Front End Engineer
The Ian Martin Group
Saint John, NB, CA
5d ago

Front End Engineer

  • Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Full-time permanent position
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, bonus, benefits, relocation assistance
  • Opportunity to work on the beautiful East Coast, where you can enjoy the ocean at your door, untouched wilderness, pristine beaches, and affordable living –
  • relocation assistance available

  • Excellent opportunity with a well-established, stable company with a strong commitment to their employees, the environment, community, and the next generation
  • Who are you?

  • You’re a seasoned engineer, looking for an exciting new opportunity to take on a leadership role with one of Canada’
  • s top 100 employers? This may be the perfect role for you.

    You’re looking to join a collaborative and professional team, committed to diversity and inclusion along with a safety-first culture.

    If you’re up for a new and exciting challenge, with a company that can offer you stability, professional development, and a chance to work with like-minded, values-driven individuals, look no further.

    Who is the employer?

    The Ian Martin Group has partnered with our client, a family-owned company, founded over 90 years ago, with operations throughout Eastern Canada, northeast US, and Ireland.

    They operate bulk furnace oil and propane outlets across Atlantic Canada, New England and Quebec as well as select locations in eastern Ontario, almost all of which is supplied from their refinery in NB.

    Our client is focused on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to their customers and a strong commitment to their employees, the environment, community, and the next generation.

    What you’ll be doing

    As the new Front End Engineer , you will support development and execution of capital projects by leading the front development stages (FEL 1 and 2) and supporting FEED / detailed engineering / execution (FEL 3 and 4) stages.

    Front-end loading (FEL) is a robust pre-project planning and design process early in a project’s lifecycle.

    Practically speaking you will :

  • Lead and / or actively participate in Front End Loading (FEL) 1 and FEL 2 project activities.
  • Communicate and collaborate with project sponsors and key stakeholders as required.
  • Develop Project Design Intent documents.
  • Lead and / or actively participate in benefits analyses and business case development.
  • Facilitate project work and studies with 3rd party consultants, technology licensors and engineering contractors. Direct, review and approve their work and deliverables.
  • Lead and / or actively participate in key FEL 2 and FEL 3 project phase process engineering activities (e.g. PFD, P&
  • ID, HAZOP, LOPA reviews, etc.).

  • Support the development of project schedules, project execution plans and cost estimates.
  • Support detailed engineering, construction and start-up activities associated with projects (FEL 4).
  • The very best in this role will bring more than solid technical experience. They will be excellent communicators and have strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with all stakeholders.

    They must be able to collaborate with various stakeholder groups and lead front end project development through influence and use logical / objective decision making.

    The Details

    This is a full-time permanent position based in Saint John, New Brunswick. If relocation is required, assistance can be provided.

    In addition to a competitive annual salary, you’ll enjoy comprehensive group benefits, performance-based bonus plan, vacation, flexible work program and opportunities for professional development.

    Occasional travel may be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with P.Eng. designation
  • 5 to 15 years of experience in refinery (or equivalent) process engineering
  • Refinery process technology knowledge / design experience
  • Process simulation skills / experience an asset.
  • Experience of refinery owner / operator
  • Your Application

  • We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply;
  • however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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