professional.
  • Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and decision-making within scope of responsibility.
  • Experience tracking project resources.
  • Strong team player collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources.
  • Experience working with others on a global basis.
  • Strong analytical and strong problem-solving skills – communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Risk Based Integrity Engineer

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for a Risk Based Integrity Engineer to supports the development, implementation and sustainment of the Risk Based Integrity Management (RBIM) Program for pressure equipment, piping, storage tanks and fired heaters. This includes providing technical support and coordination to all parties involved in the program as well as developing and implementing processes and procedures.

This is a 12-month contract located in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.

What you will be doing…

  • Support the implementation and sustainment of the client’s RBIM Program for prioritizing maintenance and inspection activities that meets or exceeds provincial and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate operations, maintenance, engineering and inspection personnel to optimize existing asset reliability by providing technical and RBIM program support through training and process development.
  • Support RBIM Program sustainment activities including risk assessments and inspection planning
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of the RBIM Program, procedures and processes
  • Participate in industry networks to ensure industry recommended integrity and reliability practices are explored and considered for adoption in the RBIM Program.
  • Support planning activities provide guidance to RBIM data gathering exercise including validation of required documentations, review of systemized PFDs and circuitized P&IDs.
  • Review RBIM data upload quality and provide program data loading support, ensure import data workbook (IDW) quality meet RBIM program data collection requirements.
  • Perform initial risk assessment, able to coordinate and facilitate team risk assessment review sessions, including Production Loss Consequence assessment.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Materials, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or Technologist.
  • Professional Status (P.Eng. or Professional Licensee).
  • Minimum of 5 years working in the field of Risk Based Integrity Management in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry.
  • Experience includes:
    • RBI implementation experience.
    • Operating experience.
    • Experience with integrity software tools
    • Inspection/reliability, risk assessments and risk-based inspections, condition assessment, root cause analysis, failure investigation, corrosion control and mitigation, and fitness of service assessments for pressure equipment, piping and tanks.
  • Willing to relocate to Lloydminster. 
  • Working knowledge of API Recommended Practice API 510, API 570, API 571, API 580, API 581, API 650, API 653, and API 579.
  • Working knowledge of ABSA documents AB-505 and AB-506.

Nice to Haves

  • Project Management Professional designation.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in the field of fitness of service assessments for pressure equipment, piping and tanks.
  • Knowledge of materials of construction, selection, limitation, use and welding problems associated with different materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of Risk based inspection tools, Lloyds Register Capstone – RBMI software.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Pipeline Engineer

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Pipeline Engineer To oversee the design for pipelines and related facilities for expansion and maintenance capital projects executed by third party engineering firms to ensure compliance with Company standards and specifications and industry standards and managed to the project budget and schedule.

This Individual will act as a Liaison with other functional groups within Projects, Operations and Shared Services to ensure project and company requirements are achieved and incorporated into the design deliverables.

This is a 8-month contract located in Edmonton, Alberta.

What you will be doing…

  • Ensures that all pipelines and associated facilities are designed in accordance with all regulations, applicable industry codes and corporate specifications and standards
  • Defines the scope, schedule and budget for the design and materials for pipeline projects
  • Manages the execution of the design deliverables by a third-party engineering firm against the project budget and schedule
  • Reviews and approves design deliverables for example drawings, technical reports and material listing sheets
  • Reviews vendor materials quotations, prepares technical evaluations, and recommends to the supervisor selections based on technical merit along with price and delivery.  For example, pipe, valves and fittings.
  • Reviews and approves fabrication and assembly approval drawings for engineered equipment, and other fabrications (prefabricated buildings, piping fabrications, pig trap barrels, etc.)
  • Reviews lessons learned from past projects and incorporates recommendations into future designs
  • Provide technical guidance to junior engineers within the team
  • Support department initiatives as required

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Engineering degree in Mechanical, Civil or Chemical
  • P. Eng. designation in Canada
  • Capable of working independently, managing multiple projects and prioritizing tasks accordingly
  • Problem solve issues through use of standards, modification of standards and/or previous experience
  • Effectively communicate technical issues and impacts to other technical and non-technical staff

Preferred

  • 7 – 10 years of natural gas pipeline design experience for onshore transmission lines in the U.S.
  • Working knowledge of industry codes in Canada and the US (CSA Z662, ASME B31.4, 49CFR195 (DOT Code), ASME BPVC Sect. VIII)
  • Familiarity and knowledge of materials standards & specifications (CSA, ANSI Ratings, ASME, API, MSS, etc.)
  • Horizontal Directional Drill Design (HDD), road bores, and applicable load/stress calculations experience
  • Experience working with geotechnical and hydrotechnical hazards

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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