Electrical Engineer - Intermediate

January 30 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Electrical, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear,
Toronto, ON | Sudbury, ON • Full time

Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

Your role as an Intermediate Electrical Engineer in Power Systems will be to take part in engineering proposals and projects. You will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of professional services provided and maintaining good working relationships (internally with colleagues and externally with clients).

In such a position, we expect the candidate to have developed a good understanding of electrical design principles, codes and standards, as well as protection and control of systems and apparatus through various application within the industry (energy, industrial, mining sector, etc.). The ideal candidate will have also been exposed to field work, including testing and commissioning of electrical systems and equipment.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...
  • Manage projects (project team, cost and scheduling) as a Project Manager for projects such as outdoor and indoor substations, protection and control upgrades and renewable projects, for various clients (contractors, utilities, IPP, industrial, etc.).
  • Prepare proposals
  • Participate in the preparation of electrical studies: system impact assessment, grounding grid, protection and coordination, arc flash, harmonic, etc.
  • Participate in the preparation of Feasibility studies
  • Prepare detailed engineering designs and technical specifications for construction work (greenfield and brownfield projects)
  • Provide mentorship, through coaching and training, to junior engineers and technicians
  • Meet clients and support scoping their CAPEX projects by advising on potential solutions
  • Support clients in troubleshooting a trip event, equipment failure, etc.

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Results-driven
  • Desire to motivate and develop the next generation
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Thirst to learn and excel
  • Inspirational leadership

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • From 5 to 7 years of professional experience, especially in power system (Protection and Control, Apparatus)
  • Good working knowledge of substation design, low, medium and high voltage equipment specification (e.g. transformers, motors, drives, switchgears), system studies, P&C, and electrical arrangements
  • Electrical Engineer Degree and PEO certification (or equivalent certification from another province)
    Field experience through on-site surveys, construction support, commissioning activities
  • Good Project Managements skills
  • Knowledge of electrical design standards (CSA, IEEE, ANSI/IEC) and Ontario standards and codes (OESC, Market Rules, TSC/DSC)
  • Capable of determining the cost of engineering services
  • Experience in electrical studies (grounding, protection, load flow, harmonics, arc flash)
  • Ability to establish sound working relationships with co-workers, partners, clients and administrators
  • Asset: Working knowledge of electrical transient analysis (switching, TRV, etc.)
  • Asset: Hydropower project experience
  • Asset: Working knowledge of Siemens PSSE software for load flow and dynamic simulations of hydro power, wind power and transmission systems.
  • Asset: Broad experience in various industry sectors (mining, industrial facilities, utilities, power generation)

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Long-term hiring (not just project-based)
  • Interesting growth opportunities to match your ambitions
  • Wide playing field, based on your interests, from technical and team management to project management
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Access to a leadership program
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees
  • Committees involved in important causes: diversity, social commitment, etc.
  • Growing business with many opportunities
  • Generous pension and insurance plan
  • A inclusive culture that values diversity, respect and openness
  • On site and at the office:Health, safety and the environment are a priority






About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 15 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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