Senior Electrical Engineer - Mining & Metals

Location: Vancouver BC Posted Date: July 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 1491615 Careermine Job Id: 1786201
Job Description

- Lead engineer or area lead electrical engineer for feasibility studies and EPCM mineral processing projects of significant scale
- Develop and review project labour and material estimates
- Prepare electrical equipment specifications and technical bid evaluations for equipment such as power transformers, medium, and low voltage switchgear, medium voltage starters, motor control centres, variable frequency drives, large synchronous and induction motors, electrowinning rectifiers, and power factor correction
- Perform and check calculations including short circuit and voltage drop for electrical distribution systems
- Review vendor drawings and resolve vendor related issues
- Witness factory acceptance tests
- Provide engineering assistance to construction
- Prepare and maintain schedules, develop and monitor estimates, and manpower forecasts
- Travel, as required, to ensure successful execution of project
- Fully understand electrical design considerations and interdisciplinary interfaces required for the successful design of a complex mineral processing facility
- Demonstrate a high regard for HSE, technical assurance, and safety in design
- Have effective communication and presentation skills. Candidates must have the ability to communicate complex technical solutions to audiences that include management, co-workers, clients, vendors, and contractors
- Provide leadership and technical support to other engineers and designers, knowledge share, and act as a mentor to others in the department
- Other duties as assignedBasic Job Requirements

- Registered professional engineer in Canada
- Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
- 15 years experience in an EPC or EPCM environmentPreferred Qualifications

- Mineral processing, mining, and/or SX/EW plant experience
- Experience with power systems up to 230 kV preferred
- ETAP experience preferred
- Familiar with the Canadian Electric Code and National Electrical Code
- Supervisory experience
- Competent in English and possess excellent written and oral communication skillsDiverse Workforce

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.