Personnel

Open Positions

These are our current open positions:

Canada

Operations Engineer

JOB. NO
M166
TITLE
Operations Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
St. John's, NL.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Operations Engineer in St. John’s, NL.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Contract Length: January 1 to September 30, 2020.

Responsibilities

•Responsible for taking initiative to develop technical engineering details and scope regarding operating contracts related to the major equipment located at the Powerhouse and related facilities.
•Work in cooperation with project construction team or suppliers, contractors, manufacturers and in cooperation with TTO Contract Team Lead to obtain all relevant project contract information that impacts long term operations of the Powerhouse.
•Work with TTO Contract Team Lead, Engineering Services and Procurement to put in place service and maintenance contracts to permit start-up and future operations of the new Powerhouse.
•Prepare technical engineering details related to service and maintenance contract documents which will form part of internal and external documents for operations.
•In cooperation with Maintenance, Operations and Engineering Services become familiar with the Powerhouse structure, equipment and related facilities.
•Ensure all required records, drawings, technical manuals and standards are obtained and reviewed where required to develop operating contracts.
•Prepares operating contracts and related technical details using applicable Engineering Codes, Work Protection Code, H&S Programs, Safety Manuals and Environment Policies and Procedures.

REQUIREMENTS

•PEG-NL registered and certified
•Minimum of seven years progressively responsible experience in engineering research, development, and finalization of work scope requirements to support start up of operating contracts for a new Hydro Powerhouse and related Facilities.
•Demonstrated experience in a Hydro electrical utility environment and field maintenance.
•Knowledge of large company Engineering programs and standards.

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Operations Engineer”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Category Advisor

JOB. NO
M166
TITLE
Category Advisor
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
St. John's, NL.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Category Advisor in St. John’s, NL.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Develop sourcing strategies through strategic sourcing process. Considering both strategic and tactical levers. Ensuring all stakeholders are engaged and potential risk are mitigated
•Establish delivery plans with considerations for time constraints of the project. Develop clear roles and responsibilities and robust stakeholder management strategies.
•Ensure Category management processes are followed from conception to close-out, in accordance with Supply Chain management policy, Operational Integrity Management System (HOMIS), the Governance and Enablement Group and all relevant regulatory requirements. Ensure tools and technology are used where applicable.
•Manage the evaluation of all bids against pre-defined criteria, including management of cross-functional stakeholder groups. Ensure award recommendations are prepared and approved as per internal requirements, including joint venture partners and regulatory approvals.
•Manage business stakeholder’s relationships within the region including KPIs, strategies and objectives.

REQUIREMENTS

•Undergraduate degree in a technical or business discipline.
•10+ years of experience within category management, strategic sourcing or supply chain
•5+ years of experience in offshore industry
•Previous shipyard contracting experience
•MBA
•Professional Supply Chain certification (SCMP, CSCP, CPM, CPSM)
•Previous experience with project in excess of $100 million dollars

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Category Advisor”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Electrical & Instrumentation Technical Specialist

JOB. NO
M165
TITLE
Electrical & Instrumentation Technical Specialist
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
Lloydminister, AB.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Technical Specialist in Lloydminster, SK.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy
•Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies
•Participate in asset criticality and critical spares identification
•Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with maintenance and planning standards
•Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope
•Build time based and condition-based Preserve Task Lists
•Build / contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists
•Lead and assist in the definition of Assembly creation
•Lead and assist in the development / creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs
•Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
•Lead the evaluation of critical spares
•Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope
•Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy
•Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification

REQUIREMENTS

•Journeyman Instrumentation with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation), OR Instrumentation Technologist, OR Journeyman Electrician / Instrumentation (dual ticket) with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation)
•Minimum of 3-6 years instrumentation maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries
•Experience with instrumentation work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting
•Experience / working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo
•A good understanding and working knowledge of: Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment, Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Electrical & Instrumentation Technical Specialist”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Instrumentation & Controls Coordinator I

JOB. NO
M166
TITLE
Instrumentation & Controls Coordinator I
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
Dartmouth, NS.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is currnelty seeking a qualified individual for the position of Instrumentation & Controls Coordinator I in Dartmouth, NS.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Instrument Controls Coordinator should have a good understanding of safety, health, and environmental requirements (SSHE), provides subject matter expertise to maintenance teams.
•Subject matter expert for specific processes and procedures, technical matters, and equipment. Equipment types may include instrumentation, control systems, analyzers, (“I&C”).
•Demonstrates very strong maintenance skills for these equipment types. Able to provide support or guidance for complex troubleshooting, may participate in constructability and maintenance design reviews and may assist engineering for routine maintenance as well as Turnaround, or new project support.
•Ability to influence without authority and interacts effectively with operation and maintenance organizations.
•Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills to work with diverse groups; able to network effectively within organizations. Instrument and Controls (I&C) Specialist will cover some but not all of the responsibilities listed below.
•Implements maintenance design philosophies including project specifications for “I&C “.
•Provides technical support and coordination of risk assessments, incident investigation and conceptual and pre-Front End Engineering Design (FEED) studies.
•Supports coordination of cost management and productivity improvement plans.

REQUIREMENTS

•Behavioral Skills: adaptability, analytical capability, collaboration, effective communication
•Functional Skills: Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) management – operations and maintenance, maintenance planning, maintenance scheduling, maintenance management, maintenance-I&C/A
•7-10 years’ of closely related field experience
•Discipline appropriate certification(s) or equivalent professional experience

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to charles.luther@maderra.ca with the subject line “Instrumentation & Controls Coordinator I”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Risk Based Integrity Engineer

JOB. NO
M165
TITLE
Risk Based Integrity Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
Lloydminster, SK.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Risk Based Integrity Engineer in Lloydminster, SK.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Support the implementation and sustainment of the RBIM Program for prioritizing maintenance and inspection activities that meets or exceeds provincial and federal regulatory requirements
•Coordinate operations, maintenance, engineering and inspection personnel to optimize existing asset reliability by providing technical and RBIM program support through training and process development
•Support RBIM Program sustainment activities including risk assessments and inspection planning
•Assist in the continuous improvement of the RBIM Program, procedures and processes
•Participate in industry networks to ensure industry recommended integrity and reliability practices are explored and considered for adoption in the RBIM Program.

REQUIREMENTS

•Degree in Materials or Mechanical Engineering
•Eligible for Professional Engineering membership with APEGA or equivalent provincial jurisdiction.
•Firm’s APEGA registration needed or equivalent provincial jurisdiction.
•Minimum of 10 years working in the inspection, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of pressure equipment, piping, tanks, and fired heaters, primary focus is piping.
•Minimum of 5 years working in the field of Risk Based Integrity Management
•Minimum of 10 years working experience in the areas of inspection/reliability, risk assessments and risk-based inspections, condition assessment, root cause analysis, failure investigation, corrosion control and mitigation for oil and gas operators or petrochemical industries
•Working knowledge of API Recommended Practice API 510, API 570, API 571, API 580, API 581, API 650, API 653, and API 579.
•Working knowledge of ABSA documents AB-505 and AB-506

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Risk Based Integrity Engineer”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Reservoir Engineer / Advisor III

JOB. NO
M164
TITLE
Reservoir Engineer / Advisor III
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
St. John's, NL.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Reservoir Engineer/Advisor III in St. John’s, NL.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Provide guidance to support the Reservoir Leadership Team in achieving desired performance objectives.
•Support / Advise Reservoir Leadership Team to aid in maintaining high technical standards
•Develop plans / programs as required by the Reservoir Management team
•Guide / support reservoir engineers to establish and implement plans that meet reservoir engineering requirements
•Experienced in reservoir simulation and able to perform / guide detailed simulation studies
•Perform / guide simulation and other studies to evaluate various depletion schemes and to investigate technical issues
•Perform all related studies necessary to perform simulation studies including Pressure, Volume, Temperature (PVT), inflow/outflow, relative permeability, Special Core Analysis Laboratory (SCAL) and other evaluations
•Perform depletion plan assessments to support the company in asset acquisition evaluations
•Lead and/or participate in Peer Reviews to insure high technical standards are maintained
•Provide necessary input to drilling, facilities, and other groups as required to support projects
•Willing to mentor less experienced reservoir engineers in performing simulation and other studies
•Develop project-specific strategies with the Project Team to address identified risks and challenges

REQUIREMENTS

•University degree or equivalent
•Demonstrated work experience in Reservoir Engineering positions in Oil & Gas Industry
•Exceptional knowledge of reservoir engineering fundamentals and technical skills
•Experienced in building, running and evaluating dynamic models to evaluate various technical issues

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Reservoir Engineer/Advisor III”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

Field Engineer / Coordinator

JOB. NO
M160
TITLE
Field Engineer / Coordinator
COMPANY
Maderra Personnel
LOCATION
Tampico, Mexico.
DESCRIPTION

Maderra Personnel is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Field Engineer / Coordinator in Mexico.

Located in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Maderra Engineering Inc. provides project management, project services, engineering, technical and personnel services to the Energy, Resource, and Commercial sectors. We are a progressive, people-powered, and energetic company, and our vision is that each member of the Maderra Team is empowered to control the success of the company.

Responsibilities

•Provides technical interpretation of design documents in support of Construction Managers, Superintendents, and Contractors and provides specific expertise for problem solving.
•Coordinates completion of fabrication/construction activities in assigned systems and prepares punch lists to ensure the readiness of systems for release for turn-over to the Client or for start-up.
•Prepares fabrication/construction related documentation in a timely manner as required to support the work schedule.
•Monitors and inspects fabrication/construction operations to ensure compliance with design documents.
•Controls, distributes and files drawings, specifications and other design documents.
•Maintains liaison with home office engineering team to schedule and coordinate the release for fabrication/construction of design documents in support of the construction schedule.
•Monitors Subcontractor’s performance to ensure conformance to project quality, safety, security, and specification requirements.
•Maintains liaisons between the Contractor and the home office engineering team.
•Evaluates change requests and interfaces with the contract administrator for the initiation and development of contract modifications.
•Investigates and resolves engineering and technical related problems.
•Experience in all of the following disciplines: Structural, Electrical, and Piping

REQUIREMENTS

•A proven track record of successfully managing large industrial construction projects utilizing multiple contractors
•Typically 10 years or more of experience in a construction / fabrication role
•Oil & Gas experience is required
•Module yard Fabrication experience is preferred.
•Previous experience with topsides module integration is considered an asset.

If you would like to be a member of the Maderra Team, please forward your resume in confidence to jobs@maderra.ca with the subject line “Field Engineer / Coordinator”.

While we sincerely appreciate every application, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE

USA

Lead Process/Facilities Engineer

JOB. NO
M-106
TITLE
Lead Process/Facilities Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:
• Provide oversight and management of contractors and consultants during design, long lead items procurement, construction, installation, commissioning and start-up
• Provide technical input and oversight to risk assessments, MOCs and project reviews
• Coordinate and integrate input from Operations to ensure timely and effective engineering support is provided
• Ensure engineering quality is delivered
• Provide oversight and input to the engineering content of key project documents
• Make recommendations and presentations to senior leadership as needed

REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:
• Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering preferred
• Work Experience: Minimum 20 years of experience in onshore and offshore oil and gas production facilities engineering. Water injection equipment experience preferred
• Travel: Must be able to travel occasionally as needed.

CLOSING DATE

Electrical Engineer

JOB. NO
M-105
TITLE
Electrical Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

The Electrical Engineer will use expertise to develop new hypotheses and theories and to make recommendations which result in significant changes to important areas of engineering programs. Assignments involve very extensive and highly diversified systems, project or program. Projects are of major significance, extensive cost, diverse complexity and strategic importance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifies, assesses, plans and develops novel product concepts and business models that build new product or system options.
Supports the growth of new business by taking a balanced view of the technology investment portfolio to integrate market needs with emerging technologies.
Leads the design, development and support of very extensive, highly diversified systems, projects or programs from concept to technology transfer to project delivery.
Sponsors new project technologies and solicits understanding and support of other line managers and senior managers for major technology step changes.
Champions key projects with company objectives in mind to achieve strategic objectives.
Collaborates in the evaluation and assessment of competitive products, processes or new trends.
Develops reports, correspondence, procedures, specifications and technical calculations. Prepares technical data and papers for sales personnel, customers and publications using good internal presentation and report writing skills.
Travels occasionally to field sites to assist with product related problems or to obtain application data.
Assists with project cost estimates.
Writes department process procedures and policies as required.
RELATIONSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has no direct reports but will do the following:
Mentor and teach / coach problem solving, creative thinking and project planning skills to less experienced staff; Actively progresses the corporate knowledge base.
Regularly required to negotiate, justify or resolve important or controversial engineering matters.
Frequently meets with high ranking officials in a variety of sensitive, problematic or unstructured settings.
Actively participates in high level conferences or meetings on issues of considerable consequence or importance.

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering required
Years of experience is less important than type, depth and breadth of experiences
Recognized nationally as an expert and consultant in specialized engineering areas
EPC electrical experience preferred
Marine experience required; Exposure to certifying agencies such as ABS, DNV, BV would be preferred
Oil and Gas experience required; subsea, upstream, midstream, or downstream
Experience with Fire and Gas detection and safety systems a plus
Some hazardous area design experience to ATEX, IEC Ex, API 505, EI 15, etc. required
Hands on field experience in commissioning or factory acceptance testing is a big plus.
Key Skills:
Fundamental knowledge of lighting design a plus; but not required
Demonstrated mastery of an area of engineering which may cross engineering and scientific disciplines
Demonstrated abilities and contribution to successful engineering project outcomes will be given significant weight
Viewed by senior managers as a technical and business leader with successes in technology development and engineering strategy
Consistently demonstrates creativity and innovation in finding solutions and alternatives
Ability to:
read/review single line drawings power distribution systems & P&IDs
evaluate all business factors related to project / program and make sound recommendations that meet broad goals and company priorities
generate simple schematics for power distribution systems and check drawings against client and class specifications
develop/review data sheets for electrical equipment
read, review, interpret and write customer specifications and technical responses and deviations
design or review cable tray design and layouts and cable routing

CLOSING DATE

Senior Projects Controls Analyst

JOB. NO
M-104
TITLE
Senior Projects Controls Analyst
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

Sr. Project Controls Analyst Leads the Project Team by maintaining an effective Project Controls System which includes sustaining a Resource Planning and Allocation System. Responsible for technical direction of Project Tracking and Progress/Performance Reporting, Project Cost Evaluation, Tracking and Control, Project Communication, Contract Review and Administration, Customer and Supplier Order Management and Customer Bids and Proposals throughout the project life cycle.
Core Responsibilities:
Maintains and monitors a successful Project Control System, which includes evaluation and communication methods, conformance to policies and procedures and tracking and reporting tools, to ensure that Project requirements, milestones and overall objectives are met.
Reviews existing project related procedures and policies, standard terms and conditions, work instructions, communications, tracking methods and tools. Recommends improvements/updates to meet project and management directives and current and future business requirements.
Maintains a common format for Project Managers to define and report Project Performance Objectives, Requirements or Milestones. Supports the Project Team by assuring that all important aspects of the project (such as, adherence to scope, milestones, budget and schedule, manpower and equipment utilization, team morale, logistical issues, etc.) are monitored and communicated to the proper Team Member(s).
Assists Project Team to ascertain cause of significant deviations from planned performance, requirements and/or milestones. Assists in the development of action plans to correct unfavorable performance or to take advantage of unusually favorable performance trends.
Implements and maintains a user-friendly Resource Planning and Allocation System to manage all projects and project resources involved in Project Management, Engineering, Drafting, Procurement, Quality Assurance, Planning, Scheduling, Contract Administration, Project Coordination and outside consultants.
Ensures that the Project Controls System addresses resource conflicts individually and between projects, lead times for resources and equipment deliverables as well as scheduling of same to meet all project requirements and company/management directives.
Establishes and maintains a control system to evaluate, monitor, track, forecast and report project costs, cash flow and percent complete project status accounting and reporting
Monitors common policies and procedures to define all contract deliverables in tangible products and intangible services to determine total scope of work required to fulfill the contract.
Ensures compliance with change order administration and cost development including visibility, status tracking/reporting, acceptance status, and resolution of aging, unresolved or unaccepted change orders.
Prepares and maintains Project Risk Matrix on both costing and scheduling.
Handles confidential and sensitive technical and contractual information and issues.
Support sales and proposals activities including proposal schedules. Prepare weekly and monthly project reports. Prepare productivity analysis and reporting for management.

REQUIREMENTS

Educational Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Consstruction Management, or Engineering (or experience in a technical field in lieu of degree may be accepted).
Ten to thirteen years of relevant Project Controls and Project Management experience involving engineering, procurement and construction of major capital projects.
Working knowledge of Marine Oilfield Equipment Engineering, Project Management; Quality Assucance (including ISO principles); Fabrication Processees; Customs, Government/Industry Regulations and Traffic; Offshore and Shipyard Installations and Operations; Procurement; Customer and Vendor Contract and Sub-Contract Development, Review, Adminstration and Negotiaion.
Microsoft Office programs with proficiency in spreadsheets, word processing, relational databases, and project management software. Cost and risk analysis software such as Acumen or Primavera Risk Analysis. A basic knowledge of CAD and proficiency with 3D Modeling software.

CLOSING DATE

Aveva E3D Administrator

JOB. NO
M-103
TITLE
Aveva E3D Administrator
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

The Aveva E3D Administrator is responsible for responsible for the configuration, implementation, ongoing management and development of AVEVA E3D project instances.
Key Responsibilities:
All around Engineering knowledge of requirements for client deliverables.
Project setup – including Data Access Controls (DAC), Database structures.
Project configuration (ie Equipment Tag, Line Tag, Instrument Tag, Valve Tag, Color settings, UDET creation and UDA Creation as per Project requirement while adhering to SOFEC standards)
Cats & Specs – Creation of catalog components and Specifications for all disciplines
Deliverables and Reporting – Setup and creation of Draw and Isodraft drawings
Perform project data integrity checks
Administration of AVEVA PDMS & E3D to support the design efforts including 1D/2D/3D equipment, piping, cable, HVAC, structure, civil components
ADMIN – Project setup, Access control, Project creation, configuration
DRAW – Customization as per the requirements, backing sheet setup and administration for drafting
PARAGON (CATS) – Piping, Steel, Instrument, Catalogue creation & modification
SPECON (SPECS) – Piping, Steel, Instrument, Spec creation & modification
Multi-Discipline Supports (MDS)
Review and meet engineering requirements and deliverables to reduce production deficiencies
Provide timely updates for project scheduling and workload management
Coordinate with other colleagues regarding complex integrations and support as needed
Perform routine database maintenance tasks to ensure and maintain 3D model performance

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline desirable
Previous AVEVA PDMS or E3D experience as a user and in an administrative role
Previous experience with AVEVA Global an advantage
Experience with a new implementation which includes process change an advantage
Previous experience in mechanical drafting, process engineering
Strong knowledge of PML1 and PML2
PDMS or E3D mastery
AutoCAD experience is required
Deadline and detail-oriented

CLOSING DATE

AP Tech ll

JOB. NO
M-102
TITLE
AP Tech ll
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

The AP Tech II will perform a variety of accounting functions such as calculating, posting, and verifying financial data for use in processing accounts payable.
Core Responsibilities:
Process various types of payables, including PO- and project-related, USD and foreign currency, corporate expenses, and expense reports.
Ensures invoices are properly approved in accordance with Company authority matrices.
Ensures all PO-related invoice packages achieve three-way match requirements, per U.S. GAAP, before setting up payment.
Verifies invoices are coded to the proper project or cost center.
Works with suppliers and other departments to clarify questionable invoice items such as pricing, freight charges, tax, proof of delivery, or any other items that are unclear. Documents all communications and maintains voucher packages through final payment.
Reviews purchase orders and work orders to ensure invoices do not exceed contractually stipulated values without proper approval and/or document revisions
Assists in completing weekly check and wire runs for multiple Group Companies.
Prepares end-of-month accruals and automatic entries to general ledger for all invoices, as required.
Assists with providing support to internal and external auditors, as needed.
Cross-trains others as assigned. Assists others in department as necessary.

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications & Experience
High school or equivalent. Must know fundamental accounting concepts, accounting office practices and procedures.
Ten key by touch.
Three to five years accounting department experience, with one to two years of full-cycle Accounts Payable experience and sound knowledge of accounts payable systems
SAP experience is a plus.
Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Must be able to handle multiple tasks with interruptions and meet strict deadlines
Must be able to work individually and in a team-oriented environment.
Must have ability to interact and resolve problems with internal and external customers. Demonstrated strong communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
Demonstrated strong communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
High volume experience in international EPCI and/or Oil and Gas Industry preferred.

CLOSING DATE

Instrumentation Engineer

JOB. NO
M-101
TITLE
Instrumentation Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

The Instrumentation Engineer uses expertise to develop new hypotheses and theories and to make recommendations which result in significant changes to important areas of engineering programs. Assignments involve very extensive and highly diversified systems, project or program. Projects are of major significance, extensive cost, diverse complexity and strategic importance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifies, assesses, plans and develops novel product concepts and business models that build new product or system options.
Supports the growth of new business by taking a balanced view of the technology investment portfolio to integrate market needs with emerging technologies.
Leads the design, development and support of very extensive, highly diversified systems, projects or programs from concept to technology transfer to project delivery.
Sponsors new project technologies and solicits understanding and support of other line managers and senior managers for major technology step changes.
Champions key projects with company objectives in mind to achieve strategic objectives.
Collaborates in the evaluation and assessment of competitive products, processes or new trends.
Develops reports, correspondence, procedures, specifications and technical calculations. Prepares technical data and papers for sales personnel, customers and publications using good internal presentation and report writing skills.
Travels occasionally to field sites to assist with product related problems or to obtain application data.
Assists with project cost estimates.
Writes department process procedures and policies as required.
RELATIONSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position has no direct reports but will do the following:
Mentor and teach / coach problem solving, creative thinking and project planning skills to less experienced staff; Actively progresses the corporate knowledge base.
Regularly required to negotiate, justify or resolve important or controversial engineering matters.
Frequently meets with high ranking officials in a variety of sensitive, problematic or unstructured settings.
Actively participates in high level conferences or meetings on issues of considerable consequence or importance.

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering required
Recognized nationally as an expert and consultant in specialized engineering areas
Years of experience is less important than type, depth and breadth of experiences
Viewed by senior managers as a technical and business leader with successes in technology development and engineering strategy
Oil and Gas experience required; subsea, upstream, midstream, or downstream
Experience with different instrumentation technologies such as sand and corrosion detection, multi-phase flow, strain gauges and angle monitoring
Demonstrated mastery of an area of engineering which may cross engineering and scientific disciplines
Demonstrated abilities and contribution to successful engineering project outcomes will be given significant weight
Consistently demonstrates creativity and innovation in finding solutions and alternatives
Marine experience desirable but, not required; Ability to work with certifying agencies such as ABS, DNV, BV required.
Some hazardous area design experience to ATEX, IEC Ex, API 505, EI 15, etc. required
Hands on field experience in commissioning a plus
Must be willing to travel international 5% of the time to help with Factory Acceptance Testing, engineering meetings, or as needed for field support.
Key Skills:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills required for frequent interactions with vendors and clients
Proactive with an ability and desire to work both independently and with others in a team environment

Ability to:
evaluate all business factors related to project / program and make sound recommendations that meet broad goals and company priorities
design single line drawings power distribution systems
design simple PLC based control panels and systems and programming utilizing Allen Bradley PLC’s
participate in HAZOPS and HAZIDS
generate schematics for instrumentation and junction boxes from a P&ID
edit or review P&ID’s
ability to design of safety system (SIS), fire and gas mapping and detection, emergency shutdown systems and SIL levels
develop an understand other project deliverables such as i/o list, and hazardous area registers
select and specify both cable and cable glands and be able to generate a cable schedule
working on FEED studies as needed
An understanding of PLC programming with the ability to communicate with DCS/SCADA programmers such as Honeywell

Knowledge/understanding of:
data base design software such as SmartPlant or Aveva E3D
ISA and IEC standards
communications networking i.e. HART protocol, ControlNet, and Ethernet
fiber optic networks.

CLOSING DATE

Document Control

JOB. NO
M-100
TITLE
Document Control
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

The Document Controller receives, processes, monitors and expedites internal and external distribution of engineering and supplier documentation. Validates document quality before routing and transmitting. Rejects incoming documents from suppliers based on quality and requirement criteria. Collaborates with project teams to ensure project document control requirements are met. Functions as integral member of the project team alerting Project manager to document issues which may impact project schedule.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
Participates in Project initiation meetings, confers with PM and PEM’s to assure deliverable and supplier documents meet project requirements. Applies knowledge of engineering, construction, and manufacturing processes. Documents information and project specific process using standard template(s) and maintains processes within Bluebeam Studio.
Accountable for Project Document Quality for completeness, format, and compliance with contract and project requirements.
Submits project documentation to Project teams for approval, and transmits approved documents to client, certifying authority and suppliers.
Electronically route documents to appropriate staff and facilitates movement of routes when they approach due dates to meet client requirements.
Tracks routes and follows up with engineers to meet document turn around guidelines
Performs a visual quality check of each document and validates the correctness of:
Coversheet format
Document Title
Document number
Document type matches SDRL code
Title block
Drawing format
Drawing content check for PDF errors
Revision #’s
Collaborates with the Document Control supervisor; Suggests and develops Document Control Project instruction guides for each newly awarded project and uploads to the SOFEC intranet workspace.
Provides archival services such as: Organizing and categorizing legacy paper documents. Coordinates pick and retrieval of paper documents to/from a service provider such as Iron Mountain.
Provides reporting for the project team base on Project Manager requests and client needs.
Validates (when required) the supplier document registry and rejects based on non-compliance guidelines, communicating project team.
Completes additional Document control tasks as defined by the Document Control supervisor or ETS manager
Meets all document control deliverable timelines as specified by the Project team and Document Control supervisor
Assists with projects/tasks as assigned by Manager. Including testing new document control applications and participating in training.

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS & RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:
Associates or Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.)
Document Management Certified Professional (DMCP) or PMP Certification is desirable.
5 plus years’ experience as a Document Controller, assessing quality of drawings and documents
Experience handling supplier and engineering documents, incoming and outgoing; Ensuring compliance with project requirements and adherence to ISO standards where required.
Experience in the EPC environment, familiar with engineering terms, and document types.
Ability to distinguish between a mechanical, structural, piping, P&ID and electrical and instrumentation technical drawing.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficiency with MS Office applications specifically MS Outlook, Word and Excel
Experience with industry standard document control applications such as MS SharePoint and Documentum CP
Proficiency with PDF automation tools such as Bluebeam and Adoce Acrobat Professional
Exposure to Digital Signature technology
Proficiency using remote collaboration tools such as WebEx, Skype or GoToMeeting
Familiarity with using AutoCAD, PDMS SolidWorks and Navisworks
KEY BEHAVIORS:
Familiarity with technical data and specifications, engineering and supplier drawings, purchase orders, non-conformance controls and other project required documents.
Knowledge of digital signatures including enrolling, managing, renewing and revoking digital signatures.
Ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to independently complete assignments.
Effective oral and written communication skills with good vocabulary, good grammar and the ability to independently compose routine written communications.
Ability to resolve routine problems and questions independently.
Ability to extract raw data from databases to reformat for one off Project Management reports
Ability to pay close attention to details, and present good planning, organization, and time management skills.
Mentors junior team members in applying best practices and adherence to established standards.
Ability to handle tasks simultaneously and to work effectively with interruptions.
Demonstrates proficiency in Navisworks, including the ability to drive a model/design review.
WORKING CONDITION:
Spends 100% of time in a temperature-controlled office environment.
Spends 70% of time sitting and operating a computer or workstation or attending project meetings. Ability to sit for several hours at a time, climb stairs, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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Senior Structural Designer

JOB. NO
TITLE
Senior Structural Designer
COMPANY
LOCATION
Houston, TX
DESCRIPTION

Utilizes 3D design systems in the production of basic civil/structural design deliverable drawings
Modeling of various concrete and steel structures
Able to prepare and pre-check various plans sections & details drawings
Assists the Lead Designer in compiling, tracking & trending of material quantities
Interacts with multidiscipline designers to provide a clash free design
Alternate duties performed as required

REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma required and Associate Degree
5 years of work experience in design, modeling & drafting
Minimum 5 years of experience in Heavy Industrial/ Oil & Gas type facilities
Experience using 3D modelling PDS, PDMS
Ability to learn and maintain design within our company methods and procedures
Strong communication skill and professional ethics

Send resume to Kelly.bavis@maderra.ca

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Planner with P6

JOB. NO
TITLE
Planner with P6
COMPANY
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

• Minimum of 5 years of experience with Primavera or other scheduling software in Project Scheduling roles
• Maintain overall, integrated execution schedule throughout the project cycle.
• Facilitate weekly status meetings with various functional teams.
• Produce weekly cross-functional support and resource reports.
• Analyze the scheduling plans and schedule updates for comparison to reported progress and alignment of other project controls discipline forecasts
• Analyze daily/weekly/monthly progress reports to ensure accuracy and provide proper input
• Effectively communicate, both written and verbal, in a cross-functional environment and possess strong presentation skills.
• Express proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Perform critical path and earned value analysis to determine problem areas regarding project schedules and resource overloads; alerts the project team to critical scheduling issues and potential alternatives.
• Demonstrate experience with cost control and variance analysis at different project phases through execution.
• Evaluate project deviations to assess schedule and scope impact for proper decision making.
• Proficient in specified software including, but not limited to, Primavera, MS Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote
• Strong Communication Skills

REQUIREMENTS

Primavera Advanced training: P6 Rev. 16.2 Advanced Project Management preferred

Please send resume with subject “planner” to Kelly.bavis@maderra.ca

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Cost Control Engineer

JOB. NO
TITLE
Cost Control Engineer
COMPANY
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible to control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded.
• Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress to the preparation of customer billing processes, etc
• Perform and manage project activity scheduling and monitoring
• Perform technical and commercial review of EPCI long time tenders (subcontractor’s quotations) for the preparation of Service agreements
• Ensure effective project implementation and utilize productive reports from the creation of WBS with the use of project management system to monitor the status of all purchases, invoicing and delivery up to the closure of the project.
• Coordinate and work with the project management team to resolve project issues to ensure the delivery/completion of the project work.
• Attend project meetings and discussions with the PMT and external clients
• Perform project costing related reporting to the team and management’s review on a monthly basis to ensure that expenditures are kept within the project budget.
• Provide cost control and planning advice to the internal PMT team as and when required.
• Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

• Degree in Engineering with specialization in Project Management or Cost Control related training.
• Min 5 years relevant and similar capacity in project estimating and cost controlling preferably in large industrial project.
• Technically strong in project cost planning, scheduling and reporting.
• Knowledge in the use of MS Project, Primavera Scheduling and SAP softwares is highly advantageous
• Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills and meticulous
• Possess good project background and technical writing ability and skills.
• Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
• Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision.
• Fast worker with ability to work well under stress.

Please send resume to Kelly.bavis@maderra.ca

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Pipeline Integrity Engineer

JOB. NO
TITLE
Pipeline Integrity Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

• Execute the Core Process on all threat management programs on assigned segments of the Liquid Pipeline system.
• Ensure the Integrity Plans are complete and designed for achieving ALARP safety targets including zero rupture and zero leak targets.
• Exemplify the PI Code of Conduct and the PI Norms
• Conduct pipeline integrity assessment and analysis for pipeline integrity threat management programs related to the Liquid Pipeline system, including Corrosion, Crack, Deformation Threat Management and Threat Integration
• Conduct and support data analyses supporting of the integrity programs, including analysis of in-line inspection and NDE field results
• Implement integrity management processes;
• Lead data integration and records management activities relating to core functions
• Conduct validation and quality assurance of in-line inspection tools and integrity programs
• Ensure the continued compliance of integrity management processes with US and Canadian regulations, standards and best practices. Participate in regulatory audits as required;
• Lead decision records and technical reports deliverables
• Support focus projects related to assigned lines such as DPR removal, audits, failure investigation, engineering assessments, etc.;
• Provide a weekly status report summarizing assigned lines and programs activities
• Support NDE On-Call duty manager service;
• Lead the enhancement/update of integrity management processes.
• Act as the Subject Matter Expert and review and approve threat programs as assigned.
• Mentor and support junior staff
• Support Pipeline Integrity Engineering as assigned.
• The threat management programs routinely determine the need to make pipeline inspections and repairs, or identify other remediation requirements to proactively manage hazards to the pipeline system. The processes utilize established industry, fitness for purpose methodology applied to the various pipeline systems.
• The position requires strong technical understanding of pipeline strength evaluation methods and engineering assessment development experience.
• This role provides leadership, consistent direction, focus and accountability to a group of engineers and analysts.
• The role requires strong analytical and decision making skills.

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a recognized university or college
• Minimum of 7 years of engineering experience
• Drive disciplined analysis through utilizing computer software, excel spreadsheets and data analysis tools necessary to conduct detailed data analyses
• Embrace change through the ability to seek process improvements
• Communicate effectively with excellent presentation and technical writing skills
• Well-organized and ability to demonstrate personal agility
• Ability to influence and work effectively with others.
• Support team success through mentorship of junior Staff.
• This position is office based with occasional requirements to travel to field excavations, industry committees/conferences, and other office locations. Travel 10% of the time.

Please forward resume to Kelly.Bavis@maderra.ca. While we appreciate all applicants we will only contact those that will be interviewed.

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Facility Integrity Engineer

JOB. NO
TITLE
Facility Integrity Engineer
COMPANY
Maderra USA
LOCATION
Houston, Texas
DESCRIPTION

Primary Focus:
• Assist with implementation of the Facility Integrity Management Program
• Serve as Mechanical Integrity Technical Consultant for static equipment to help ensure safe and reliable operation of the GTM assets
Specific Accountabilities:
• GTM Technical Consultant for the mechanical integrity of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping, tanks, fired equipment, and pressure relief valves (static equipment).
• Assist with the implementation of the Facility Integrity Management (FIMP) Plan for the GTM assets to manage static equipment integrity risks in compliance with corporate policies and expectations, laws, and regulations. Will review and revise the FIMP as needed to incorporate learnings and best practices.
• Assists with the development, evaluation, and maintenance of the Facility Integrity Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
• Review inspection reports and make recommendations for remediation and /or future inspection activities.
• Perform basic suitability for service evaluations of static equipment based on design parameters and equipment condition.
• Review equipment specs and process conditions to help determine potential damage mechanisms for static equipment.
• Innovation: Assists with the implementation of innovative inspection practices and techniques to ensure inspections are done efficiently and adequately.
• Make recommendations to Management and Regional Operations on Program direction, KPI’s, and remediation of inspection findings.
• Interface with Field Operations to assist with the development of equipment repair scopes of work.
• Interface with Management and Field Operations to determine appropriate mitigation of FI risks.
• Safety Critical Role – Daily activities and decisions that directly impact the safety of others.
Qualifications:
Required:
• Four year degree in Engineering.
• Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience in the Pipeline, Oil and Gas, and Petrochemical Industries.
• Knowledge of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, ASME B31.3, ASME B31.8, API 510, API 570, API 653, NACE MR-01-075 is desirable.
• Good working knowledge of Office Suite. Ability to develop spreadsheets.
• Ability to work with large and small teams of people.
• Ability to work in an independent environment under the scrutiny and pressure of regulatory agencies.
• Ability to work within a diverse makeup of facility personnel, Engineers, Managers, EH&S professionals, and contract personnel.
Preferred:
• Four-year degree or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Please send resume to kelly.bavis@maderra.ca with title “Facility Integrity Engineer”. While all applicants are appreciated oly those considered for interview will be contacted.

REQUIREMENTS
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