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Stantec AC Mitigation Engineer in Edmonton, Alberta

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.

Finding efficient, safe, and economical ways to develop and deliver oil and gas is an ongoing challenge. From the Arctic to the Canadian oil sands and the US shale plays, our Oil & Gas team partners with clients to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM), permitting, survey, and environmental services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry. We design facilities, pipelines, terminals, and refineries, as well as critical infrastructure like processing plants and field facilities. Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop new and inventive ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity. Explore your career options with us.

Your Opportunity

Our Oil & Gas team is currently seeking an AC Mitigation Engineer to join our Corrosion Prevention group in either the Markham or Edmonton office.

The primary roles of the AC Mitigation Engineer are:

  • To perform AC interference modeling

  • To design AC interference mitigation systems

  • To perform third party reviews of reports and designs related to corrosion, cathodic protection, and AC interference.

  • To perform cathodic protection (CP) and AC interference system monitoring and evaluation.

  • To support clients’ Pipeline and Facility Safety Management Systems.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Modelling of complex pipeline and powerline geometries using specialized computer software (CDEGS or IRIS), including extensive data input and analysis

  • Design of AC mitigation systems to reduce the risk of electrical shock to pipeline personnel, as well as integrity risks to the pipeline (coating damage, AC corrosion, etc.)

  • Assessment of CP and AC interference survey data

  • Design CP systems, and AC and DC interference mitigation systems

  • Third party review of CP and AC interference designs, reports, and inspection and commissioning data.

  • Perform engineering calculations (resistance, current distribution, ground potential rise, etc.)

  • Coordinate engineering aspects of installation of AC mitigation and cathodic protection systems

  • Develop detailed designs as required and collaborate with drafting personnel to prepare design drawing packages

  • Potential field work consisting of soil resistivity testing, structure potentials, right-of-way evaluations, and constructability assessments for AC mitigation and cathodic protection systems

  • Prepare technical assessment and design reports, as well as procedures and specifications

  • Support maintenance and updates to assessment criteria in accordance with evolving industry practices and stay abreast of emerging technologies

  • Delivery of accurate, timely and cost-effective integrity services that meet client, Stantec and industry/regulatory standards

  • Keep current on applicable pipeline and integrity codes and standards

  • Other integrity and pipeline engineering responsibilities including participating in varying projects on an as needed basis

  • Liaise with other divisions

  • Comply with Stantec’s EH&S program, with a focus on safety in the field

  • Adhere to Stantec’s engineering Quality System

  • Establish and maintain positive client relationships

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong technical proficiency

  • Sound interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills are essential

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency

  • Proven initiative, flexibility and adaptability

  • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Word and mapping tools such as Google Earth and AbaData

Education and Experience

  • University Degree in an engineering discipline (electrical engineering is preferred)

  • Licensed P.Eng. is preferred

  • Minimum 3-5 years of engineering experience in AC mitigation

  • Minimum 1-2 years of modeling experience with SES CDEGS software and/or Elsyca’s IRIS software.

  • NACE certification and CP experience are an asset

This is a full-time position available immediately. We would like to thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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: Petroleum Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Markham

Other Locations: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1900035Q