Senior Electrical Designer

B-027-ELDR-Feb20-E Department: Business & Corporate Services
2020-02-25 Edmonton (Alberta)


Senior Electrical Designer for Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical, Heavy Industrial or Power projects, in an EPC environment.

* Please note this position is not eligible for a relocation subsidy or living out allowance.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate or prepare equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment
  • Coordinates engineering efforts in assigned areas between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups.
  • When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks.
  • Assists in on-the-job-training of assigned personnel and provides input for their performance evaluations.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports or proposals.
  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design.
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantity take-offs, and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders.
  • Knowledgeable of and performs standard discipline engineering activities on projects of medium size with minimal technical oversight.
  • Coordinate technical issues with other departments on projects including constructability requirements and reviews.
  • Designs medium/low voltage distribution system.
  • Design electric heat tracing.
  • Performs technical bid evaluation/recommendation and vendor document review.
  • Prepares engineering deliverables such as hazardous area classification drawings; single/three line diagrams, control schematics, grounding and lighting drawings, cable schedules, panel schedules and electrical equipment data sheets; equipment sizing, cable sizing, voltage drop, motor starting and lighting calculations, load flow, fault calculations, relay coordination.
  • Supports the creation of a work environment that fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Provide technical direction, assign/review work of engineers, designers, and drafters.
  • Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating, and conducts independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques.  Normally uses conventional approaches to technical problems encountered.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years in electrical engineering for Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical, Heavy Industrial or Power projects, in an EPC environment.
  • A recognized degree or diploma in an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university, OR a professional license in an appropriate engineering discipline from a recognized licensing board, OR;
  • Practical work experience in design engineering or relevant equivalent experience in allied types of engineering sufficient to demonstrate competence as a trained engineer.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Excellent communication skills (Oral and Written).
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter, in MS Word format, to mentioning reference code B-027-ELDR-Feb20-E in the subject line.

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We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further review will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration.

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