Electrical Engineer

Kitimat, BC V8C-2G5

Posted: 01/12/2024 Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 179402 Pay Rate: $60.00 - $72.00

Job Description


The oil and gas client you will be working for is currently supporting the largest LNG project in North America. This is your opportunity to be part of history, in an environment that will challenge you to apply all your skills, and where you can learn with a diverse team of highly experienced industry professionals and mentors. The client maintains a healthy, respectful, and safe environment for all our employees, contractors, partners, and communities. Protecting our people, community and our operations is our top priority.


Kitimat BC


5/2 40hrs/week

Contract Term:

12 months possible extension

About the Role

The electrical engineer (EE) reports to the Electrical engineer team lead and will support our brownfield projects.

The electrical engineer will have the opportunity to work on Canada s first LNG facility. The EE will work on voltages from 287kV down to 120V. The clients power distribution system will be supplied by two BC Hyrdo 287kV transmission lines connected to our switchyard, we have new 69kV Gas insulated switchgear (Siemens 8DN8), Air insulated switchgear (SIMOVAC-AR) and motor control centres operated at 6.9kV built by Siemens.

Our low voltage system is 600V Switchgear and Motor control centre built by ABB (MNS-SG/MNS-MCC). The electrical engineer will be trained to work on multiple large Adjustable speed drive with a horsepower rating of 25, 000, and smaller 600V ABB ACS880 ASDs. The medium voltages drives are liquid cooled Siemens GH-150 units, and air cool applications. The electrical engineer will have the opportunity to start two 25000HP Boil off gas motors built by Siemens.

Activities will include:

  • Ensure that all equipment within the discipline is purchased, installed and maintained according to the correct standards.

  • Support senior engineer with performance standards for Safety Critical Element in the discipline are properly defined. Assure testing compliance in Execute and Operate phases of the project. Ensure quality records are stored in SAP.

  • Contribute to the Asset Management System - Manage Equipment Care strategies.

  • Participate and support Senior electrical engineer with Reliability Risk Management studies.

  • Discipline input to the Manage Threats and Opportunities process.

  • Be a focal point for Electrical Equipment Integrity, ensuring highest reliability of equipment by monitoring performance, identifying bad actors/threats and carrying out assurance activities.

  • Support Maintenance through technical advice, guidance, execution assurance and direction.

  • Interface with all stakeholders to ensure electrical activities are in accordance with the best practices, HSSE standards and Electrical Safety Rules.

You will use your expertise to:

  • HSSE: To act always in accordance with the Policy on Health, Safety and Environment and provide assurance activities accordingly. You must provide very visible HSSE leadership to your team and the Asset.

  • Process Safety: Based on a sound knowledge of the HSSE case, actively link your position with execution of Asset Management System (AMS) processes of maintaining and providing assurance of relevant hardware barriers and Safety Critical Elements.

  • Cost: Plan, manage and effectively utilize resources (own time, contractor time, materials) to ensure your work is done efficiently, to the correct standards, and within budget. Ensure availability of adequate budget, by accurately contributing to the Maintenance Reference Plan (MRP).

  • Mentor: Actively coach and develop future talent in the LNGC organization for progression and to ensure continuity, minimizing dependency on professionals on assignment.

  • Asset Management System (AMS): Actively participate in project task forces during Execute phase for AMS deliverables and manage AMS processes and tasks during Operate phase.

  • Behavior: Actively participate in the culture of continuous improvement within an efficient self-contained, disciplined organization, in which everybody likes to work. Seek out and nurture partnership with communities, businesses and organizations in Kitimat and BC.

  • Discipline skills:

    • Support and implements Electrical Reliability improvement initiatives.

    • Support the development and implementation of medium to long-term strategies and projects in Electrical Engineering.

    • Operations and Maintenance: Provides advice and guidelines to operations and maintenance for safe and proper operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

    • Develops, reviews or approves the design, engineering, procurement and implementation of electrical related capital projects and plant changes.

    • Identify and manages obsolescence issues for electrical.

    • Review and provide feedback on plant electrical integrity studies to the electrical engineering lead.

    • Serves as the electrical engineer in training for turnaround work scope identification and implementation.

    • Verify adherence to electrical maintenance and operations procedures, standards.

    • Assure through reviews and audits the integrity status of all critical electrical equipment/activities.

    • Conduct and provide support to asset integrity status and reviews.

  • Management of Change (MOC) and Deviation Management: Act as Technical person in line with Global requirement on MOC and Deviation Management. Monitor and control of deviations from planned electrical activities for safety critical equipment.

  • Support Root Cause Analysis or Causal Leaning Process for defect elimination within the asset. Coordinate implementation of recommended actions per improvement plan. Promote the culture within the electrical team.

  • Compliance Audit and Assurance: Provide support to maintenance and integrity compliance audits and bench marking processes in line with global requirements. Conduct assurance activities for electrical.

  • Integrity & Maintenance KPIs: Implement KPIs that drive achievement in terms of cost, efficiency and Integrity. Promote electrical maintenance execution performance improvement based on the KPI s.

  • Spare/Material Management: Provide input into the operational spares requirement for all electrical maintainable assets using dominant failure modes and failure rates, best practices within the industry. Incorporate risk-based approach where applicable.

  • Contract and Procurement: Manage contract effectively to ensure delivery of specialist services efficiently and safely.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Degree in electrical or equivalent with minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in oil and gas, heavy industry.

  • Engineer in training (EIT) licensed to practice in the province of BC (EGBC) or Engineer in training (EIT) eligible for EGBC registration.

  • Experience in both maintenance execution support and major project teams.

  • Proven track record of working within multi-discipline teams and demonstrable delivery of value to customers.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and able to recognize potential discipline opportunities / threats.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to listen well, good organizational skills, comfortable with change and being able to respond rapidly to it.

This role requires that you:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.E., by way of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work permit)

  • Vaccinated

  • Relocate to Kitimat/Terrace region

  • During the Construction, Commissioning and Start-up phase you will work 50hrs/week, 10 hr. Days, at times not every Saturday and Sunday off.

  • During Operate phase, 40 hrs. Per week, M-F

  • Willing to work in inclement weather, that includes rain, snow, wind and heat.

  • Willing to climb stairs and be at heights, when in the field.

  • Know that this is a key role that requires a strong field presence.

  • Are willing to comply with clients drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures.

  • Undergo a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, a background check and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume to corinne.Hasid@cenergyintl.Com with the job title as the subject line.

Pay Range:

The pay range for this position is $60-72 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned that has provided stellar support to our Clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

Cenergy employees can enjoy the following robust benefits and resources:

Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

Continuous Employment Development and Learning

Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

RRSP Retirement Plan

Manulife Medical Coverage

Dental Insurance Coverage

Vision Insurance Coverage

Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

Long Term Disability

Voluntary Short-Term Disability

Access to Health Joy

GAP Medical Coverage

Direct Deposit

Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Paid Holidays

Paid Vacation

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