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Platinum Recruiting Inc.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Kelowna, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Are you an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer who is looking for a new role with a national Engineering company whose mission statement is to safely serve clients requiring utility infrastructure planning, design, and construction, with Honesty, Integrity and Diligence.

The company: -

You could be working for a company who has been established for nearly 20 years and has 8 locations across Canada an were the ASTTBC employer of the year in 2016.

With a mantra of “Customer Care beyond expectation” you know that you could be working for a company who are truly passionate about what they do.

This company specializes in projects in electrical utility distribution and Infrastructure, telephone/CATV/fibre optic communication networks and natural gas infrastructure.

The role: -

You could be working out of the Kelowna office where you are performing and leading the team in designing electrical utility, substations and infrastructure (medium and high voltage), coordinating with customers, municipal authorities and stakeholders.

Designing models and drafting will of course be aspects of your position using AutoCAD and PLS-CADD but other duties will also include Writing of substation equipment specifications, proposal development, construction cost estimates, and project scheduling.

As the Senior Engineer you would be providing technical leadership to less experienced staff, Perform QA/QC for deliverables to ensure high quality work is produced and OQM practices are followed.

You could be responsible for the scheduling management and tracking of projects as well as meeting customers and performing site inspections.

Skills & Experience: -

It goes without saying that you have been in an intermediate or Senior position previously. This role will see you using your experience and knowledge of overhead and underground electrical distribution infrastructure (4kV – 25kV systems) as well as your ability to perform Pull and Voltage drop calculations.

As an experienced Electrical Engineer, you not only have a degree under your belt but ideally have a registered professional designation (EGBC or equivalent). Your strong experience with substation design is crucial and Experience in transmission line design and/or protection would be an asset.

Knowledge of Fortis BC and BC Hydro designs or construction standards would be highly desirable, but not essential.

The package: -

With a highly competitive salary (depending on experience) and a very comprehensive benefits package including Health & Dental, Pension, holiday, bonuses, RRSP matching and flexible work schedule where possible.

So if this sounds like your dream job then send your resume and cover letter to with the subject Title “ Senior Electrical Engineer”.