Centrifugal Compression Specialist

Contract, Part Time
Calgary, Alberta
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title:      Centrifugal Compression Specialist – Sr. Mechanical Engineer   

Department: Mechanical

Reports to: Manager, Mechanical Engineering

Location: Calgary, Alberta 

Equinox Engineering Ltd. is a Calgary-based EPCM firm. We are a market leader in oil and gas processing specializing in facilities design, implementation and operational assistance for natural gas, conventional and heavy oil projects. Our clients include several of the largest oil & gas producers in Canada and worldwide, and we are currently executing a wide range of sweet gas, sour gas, conventional oil, heavy oil facility and pipeline projects.


Equinox Engineering is searching for a Centrifugal Compression Specialist – Contractor

  • 10 years plus experience as a Centrifugal Compression Specialist.  
  • Lead the successful completion of assigned mechanical engineering tasks and engineering deliverables.
  • Interface with the other engineering disciplines (process, civil/structural, electrical, instrumentation, automation, etc.) to ensure a coordinated design and engineering deliverables are completed.
  • Interface with Clients, project team and vendors to define project scope, resolve technical issues, and assist with preparation of procurement documents (technical specifications).
  • Lead Client/vendor/contractor meetings.
  • Lead in project planning and execution.
  • Field trips to client site as required determining scope of Mechanical tasks.
  • Size and select Centrifugal Compressors.
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals.
  • Check vendor equipment drawings to ensure design accuracy and compliance with specifications.
  • Specifying, evaluating and selecting oil and gas processing equipment.
  • P&ID and mechanical drawing development.
  • Centrifugal Compressor specifications & analysis.
  • Centrifugal Compressor evaluations; Mechanical drawing review and evaluation.
  • Provide comprehensive design services by supporting the establishment of design criteria and the preparation of specifications, design computations, drawings, models, and bills of material in accordance with basic project requirements.
  • Prepare engineering scope of work packages and work with vendors to supply mechanical equipment.
  • Ensure consistency and integrity of all major equipment in accordance with all codes and specifications.
  • Experience with the NACE standards and its application.

Key Skills:

  • Specialist in Centrifugal Compression Engineering.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sweet and sour gas project experience is preferred.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Stress Analysis Software.

Education and Qualifications:

  • P. Eng. – Mechanical Engineering Degree.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Minimum 10 + years oil and gas experience with Centrifugal Compression experience – EPCM background.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Rotating Equipment Design.
  • Must be familiar with ABSA and AEUB requirements.
  • Applicable knowledge with codes (CSA, ASME, API).

Equinox Success Statement

Equinox delivers focused & experienced premium teams customized with the best technical expertise to align with client culture and requirements to ensure successful projects on a repeatable basis.

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