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

    Wood Process & Energy business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of North America’s power generation and power distribution companies. 


    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Distribution Designer. Reporting to the Manager, Distribution Engineering. This position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


    Key responsibilities:


    • Supporting overhead and underground distribution projects by creating detailed scopes and estimates, performing calculations, developing detailed design drawings following applicable utility, national or international standards and codes
    • Support documentation process for projects including technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports and project calculations and ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information
    • Providing construction support and overall project coordination, including outages
    • Responding to information requests from site and completing project documentation including as-builts, calculations and return of data to the client
    • Efficiently and effectively handles multiple tasks independently and as a part of a team
    • Co-ordinating, Maintaining and enhancing relationships with internal and external stakeholders and assist team leads and managers
    • Traveling and visiting project sites during project definition and execution

    Skills / Qualifications

    • A diploma from a recognized Electrical, Mechanical or Civil technology program or equivalent
    • 5+ years of overhead and underground distribution line design experience serving BC Hydro and/ or other utilities in North America
    • Attention to detail and accuracy; Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code and electrical design principles
    • Knowledge of Engineering/Design Standards and Codes are an asset
    • Must be able to interpret engineers notes and convert into detailed design drawings accurately and in a timely manner with the minimum amount of supervision
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to work independently and time management
    • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Able to exercise initiative when resolving issues and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations
    • Proficiency in the operation of GIS based applications or drafting tool, such as, AutoCAD would be an advantage

    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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