Stantec Instrumentation Technologist/Designer in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an Instrumentation Technologist / Designer to join our group in the Dartmouth, NS office.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize electrical engineering principles and techniques to provide instrument, controls and automation engineering and design services for heavy industries and oil & gas projects other than exploration and drilling.

  • Define and conduct the design of electrical and instrumentation control systems. Review and create piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) for oil and gas production and storage facilities.

  • Produce specifications for control valve, pressure/ temperature/ flow/ and level instruments.

  • Create cause and effect matrices, loop diagrams, block diagrams, control system architecture drawings and network communication drawings.

  • Develop data sheets for measurement and control devices, such as control & relief valves, actuators, flow meters, flow and restriction orifices, analyzers, transmitters, and switches.

  • Applies industry codes and standards such as ISA (International Society of Automation), Canadian Electrical Code, and client company standards.

  • Provides electrical engineering technical support for inspection of control systems by participating in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) / commissioning.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Diploma of Instrumentation Engineering Technology or equivalent.

  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in job offered.

  • Eligible to register with TechNova would be beneficial.

The preferred candidate will:

  • Be strong in instrumentation theory.

  • Have strong aptitudes in troubleshooting.

  • Comfortable interacting with clients and contractors in a field setting.

  • Able to work independently without supervision and in a team setting.

The preferred candidate may:

  • Have an aptitude for programming in PLC languages.

  • Have an aptitude for networking systems and industrial protocols e.g. Routing, Bacnet, Modbus, etc.

  • Utilize engineering and design communication protocols, such as HART, ContolNet, DeviceNet, Foundation Fieldbus and Profibus for establishing communications between instruments, control equipment, electrical and supervisory systems

  • Prepare specifications for supervisory and control systems, such as programmable logical controller (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), distributed control system (DCS), emergency shut-down systems (ESS), fire & gas systems, and rotating equipment protection.

  • Have experience in related heavy industries such as mining or pulp & paper.

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: Electrical Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Organization: BC-1340 Oil & Gas-CA Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 23, 2018, 9:46:37 AM

Req ID: 180002NL