Jacobs Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer in Calgary, Alberta

Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry, we provide planning,design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilitiesand infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we serviceexploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gasto end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many differentaspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices,and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.

Position Summary

Successfulcandidate will be working as a Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer in a dynamicoffice environment and needs to have experience with rotating equipment (pumpsand compressors), as well as rotating equipment packages.

Core responsibilities

  • Work with other rotating equipment engineers, other discipline engineers and designers, clients and rotating equipment vendors to develop safe, practical and economic designs,

  • Develop detailed rotating equipment specifications for projects by utilizing the client specifications and / or Jacobs' general specifications,

  • Develop and select mechanical design of rotating equipment,

  • Develop material requisitions of rotating equipment,

  • Review and approval of rotating equipment design criteria for different project phases on projects,

  • Ensure technical integrity of rotating equipment design deliverables,

  • Conduct document checking and design verification tasks for compliance to company and project procedures,

  • Contribute to design documentation and deliverables, such as rotating equipment sizing calculations, design criteria, and material requisitions,

  • Supervise critical analyses and calculations, conduct studies and prepare reports,

  • Checking and stamping of critical calculations, reports and drawings,

  • Interface with other Engineering Disciplines to help mediate design challenges,

  • Facilitate technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators),

  • Review and approve key engineering drawings and calculations and bid summaries,

  • Prepare technical sections of enquiries and purchase orders, review bids and make recommendations leading to the selection of vendors,

  • Become well acquainted in all areas of responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineering department,

  • Interface and communicate with other disciplines about project specific needs for the Mechanical Department,

  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of the cost estimates and schedules for mechanical accounts for equipment for bids and proposal work,

  • Assist in organizing and maintaining departmental design guidelines and procedures manual,

  • Provide technical advice to others within the company,

  • When required on a project, coordinate checkout and start-up of field activities and coordinate work with Construction Superintendent,


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required,

  • Active APEGA member in good standing, must have active Professional Engineering status (P. Eng.) in the province of Alberta,

  • Minimum of 20 years of experience with rotating equipment (Pumps and Compressors),

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry required,

  • Extensive knowledge of codes, standards and recommended industry standards for rotating equipment, for example API610, API617, API619, is required,

  • Extensive knowledge of Mechanical Seal Piping plans (Single, Dual, Quench, Gas) is required

  • Technical background in requisitioning of rotating equipment and knowledge of rotating equipment procurement cycles for all project phases is required,

  • Knowledge of rotating equipment packages is considered an asset,

  • Related field or construction experience with rotating equipment (seal plans) is considered an asset,

  • Work experience in a brown field or debottlenecking environment is considered an asset,

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve technical problems during all project phases,

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve technical questions and concerns with clients,

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are an asset,

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required,

  • Energetic personality, team player, committed to excellence, focus on quality and detail.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Req ID: ECR0001G4