Senior Project Engineer

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.

Aker Solutions based in St. John's, NL, provides front end studies, engineering, asset integrity management, construction, procurement and project management for upstream oil and gas facilities. We need an experienced project engineer with strong project management and coordination skills to strengthen our multi-discipline onshore engineering team.

Direct and coordinate the activities of engineering disciplines for a defined scope, acting as the schedule and budget holder.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

As a Senior Project Engineer, you will be required to provide the following project co-ordination and support.

  • Liaise with client throughout the project life.
  • Stewardship of the project budget and schedule.

  • Ensure scope of work is clearly defined for all parties.

  • Ensure all inspections are planned and executed within the anticipated schedule.

  • Ensure technical and commercial close-out is completed in a timely and thorough fashion.

  • Mentor junior and intermediate personnel.

  • Be able to interface effectively within the Engineering, Procurement and Construction teams

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer with a minimum of 10 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Understanding of project controls and change management.

As a Senior Project Engineer, the following behavioural competencies are required to effectively deliver results:

  • Collaboration – Fosters open dialogue with all project parties, solicits feedback from others.
  • Planning and Organizing – Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances.

  • Communicate Effectively – Express ideas clearly and concisely; listen carefully and attentively to others’ opinions and ideas; share information viewpoints openly and directly with others.

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations – focuses on customer needs and satisfaction; sets high standards for quality and quantity; consistently achieves project goals.

  • Relating and Networking – establishes good relationships with customers and staff; relates well to people of all levels; manages conflict.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Consistent with the Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically, and Canadians generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for training and employment.