Engineer, Operations - Edmonton Ethane Extraction Plant
AltaGas Ltd.
Edmonton, AB

Why work at AltaGas?

We’re a leading energy infrastructure company with a footprint in some of North America’s most strategic energy markets. Our strategy is simple: to leverage the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses, and to new markets around the world.

To make this happen, we have a talented team of people who are safely and reliably operating our assets in every corner of North America. We’re incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to act with integrity, strive for operational excellence, and go the extra mile for our customers and the communities we serve. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.

How do you fit in?

AltaGas is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and motivated individual to join our engineering team.

Located full time at the Edmonton Ethane Extraction Plant (EEEP), this position is responsible for supporting operations, maintenance and performance of the Edmonton and Joffre (JEEP) facilities, as well as troubleshooting operational problems.

What you’ll be doing:
Participate in the Safety Program at EEEP and JEEP and provide support on the technical aspects of safety
Support Operations and Maintenance by pursuing opportunities to optimize the performance of the facilities, as well as troubleshoot operational problems
Continually review and improve plant processes
Participate in reviews, updates, and corrective actions derived from multi-discipline risk assessments (ex: HAZOP Studies and Shutdown Key Reviews)
Provide technical and professional guidance in the planning and execution of Management of Change (MOC) projects
Lead project planning, prioritization, and annual capital budget development
Provide technical evaluation of potential business development opportunities
Work with regulators and internal departments to ensure compliance to government regulations.
Provide project management oversight for small projects
Provide oversight and management of consultants as required
Provide technical support for commissioning and start-up activities
Professional authentication of documents, when appropriate, for professional engineering work which is self-performed by the company

What you must have:
Engineering degree (preferably Mechanical, Chemical, or Petroleum)
3+ years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry, operational experience a plus
Professional Engineer (AB) designation or EIT status
Working knowledge of AMSE, CSA, AER, OH&S, and relevant technical standards
Concentration in process engineering or process controls engineering is considered an asset
Hysys 7.3 simulation capability is considered an asset

Where you’ll be working:
The Edmonton Ethane Extraction Plant (EEEP) is located within the city limits in south Edmonton, Alberta. EEEP is a gas extraction straddle plant with a gross production capacity of 23,000 Bbls/d of specification ethane and 7,500 Bbls/d of natural gas liquids (NGLs). It is connected to several pipeline systems, which provides the opportunity for valuable liquids such as ethane, propane, and butane to be processed for commercial and industrial use. To learn more visit Edmonton Ethane Extraction Plant.

The Joffre Ethane Extraction Plant (JEEP) is 100 percent owned and operated by AltaGas. Located in Joffre, Alberta, JEEP has the processing capacity of 250 Mmcf/d of natural gas and is capable of producing up to 10,400 Bbls/d of ethane and natural gas liquids. The JEEP facility’s strategic location provides the opportunity for valuable liquids to be processed for commercial and industrial users as well as to end-use markets in the city of Edmonton. To learn more visit the Joffre Ethane Extraction Plant.

Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!

To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the button below or visiting .

We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.