Careers with Local Engineering

Work with an awesome team

Local strives to be an engaging employer hosting a dedicated team of engineers, designers, project managers and co-coordinators who listen and understand client needs and adapt as required. We work together, building strong and lasting relationships. We’re a top team of qualified, experienced professionals who enjoy efficiently executing projects, by planning, anticipating and mitigating against upcoming obstacles. We try to have some fun along the way and enjoy contributing to building this company into something we can all be proud of.

Share in the profit

Local offers all employees a share of the company profits. No waiting period, no buy in. Share in the results of your hard work.

Get fit, have fun

Regular weekly lunch-time group bike rides and runs offer a chance to get out for some fresh air and exercise. Local also hosts an annual golf tournament for all employees.

Health Benefits

Local offers a competitive benefits package to employees.

Open Positions

Please see below for open positions. Send your resume to careers@localeng.ca.

If there are no postings that fit your experience, you can still send in your resume, we are always on the lookout for hard-working, passionate team members.

 

Job Summary

The Project Engineer provides leadership and organization to Local Engineering project execution teams. The Project Engineer ensures the team has clear definition of the project goals and objectives, supports the team in removing roadblocks and barriers, and is responsible to support the team in meeting the project’s objectives in the defined timelines.

Project Engineer is a key project team member, and the key communicator between the Local Engineering and Design team, the client stakeholders, and other 3rd parties such as vendors, sub-contractors, etc.

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering discipline, or equivalent
  • Member-in-Training or Professional Engineering designation with APEGA, or eligible for registration
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with 4-10 years of progressive engineering leadership and project engineering/management experience, however team fit is most important
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents including MS Project
  • Prior EPCM work experience is an asset

Responsibilities

  • Represent Local Engineering as the key interface between the client and the Local engineering and design team
  • Execute project engineering activities within a scope of work that includes everything from Scoping & FEED Studies to Detailed Design, procurement support, construction support and commissioning, depending on the needs of the client/project
  • Manage team technical excellence, budget, schedule, and contractual requirements
  • In collaboration with the Project Delivery Manager, develop and execute Project and/or Program Execution Plans
  • Facilitate project meetings including preparing meeting agendas and sending out meeting minutes/notes/actions
  • Maintain Project Logs, documenting risks, decisions, actions, assumptions, etc.
  • Initiate conversations with team to understand scope changes/creep, and manage via preparation and obtaining client approval of Trends/PCNs
  • Actively communicate with project team members to ensure the project scope is clear, and changes are well documented and communicated to all appropriate team members
  • Actively engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver quality solutions.
  • Communicate project resource needs the Local Discipline Leads to ensure staffing is in place to successfully execute project work
  • Prepare and issue project memos, reports, documents, invoices, etc.
  • Prepare and issue regular project status reports to clients
  • Present information to clients to support decisions and document decision outcomes
  • Prepare and gain approval of Project Decision Records as required
  • Manage project budgets ensuring work is completed according to the defined contractual scope and execution strategy
  • Support clients at various project phases including start up, commissioning and close out
  • Maintain a close understanding of the project’s technical details and project challenges
  • Review and approve technical deliverables
  • Support business development activities such as liaising with clients as a representative of Local and identifying, developing, and maintaining professional connections to enhance and maintain business for the company
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, and lead by example
  • Travel to the field for project scoping, verification, construction support and meeting with clients as needed

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Very strong verbal and written communicator
  • Assertive leader able to successfully manage team members and other stakeholder personalities
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong technical engineering background

Position Conditions

  • Hours of work per week may vary depending on available work and skillset of individual, but the intention is that this is a full-time position.
  • Salary is commensurate with APEGA salary scale based on relevant experience.
  • Job is typically performed in an office environment.
  • Site travel may be required depending on the project.

Job Summary

The Intermediate Electrical Engineer (P.Eng.) will provide electrical and instrumentation engineering support on a variety of projects/clients including modifications to existing facilities, conceptual design of improvement ideas, replacement of existing equipment and design and implementation of new capital projects. The pace of work is fast and changes from day to day, which requires an agile person who can manage and execute many activities simultaneously in a challenging environment. This position is an opportunity for a high level of growth and career development and requires a motivated individual who can constantly learn and adapt. It is critical that the successful candidate is a positive addition to the existing strong and cohesive team.

 

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Registered as a P.Eng. with APEGA.
  • Registered as a PE in the US is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with relevant electrical codes (CSA, IEEE, API, ANSI, CEC).
  • Familiarity with development of single line diagrams, schematics, wiring diagrams, electrical layouts, cable schedules, EHT isometrics and other key design documents.
  • Ability to develop a complete engineering work package including construction scope of work, reports, engineering design drawings, instrument datasheets, and other deliverables as required.
  • Familiarity with CAD design software is considered an asset.
  • Experience with power system design software (ETAP, SKM, CYME) and reporting is considered an asset.
  • Experience with smart plant instrumentation (SPI) is considered an asset.
  • Progressive EPC project management or project engineering experience in the oil and gas industry is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.
  • Site/field based industrial work experience is considered an asset.
  • Experience working with and mentoring junior engineers and designers is considered an asset.
  • Experience with client management including proposal development and engineering cost estimates is considered an asset.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute electrical engineering activities within a multi-discipline scope of work that includes everything from conceptual design development through to detailed design, procurement support, construction support and commissioning, depending on the needs of the client.
  • Participate in multi-discipline projects, including developing deliverables from concept through calculations and detailed design, and final / stamped issue.
  • Remain current with developing technologies in both electrical engineering as well as control and instrumentation technologies.
  • Engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver top quality solutions.
  • Perform detailed reviews of project electrical design specifications, design drawings and standard detail drawings.
  • Perform calculations including load studies, lighting levels, hazardous area classifications, cable sizing and voltage drop.
  • Develop Engineering Work Packages including single line diagrams, schematics, wiring diagrams, electrical layouts, control panel layouts, instrument layouts, installation details, hazardous area layouts, and written construction work steps.
  • Understand and complete work within established project budgets ensuring work is completed according to the defined contractual scope and execution strategy.
  • Provide additional support as needed including learning the work requirements of other disciplines (process, mechanical, structural) in order to deliver well-rounded solutions to clients.
  • Identify and liaise with potential new clients to support the growth of the team and company.
  • Collaborate with internal and external senior engineers and designers for support and development on more challenging tasks.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and quality
  • Travel to the field for project scoping, verification, construction support and meeting with clients as needed.
  • Provide mentorship and technical guidance to more junior team members.

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

 

Position Conditions

  • Hours of work per week may vary depending on available work and skillset of individual, but the intention is that this is a full-time position.
  • Salary is commensurate with APEGA salary scale.
  • Job is typically performed in an office environment.
  • Site travel may be required depending on the project.

 

Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineer (P.Eng.) will provide mechanical engineering support on a variety of projects/clients including modifications to existing facilities, conceptual design of improvement ideas, replacement of existing equipment and design and implementation of new capital projects.

 

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Registered as a P.Eng. in good standing with APEGA.
  • Experience with ASME and API standards for piping and equipment (rotating and static).
  • Experience with interpreting technical drawings such as vendor equipment drawings, P&IDs, and piping isometrics.
  • Experience preparing and engineering work packages and associated deliverables.
  • Familiarity with CAD design software is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.
  • Site/field based industrial work experience is considered an asset.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute mechanical engineering activities within a scope of work that includes everything from conceptual design development through to detailed design, procurement support, construction support and commissioning, depending on the needs of the client.
  • Support the project team to deliver high quality client service that maintains technical excellence, budget, schedule and contractual requirements.
  • Take a lead role in multi-discipline projects, including developing deliverables from concept through calculations and detailed design.
  • Engage in pipe stress analysis including developing models and completing stress analysis of piping systems as needed.
  • Actively engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver top quality solutions.
  • Support CAD design work and input to piping designs.
  • Specify procurement requirements for equipment and assist with procurement as needed (typically vessels, pumps, etc.).
  • Work with and develop piping and equipment specifications as needed.
  • Develop Engineering Work Packages.
  • Understand and complete work within established project budgets ensuring work is completed according to the defined contractual scope and execution strategy.
  • Provide additional support as needed including learning the work requirements of other disciplines (process, electrical, structural) in order to deliver well-rounded solutions to clients.
  • Identify and liaise with potential new clients to support the growth of the team and company.
  • Collaborate with internal and external senior engineers and designers for support and development on more challenging tasks.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and quality.
  • Travel to the field for project scoping, verification, construction support and meeting with clients as needed.

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

Position Conditions

  • Hours of work per week may vary depending on available work and skillset of individual, but the intention is that this is a full-time position.
  • Salary is commensurate with APEGA salary scale.
  • Job is typically performed in an office environment.
  • Site travel may be required depending on the project.

Job Summary

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide sustainable capital and operational mechanical project engineering support to clients such as improvements within existing facilities, including but not limited to conceptual design of improvement ideas, replacement of existing equipment and design and implementation of new capital projects. The pace of work is fast and changes from day to day, which requires an agile person who can manage and execute many activities simultaneously in a challenging environment. This position is an opportunity for a high level of growth and career development and requires a motivated individual who can constantly learn and adapt. It is critical that the successful candidate is a positive addition to the existing strong and cohesive team.

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
  • Professional Engineering designation or eligible for registration with APEGA.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with more than 15 years of progressive mechanical engineering experience in a consulting environment; however, team fit is most important.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.
  • Experience with ASME and API standards for piping and equipment.
  • Experience with rotating and static equipment is considered an asset.
  • Experience with CAD design software is considered an asset.
  • Experience performing static and/or dynamic stress analysis is considered an asset.
  • Experience with HVAC systems and applicable standards is considered an asset.
  • Experience with pressure vessel design and alteration is considered an asset.
  • Site/field based industrial work experience is considered an asset.


Responsibilities

  • Execute mechanical engineering activities within a scope of work that includes everything from conceptual design development through to detailed design, procurement support, construction support and commissioning, depending on the needs of the client.
  • In collaboration with the Mechanical Engineering Lead, develop and direct project plans that maintain technical excellence, budget, schedule, and contractual requirements.
  • Actively participate in multi-discipline projects, including developing deliverables from concept through calculations and detailed design, and final / stamped issue.
  • Actively engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver top quality solutions.
  • Develop, review and stamp piping isometrics.
  • Specify procurement requirements for equipment and assist with procurement as needed (typically vessels, pumps, etc.).
  • Work with and develop piping and equipment specifications as needed.
  • Develop Engineering Work Packages.
  • Manage project budgets ensuring work is completed according to the defined contractual scope and execution strategy.
  • Provide additional support as needed including collaborating with other disciplines (process, electrical, structural) to deliver well-rounded solutions to clients.
  • Review and provide input to the Design team on technical drawings.
  • Actively engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver top quality solutions.
  • Support business development activities such as liaising with clients as a representative of Local and identifying, developing, and maintaining professional connections to enhance and maintain business for the company.
  • Identify potential project opportunities and work with the Local team to grow the business.
  • Report to the Mechanical Engineering Lead on progress of work and assist in mentorship and technical guidance of more junior team members.
  • Stamp and issue drawings and calculations, following Local standards and procedures.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, and lead by example.
  • Travel to the field for project scoping, verification, construction support and meeting with clients as needed.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

Position Conditions

  • Salary is commensurate with the APEGA salary scale.
  • Job is typically performed in an office environment.
  • Site travel may be required depending on the project.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer (P.Eng.) Contractor with a specialization in building system design (HVAC, fire protection, fuel gas piping, etc.) in industrial settings who is available to support various client projects on an as-needed basis. This role is typically remote (work-from-home), however working from the Local Engineering office and/or travel to client sites may be required on occasion.

 

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
  • Professional Engineering designation with APEGA.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with more than 15 years of progressive mechanical engineering experience specialized in HVAC, Fire Protection, and/or fuel gas piping design.
  • Working knowledge of the Alberta Building Code (ABC) for mechanical building systems and associated referenced standards.
  • Working knowledge of the Alberta Fire Code and associated referenced standards.
  • Working knowledge of the Alberta Gas Code and associated referenced standards.
  • Experience performing ventilation studies in industrial facilities is considered an asset.
  • Experience using CFD to perform HVAC simulations is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute project specific mechanical engineering activities with parameters specified by the lead mechanical engineer and/or project manager.
  • Develop, review, and stamp designs and calculation following Local standards and procedures.
  • Report to the Mechanical Engineering Lead on progress of work and assist in mentorship and technical guidance of more junior team members.
  • Input to manhour estimates.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, and lead by example.

 

 

 

 

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

Position Conditions

  • Preference will be given to candidates who own an incorporated independent contractor business with valid insurance coverage.
  • Contractor is expected to provide their own tools (hardware, basic software, etc.), however alternate arrangement could be discussed if required.
  • Hours of work are based on project requirements and are not guaranteed.
  • Job is typically performed remotely.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer (P.Eng.) Contractor with a specialization in Pipe Stress Analysis who is available to support various client projects on an as-needed basis. This role is typically remote (work-from-home), however working from the Local Engineering office and/or travel to client sites may be required on occasion.

 

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
  • Professional Engineering designation with APEGA.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with more than 15 years of progressive mechanical engineering experience specializing in Static and Dynamic Pipe Stress Analysis.
  • Experience determining piping layouts, calculations and piping supports for piping systems.
  • Experience calculating piping loads on supports, rack loading, pipe wall thickness, relief valves and slug flow.
  • Expertise with performing calculations in adherence to design codes and standards such as ASME and API.
  • Experience with CAESAR II software or equivalent would be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute project specific mechanical engineering activities with parameters specified by the lead mechanical engineer and/or project manager.
  • Develop, review, and stamp designs and calculation following Local standards and procedures.
  • Report to the Mechanical Engineering Lead on progress of work and assist in mentorship and technical guidance of more junior team members.
  • Input to manhour estimates.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, and lead by example.

 

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

 

Position Conditions

  • Preference will be given to candidates who own an incorporated independent contractor business with valid insurance coverage.
  • Contractor is expected to provide their own tools (hardware, basic software, etc.), however alternate arrangement could be discussed if required.
  • Hours of work are based on project requirements and are not guaranteed.
  • Job is typically performed remotely.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer (P.Eng.) Contractor with a specialization in Pressure Vessel design and/or Fitness for Service Assessments who is available to support various client projects on an as-needed basis. This role is typically remote (work-from-home), however working from the Local Engineering office and/or travel to client sites may be required on occasion.

 

Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline, or equivalent.
  • Professional Engineering designation with APEGA.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate with more than 15 years of progressive mechanical engineering experience specializing in Pressure Vessel Design and/or Fitness for Service Assessments.
  • Experience designing pressure vessels and heat exchangers in accordance with ASME Section VIII Div.1.
  • Experience performing calculations to support alterations on shell and tube heat exchangers and pressure vessels in accordance with legacy versions of ASME Section VIII Div.1 and TEMA.
  • Strong working knowledge of repair and alteration requirements per AB-513.
  • Experience performing Fitness for Service (FFS) assessments in accordance with API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 is considered an asset.
  • Experience using FEA to perform FFS assessments is considered an asset.
  • Experience designing pressure vessels in accordance with ASME Section VIII Div. 2 is considered an asset.
  • Experience performing FEA in accordance with ASME Section VIII Div. 2 Part 5 is considered an asset.
  • Experience working with Compress is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents.

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute project specific mechanical engineering activities with parameters specified by the lead mechanical engineer and/or project manager.
  • Develop, review, and stamp designs and calculation following Local standards and procedures.
  • Report to the Mechanical Engineering Lead on progress of work and assist in mentorship and technical guidance of more junior team members.
  • Input to manhour estimates.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, and lead by example.

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

Position Conditions

  • Preference will be given to candidates who own an incorporated independent contractor business with valid insurance coverage.
  • Contractor is expected to provide their own tools (hardware, basic software, etc.), however alternate arrangement could be discussed if required.
  • Hours of work are based on project requirements and are not guaranteed.
  • Job is typically performed remotely.

Job Summary
The Intermediate / Senior Process Engineer (P.Eng.) will provide process engineering support for projects/clients in a variety of sectors: upstream oil & gas, pipelines, refining, chemicals, oilsands, utilities, and more. Projects will include modifications to existing facilities, evaluation and conceptual design of improvement ideas, replacement of existing equipment, and design & implementation of new capital projects.
The pace of work is fast and changes from day to day, which requires an agile person who can manage and execute many activities simultaneously in a challenging environment.

This position is an opportunity for a high level of growth and career development and requires a motivated individual who can constantly learn and adapt. It is critical that the successful candidate is a positive addition to the existing strong and cohesive team.


Education & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized university with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical/Process Engineering
    discipline, or equivalent
  • Registered as a P.Eng. in good standing with APEGA.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate at least 5 years of progressive process engineering experience, however team fit is most important
  • Experience with Process Hazard Analysis methodology (i.e. HAZOP)
  • Experience developing drawings including process PFDs, P&IDs and material balances
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs used to create reports and documents
  • Site/field based industrial work experience is considered an asset
  • Experience in developing operating philosophies and control narratives is considered an asset


Responsibilities

  • Execute process engineering activities such as: the preparation of studies, designs, and detailed engineering for various projects including the development of process design criteria; troubleshooting; preparation of engineering calculations, analyses and studies; development of
    process simulations, PFDs and P&IDs, input to LDTs, equipment sizing and specifications, datasheets; and report writing.
  • Support the team to develop and direct project plans which maintain technical excellence, budget, schedule and contractual requirements.
  • Take a lead role in multi-discipline projects, including developing deliverables from concept through calculations and detailed design, and final / stamped issue.
  • Actively engage directly with clients to understand their requirements and expectations and deliver top quality solutions.
  • Complete process equipment calculations and simulations.
  • Communicate with vendors and assist with procurement as needed.
  • Manage project budgets ensuring work is completed according to the defined contractual scope and execution strategy.
  • Provide additional support as needed including collaborating with other disciplines (mechanical, electrical, structural) in order to deliver well-rounded solutions to clients.
  • Support business development activities such as liaising with clients as a representative of Local and identifying, developing, and maintaining professional connections to enhance and maintain
    business for the company.
  • Identify potential project opportunities and work with the Local team to grow the business.
  • Report to the Process Engineering Lead on progress of work.
  • Review and issue drawings and calculations, following Local standards and procedures.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and quality.
  • Travel to the field for project scoping, verification, construction support and meeting with clients as needed.
  • Provide mentorship and technical guidance to more junior team members.


Skills & Knowledge

  • Client service oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as required by the project
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Continuous learner

 

Position Conditions

  • Hours of work per week may vary depending on available work and skillset of individual, but the intention is that this is a full-time position.
  • Salary is commensurate with APEGA salary scale based on relevant experience.
  • Job is typically performed in an office environment.
  • Site travel may be required depending on the project.
  • The pace of work is fast and changes from day to day, which requires an agile person who can manage
    and execute many activities simultaneously in a challenging environment. This position is an opportunity
    for a high level of growth and career development and requires a motivated individual who can constantly
    learn and adapt. It is critical that the successful candidate is a positive addition to the existing strong and
    cohesive team.

System Engineer

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