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CCS Professional Services






Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada


Contract, Engineering, Government


Full-time, Contract



Our client, a provincial crown corporation, is in need of more than a dozen Engineers and/or EITs to join a variety of technical groups in both Regina and Saskatoon. These are initially 1 year contracts with opportunities to extend up to 5 years total.

The ideal contractors will possess knowledge of Federal/Provincial/Corporate Standards & Guidelines, Canadian Codes associated with the Oil and Gas industry (CSA Z662, ASME B31.1, and ASME B31.3), and Industry Best Practices, as well as familiarity with software and databases for collaborative purposes. The ideal contractors will bring a balance of engineering knowledge with a proficiency in utilizing technology to interact with field staff and engineering departments who utilize corporate standards in day to day operations. These positions are primarily office based, but may have occasional field visits to verify work, implement/enable audits and adherence checks, and participate in troubleshooting and analysis. These contractors will be in close communication with a number of departments throughout the business. The interaction with numerous departments and operations staff requires strong organizational and communication abilities. The interaction with field and survey staff also requires an ability to learn quickly, troubleshoot effectively, and multi-task daily, while still completing long term objectives.


Job Description:

These positions will be based out of an office in Regina, though some of the job duties will require travel to satellite facilities, which may include overnight stays.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • The creation/updating of hydraulic models
  • Outage Mitigation Planning
  • Distribution system capacity checks
  • Regulator/Meter station equipment sizing calculations
  • On-site inspections
  • Completion of customer connect and system improvement projects, which includes:
    • hydraulic analysis
    • piping mechanical designs
    • cost estimating
    • obtaining of approvals
    • project management
  • · Specialty projects



Candidates Must possess a Degree in Engineering in one of the following specializations: Mechanical, Industrial, Petroleum, Civil, or Environmental Engineering.

Candidates should have experience with most of the following:

  • A background in the oil and gas industry in an Engineering role
  • CSA Z662, ASME B31.1, and ASME B31.3), and Industry Best Practices
  • Natural Gas Piping Design & Construction
  • Gas Distribution Design, natural gas regulator station design, customers connecting on natural gas distribution systems.
  • Usage and familiarity with Synergy hydraulic modeling software.
  • Dealing with Federal and Provincial Agencies in obtaining project approvals.
  • Reading and interpreting mechanical facility drawings used in Natural Gas Compression (ie. Gathering and/or Pipeline Transmission).
  • Working at natural gas transmission sites, engineering field work, gas compression projects and industrial sites.
  • Pipeline integrity (inline inspection technology and direct inspection practices) experience.
  • Pipelines, software and database to manage and perform data analysis, asset management based on risk evaluations and incident investigations.
  • Leak survey and managing leak survey data. Experience with field staff and leak surveyors to manage integrity inspections / surveys.
  • Familiarity with multi levels of natural gas regulations and standards. Pipeline industry best practices/guidelines. Auditing of the internal standards in the field. Experience with training programs / safety standards.
  • P&ID and PFD drawings
  • Project Management experience; a background in managing projects within an organization that employs a formal project management system.
  • Demonstrated strong organization and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Experience with both the office and field environment.
  • Varied engineering background including technical analysis and project experience, ability to work independently to analyze, troubleshoot, and manage program tasks while multi-tasking duties for several aspects of the overall department.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Microsoft Share Point
  • Lotus Notes