Bending - Field Engineer - Pipeline


Category: Field Operations
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Title: Bending - Field Engineer - Pipeline
Job ID: 13448
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are an experienced Bending / Field Engineer who brings to the table more than 5 years of previous pipeline experience. Your background includes a strong ability to survey and measure the precise angles at which pipe will be bent, including pipe greater than 24” or greater, with 36” preferred.

Join our True Blue team today!


• Determining the type of bend (overbend, sag, side bend or a combination) and the degree of each bend
• Ensuring lapping where tie-ins are required (road crossings, side bends and test points)
• Converts measurements into calculations which determine the angle at which to bend the pipe
• Working with the welding team and the bending crew to complete tasks
• Laying out road, river, creek and pipeline crossing sections for ease of construction
• Ensuring heavy wall pipe is in locations indicated on construction drawings
• Mark each pipe joint and install cut stakes for roads, creeks and pipeline crossings locations to comply or exceed specifications and/or drawings as approved by the client
• Supervise an Engineering crew, which assist in pulling the measurements (distance) of the elevation shots and hold the elevation rods, and shoots and records the elevation changes and vertical bends
• May perform other related duties as assigned


• 5+ years’ experience as a Bending/Field Engineer, Foreman or similar position on large mainline pipeline projects
• Previous experience working with 24" pipe or greater with 36” diameter preferred
• Able to read and understand construction documents as well as calculate angles
• Strong computer background including experience with MS Word and Excel
• Must have experience and knowledge using blueprints, surveying, and other measurement tools
• Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
• Must be willing and able to obtain valid PCST (Pipeline Construction Safety Training), First Aid Level C with CPR, Leadership for Safety Excellence, Professional Driver Improvement Training, and Ground Disturbance Level 2 certificates. Training provided
• Must possess a valid form of government issued photo identification
• Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
• Willing to provide a valid driver abstract

Work Conditions

• This position will be based in Clearwater, Blue River and Valemount, B.C.
• Duration of project is 2 years
• Additional overtime may be required based on project schedule
• Work will be primarily outdoors in rough terrain and under extreme weather conditions

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Edmonton, AB
Edmonton, Alberta

Date Posted 5/3/2017 12:37:23 PM