Engineer and Team Leader – Digital Power Systems

August 9 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Digital, Media, Graphic Arts, Engineering, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC

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


As an engineer and depending on your expertise, you’ll be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Carry out engineering projects based on the IEC 61850 – Digital Power Systems standard.
  • Serve in various roles, including project leader and proposal leader.
  • Design protection diagrams (logic and control diagrams).
  • Design the architecture and configuration of substation HMI/SCADA.
  • Configure smart electronic devices (relays, substations controllers, etc.).
  • Conduct testing in the BBA digital power systems lab.
  • Commission digital power systems.

As team leader, you’ll be required to:

  • Manage the team effectively and create a climate that fosters motivation and recognition.
  • Regularly communicate with team members, regardless of where they work.
  • Help ensure quality relationships among team members, disciplines and project management.
  • Promote quality by applying the quality management system and using BBA’s tools and work methods.
  • Onboard new resources as well as coach, advise, guide and support team members.
  • Plan, carry out and follow up on employee evaluation or development meetings, including defining performance objectives.
  • Provide feedback to employees on your team.
  • Ensure the firm’s policies and internal programs are applied.
  • Manage personnel, more specifically by monitoring teamwork planning.
  • Identify skills development and training needs.
  • Evaluate and monitor career plans.
  • Help with the hiring process.
  • Identify and resolve performance or behavioural issues, if any.
  • Monitor productivity.


  • Recognized communication skills
  • Recognized conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to put the interests of the group ahead of personal interests
  • Demonstrate adherence to BBA values through behaviour
  • Ability to comply with firm’s policies and internal programs
  • Aptitude to mentor
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback
  • Ability to assess resources objectively
  • Service excellence: demonstrated skills in managing relationships with clients and partners
  • Leadership: inspire respect and trust in others and create a climate conducive to teamwork
  • Entrepreneurship: promote skills to peers and internal (e.g., directors, project leaders) and external clients
  • Results-driven and constantly striving to exceed set objectives
  • Ability to motivate others, maintain an inclusive work environment and value everyone’s contributions


  • University degree in Engineering
  • Five or more years of experience in the power systems industry
  • Experience managing a team (of two to five resources)
  • Willingness to take the “From Professional to Manager” training offered by the HR department (after starting the position)
  • Available for short- and long-term work assignments at client sites in Canada
  • Bilingual (English and French)
  • Knowledge of electrical substation technologies
  • Knowledge of protection relay configuration
  • Asset: knowledge of the IEC 61850 standard
  • Asset: knowledge of HMI/SCADA system configuration
  • Asset: knowledge of protection relay test equipment
  • Asset: graduate degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

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.

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