Technical Standards Engineer

Oil & Gas
Edmonton, Alberta
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Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Technical Standards Engineer to join their team.

The Technical Standards Engineer project manages the assigned engineering design standards, equipment specifications, standardized designs, and construction specifications through a project management based, multi-faceted review and update process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing the process for the creation of standardized designs, utilizing internal and external resources
  • Ensuring engineering design standards and equipment specifications meet compliance policy
  • Confirming engineering design standards and equipment specifications are available and understood by end users
  • Supporting engineering design standards and equipment specifications end users
  • Ensuring design standards and equipment specifications meet compliance policy
  • Assisting in the development of the annual review and update plan
  • Meeting scorecard objectives for completion of review and update activities
  • Coordinating review and update activities for assigned standards and specifications
  • Investigating and linking MP and LP project safety, design, cost and schedule learnings with standards and specifications
  • Understanding technical content and issues of assigned standards and providing support to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Utilizing Management of Change processes
  • Assist in the training and education of MP and LP projects, Subject Matter Experts and stakeholders on Technical Standards processes and procedures
  • Supporting engineering design standards and equipment specifications end users:
    • Promptly responding to queries and change requests
    • Assisting with the creation and maintenance of supporting and historical information
    • Soliciting technical, process and procedure feedback from end users
    • Contributing to the development and continuous improvement of processes and procedures
    • Implementing newly developed process and procedures


  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Eligible to register as a P.Eng. or P.E. in the Province or State of employment
  • Experience in project management within a technical environment, including contract management responsibilities
  • Coordinate reviews with a diverse team of internal and external individuals with competing objectives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate to a wide variety of Subject Matter Experts, consultants, stakeholders and end users
  • Works to deadlines, including motivating others to meet said deadlines
  • Understand and appreciate different perspectives
  • Solid planning, organizing and coordinating skills
  • Ability to work within the team and individually under minimal supervision
  • Strong problem solving and technical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite software


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