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Sr. Project Engineering Manager

Vancouver, BC - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Sr. Project Engineering Manager

Are you a Sr. ProjectEngineering Manager and interested in joining the team of our client? Our client is a major Mining company, which is looking for a driven, independent and enthusiastic Sr. ProjectEngineering Manager. The role will be located in Vancouver, BC.

Feel free to contact

Hannah White, Account manager

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About this role


  • Ensure inputs to scope definition for the appropriate FEL stage are firm and meet FMMC’s requirements before commencing work;
  • Contribute to the development of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) together with the project leadership team (including procurement, project controls, construction, and commissioning), and allocate roles and responsibilities;
  • Ensure the scope of work is developed and an effective change management system is in place;
  • Develop the engineering budget to meet the scope and execution plan for the project;
  • Review the development of the engineering work packages (EWPs) for all deliverables and time-based functions. Review and analyze project requirements to establish tasks and subtasks and project timelines;
  • Supervises project staff and contractors;
  • Compiles and reports to management regarding project status;
  • Serves as expert on engineering management issues;
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations as it effects technical design;
  • Contributes to strategic planning and budgeting efforts for project management;
  • Responsible for the scope, cost, schedule, safety, and quality associated with the project as influenced by engineering;
  • Monitor the technical work performance and institute controls for tracking and reporting the advancement of engineering deliverables.
  • Support senior project managers in projects with a value in excess of $500 million;
  • Interfaces closely with site-based leadership, health and safety personnel and other FMI organizations to ensure that work is executed in a manner consistent with the expectations of the operating property and in a safe and environmentally responsible manner;
  • Responsible to lead all design reviews, and participates in execution planning discussions to ensure well-conceived and logical schedule development;
  • Leads the evaluation, management and approval of changes to the work and works to minimize impacts to cost and schedule;
  • Ensures that a comprehensive QA/QC is in place to monitor quality of all engineering tasks and deliverables;
  • Monitors work in-progress and completed to ensure that the work is of a quality and character that meets the requirements of FMMC and the site operations team;
  • Leads all project engineering meetings including progress review meetings (weekly, monthly), progress versus schedule (master, look-ahead, and specific) and works with project team, EP(CM) contractor, site operations team and others to resolve issues, and recover or compress schedule;
  • Manages the reforecast of contractor staffing needs using actual progress, work remaining to complete and estimates to complete;
  • Manages leads, supervisors, high and mid-level professional individual contributors;
  • Develop an achievable engineering schedule to meet project requirements using the EWPs;
  • Work with the Discipline Leads to ensure adequate resources are mobilized to the project;
  • Review and approve the project’s facility description document that describes the scope of the facilities
  • Provide input into the project monthly report with respect to design progress, cost and issues of concern and recommend changes if required to achieve overall objectives;
  • Coordinate with Procurement, Construction and Commissioning personnel early in the design effort to obtain their input and conduct any necessary reviews;
  • Regularly review and appraise the structure of the engineering project team in terms of its ability to meet short- and long-term objectives, and institute appropriate changes;
  • Ensure that Engineering Company(s) Engineering Systems and 3D intelligent design environment is properly setup and being used;
  • Ensure that any training is planned, budgeted and implemented for resources assigned to the project;
  • Assume responsibility for the engineering administrative function, directing Area / Lead Engineers, Discipline Engineers and other groups engaged in inter-related engineering responsibilities;
  • Involve specialist expertise from within FMMC or externally as necessary;
  • Insure engineering risk assessments and HAZOPs are carried out and all identified issues are addressed;
  • Coordinate quality audit verifications to ensure compliance with all relevant engineering standards and procedures for all design activities. Instigate corrective actions as required.

About you

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven experience in Project or Engineering Management on projects with a value exceeding $500 million;
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering or related field, and minimum 15 years’ experience with the practice, systems, processes and terminology of project management;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering, project controls, contract administration, procurement, expediting and materials management (logistics);
  • Work involves frequent travel, international assignments, and relocation to the site of work;
  • Proficient in the use of computers and software in a business environment;
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer with a governing authority;
  • An extensive technical knowledge of engineering systems, design, applications of engineering processes and materials, and engineering applications of current engineering technologies;
  • General knowledge of industry, regulatory standards and design criteria in engineering disciplines;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and organize at an advanced level;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project planning, controls and understanding of multi-discipline interdependencies;
  • Knowledge of drawing production and document control methodologies;
  • Knowledge of progress assessment, measurement, and engineering control strategies;
  • An extensive knowledge of administrative practices and strong communication skills across all levels including client representatives;
  • Ability to manage relationships with key stakeholders involved in the project;
  • A high degree of understanding of procurement and contracting, construction and commissioning methodologies;
  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire others, transfer expertise and provide a coaching role to others in terms of best practice;
  • Ability to handle complex problem-solving tasks, applying appropriate analysis and consideration of high-level technical detail.

What we offer

What We Offer:

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 104 offices, across 35 countries we currently supply nearly 9,000 Technical Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements

About us

Main Functions

Responsible for day-to-day leadership, management and direction of both the engineering evaluation and the execution phases of a major mining and metallurgical process facilities project, reporting to the Project Manager, and functionally to the Director of Engineering. The scope of this position includes all aspects of the project life cycle, from early scoping and definition stages through detailed engineering and procurement phases and finally to field erection and commissioning support.


  • Vacancy number: PUB163778
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Feel free to contact


Hannah White

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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