Process Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Chemical/Process Industry:Engineering

Design Group Staffing Oakville is seeking a Process Engineer to join their team in the Edmonton, AB area on a contract basis.  Our client is a leader in the oil & gas industry.  This is a long-term contract opportunity.


  • Lead a design team in the development of basic process design specifications or provide oversight of an engineering contractor’s technical deliverables during the front-end design / detailed engineering phases of projects.
  • Monitor and lead junior engineers in the development of process design specifications, including the development of heat & material balances, design flow plans, process equipment design, preliminary hydraulic balances, utility balances, basic process control & instrumentation, materials selection, safety facilities
  • Lead and/or perform process optimization studies to identify / evaluate capital / operating cost savings, process configuration alternatives, safety facilities requirements, etc.
  • Provide technical oversight for engineering contractor's work during front end engineering & design / detailed engineering to ensure consistency with Company methods & guidelines, project specifications & owner's requirements
  • Participate in Hazard & Operability Reviews for new / modified facilities / in support of existing plant facilities
  • Provide commissioning & start-up assistance for new / modified facilities, as required
  • Establish organization and staffing process  

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, required
  • 20+ years of experience in petroleum refining / chemical process industry / with an engineering contractor serving these industries
  • 10+ years of experience in capital project development
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be fluent in English (speaking, reading & writing); as it applies to technical and business communications Specific Job Requirements / Skills

  • Required to work at an operating site. May need to work in the operation units to verify as building drawings through site walkabouts, climbing ladders, working at heights, driving on site.

  • May be required to wear a respirator. The selected worker must be clean shaven, with no facial hair below the lip, no beards, etc.


If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above, please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Caillie Kelman via email at: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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