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Sr Staff Automation Engineer

Job Posting: Jul 09, 2018 06:30:24 PM Unposting Date: Jul 24, 2018 01:59:00 AM
Sr Staff Automation Engineer-00094625-20180618


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Sr Staff Automation Engineer, at their Calgary location. As part of the Engineering, Procurement and Project Management Department, the Technical Services group provides technical leadership, discipline engineering and asset, reliability and integrity support to Husky’s Project groups and Business Unit Operations.
This position is responsible for providing automation and instrumentation engineering expertise to the Technical Services’ Operations and Project Support Teams and other Corporate Business Units. Additionally, this position maintains and develops automation and instrumentation engineering specifications and standards, mentors other discipline engineers, represents Husky on industry committees and promotes knowledge transfer through internal user group meetings.
Further specific duties include support to incident investigations, providing training to Husky personnel and participating in risk assessments (eg. Process hazard analyses, facility revalidations).
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Provide automation engineering support to Operations
  • Provide automation engineering support to Projects
  • Provide expertise on interpretation and compliance with regulations, for example ABSA pressure equipment regulations, CSA B149.3 fuel gas trains, Alberta Energy Regulator Directives
  • Participate in corporate business controls processes, for example Pre-Startup Safety Reviews, Projects Gate Reviews, Internal Audits etc.
  • Develop and review Technical Services' automation and instrumentation Engineering Specifications
  • Provide automation engineering expertise to corporate standards and initiatives
  • Participate in risk assessments, primarily process hazards analyses for new projects, and facility revalidations
  • Promote knowledge sharing across Husky, including development and promotion of best practices, hosting and participating in instrumentation and control (l&C) User Groups


Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronic, or equivalent Engineering
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with APEGA and/or APEGS
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 10 years of current and relevant automation engineering experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with an owner/operator in the oil and gas industry
  • Experience working in a multi-discipline project environment
  • Experience providing technical guidance to engineering contractors
  • Experience providing technical guidance to operations
  • Strong knowledge in project technical execution and deliverables
  • Experience in developing automation and instrumentation standards, specifications and guidance documents
  • Extensive knowledge of sensor design and application (pressure, temperature, level, flow, analyzers, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of controls systems design and application (PLCs, DCSs, SCADA, SIS)
  • Extensive knowledge of control valve design and application
  • Extensive knowledge of process control philosophies, including fire and gas systems
  • Familiarity with MS Office
  • Familiarity with automation and instrumentation standards relevant to the oil and gas industry, including API, ISA, AGA, IEC, CSA, etc.
At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.
Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company.  It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 
Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.
Interested candidates must apply online at:  Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



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