Electrical Engineer (ID 2030BR)
Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, the Electrical Engineer is accountable for the integrity, reliability and operability of all electrical designs & installations at the plant. The Electrical Engineer will advise the Technical, Maintenance & Operations departments on electrical matters to ensure safe, reliable & efficient operation and ensure compliance to provincial & federal codes & standards.
- Site technical specialist providing advice, leadership, auditing and design control of electrical activities to all departments.
- Develop electrical safety, protection and safeguarding philosophies.
- Responsible for the review and approval of electrical activities with risk under the Shell Canada Electrical Safety Standard.
- Leads critical task analysis for such work
- Conducts or leads failure analysis and causal investigation of electrical failures or incidents.
- Authorizes plant changes within the electrical discipline and contributes to, reviews & approves electrical content of plant changes by other disciplines
- Authorizes electrical installations by the Projects Group
- Provides leadership and training for maintenance personnel in the electrical discipline.
- Leads or champions electrical equipment upgrade and replacement planning.
- Manages the turnaround electrical plan and work list, and oversees implementation of electrical work during turnarounds.
- Work collaboratively and seamlessly with pan TAE teams and wider organization stakeholders.
The electrical engineer must be capable of delivering with clarity and conviction. He/she must achieve safety, reliability and operability over a large complex. This position must be efficient at determining which activities deserve the most priority and resources.aThis position will work closely within a team of five electrical engineers in the department.
- Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
- Eligible for Professional status from APEGGA as a PEng
- Relevant petro-chemical industrial experience (or equivalent) covering all aspects of design and engineering in the electrical discipline; preferably in a refinery or large industrial facility.
- Maintenance or operations experience, preferably in oil sands and/or petroleum refineries.
- Utilization of problem solving techniques to resolve design & engineering issues.
- Experience with design, specification, and procuring of electrical equipment and systems
- Competence in application of industry standards and practices to all aspects of electrical power distribution and process electrical installations
- Competent with application and understanding of relevant standards: IEEE; IEC; API; NEMA, NFPA, CSA, NEC.
- Proven ‘Safety-by-Design’ experience in the oil sands or petroleum refining industries, particularly as it relates to arc flash hazard mitigation and hazardous area classification.
- Familiar with Alberta Safety Codes Act as it applies to electrical regulatory management for accredited entities
- Knowledge of HV substation and HV transmission design and operation
- Ability to work effectively within a multi-discipline team environment consisting of Engineering, Projects, Maintenance, and Operations in order to manage the execution of the detailed electrical engineering design work and troubleshooting
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