Senior Engineer - Digital Power Systems (15 years+)

April 3 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Electrical, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear,
Quebec, QC | Sept-Iles, QC | Montreal, QC | Labelle, QC | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC | Boisbriand, QC | Val-d'Or, QC | Rouyn-Noranda, QC • Full time

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.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

An overview of your future role at BBA

  • Carrying out engineering projects based on IEC 61850 standards for digital power systems
  • Playing various roles, like project manager, project leader and proposal leader
  • Preparing competitive and value-added proposals
  • Managing project work packages, schedules, budgets and teams
  • Designing protection diagrams (logic and control diagrams)
  • Designing substation HMI/SCADA architecture and configuration
  • Configuring intelligent electronic devices (relays, substation controllers, etc.)
  • Heading testing at BBA's digital power systems lab
  • Leading and coordinating the commissioning of digital power systems
  • Transferring technical knowledge to your colleagues in BBA's offices across Canada
  • Promoting expertise at client meetings and by drafting technical documents, blog articles, white papers and much more


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Results-driven
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Sense of equity and inclusion
  • Ability to share and pass on knowledge
  • Interest in solving the most complex challenges

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or in a related field
  • At least 15 years of experience in power systems
  • Available to travel to our other offices and client locations across Canada
  • Knowledge of the latest applicable technologies for electrical substations
  • Knowledge of power system communication protocols (MMS/GOOSE/SMV/DNP3)
  • Knowledge of how to configure protection relays and HMI/SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of IEC 61850 settings (manufacturing tools, system configuring tools)
  • Knowledge of telecommunications (Ethernet networks, PTP, PRP/HSR, cybersecurity)
  • Knowledge of test equipment for protection relays
  • Bilingual (English and French)
  • Asset: graduate degree in electrical engineering or a related field

An overview of BBA's total reward

  • Annual base salary, based on 37.5 hours weekly, between $122 000 to $167 000
  • Annual bonification program for all regular employees
  • Onsite mobility premium
  • Access to a time bank
  • Cellphone Program
  • Group insurance plan starting day one including short term and long-term disability insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Premium offer through the Employee Referral Program.

BBA considers many factors to determine the annual base salary such as, but no limited to: Location of the position, education, relevant and demonstrated work experience, technical assessment, qualifications, certifications, and other relevant competencies.

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Opportunity to mentor our next generation: we invest in our people and help them develop
  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Promotion of our experts (SMEs), both externally and internally
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees


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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