Electrical Technologist

November 28 2022
Expected expiry date: December 2 2022
Industries Energy
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Electrical, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear, Project, Project management, Planning,
Hay River, NT

Working in a team environment under the direction of the Manager, Design, the Electrical Technologist provides Electrical design drafting from the conceptual stage through to commissioning, for capital projects and maintenance support activities involving the Corporation’s power generating stations utilizing Computer Aided Design Drafting (CADD) systems. This position assists Electrical Engineers and Manager, Transmission & Distribution to provide technical design, project support, and technical support throughout all stages of project delivery for assigned capital and O&M projects.  Supports and contributes to other engineering department responsibilities.


  • Produces Electrical Engineering design and as-built drawings and single / three-line diagrams using CADD technology. Assists in preparation of preliminary and final detailed designs for Electrical works associated with the Corporation's diesel and hydro-electric generating stations and transmission and distribution systems. Designs shall be practical, economical, and meet or exceed the latest edition of all applicable codes, standards and regulations.
  • Working from single line sketches prepared by the Engineer, prepares detailed construction drawings including:
    • Electrical equipment layouts, considering cost and space constraints, maintainability of equipment and aesthetics
    • Optimization of layouts for placement of electrical equipment, cable tray, cables, conduit, control panels, etc.
  • Assist electrical Engineer for programming and troubleshooting of existing Plant automation including PLC Economic dispatch and associated accessories.
  • Assist Electrical Engineer and operation for testing and commissioning of the generating plant and associated protection & control.
  • Performs project field inspections and construction supervision and proposes solutions to problems which arise during construction.
  • Provides technical support to the Regions as assigned.


  • Electrical Engineering Diploma plus several years related experience including experience in electrical design.
  • Registered as a CET is required.
  • Strong knowledge of power generation electrical systems, PLCs, electrical protection, transmission & distribution system, substations, renewable integration etc.
  • Working knowledge of “AutoCAD” and related third party software.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills utilizing MS Office Suite, Outlook, MS Project, and other related software packages.
  • Team player, ability to work with minimum of supervision.
  • Experience in electrical design and project and construction management.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Successful Criminal Records Check

 Salary for this position ranges from $50.64/hr.-$61.53/hr. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes health and dental benefits, disability insurance, life insurance, paid sick days and a defined benefits pension plan.


Affirmative Action Employer - Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.




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