senior process engineer in edmonton

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edmonton, alberta
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Do you have the ability to multitask, work under extreme pressure, and meet tight deadlines and time demands?

Are you able to work independently, with minimal supervision, in a team environment?

Process Engineer
Edmonton, AB

Randstad Edmonton is hiring for a short term role of Process Engineer for a leading Canadian company that specializes in designing, fabricating, and installing oil and gas processing facilities. The Process Engineer will perform process simulations and design as well as sizing and selection of equipment for oil and gas processing facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Ensure process engineering is done with accuracy and to high standards with compliance to applicable codes and regulations.

P.Eng. stamping of relevant designs and drawings (if required).

Coordinate with other process engineers and project team members as well as the project managers to ensure the execution of design work is done in accordance with project scope and schedule.

Complete project assignments within project budgeted hours.

Support procurement activities as required for the scope of the equipment.

Assist with development of corporate standards, procedures and tools related to process engineering.

Mentor other process engineers as necessary.

Ensure safety is a primary concern in all design work done.

Simulation of process designs

Prepare conceptual & FEED studies

Support process safety studies (HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, LOPA, etc.)

Generation of PFD, heat and material balance and P&IDs

Heat exchanger design

PSV and flare network sizing

Equipment design, sizing, selection & datasheets (vessels, towers, exchangers, etc).

Support procurement of sub vendor equipment (pumps, air coolers, compressors, trays & internals, etc.), process sizing details, issuing of RFQ’s, quote comparison, vendor selection.

Preparation of process information for instrumentation design and selection

Generate line sizing & line list

Attend 3D model review sessions

Prepare operating manuals, shutdown keys and alarm and set point lists

Review of client specifications, applicable codes and regulations

Review and approval of fabrications drawings.

Review other process engineer’s designs and equipment sizing.

Work with other engineering disciplines to ensure proper design of all equipment.

Shop walk down & PID review of assembled process packages

Attend client communications and meetings.

Trouble shooting existing plants.


Is committed to the development and continuous improvement of the ISO 9001 systems.

Is responsible for complying by all QMS documentation.

Ensure production of high-quality, accurate and cost effective work.


Strategic about approach when completing work activities and deliver what the customer really wants.

Promote a “Cost Conscious Culture”.

Efficient use of department resources to maintain cost competitiveness. Implement strategies to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.


Minimum 5+ years experience in Process Engineering with a gas processing focus.

Proficient knowledge of industry best practices.

Good understanding of financial metrics.

Proven ability to produce high quality work while facing competing priorities and strict deadlines.

Demonstrate an ability to prioritize activities and stay focused in a dynamic ever changing environment.

Demonstrate an ability to develop departmental “Key Performance Indicators”.

Knowledge of MS Office suite (emphasis on Word & Excel), Lotus Notes and other engineering and simulation software.


Excellent written communication skills.

Strong editing and proofreading skills.

Knowledge of oil & gas processes, equipment and requirements (TEG & Molecular Sieve Dehydration, Mechanical Refrigeration, Gas
Sweetening, Liquids Fractionation, Turboexpander, NGL Recovery, NGL Storage & Offloading Sulfur Recovery, Utility Systems).

Knowledge of process simulations, equipment sizing (separators, heat exchangers) and P&ID development for front end design and detailed engineering.

Good working knowledge of HYSYS, Flarenet, Promax, Aspen Exchanger Design & HTRI

Enthusiastic, ability to work within teams or independently, and desire to learn and develop technical knowledge base

Exceptional interpersonal skills – must be able to interact successfully with all levels of staff, from Managers to Senior Executives, with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.

Adaptability and the ability to handle ambiguity.

Time Management

Strong time management and excellent organization skills.

Ability to multitask, to work under extreme pressure, and to meet tight deadlines and time demands.

Able to work independently, with minimal supervision, in a team environment.

A high degree of tact, diplomacy and professionalism.

Personal Characteristics

Has a positive attitude.

Is self-motivated.

Takes personal responsibility for failure.

Exhibits an air of confidence.

Is dependable and reliable.

Has personal integrity.

Trusts their intuition and draws on past experiences.

Knows how to communicate.

Is Flexible.

Has self-respect and gives respect to all.

Has a sense of humor.

Shows commitment.


B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering or equivalent technology degree

Minimum 10+ years experience in Process Engineering with a gas processing focus.

P.Eng designation through APEGGA is an asset

Physical Demands

In the office, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand and/or walk for short periods of time.

Use hands to finger; reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Key Relationships

Engineering Manager

Process Engineering Manager

Project Management Group

Other Engineering & Design/Drafting Disciplines



Randstad Professionals Canada
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