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Engineer I

  • Job reference: 927378
  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 23/09/2019

Job Duties:

  • Working with technical subject matter experts across multiple departments, this position provides support and technical leadership leveraging large and varied datasets to complete analytics to support decision-making
  • Champion best practices on the utilization of data to drive improvements in effectiveness and efficiency of the Pipeline Integrity Departments programs.
  • Take initiative to identify opportunities to reduce manual work and human error through automation
  • Build strong partnerships with department stakeholders and technology delivery teams (TIS)
  • Support the collection, alignment and validation of In-line Inspection with field results.
  • Perform analysis of alignment results to generate and communicate Tool Performance Metrics
  • Continuous improvement of alignment processes and tools
  • Maintain and improve visualization of performance measure data using Power BI and similar tools
  • Collect and prepare data for analytics projects, providing data quality assurance support
  • Take initiative to identify continuous improvement opportunities via system and process automation
  • Support team mandate to develop automation systems for the Pipeline Integrity business unit through strategic partnerships with department stakeholders and technology delivery teams (TIS).
  • Supporting an environment in which continuous improvement of the enterprise's project development systems, tools, processes and standards takes place.
  • Works independently or as part of a team to complete data preparation, quality assurance, and analytics supporting data-driven decision making and optimization in pipeline integrity programs
  • Demonstrate exceptional expertise and attention to detail as the information being managed is utilized in making critical pipeline safety decisions
  • Provides specialized technical automation and data management knowhow, leadership, consistent direction, focus and support to Pipeline Integrity

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in related field
  • Basic understanding of statistical and analytics principles
  • Intermediate scripting skills with preferred language
  • Demonstrated ability to apply expertise to execute data preparation tasks efficiently (e.g. consolidating, standardizing, reformatting, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate technical approaches to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to travel within Canada and the US

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with R, Python, Excel VBA, Power Query, SQL and/or Power BI
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage data to support decision making and/or optimization
  • Experience related to data mining, visualization of large data sets
  • Pipeline integrity experience is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to link technical analysis with business implications

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.