• Senior Civil Structural Engineer

    Position Location(s) CA-AB-Red Deer
    Job ID
    2018-3189
    Closing Date
    7/23/2018
    Job Category
    Eng & Technical
  • Additional Comments:

    Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience

    Overview

    The Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for project development and execution of major projects exceeding $20-MM USD across NOVA Chemicals. These projects are implemented by a disciplined application of NOVA Chemicals’ Project Development and Implementation (PDI) process in an outsourced mode with various EP or EPC contractors. PMO is also responsible for the development and updating of the Corporate Engineering Standards.

     

    As the Senior Civil/Structural Engineer you will plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, and application of engineering principles and techniques on Major Projects. In conjunction with the Principal Engineer, you will also be responsible for maintaining and updating the Corporate Engineering Standards. 

     

    You will assist in critical/complex petrochemical plant operational issue identification and resolution and receive technical guidance from our Technical Experts on unusual or complex problems. You will review work performed by other engineers and designers assigned to perform specific duties and provide technical decision approval for that work.

     

     

    More specific responsibilities include:

    • Preparing or assisting in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals,
    • Planning, scheduling and conducting specific phases of engineering work for project stages,
    • Contributing to technical reviews, HAZOPs, audits, VIP implementation and project scope review,
    • Performing or assisting in the performance of problem analysis and original design development,
    • Liaising effectively with vendors, EPC personnel, technical experts, operations & maintenance,
    • Supporting the interpretation and deviation review for Corporate Engineering Standards,
    • Taking a discipline leadership role in the design of capital projects, including the review of work performed by others such as EPC personnel or other design staff,
    • Participating in or leading project peer reviews,
    • Solving unique problems using advanced analysis and modeling tools and techniques,
    • Providing in-depth technical expertise and consulting to address Responsible Care issues within your area of work and/or across your discipline.

     

     

    You will have access to a wealth of knowledge within our Central Engineering and Project Management Office teams, and individuals like Srini - click below to hear what he has to say about this opportunity. 

     

     

     

    Qualifications:

     

    To be successful in this role, we need you to be a Professional Engineer with a strong technical knowledge of civil engineering, and experience in project engineering in a chemical or hydrocarbon processing environment. A varied amount of travel is expected for this role, therefore, you must have a valid passport. Come to NOVA Chemicals and put your engineering degree to use in this role while combining your excellent interpersonal, communication, and planning skills.

    How do you know if NOVA Chemicals is the right place for you?

    At NOVA our core values are: Be Responsible. Be Passionate. Innovate. Collaborate

    You will find NOVA to be a great fit if you:

    • Are motivated and energized to help shape a world that’s even better tomorrow than it is today.
    • Proactively reach across boundaries to partner with each other
    • Conduct yourself with honesty and integrity and take accountability for your actions, and
    • Are curious, imaginative and creative

     

     

    About Us:

     

    NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

    The NOVA Chemicals Red Deer Executive Place is located in Central Alberta. The Joffre Site is approximately 25km east of Red Deer. The Joffre Site is recognized as the largest combined ethylene/polyethylene manufacturing site in North America, and one of the largest in the world. Focus at the site is placed on operations excellence, plant availability and effective capital execution. Attention is also placed on the integration of technology while implementing and optimizing.

     

    Central Alberta provides a wealth of recreational and social opportunities in the surrounding areas, as well as various educational options for children through advanced learning.

     

     

     

    Benefits:

     

    NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.

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