Inside the Albertan Pipeline Industry

Mohammad Pourmohammadbagher, from YPAC’s Edmonton Chapter, shares his perspective 

On June 4th, the Edmonton YPAC Chapter welcomed the leadership team of TYTEC Engineering to the University of Alberta Faculty Club to share their experience of leading a company in the Alberta Pipeline sector with YPAC members. Ziad Araji, President of TYTEC Engineering, and his colleagues Paul Givens and Bernie Wilkie shared their technical and business experience with the audience, which was primarily composed of University of Alberta graduate students.

During the evening’s discussion, the presenters shared TYTEC Engineering design procedures and gave example cases of their recent work, resume writing skills and TYTEC hiring process as an Albertan Engineering Consultant.

Other discussion highlights included:

1. The importance of connecting practical research based experience with industry focused work during resume development and interviews

2. The recommendation from the speakers for attendees to gain experience and confidence working with CSA Z662 Standards

3. The strong history and future for Alberta based engineering consulting firms