Electrical Engineer Job - Vancouver

Job Overview

Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 month ago

Additional Details

Experience
Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified Electrical Engineer with design experience of auxiliary electrical equipment at hydroelectric generating stations, substations, and dams. Such equipment will include low/medium/high voltage switchgear, transformers, motors and motor control centers, diesel generators, lighting, cables and cable raceway systems, and grounding.
Key responsibilities for this role include:  

  • Working in a fast-paced, dynamic team with other engineers in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Performing design calculations and documenting findings and recommendations in a report
  • Preparing specifications for the procurement of a variety of electrical equipment for hydroelectric generating stations, substations, and dams
  • Preparing single line diagrams, schematics, wiring diagrams, cable schedules, and equipment layouts
  • Preparing electrical design calculation including voltage drop, grounding, lighting, etc.
  • Preparing procurement packages (equipment specifications, technical bid evaluations, vendor data review)
  • Preparing equipment operating manuals, test procedures, and training materials
  • Working primarily out of the Vancouver office, but willing to travel to remote sites for short periods (1 day to 2 weeks) to participate in meetings, conducting inspections, commissioning, and testing 

 Education, Skills and Qualifications for this position include: 

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized and accredited institution
  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience, including relevant experience in the following:
    • Experience with design of electrical equipment within hydroelectric generating stations, substations, and dams, including low/medium/high voltage switchgear, transformers, motors and motor control centers, diesel generators, lighting, cables and cable raceway systems, and grounding
    • Working knowledge of process controls and instrumentation will be considered an asset
    • Working knowledge of generators, exciters, and governors will be considered an asset
    • Experience with load flow, short-circuit, and arc flash modelling software (EasyPower, ETAP, SKM, etc.)
    • Proficiency with other Computer Design Tools (Mathcad, AutoCAD) will be considered an asset
    • Knowledgeable with electrical design and their practical applications, regional codes, and standards (CSA, NEC, IEC, IEEE etc.),
    • Strong written and verbal communication skill, interpersonal and relationship management skills
    • Ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams
    • Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines
    • Registration (or eligibility for registration) as a Professional Engineer in BC or another Canadian Province
  • Site and commissioning experience will be considered an asset

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