Montreal, Quebec

Electrical Engineer-In-Training

Burnaby, British Columbia

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

SNC-Lavalin's Power, Grid & Industrial Solutions Sector is a leader in the field of power generation and distribution. We are proud to have more than 100 years of experience in dams and hydroelectricity, with our first hydroelectric project dating back to 1911. SNC-Lavalin has been closely involved in the design, construction, refurbishment and study of hydro and power systems and has facilitated the production of some 296,000 MW of hydropower, more than 114,000 km of transmission lines and more than 2,500 substations around the world.

Climate change is at the heart of the global environmental agenda and continues to influence choices and the overall direction of the energy sector. As a result, the group also oversees renewable energy and energy storage projects. And, as critical infrastructure protection becomes a growing concern for utilities, the group also continues to support the growth of SNC-Lavalin's digital and telecommunications technologies.

We are currently looking for an Electrical Engineer-in-Training to join our team. As such, you will be involved in a multidisciplinary team in the realization of projects ranging from feasibility studies to construction.

How will you contribute to the team?

The Project Engineer (Electrical Engineer-in-Training), will report to the Project Engineering Manager, who will provide supervision for the project engineering and Engineering quality work that includes the following

  • Design planning.
  • Design risk assessment.
  • Design coordination and progress reporting.
  • Technical specs coordination.
  • Prepare engineering packages.
  • Design quality check and review.
  • In addition, might be working in electrical design for conceptual/feasibility stage includes:
  • Preparation of electrical single line diagrams, AC control schematics, wiring distribution schemes, panel schedules.
  • Development of cable block diagrams and cable and conduit schedules.
  • Design of physical layout of electrical equipment, raceway and grounding plans related to the various facilities within the plant.
  • Preparation of cable and raceway routing layouts.
  • Work on reports.
  • Perform site visits.
  • Design and development of electric heat tracing systems.
  • Perform drafting / drawing tasks using AutoCAD.
  • Perform design work in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code.
  • Design coordination across different disciplines.

What will you contribute?

  • Completion of an Electrical Engineering degree program.
  • Registration or eligible to be registered with EGBC.
  • Must have a good attitude and good work ethic.
  • Previous electrical design work experience in heavy industrial and/or mining projects is beneficial but is not a requirement.
  • Experience in a consulting environment is beneficial but is not a requirement.
  • Experience with AutoCAD is beneficial but is not a requirement.
  • Knowledge and application of the Canadian electrical code is beneficial but is not a requirement.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral English communication skills.

We are looking for innovative, forward-thinking people who enjoy challenges and actively seek to develop and improve work processes.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy good compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible benefits.
  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes.
  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.).
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities.

Additional Information:

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire candidates with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a fully integrated professional services and project management company with offices around the world. SNC-Lavalin connects people, technology and data to help shape and deliver world-leading concepts and projects, while offering comprehensive innovative solutions across the asset lifecycle. Our expertise is wide-ranging — consulting & advisory, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and sustaining capital – and delivered to clients in four strategic sectors: EDPM (engineering, design and project management), Infrastructure, Nuclear and Resources, supported by Capital. People. Drive. Results.

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