Key Responsibilities

  • Designing of electrical substation structures for 12kV to 500kV, including switchgear and control buildings, switchyard and gantry structures, as well as telecommunication structures, retaining wall and transformer oil containment systems.
  • Designing of foundations for transmission towers, steel monopoles and wood pole structures.
  • Prepare proposals, engineering specifications and contract documents
  • Review project documents and drawings for technical quality, accuracy and compliance with applicable client standards and stakeholder requirements
  • Participate or lead project design reviews
  • Overseeing the work of staff throughout various project stages — from conceptual, feasibility, and detailed design to construction
  • Reviews discipline progress, budgets and performance, and develops action plans to meet project objectives
  • Leading and mentoring intermediate and junior staff
  • Establish excellent working relationship with other functional areas and project managers and support cross-functional reviews and design improvements
  • Develop close working relationship with Construction Management team, support active construction sites, answer RFIs, perform field reviews, support project constructability reviews
  • Creating an environment that fosters technical excellence, accuracy and timeliness
  • Traveling to and visiting project sites during various stages of a project
  • Evaluating existing facilities and structures
  • Designing and/or overseeing design of modifications to existing industrial facilities
  • Working closely with electrical, P&C, architectural, civil , mechanical amd geotechnical disciplines to deliver successful projects

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 15 years of structural engineering experience in engineering roles of increasing responsibility on electrical substations and/or heavy industrial projects or related design experience
  • Professional Engineer (PEng) registered in British Columbia or another Canadian province
  • Professional Registration in the US is an asset
  • General working knowledge of structural analysis software such as STAAD Pro and SAP 2000
  • Familiar with Canadian and US building codes and regulations
  • A willingness to travel
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks
  • Excellent organizational, technical, writing, communication and computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment