Pipeline Integrity Engineer (Intermediate)

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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What you'll do
* Perform technical assessment to determine the safe pressure for pipeline excavations
* Perform defect assessment to determine the appropriate repair methodology
* Gather and analyze data in support of performing safe operating pressure Engineering Assessment on in-service pipelines
* Develop and update integrity related operating procedures to support the continual improvement of the client's Pipeline Integrity Management Program
* Gather and analyze integrity program data in support of communications, interactions, and performance measurement with the industry and the regulators
* Provide integrity data QA/QC by reviewing field data on integrity excavation, inspection, and repair for completeness and accuracy, and work with NDE vendors and field personnel to make any necessary corrections before entry into integrity record management systems
* Support enhancement initiatives to improve quality and efficiencies of technical support program implementation
* Support the client's response to pipeline failures and failure investigations
* Provide support to pipe integrity teams and engineering governance teams as required
* Participate in research and development projects to validate new technologies and methodologies that promote the advancement of pipeline integrity for the company and the industry
* Provide guidance to Engineers-in-Training and students

Minimum Qualifications
* A Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering from an accredited university (preferably in Mechanical, Chemical, or Metallurgical Engineering)
* Minimum 4 years of relevant engineering experience, up to 8 years of experience
* Must be registered, or eligible or eligible for registration, as a professional member with APEGA
* An alternate combination of education and experience may be considered
* Willingness to travel within North America for limited periods of time

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience in pipeline integrity with gas transmission pipeline systems
* Thorough understanding of threats to pipeline integrity
* In-depth knowledge of applicable industry Codes and Standards related to pipeline integrity (e.g. CSA Z662 and ASME B31.8)
* Working familiarity with NEB's Onshore Pipeline Regulations
* Self-motivated individual with excellent work ethics and strong desire to learn and develop
* Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work effectively in small and large teams
* Innovative with strong analytical and computer skills and a "can-do" attitude on problem solving
* Ability to plan, manage, and prioritize assigned work independently

*This position requires candidates to:
* have and maintain a valid Driver's License
* provide a driver's abstract for review