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Electrical Engineer

Cambridge, ON, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Our Client is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join their Engineering Team. Reporting to the Engineering manager, this position will be responsible for to provide electrical design, and modelling capabilities for construction projects in the large commercial and industrial, and utility sectors. The engineer will have experience with low voltage power distribution, medium voltage power system. Solar and battery storage systems experience is preferred.

Technical quality, cost effectiveness, building and maintaining client relationships, and providing guidance to a team of designers are integral parts of this role. This position requires an experienced person to work independently, from conceptual studies to final designs certified for construction. The candidate must be able to organize workload and direct designers to meet agreed schedules.


. Work as part of the project teams in the execution of large solar and energy storage design-build projects.
. Design electrical single line diagram and installation details using AutoCAD.
. Familiar with design and operation of power systems ranging from 480V to 35kV distribution and transmission systems.
. Experience in protection control, relay coordination, arc flash analysis and other LV, MV, HV system designs.
. Knowledge, interpretation, and application of Canadian Electrical Code, National Electrical Code and applicable energy codes.
. Knowledge of one-line drawings, elementary and wiring diagrams, equipment specifications (including transformers, MCC, switchgear, substation equipment); power plans, conduit plans, cable schedules, system studies and protective relay settings.
. Ability to interpret client specifications, and Preparation of engineering reports
. Production of detailed drawing and specifications (AutoCAD experience is a must);
. Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required
. Must be able to attend commercial and industrial sites and observe all applicable safety regulations;
. Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.



  • Education requirements; Electrical Engineering Degree from an accredited institution, PE Designation Required

  • Prior experience in consulting for an owner or EPC contractor is preferred.

  • Required years of experience; 5+ years relevant electrical engineering and design experience, renewable energy and energy storage experience is preferred;

  • Technical skills; experience AutoCAD, ETAP, , Excel, Word, Project and a working knowledge of OESC, CEC, NEC,UL, IEEE, OBC, NFPA, etc.

  • Soft skills; able to interact, as part of a team, with all types of clients and teammates; proactive and able to manage time well; able to build relationships;

  • Communication skills. Be fluent in the English language with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We have two open roles, one focused on Power Systems and one on Road Infrastructure, please apply if you fit in one of them.

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