Requisition ID: 116448

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Project Engineering

Market: OGC

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Piping Field Engineer/Technologist you will play an integral role on the construction project and be a driving force to ensure your project is complete on time, on budget and to the highest quality standards. Working in the piping discipline you will oversee the piping works construction, including but not limited to pipe fabrication, valves, connections, pipe racks/supports, hydro testing, coordination of inline instruments, etc. You will be the liaison between the field and corporate office and utilize your years of experience to provide mentorship to the more junior engineers.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed engineering and construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Energy Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. We are a major industrial contractor that work on projects that involve construction of oil & gas facilities such as oilsands processing, including steam-assisted gravity drainage facilities, upgrading & refining, midstream facilities, power & co-generation, terminal projects (ex. LNG, LPG, etc.), and major mine developments. We also have a Modular Yard facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Our engineering branch is a leading-edge division that offers innovative engineering services for our current projects and new pursuits in Canada. Our design services group are based in Calgary and Houston offering expertise in process, piping, mechanical, electrical and civil/structural disciplines.


This position will be based on site in Sparwood, BC. Non locals will stay in camp and work a rotational shift.


• Learn details of project scope from drawings and specs and standards
• Be a safety leader driving mindset and behaviors that “No one gets hurt”
• Support the preparation and use of Job Hazard Analyses (JHA’s)
• Develop risk management assessments identifying risks and mitigation actions to reduce/eliminate project risks
• Identify witness/hold point requirements and timing
• Understand construction schedule and proactively anticipate potential roadblocks or changed conditions and work to resolve them before impacting the construction team
• Support field procurement of materials
• Support QA/QC team with engineering knowledge
• Support the implementation of the Quality Management Plan, identify any deficient work and support the development and implementation of corrective actions
• Support the development of submittals required by the project for the Owner and for Regulatory Agencies.
• Support the progressing of the construction schedule as required
• Prepare As-built Data for the project and review and confirm accuracy of As-Built data submitted by subcontractors
• Support project completion, monitor completion of punch list activities, support commissioning
• Other tasks as assigned
Document Review
• Receive and resolve construction requests for information (RFIs)
• Receive, evaluate and resolve all field change requests
• Review and respond to Contractor proposed dispositions for non-conforming work
• Review and respond to material substitution requests
• Review vendor documents and shop drawings for conformance with detailed design drawings and specifications
• Support the review/assessment of subcontractor submittals required by the drawings and specifications
• Use of the project Document Management System for managing review and response to contractor submissions and publishing Field Review Reports
Field Review
• Complete Field Reviews and prepare Field Review Reports documenting completion of witness/hold points, including photos and narratives as appropriate


• Bachelor’s or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering or a Diploma in Piping and Plant Layout Technology or equivalent
• 5+ years’ experience in construction or design engineering for piping systems within the oil, gas, and chemical industry
• Proficient in 3D modelling and capable of producing and modifying isometric and plant layout drawings
• Ability to quickly resolve questions from the construction team on piping matters including; revised layouts, pipe supports, material substitutions, stress analysis, etc
• Ability to interpret the plans/specifications/design calculations and provide design clarifications
• Ability to address all field change requests identified by the construction team
• Ability to interface with design engineers and contribute to the implementation of design changes
• Working knowledge and ability to support the operation of at least the following management systems: scheduling, materials control, estimating, job cost updates and subcontract management
• Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
• Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
• Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
• Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
• Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
• Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment and pick up objects up to 30 pounds.
• Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
• Legally entitled to work in Canada

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience – all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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