Your responsibilities

  • Technical contribution
  • Evaluates, selects and applies standard techniques and procedures to perform engineering assignments. Provides technical support for testing, installation and commissioning activities. Prepares project documentation within one’s scope of deliverables.
  • Typical Engineering Assignments will be (But not limited)to:
  • Electrical studies: System impact assessment, grounding grid, protection and coordination, arc flash, harmonic, etc.
  • Participate in the preparation of Feasibility studies, engineering designs and technical specifications for Greenfield and brownfield projects.
  • Programming of Relay Settings, testing, alarm and fault analysis data (waveforms, etc.) and communication to SCADA (ABB, GE, SEL).
  • Design of LV and MV Switchgear systems (single lines, three lines, AC and DC schematics, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring) as per Project Requirements.
  • Sales support
  • Assists in preparing proposal/presentation of engineering projects/programs (provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc.).
  • Contract management
  • Supports Contract Managers in issuing claims (new/change in scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications, etc.). Provides quality solutions as per customer requirements and delivers within budget and contract. Ensures adherence to safety standards and mitigation of potential risks.
  • Planning and control
  • Creates work plans and cost estimates in own area of responsibility and ensures quality deliverables on time and within targeted cost. Improves effectiveness of work plan in collaboration with other functions.
  • Risk and opportunity management
  • Completes risk and opportunity assessments and ensures implementation of resulting actions in one’s area of responsibility. Reports any contract / quality / program / cost issues to management along with recommendations for resolution
  • Customer
  • Assists customers on technical issues, interacts with official contacts, contractors and other staff within his/her scope of deliverables. Assist communication pertaining to specific assignments or meetings.
  • Supply chain management
  • Collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that technical requirements for equipment or services are communicated and agreed on with potential suppliers. Provides technical evaluation of supplier proposals, and accepts as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services.
  • Processes and tools
  • Uses standard processes and tools applicable to one’s area of responsibility. Ensures that engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements. Reports processes and tools inefficiencies and suggests improvements ideas.
  • People leadership and development
  • Provide mentorship, through coaching and training, to junior engineers/designers and technicians

Your background

  • Bc.S. in an Electric Power Engineering program with 7-10 years experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Quebec is a must.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario is preferable or proof of working on obtaining it.
  • Good understanding of Power systems Design such as:
  • Symmetrical components
  • Load flow
  • Short circuit Calculations
  • Protection and Control
  • LV and MV apparatus.
  • Knowledge of electrical design standards (CSA, IEEE, ANSI/IEC) and provincial codes.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of:

  • Power System Analysis software (ETAP, SKM and Easypower)
  • AutoCad Design Suite
  • Microsoft office suite
  • Special job conditions:
  • Occasional travel for training and for customer site visits and meetings.