• Title
    Project Engineer, Transmission & Distribution
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer, Transmission & Distribution. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this position is located in our Calgary, AB office. This role has overall responsibility for leading a team as well as Transmission and or Distribution projects from conception to construction. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


    Wood services multiple industries including Mining & Minerals, Power & Energy and Infrastructure performing consulting and EPCM services executing world-class projects on five continents.


    Key Responsibilities 

    • Leading projects from conception stage through construction, including mentoring junior engineers and designers
    • Writing and planning project scope, proposals, estimates, change notices, budgets and similar documents
    • Managing, planning and scheduling a team of engineers, designers and drafters in the design of 12 kV to 500 kV overhead and underground transmission and substation projects
    • Participating in client design and constructability review meetings, act as the main technical interface for local clients where required
    • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with internal groups and external contractors and clients
    • Traveling and visiting client sites and offices during project definition, detailed design and construction
    • Checking specifications, drawings and test reports to ensure high quality design
    • Ensuring the latest safe practices and methods are integrated into the design
    • Fulfilling the duties of Professional Record for work within field of practice
    • Coordinating installation and commissioning activities with the utility and subcontractors
    • Responding to information requests from construction and ensuring project documentation is completed
    • Monitoring timesheets and man-hours expended

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Canadian Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.) or the ability to register as a Professional Engineer with APEGA
    • Minimum 8 years of engineering experience in a Transmission and Distribution Utility or EPCM organization designing transmission and distribution projects
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience managing groups of engineers, designers, and drafters
    • General understanding of electrical, civil, structural, and mechanical disciplines as they relate to the design of transmission and distribution projects for coordination purposes

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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