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Send resumes by email to careers@noram-eng.com

NORAM Engineering—a chemical technology company located in Vancouver—is seeking an electrical engineer to be key member of its team, mainly in the growing electrochemical group. NORAM’s electrolysis technologies are finding important implementation in the emerging lithium battery and renewable energy industry.

The selected candidate will be extremely safety-minded and work in a fast-paced, project team environment focused on the design and supply of first-of-kind demonstrations, commercial plants and a variety of research and development projects. The selected candidate will be a resource for all projects requiring electrical expertise in all of NORAM’s business areas. We are seeking a self-starter who will be comfortable and effective operating in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.

Tasks will include the following:

  • Design, specification, and commissioning of power systems (e.g., transformer / rectifiers) for electrochemical plants.
  • Design, specification and commissioning of control panels and power distribution systems for industrial plants.
  • Electrical design of skidded chemical plant systems.
  • Development of a supply chain for key electrical components.

This position will require:

  • Competent designer of electrical power systems. Experience with electrochemical systems (e.g., chloralkali, fuel cells) would be useful. Experience with medium voltage power system design and equipment including power system analysis software. Familiarity with a variety of codes and standards (e.g., North America, IEC) would be helpful.
  • An understanding of industrial control system technology, electrical equipment, and devices.
  • An understanding of hazardous areas’ classification, mitigation and protection.
  • Experience with project costing and general contract knowledge.
  • Professional Engineer in BC or have pathway to registration.

NORAM seeks mindful, critical thinking candidates with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in both team and individual environments. Strong written communication and time management skills are a must. The candidate should be amenable to periodic international travel and overseas assignments, during which they will adhere to all NORAM’s and the site’s safety standards. As a chemical technology provider in a competitive and dynamic marketplace, NORAM seeks engineers who can produce high quality work and who can help provide creative solutions to the unique challenges facing our customers.

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume and transcript to careers@noram-eng.com

Duties:

  • Provide administrative support including editing documents, management of expenses and filing
  • General engineering project administrative duties including:
  • Ensuring that all paper and electronic correspondence and documents is processed and filed accordance with procedures
  • Digitizes and catalogues all historical engineering documents
  • Facilitate document revision release and oversee document deliverables and control
  • Handles documentation for multiple projects concurrently
  • Managing project status reports
  • Effectively and efficiently manage meeting arrangements including room bookings, catering requirements, logistics, presentation set up and presentation material
    • Preparation and formatting of project proposals
    • Travel Coordination:
  • Co-ordinate complex travel arrangements (flights, accommodation etc.)
  • Assist with visa applications etc.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 year(s) of working experience in the engineering industry
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, Visio) as well as with Adobe Acrobat (creation, modification, collating and marking up of pdf documents)
  • Excellent command of the English language; you can establish that you are a highly skilled and communicating fluently, professionally and persuasively, in both writing and verbally

A Junior Instrument and Control Systems designer with strong technical skills geared towards instrumentation. The position requires a basic knowledge of instrumentation and a willingness to learn how to generate instrumentation documents to support projects across business units. These documents will include Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams, Installation Details, Location Drawings, Specification Sheets, Instrument Indexes, I/O Lists etc. 

The individual needs working knowledge of AutoCAD and  MS Office, experience with MS Access is an asset. Must be willing to travel internationally and work in industrial sites, adhering to all safety-related requirements. 

Registration for instrumentation apprenticeship is available for the Red Seal program. 

An experienced Control Systems Designer / Engineer with strong technical skills in the design of Instrument & Control systems for Chemical plants. Also experienced in the specification of Instruments & control valves, SIS, PHA & LOPA procedures, and control systems programming. Plant start-up and commissioning skills required. Must be a proven self-starter who is willing to travel internationally and work at industrial sites, adhering to all safety-related requirements.

NORAM Engineering is currently seeking applicants for the position of Senior Buyer. Responsibilities of the position include:

•  Preparing and issuing price inquiries for purchase orders and contracts
•  Analyzing commercial bid items
•  Conducting negotiations
•  Preparing and issuing purchase orders and contracts
•  Expediting deliveries and coordinating vendor Q/A surveillance

Computer Skills, Knowledge of Letters of Credit, Logistics, and Insurance are all assets for this position.

Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of related experience in a purchasing environment. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential.

If you are interested in this challenging position please submit your resume to careers@noram-eng.com

We wish to thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

NORAM Engineering and Constructors operates an Electrochemical Demonstration Plant out of it’s BC Research Inc. Facility (BCRI) on Mitchell Island (Richmond, BC). The Electrochemical Demonstration plant enables NORAM’s Electrochemical Technology Area to perform electrolysis testing for clients, operate and develop its’ own electrolyzer technologies, and prototype new cell configuration or designs. In order to support this ongoing development work and operation of the demonstration plant NORAM is looking to add an experienced mechanical fabrication / assembler to the Electrochemical Technology Area. This role will be to lead all required mechanical maintenance and modification work on the demonstration plant equipment and piping, to fabricate and assemble electrochemical cells / prototype cell components, and to assemble small lab / pilot plant systems for NORAM’s partners and clients. This role will work closely with NORAM’s Engineers, Designers, and Instrumentation Technicians to successfully fabricate, assemble, and operate Electrochemical Cells and Pilot Plants to support NORAM’s growing Electrochemical Technology Area. It will be a dynamic role with the opportunity to be involved in the development of new electrochemical technologies that are being implemented for projects worldwide.

Duties will include:

  • Overall maintenance tasks to maintain operations of the electrochemical demonstration plant at BCRI
  • Assisting with assembly of electrochemical cells used for operation of the electrochemical pilot plant
  • Fabrication and machining of prototype cell components using the machinery available at BC Research
  • Use standard machining equipment such as CNC router, Lathe, Bandsaw, as needed to fabricate cell components
  • Utilize hand held tools and custom assembly fixtures/jigs
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Regularly lift 30-50 pounds
  • Work cooperatively with team
  • Some travel may be required.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience working as an assembly technician or machinery operator
  • Experience working with full range of hand-held and power tools
  • Experience with operating / programing CNC routers
  • Experience with machining, gluing, and welding plastic materials
  • Self-motivated and independent, able to complete tasks without direct supervision
  • Previous experience working with electrolyzers or fuel cells would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working on fabrication of product prototypes would be considered an asset

Qualified candidates should send their resume to careers@noram-eng.com

NORAM Engineering has an opening for a Chemical Process Engineer to work in the Vancouver office or remotely in Prince George. The preferred candidate should be experienced in a kraft pulp mill environment and familiar with aspects of the chemical recovery cycle including evaporators, recovery boilers, recausticizing, and non condensable gas handling.

The candidate will be comfortable in an engineering project team environment including various engineering disciplines and will be familiar with performing heat and mass balance calculations, generating complex P&ID’s, using process simulation software and creating specifications for a wide range of chemical process equipment. The ability to work independently and provide creative solutions to new process designs would be definite assets. The candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable with direct client interaction and be registered or able to apply for registration with EGBC.

If you have 3+ years relevant experience and feel that you are capable of augmenting NORAM’s engineering capabilities, please forward your resume.

NORAM Engineering has an opening for a Chemical Process Engineer to work in the Vancouver office. The preferred candidate should be experienced in a project environment through all project phases from concept designs, feasibility studies to project implementation and execution in the chemical industry.

The candidate will be comfortable in an engineering project team environment including various engineering disciplines and will be familiar with performing heat and mass balance calculations, generating complex P&ID’s, using process simulation software and creating specifications for a wide range of chemical process equipment. The ability to work independently and provide creative solutions to new process designs would be definite assets. The candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be comfortable with direct client interaction and be registered or able to apply for registration with EGBC.

If you have 3+ years relevant experience and feel that you are capable of augmenting NORAM’s engineering capabilities, please forward your resume.

Experience with either sulphuric acid or pulp and paper would be considered an asset.

Reporting to: Electrochemical Operations Manager

The Electrochemical Group at NORAM designs, builds and demonstrates pilot plants using NORAM’s electrochemical cell platforms. NORAM is currently expanding the pilot plant facilities and requires an experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic mechanical engineer to participate in the design and to manage project technical progress.  Portions of the work would be performed at NORAM’s subsidiary, BC Research, located on Mitchell Island.

This role will be a dynamic role that involves engineering, management and supervision of pilot plant projects.  We encourage anyone with relevant skills in mechanical engineering to apply.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work directly with the Electrochemical Group leadership to help progress individual electrochemical pilot plant projects
    • Develop detailed engineering designs for pilot plant expansions and modifications. This will include equipment specification and design, plant design and layout and working with instrumentation technicians to select instrumentation.
    • Manage equipment / materials procurement working with purchasing department
    • Manage assembly technicians and external contractors

Qualifications and Skills

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • A mechanical engineering degree
  • 3+years engineering work experience in a project engineering environment
  • Industrial process or manufacturing experience (preferred)
    • Process or equipment design
    • Commissioning / plant operations
    • Pilot plant engineering / design
  • Focus on safety
  • Independent self-starter with an ability to work cooperatively in a fast paced and dynamic environment and complete tasks with minimal supervision

NORAM is seeking a mechanical design/drafting technologist to join our project teams. The position will be responsible for design/drafting support across all of our business areas.  The selected candidate(s) will work in a fast-paced, project team environment focused on the design and supply of new chemical plants, de-bottlenecking of existing plants, and a variety of research and development projects. Mentorship and supervision will be provided by experienced engineers and technologists.

Qualifications include the following:

  • Competency with both SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Previous experience with industrial plant layouts, equipment and piping would be an asset

NORAM seeks hard-working dedicated candidates with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in both team and individual environments. Strong written communication and time management skills are a must..

Qualified candidates should send their resume to careers@noram-eng.com

Location

NORAM Engineering and Constructors Ltd

Process Innovation and Scale-up Specialists in Vancouver, BC

Suite 1800 – 200 Granville Street

Vancouver, B.C.,  V6C 1S4 Canada

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Phone: +1 (604) 681-2030