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Applications Specialist (Engineering Applications)

Department Information Technology Date Posted 10/12/2017

Position Type Permanent Full Time Reference No. 2017-3254

LocationEau Claire Tower 600 3rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Job Title:                         Application Specialist (Engineering Applications)

Employee Type:              Permanent Full-Time

Reports to:                      Application Support Lead

Posting Date:                  October 12, 2017

Closing Date:                  October 26,2017 

Location:                         Calgary



Role Description:


An Application Specialist (Engineering Applications) is responsible for planning, developing, organizing and maintaining applications in the engineering space and in the associated supporting business units.  They perform a variety of essential data and records management duties, along with application incident, request and enhancement work, to ensure effective support.


Key Responsibilities:      


  • Maintaining MEG’s electronic document management system (McLaren with Documentum) and the engineering data contained within
  • Manage and support various engineering and project management applications including Primavera P6, Ares Prism, Bentley AutoPlant 3D Modeler, Intergraph SmartPlan Instrumentation, UniSim and HTRI
  • Manage applications’ incidents, requests, enhancements, changes, upgrades, and licensing count
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to support and maintain applications
  • Access control for engineering, document control, and project applications
  • Work with the business to set priorities and meet the needs of the business
  • Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports and other written material
  • Works with the IT Leadership in developing short and long-range plans/roadmaps




  • Graduation from a university or college with a major in Computer Science or equivalent program.
  • EMC or McLaren Administrator Courses (Level 1 or 2) beneficial but not required
  • EMC or McLaren Developer course highly desirable
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience with McLaren Enterprise Engineer, McLaren DocLoader and Documentum Administrator


Skills and Knowledge:


  • Familiarity with documents generated in engineering and construction projects for the oil and gas industry, especially CAD files
  • Proven development and deployment in both the McLaren and Documentum areas.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and techniques of document and records management
  • Proficient with DQL – Documentum Query Language
  • Experience with .NET and Java programming
  • Knowledge of SQL queries, tracing and performance tuning
  • Oil and Gas Industry experience is preferred




  • Effective organization, planning and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making capabilities
  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including ability to present information clearly and consistently
  • Motivated individual who is a true team player, with a positive attitude


Company Information:

MEG Energy is a Canadian oil sands company focused on sustainable in situ development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. MEG has a large, high-quality resource base – one that we believe holds some of the best in situ resources in Alberta. We are proud to develop and implement innovative technologies that efficiently maximize production while minimizing our environmental impact - an approach that is not only important to our stakeholders, but also to our team at MEG. These include our Diluent Removal Facility and proprietary HI-Q® technology. Our company is home to some of the industry’s top talent, boasting decades of experience that span nearly every thermal oil sands project developed in Alberta over the past 20 years. We hire individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all that we do and those who are passionate about responsible energy development. #LI-POST


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MEG Energy is an equal opportunity employer.
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