Senior Electrical Engineer

October 23 2020
Categories Electrical, Engineering
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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Job title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Type of position: Regular

Work location: 375, boul. Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier (HEAD OFFICE)


The ideal candidate is a “seller-doer” professional who is equally as comfortable developing and maintaining relationships with our clients. The incumbent must also be as comfortable leading design projects as relying on his or her client network to generate requests for proposals, preparing and submitting proposals and managing project execution. We provide a collaborative work environment that encourages work-life flexibility and have an engaged and collegial workforce. This is a rare opportunity to develop your career and, at the same time, directly contribute to the firm’s growth and development.

In your role as a Senior Engineer, you will contribute to proposals, selecting technology and the interconnection process, and providing electrical solutions to clients.

The successful candidate will work on the following:

  • Develop and maintain lasting client relationships
  • Network with client contacts to assess their needs and solicit requests for proposals
  • Establish project and proposal scope
  • Lead engineering projects, design reviews and prepare technical reports
  • Plan and coordinate work, from studies to commissioning
  • Draft technical documents and provide technical training in own field of expertise
  • Help prepare engineering studies: impact analysis, ground grid study, protection study, arc flash study, etc.
  • Prepare detailed engineering designs and technical specifications for construction
  • Assign and review the work of junior engineers (engineers-in-training), technicians and drafters assigned to projects and assess technical scope
  • Provide commissioning support


  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Team player and collaborative spirit
  • Desire to excel and business acumen
  • Action-oriented
  • Ability to make informed decisions
  • Ability to develop direct reports and other employees
  • Independent
  • Shrewd


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years of relevant experience
  • Member of a Canadian professional engineering association
  • Practical experience in heavy industrial sectors: mining, oil and gas, electric power (electrical distribution and infrastructure of underground and open-pit mines, protection and control (P&C), electrical arrangement, equipment specifications, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Ontario utilities standards (SIA/CIA studies, interconnections process with the IESO and utilities, ESA requirements)
  • Onsite experience and focus on work safety
  • Experience with troubleshooting, commissioning and system installation
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Available for a two-year assignment at BBA's Sudbury office and occasional travel to client sites based on project needs
  • Asset: Experience in a consulting engineering environment
  • Asset: Experience performing cost estimates and preparing and presenting proposals
  • Asset: Bilingual (English/French)

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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