Project Engineer, Field Facilities

Department Projects Date Posted 7/29/2014

Position Type Permanent Full Time Reference No. 2014-1794

Location Centennial Place 520 - 3rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Title:                             Project Engineer, Field Facilities             

Employee Type:               Permanent

Reports to:                         Program Manager, Field Facilities                          

Posting Date:                     July 29, 2014

Closing Date:                     August 25, 2014      

Location:                             Calgary, Alberta              

Purpose of Role:

Contribute to the success of MEG Energy Corp’s Field Facilities projects by applying your experience and expertise in providing technical guidance, project management, and recommendations to senior management.  Field Facilities include production well pad development, gathering line development as well as source water and disposal water well pad and pipeline development to support MEG’s current and future production.


This role works closely with both the engineering consulting firm(s) and MEG’s construction teams. As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for input in the development of, and management and execution of Field Facilities projects including planning, budgeting, scheduling, procurement and construction coordination. In addition, reporting to the Program Manager, Field Facilities, you will provide support in the execution of MEG’s future growth projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide and demonstrate personal safety leadership in accordance with MEG Energy Corp’s Environment Health and Safety Program. Provide leadership in establishing a strong safety culture within the MEG Energy Corp’s organization, vendors, service providers, and the contractors we engage with.
  • Work with the engineering consulting firm(s) as a company representative during project planning, engineering, procurement, and construction phases
  • Proactively monitor cost and schedule against deliverables for the Field Facilities projects and work to resolve any delays or progress issues
  • Participate in design reviews and project meetings for all phases (FEED, detailed design and construction) of the project
  • Ensure all activities comply with regulatory, safety, and environmental policies, procedures and approvals. Coordinate project development on these activities with the appropriate MEG and consultant authorities.
  • Assist in project planning and making key decisions
  • Troubleshoot and solve a variety of project management and technical issues
  • Manage interface between engineering and construction and provide support where necessary
  • Assist in AFE preparation
  • Produce internal documentation to support project work including Approvals for Expenditures, Project Updates, Budget reviews and forecasts



  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Eligibility for membership in APEGA
  • 12+ years engineering experience
  • Current Project Engineering or Project Management experience preferred
  • Experience in SAGD design and operation would be an asset


Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent scheduling and organizational skills
  • Familiar with ASME Section VIII, B31.3, and CSA Z662
  • Familiar with AER Rules, Regulations and Requirements

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.