Electrical Engineer

  • Company:
    Dillon Consulting Limited
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

Your opportunityAre you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thought leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.Dillon’s Transportation & Facilities technical group is looking for a Electrical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.At Dillon, we operate as one team. This position is available for our Saint John, Fredericton and Sydney offices.What your day will look likeDesign & Project Management (92%)Provide full spectrum of project delivery, from requirement gathering, preliminary design, full design, construction, site reviews, commissioning, and troubleshootingforenvironmental, industrial, manufacturing, commercial, municipal, institutional and infrastructure projects.Involved in the design and draft for power and electrical systems including but not limited to power distribution Low and Medium Voltage,Motor Control, lighting systems, Instrumentation and Control, Emergency Power generation, Fire alarm and Security systems, Communications systems, and fire alarm systemsPrepare construction cost estimatesPrepare technical specifications, drawings, and contract documentsPrepare technical reportsPerform testing and verification of Electrical systemsAssist with thorough site investigations/reviews for the purpose of creating deficiency reports or determining existing site conditions during the design process of renovation projects.Assist with construction administration (CA) tasks, including shop drawing review, responding to requests for information (RFI) and issuing contemplated change orders (CCO).Complete the review of safe work practices and performing risk assessments for employee tasks.Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members including engineers, planners, scientists, and technical and administrative support staffCoordinate with Utilities, equipment suppliers, contractors, and clients on regular basisPeer review to ensure all design meets quality and applicable standards including Canadian Electrical Code, CSA codes and regulations, UL, National Building codes, NFPA, and othersBusiness Development (5%)Contribute to business development activities including client need research, preparation of project proposals and presentationsBusiness travel to other Dillon offices upon requestLearning & Development (3%)Commit to self-development and ongoing learning and professional developmentInput to the career development of other staff including providing technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoringContribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committeesWhat you will need to succeedEducationA degree in electrical engineering from an accredited university.Licensed to practice as a professional engineer or eligible to be licensed within six months.A minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience.ExperienceProven experience in the preparation and design of Low and Medium Voltage Electrical Systems including:Electrical Equipment physical arrangement, selections, sizing and locatingone line diagrams and engineering studies for equipment application, including metering, protection and controlLow and Medium Voltage Power design, instrumentation, and controlequipment specificationsDesign calculations such as load analysis and calculations, Voltage drop, equipment sizing, bus/cable tray support loading, conduit and wire sizing.Emergency Power generator sizing Grounding and bondingShort Circuit, Arc Flash, and Relay Coordination calculations and design.SCADA systems and related control and instrumentation designOverhead and underground electrical design Motor Control designLighting design and calculations Communication systems (Data, telephone, internet), security, access control, and fire alarm design Proven experience in the preparation of project specifications for material and equipment purchase and installationDemonstrated abilities in the delivery of accurate and thorough designs that meet industry standards, specifications, and good engineering practices with excellent constructabilityDemonstrated success in project management and business development various types of projectsProven experience in the review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability including Canadian Electrical Code, CSA codes and regulations, UL, National Building codes, NFPA, and others. Coordination with various power and communications utilities and companies for successful completion and connection of power and communication lines to existing and new networks. Demonstrated experience in maintaining complete project documentation with respect to design and construction, including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data informationDemonstrated success leading teams of technical professionals on multi-disciplinary projectsExtensive experience in electrical power and distribution design, fault protection and protective relay design for power utilities is a plus Proficiency providing technical leadership to a team of professionalsStrong organizational and interpersonal skills along with both verbal and written communicationWhy choose DillonDillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.We live our core values:Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;Achievement: do the work to hit the target;Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;Creativity: discover new possibilities;Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.In addition, we offer:Employee share purchase planDillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all employees.A competitive compensation packageComprehensive health benefitsGenerous retirement savings planFlexible work hours and remote working optionsWe offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.Early Career Development (ECD) programWe are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our people at every stage of their career. The ECD program is designed to accelerate the development of successful consulting careers of new graduates. The program focuses on a mix of skills and behaviours that align with technical, consulting, clients, business acumen and early leadership.Focus on InnovationThe ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities.Employee and Family Assistance programA variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees.Goodlife Fitness Corporate MembershipOur employees can take advantage of reduced annual membership feesAbout DillonDillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 14 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.We encourage you to connect with us at accommodation@dillon.ca if you require accommodation in the interview process.We would love to hear from you!#LI-PS1