• Title
    Intermediate Electrical Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood services multiple markets including Infrastructure, Process & Energy and Mining & Minerals. Wood performs consulting and EPCM services for many local and worldwide companies and is executing world-class projects on five continents.


    The Wood Trail office currently numbers over 70 engineers, designers and support personnel.  Trail, located in Southeastern British Columbia near the cities of Nelson and Castlegar, is an affordable family-oriented community of approximately 10,000 people. The area offers excellent education and health care facilities, as well as access to world-class skiing at Red Mountain, hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and all outdoor activities available in the Kootenays. Come work where most people dream of going to play!


    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer, Intermediate. Reporting to the Electrical Department Manager, this position is located in our Trail, BC office. This role has responsibilities for electrical design on projects in the mining industry. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.



    Key Responsibilities


    • Carrying out duties and responsibilities as assigned by the lead electrical engineer.
    • Providing project engineering and electrical discipline leadership.
    • Performing engineering design and related duties; including, power system studies, equipment specifications and selection, management of vendor / equipment suppliers, power distribution layouts, grounding, LV and MV motor sizing and selection, cable distribution design, schematic, single line, termination schedule and wiring design.
    • Assisting with construction supervision as well as the commissioning of industrial electrical systems.
    • Identifying scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process.
    • Maintaining and planning cost control for all scopes of work.
    • Ensuring that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures.
    • Providing technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel, as required.
    • Reviewing, checking and approving work output of discipline assigned personnel, as required.
    • Preparing estimates and schedules as well as assisting in their review.

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university with P.Eng designation or ability to register as a Professional with EGBC
    • 5-10 years direct industrial, mining or process plant experience.
    • Experience with ETAP or similar software design tools are considered an asset.
    • Ability to provide technical leadership for the electrical components of multi-disciplinary industrial or power generation projects.

    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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