Material & Welding Specialist, Integrity – ( 220000YF )


As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

Our Energy team is currently seeking a Sr. Specialist – Materials & Welding to join our Integrity group. The primary role of the role of the Sr. Specialist – Materials & Welding is to support the integrity department working on integrity-related projects for pipelines, facilities, and terminals. This often involves a multidisciplinary approach wherein the fundamentals of fracture mechanics, heat transfer, stress analysis, corrosion, metallic/non-metallic material performance, mechanical testing, welding processes and PQR’s, metallurgy, damage mechanisms, fitness for service of materials, finite element analysis, and non-destructive examination are applied.

Your Key Responsibilities

Creation and review of welding procedure specifications (WPS) to ASME IX, CSA Z662, API 1104, API 650, and other codes. The role will involve assisting with the development of in-service welding procedures for pipeline repair activities on operational pipelines as they are required. Conducting analyses in support of client’s materials requirements.

Involvement in research-style activities including the development of internal projects, literature searches, and the use of modern and innovative techniques to solve our client’s challenging problems

Review of welding procedure specifications (WPS), inspection test plans (ITP), and mill test reports (MTR) to code and client specifications

Materials, welding, and inspection support for internal and external clients. This work is often completed with very short timelines and limited information, requiring a high degree of flexibility, strong multidisciplinary background, and excellent communication

Assist in the development of new revenue sources through internal research projects, development of work practices, marketing, conferences, journal articles, and business development activities

Fitness-for-service assessments of pipelines, piping, pressure vessels, and tanks

Creation of non-destructive examination (NDE) defect acceptance criteria through the use of fracture mechanics, limit states design, and knowledge of the limitations of various NDE techniques

Specification writing including welding and non-destructive examination scope of work documents

Assisting in and development of new and innovative ways to conduct materials evaluations and studies (including materials selection, fitness for service, material performance, material joining)

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Knowledge of project management principles and ability to conduct project scoping, budgeting and scheduling an asset


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Experienced with Canadian and US standards, practices and applicable legislation

Demonstrate technical proficiency in conducting Fitness for Service and Risk Assessments

Demonstrated technical proficiency in supporting Integrity Management Plans

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other software tools

Demonstrated technical proficiency in writing technical documents and reports

Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem solving skills are essential

Demonstrated initiative, Leadership and self-motivation

Well-organized and able to plan activities to meet multiple project workloads and schedules

Education and Experience

Minimum B.Sc. in Materials/ Metallurgical or Mechanical Engineering preferred

Minimum 10 years work experience related to integrity within the Canadian energy industry

P. Eng. status recognized by APEGA or equivalent provincial association

Additional qualifications recognized by AMPP/NACE, ASM, API

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Job : Integrity Engineer

Organization : BC-1109 Energy-CA Alberta South

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 9, 2022, 11:43:43 AM

Req ID: 220000YF

Vaccine Policy: Stantec requires some positions in North America to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to reasonable accommodation to the extent required by law because of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.

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