Combustion Systems Specialist

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Engineering Industry:Engineering

Design Group Staffing is currently seeking a Combustion Systems Specialist for our client based in Calgary.


Reporting to the Manager, Automation Support Team, the successful candidate will participate in the entire life cycle of a combustion Burner Management System (BMS) project, from initial system audit, new system design (hardware, software, control narrative, cause & effect, etc.), implementation, factory acceptance testing (FAT), site commissioning and start-up. 




  • Develop and Review the following Project Documentation:
    • P&ID’s
    • Instrument Index
    • Equipment sizing & calculations
    • Piping and ducting loss calculations
    • Piping layout drawings
    • Mechanical layout drawings
    • Refractory design
    • Data sheets
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) & Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) validation studies
    • QA documentation
    • Construction Work Package (CWP) documentation
    • Burner Management Systems (BMS) narratives
    • Shutdown Keys and Cause & Effect Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting of Burner Management Systems (BMS)
  • Work with Customers’ process and electrical engineers to define functional requirements
  • Lead Hardware and Software internal verification testing and Customer verification testing
  • Lead Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • Train customers/service companies on burner systems
  • Provide phone support to customers/service companies
  • Interface with internal and external customers
  • Provide technical support during system shutdown and start-up activities
  • Provide technical applications/solutions to Customers and maintain awareness of their technical requirements
  • Provide input into improvement of current engineering processes and practices
  • Provide technical support for Sales Teams
  • Participate in our 7/24 on call rotation
  • Travel to our customer’s offices and their sites is expected



  • B.Sc. in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (emphasis on Process Control an asset) or Instrumentation Engineering Technologist Diploma
  • Knowledge of B149.3 Code, an asset
  • Good troubleshooting skills, with the ability to think on one’s feet
  • Aptitude for prioritizing multiple tasks and managing multiple assignments
  • Exceptional communication skills and customer service experience and practices
  • Strong team player and customer oriented
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Safety conscious and able to complete applicable safety training (e.g. H2S Alive, CSTS, First Aid, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel; valid Class 5 driver’s license required



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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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