Brownfield Project Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Calgary

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, March 12, 2023

About this role: Brownfield Project Engineer


Our client is building Canada’s first large-scale LNG
facility underpinned by safety, continuous improvement, quality execution and
ethics and compliance. The industry-leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) export
facility will provide the world’s cleanest LNG, with the lowest carbon


Execution of a project scope specifically required to address a business opportunity aimed to mitigate and de-risk internal and external impacts on the project and operational performance of the future asset. The initiative will be focused on de-risk potential production, regulatory, and reputation impacts in the early years of asset production.

Principle accountabilities will include:

  • Verify and analyze schedules in cooperation with the clients Project Services department.
  • Verify and analyze progress curves, manpower needs, and outlooks and address deviation against stage plans.
  • Develop and monitor (leading and lagging) KPIs, prevent performance, issues, and identify issues early followed by driving for improvement internally and with contractors, and escalate where needed.
  • Liaising with the client's team across the project development workshops planning and assuring the availability of required resource
    • Manage external budget for technical support by staff from Shell affiliates
  • Proactively identify risks and manage them through Easyrisk.
    • Ensure compliance with DCAF, PCAP, and DAM
    • Proactively manage the project decision register ensuring that decisions affecting key project milestones are assessed and recorded with a record of high decision quality
    • Ensure required assurance events are activated and planned at critical stage gates in delivery
    • Drive activities and data accumulation leading to a decision review board conclusion regarding project execution strategy poste early engineering (FEED)
    • Act as Contract Holder for key execution Contractors where applicable
  • Actively embed the clients objective of Safest Project on Earth (both from the integrity and safety points of view)
  • Actively embed the Flawless Project Delivery implementation program.
  • Ensure comprehensive review of lessons learned as part of project delivery.
  • Set up and lead regular meetings with the client and with Contractors to collect steer and report trends
  • Reporting and communicating weekly & monthly status of the project

What you need to bring:


  • 10-15 years relevant experience in a project engineering role working directly with EPC/EPCM contractors
  • Experience in delivering brownfield projects within oil and gas operator asset organizations.
  • Engineering degree
  • Broad exposure to oil and gas business with exposure to both technical and coordination management in support of practical solutions. Solid communication skills
  • Sensitive to the issues arising from working in a multicultural environment.
  • Proven ability to work in, motivate and drive high performance in multi-discipline teams
  • High energy level with a relentless focus on own and others’ performance and development
  • LNG experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work largely autonomously and yet recognize when and where input is required


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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Alyssa McLaren is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Alyssa McLaren
Brunel Canada - Calgary