Project Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :2
Classification :Mechanical Industry:Engineering

Design Group Staffing is currently searching for a Project Engineer to work a contract position in Fort McMurray.

The successful will be reporting to the Manager of Mine Projects and will be responsible for supporting multiple concurrent expense or capital projects on time and on budget, as part of the integrated team supporting front end concept design and leading the execution component.

Projects executed include engineered earth works such as dykes, pond bottoms, dumps, haul roads, light vehicle roads, corridors, crossings, power line or substation civil, coke placement, drainage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and execute projects using a stage-gate project management model including the deliverable; set and manage costs and schedule, and stakeholders while adhering to our journey to zero safety mindset
  • Support multi-disciplinary small expense and capital projects from inception through commissioning and handover to operations, while finding opportunities to reduce risk and costs to enhance asset reliability, safety and environmental performance
  • Coordinate all technical design documents and drawings with internal and external technical support
  • Manage, track and report on project status project estimating, scheduling, risk management
  • Perform technical reviews and evaluations of engineered drawings, reports and proposals, and equipment design and specification
  • Manage project procurement of client’s-supplied goods and services material take-offs, SAP requisitions and goods receipt, working with supply chain management and support groups
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with internal groups including operations, maintenance, Technical and SCM; coordinate project execution with general contractors and cross-functional teams
Experience and Education:

  • Five or more years of experience in Execution of Projects; Mining construction preferred
  • Technical Diploma or Engineering Degree in relevant field of civil or mining
  • Registration with APEGA as a Professional Engineer, or eligibility or ASET
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
Skills and Knowledge:

  • Project engineering competency, leadership and strong technical capability
  • Must have previous of Operations in Mining or Civil construction
  • Proven project management on construction projects skills and a natural problem-solver
  • You have excellent computer skills MS-Office, Scheduling, CAD
  • Continuous improvement mindset as a part of cross-functional teams and steering committees
  • You are a highly motivated, self-starter and dynamic with exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong non-authoritative leadership ability
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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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