Stantec Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Intermediate to senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer to join our Oil & Gas group in the Dartmouth, NS office.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Utilizes electrical engineering principles and techniques to provide power, instrument, controls and automation engineering and design services for oil & gas projects other than exploration and drilling.

  • Defines and conducts the design of electrical control systems.

  • Reviews and creates piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) for oil and gas production and storage facilities.

  • Utilizes computer application programs for sizing control valves, pressure regulators, safety and relief valves, flowmeters, and electric motor control and protection devices.

  • Creates cause and effect matrices, loop diagrams, block diagrams, control system architecture drawings and network communication drawings.

  • Develops and reviews single line diagrams, hazardous area classification plan and details, grounding plans and details, lighting plans and details, cable and conduit schedules (cable, conductor sizing), control panel layouts, conduit routing, heat tracing, motor power and control schematics and field wiring.

  • Develops data sheets for electrical equipment, cables, motor starters, variable frequency drivers; and measurement and control devices, such as control & relief valves, actuators, flow meters, flow and restriction orifices, analyzers, transmitters, and switches.

  • Applies industry codes and standards such as ANSI (American National Standards Institute.), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), ISA (International Society of Automation), Canadian Electrical Code, and also client company standards.

  • Applies industry safety regulations including IEC (International Electro-technical Commission), NPFA (National Fire Protection Association) when conducting safety integrity studies.

  • Provides electrical engineering technical support for inspection of control systems by participating in Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Be strong in electrical theory.

  • Have strong aptitudes in troubleshooting.

  • Comfortable interacting with clients and contractors in a field setting.

  • Strong verbal communication skills. Capable of carrying out training sessions in front of a large audience.

  • Able to work independently without supervision and in a team setting. The preferred candidate may:

  • Have an aptitude for programming in both fundamental computer languages and PLC languages.

  • Have an aptitude for networking systems and industrial protocols eg. Routing, Bacnet, Modbus, etc.

  • Utilize engineering and design communication protocols, such as HART, ContolNet, DeviceNet, Foundation Fieldbus and Profibus for establishing communications between instruments, control equipment, electrical and supervisory systems

  • Utilize computer application programs (SKM and E-Tap) for sizing and analyzing electrical systems.

  • Prepare specifications for supervisory and control systems, such as programmable logical controller (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), distributed control system (DCS), emergency shut-down systems (ESS), fire & gas systems, and rotating equipment protection.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.

  • 7 experience in job offered.

  • Eligible to register as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Nova Scotia.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Electrical Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Organization: BC-1340 Oil & Gas-CA Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jun 11, 2018, 8:26:28 PM

Req ID: MIG-34643