Application Engineer

Job Description

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

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for an Application Engineer for our client in the oil & gas industry located in Sarnia, Ontario.  The application engineer will be the advanced process control (APC) expert with front-line accountability for the DMCplus and RTO applications in that complex.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, maintain and enhance APC applications to improve the refinery’s margins and ensure safe, reliable unit operation
  • Provide technical support and direction to operations working with the cross-functional team
  • Participate in hazard analyses and Kepner-Tregoe/root cause problem solving sessions for an assigned zone
  • Provide front-line support for real-time optimization of the asset
  • Build strong positive relationships while coordinating with other disciplines to solve problems and make improvements to process units
  • Prepare stewardship reports and communicate APC performance on uptime and the quality of control performance
  • Ensure consistency of APC applications across the refinery
  • Provide leadership to alarm management improvement initiatives within the assigned complex
Required Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of APC experience with model-based control technologies in the oil and gas industry; strong preference for DMCplus experience
  • Bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering with a process control specialization; additional preference for master’s degree in chemical process control
  • P. Eng designation or eligible for designation
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Strong analytical skills and decision-making capacity
  • Able to work independently and in team environments
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal competencies
  • Possess solid leadership, integrity and strong communication skills to interact with various teams in the refinery
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 Samantha Watson 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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