• Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer

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

    Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience


    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.


    In this role, 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 supporting proposed project plans. 


    You will assist in critical/complex petrochemical plant engineering development through to construction 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.




    You can read more about specific responsibilities here:

    • Providing a discipline leadership role in the design of capital projects, including technical leadership, guidance, and review of work performed by others such as EPC personnel, vendor submissions, or other design staff
    • Preparing or assisting in preparation of detailed studies, designs, reports or proposals and performing document reviews for the work of others.
    • Planning, scheduling and conducting specific activities of engineering work for project stages including support for construction and commissioning
    • Ensuring past operational experiences are brought forward to improve quality of deliverables
    • Contributing to bid preparation and evaluations, 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 and maintenance
    • Supporting the use and interpretation of and adherence to Project Standards
    • Providing in-depth technical expertise and consulting to address Responsible Care issues within their area of work and/or across their discipline.




    To be successful in this role, we need you to be a Professional Engineer with a strong technical knowledge of mechanical engineering and specifically rotating equipment. There is a significant amount of travel expected for this role within the next two years, with a possible temporary assignment relocation after that. You must have a valid passport with the ability to travel. 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 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.




    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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