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Digital Power Systems - Business Line Manager, Western Canada

March 31 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Digital, Media, Graphic Arts, Executive, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Edmonton, AB

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Your role as Business Line Manager in Digital Power Systems (DPS) will be to provide BD support for the DPS group which combines multi-disciplinary knowledge in electrical system integration and capabilities to implement such systems in operational technologies (OT) environment.

Our National Digital Power Systems group is a multidisciplinary solution team that provides all the engineering skills necessary to define, design, build, commission, and operate digital systems in an electrical network. The team operates laboratories across Canada that are interconnected to provide a complete set of tools to support system configuration, to evaluate components performance and to pre-test systems prior to installation in the field.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible to identify the key objectives, global trends and penetration strategies for the following markets:
Transmission and Distribution for Utilities, IPPs and large industrial clients
Renewables (Hydro, Wind, Solar, BESS, etc.)
Mining and Metals
Biofuels, Oil and Gas
Other Industrials

In such a position, we expect the candidate to have developed a good understanding of these markets and current trends towards Digital Technologies.
The ideal candidate will have also been exposed to the reality of engineering projects.
Identify and track BD opportunities with:
Business Line Leaders:
Hydro, Wind, solar, storage, Off-grid power, T&D and OEMs
BD region Leaders
Client Account Managers
Industry 4.0 contributors

Understand project deliverables and capability to evaluate project complexity and added value engineering
Experience with fixed cost project and risk management
Prepare, review and present DPS proposal and provide assistance during transition to project
Track possible partnership/ certification with Vendor (protection relays, telecom, SCADA)
Promote DPS group toward networking and BBA existing client
Promote cross-selling of complementary expertise, namely:
Electrical studies
Substation design and automation
Industrial IT

Identify opportunities to promote DPS within Pre-feasibility studies
Exhibit DPS multi-disciplinary knowledge by sharing project experiences, tools, best practices internally and externally.
Participate and present in symposium, conference, convention
Organize regional Industry 4.0 awareness sessions (West regions)
Collaborate and provide continuous feedback and improvement opportunities with other contributors:
DPS steering committee
DPS lab regional leaders
Office directors
Department managers
Project leaders
Practice leaders

Be aware of new qualification and Master service agreement opportunities. Ideal candidate will be located in Alberta and/or willing to relocate to Edmonton.

Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
Aptitude for self-development
Business acumen – Internal and external entrepreneurship
Ability to develop direct reports and others
Organizational agility

Electrical Engineer Degree
Professional Engineer designation with APEGA or eligible for immediate registration
At least two-year experience in IEC61850, digital substation solutions
Knowledge of Control and monitoring systems (HMI, RTU, etc.)
Knowledge of telecommunication networks
Working knowledge of electrical design standards (CSA, IEEE, ANSI/IEC)
Knowledge of electrical installation safety and operating plant safety practices
Knowledge of project management practices
Ability to establish sound working relationships with co-workers, partners, clients and administrators
Knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Outlook, MS Project, Excel, Teams.

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted. network