Sr. Electrical Power Systems Engineer, P.Eng.

March 29 2021
Industries Mining, Petroleum, Natural Gas
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Engineering, Electrical, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear, Estimation, Cost, Field Engineer, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Project, Project management, Planning, Quality, Test, Inspection
Sudbury, ON

Who We Are

BESTECH is an innovative multi-disciplinary engineering services firm that partners with clients to deliver results that exceed expectations.  Founded in 1995, the company specializes in mining system integration and industrial automation.  BESTECH earned many awards for innovation, economic development, and community contributions.  In 2019, it was named Employer of Distinction by the largest college in northern Ontario.  BESTECH is focused on growth and continuous improvement.

Your Role as Senior Engineer

The Senior Electrical Power Systems Engineer is responsible for performing engineering design and studies for various electrical distribution and substation projects (from 4kV up to 230kV voltage levels).  The successful candidate will prepare electrical protection and control design deliverables, and/or physical layouts for medium and high voltage substations.  The Senior Engineer will also establish project strategy, review drawings and ensure elements of design and detailing adhere to jurisdictional requirements and will liaise with all key stakeholders.  This position reports directly to the Manager, Power Systems Engineering.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Design substations utilizing client standards including bill of materials, yard layouts, plans, sections and details, grounding, ground grid, control building arrangements, interior and exterior raceways, auxiliary AC and DC power systems and cable lists.
  • Design protection and control scheme; including CT selection, relay wiring design and protection parameter selection using IEEE standards and applicable codes.
  • Prepare calculations and equipment specifications.
  • Prepare scope of work, estimates, schedules, budgets, specifications and reports.
  • Prepare new and modify existing relay drawings including relay panel arrangements, single lines, three lines, AC and DC schematics, equipment wiring, and relay panel wiring.
  • Develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
  • Coordinate with other discipline departments, such as civil/structural/automation to integrate packages and work activities.
  • Progressive design and project management responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to junior team members.
  • Regularly meet and correspond with clients or outside personnel.
  • Some marketing responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Personal Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and licensed as a professional engineer in the province of Ontario.
  • Minimum 10 years' related medium voltage and high voltage power distribution and substation design experience and experience with power systems including: power systems studies (load flow and protective device coordination using Easypower, SKM and ETAP), power apparatus in utility and mining projects, project scopes, project schedules and deliverables.
  • Extensive knowledge in engineering standards, codes and guidelines.
  • Strong industrial experience, with experience in surface and underground mining.
  • Knowledge of mining related processes a definite asset.
  • Extensive computer knowledge in industry applications, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project.
  • Able to ensure that all programs and controls maintain a safe operating environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with exceptional report writing skills.
  • Effectively liaise with engineers, designers and specialist to ensure client needs are met.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment to meet tight deadlines.
  • Valid driver's license with access to a personal vehicle.
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve client satisfaction targets.
  • Willingness to travel and to go on site.
  • Interested in a supportive, engaging consulting engineering culture.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

BESTECH offers a competitive salary and benefits package including group employee benefits, contributions to RRSPs and paid professional development. We are proud of and continuously improve our employee culture, and value an equitable and balanced life/work approach.

We invite applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. BESTECH offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of this job posting, please contact Human Resources at (705) 675-7720. All responses are appreciated and will be handled with strict confidence. Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted and candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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