Senior Automation Engineer


Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 1G1

Requisition ID:  26238

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 

Department: Mechanical Engineering Area 



Pembina is seeking a Senior Engineer, Automation to join our Conventional Business Unit (CBU) Operation Engineering group located in Calgary, Alberta, reporting to the Supervisor Operation Engineering.


  • Coordinate with Operations personnel to scope maintenance related projects, addressing issues related to operational safety, obsolescence, optimization and general repairs;
  • Seek cost effective, fit for purpose solutions to the work while maintaining compliance with Code, Regulatory and Environmental;
  • Develop PLC and HMI configurations for internal projects including commissioning in the field;
  • Design, commission, and troubleshoot process control networks;
  • Provide technical assistance to small projects through the project lifecycle to, modify and maintain CBU assets;
  • Work with field operations to assist troubleshoot and optimize process control;
  • Assist and facilitate Calgary Operations Engineering Group in Management of Change (MOC) execution and support matters;
  • Act as liaison for Calgary Operations Engineering and field operations matters;
  • Review PLC, HMI, and device configurations prepared by EPC consultants, contractors and suppliers;
  • Actively participate in design reviews and process hazard assessments;
  • Champion solutions to address operational problems;
  • Coordinate consultants and contractors to complete capital or operational projects; and
  • Interface collaboratively with Project Teams, Operations Engineering, Operations and Service Groups, to enhance execution effectiveness.

Job Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of engineering experience with a P.Eng. designation;
  • Previous EPC design engineering experience is required;
  • Process control experience in pipelines, truck terminals, and storage facilities in both HVP and LVP service;
  • Experience with Modicon PLC hardware and programming preferred, knowledge of other programming platforms would be considered as asset;
  • Experience with Citect, Magelis, and Eaton HMI programming preferred;
  • Experience with ScadaPack RTU programming preferred;
  • Experience designing, configuring, and troubleshooting process control networks;
  • Experience configuring Cisco managed switches would be an asset;
  • Working knowledge of regulatory codes related to the operation of oil and gas facilities;
  • Demonstrated experience in project coordination between engineering, field execution teams, commissioning teams and Code inspectors; and
  • Demonstrated experience in IT/OT collaboration to help execute IoT corporate projects and initiatives.

Final candidate will be required to undergo Pre-Employment Background Checks including a Criminal Record Check. 

This position will be posted until end of day: 06/07/2023.

No agency calls please.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation is committed to diversity, equal opportunity and ensuring that our employees have the ability to thrive in an inclusive environment. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous status, national origin, age, disability or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request during the recruitment process.

For more than 65 years, Pembina has safely and reliably served North America’s energy industry, delivering oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids production to North American markets. 
Powering Pembina's growth are our smart, creative and energetic people who allow us to remain a disciplined and responsible energy transportation and service provider and a trusted member in our communities.
Our expectations are high and our rewards reflect this: We treat our people well – whether it’s through our compensation package, community engagement or volunteer opportunities.

Pembina provides everything you could want in an employer. We are a proud recipient of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2018-2022), Alberta's Top Employers (2014-2022) and an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada.