Intermediate Electrical Engineer, Water Power, Vancouver Office

Location: Vancouver BC Posted Date: February 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 892017926 Careermine Job Id: 1833650
Requisition ID: 25021

Job Category:Engineering

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

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:

  • 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 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


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized and accredited institution
  • A minimum of 5 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
  • Proficiency with other Computer Design Tools (Mathcad, AutoCAD) will be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Canadian and provincial codes and standards
  • Solid experience in the preparation of reports and specifications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and time lines
  • 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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We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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