Manager, Facility Engineering

Ref: RQ-2

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Job Function
Graduate Opportunities
Sub location
Job Description

Reporting to the Technical Director, Production Ops and Maintenance, the Manager, Facility Engineering is responsible for setting the facilities engineering design standards and specifications to support TAQA North Development and Operations. The stewardship in this role is to lead TAQA North in “best in class” standing in executing the design, construction and commissioning of production facilities throughout the North American operations.  As TAQA North’s facilities leader, the mandate is to deliver corporate-wide regulatory and engineering standards compliance, collaborative project management solutions and expert technical support to the Asset Teams and Operations.  The peers to this role are also discipline leaders within production, maintenance and operations. The Manager will provide leadership of facilities engineering initiatives and support ongoing capital projects. In addition, the Manager will provide expertise and technical support to the Development Teams and Field Operations to help maintain optimal production and minimize operating costs.

As a part of this challenging role you will specifically be responsible to:

Develop the Facility Engineering Team’s roles and responsibilities to support TAQA North’s strategy and objectives

Establish engineering design standards to execute capital projects required for the production, transportation, measurement and storage of hydrocarbons

Develop best practices in project planning and execution within TAQA North

Provide leadership to the inspection group for implementation of appropriate processes for the inspection of pipelines, well sites and Facilities

Develop process for tracking and optimizing cost estimating, scheduling, permitting, cost control, execution, quality control, and documentation of all capital projects

Help develop and provide stewardship of TAQA North’s Management of Change (MOC) process

Oversee TAQA North’s Professional Practice Management Plan under APEGGA and other engineering jurisdictions

Review project scopes to ensure cost and schedule effectiveness

Provide regular project reports on key performance indicators, project status, costs, cycle times, etc.

Develop competency requirements and identify development programs/training for Facilities Engineers

Provide expertise and technical support to the Production Department including mentorship to facilities staff and external contractors

Conduct annual technical performance evaluations of employees and contribute to employee development plans

Work closely with the Development Teams and Operations Personnel to provide engineering support to Field Operations

Participate in property reviews, and optimization studies for Base Management to optimize production or reduce operating costs

Provide input to annual capital and operating expense budgets

Promote continuous improvement of health, safety and environmental performance within the Facilities Engineering and Construction group

Be a key member of the corporate emergency response team


The Successful Candidate will possess:

Candidate must be a Professional Engineer and have 15+ years facility engineering/management experience

Working knowledge of the current CSA codes (Z662,B51, B52) ASME B31.1, B31.3, B31.5, ASME Boilers and pressure vessel code, and NACE MR0175/150 15156

Working knowledge of the most current provincial regulations and acts in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario

Working Knowledge of the most current US state regulations and acts

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required

Strong technical background and ability to effectively lead a goal oriented team

Ability to work in a functional organization

Strong leadership skills with an ability to inspire those around them

Operations experience is an asset

Oil and Gas Engineering experience is mandatory

Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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