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Electrical Engineers - Auxiliary Services - Hydro & Dam

Location: St. Adolphe
Company: WSP

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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

We value our people and our reputation
We are locally dedicated with international scale
We are future focused and challenge the status quo
We foster collaboration in everything we do
We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


Constantly growing in the renewable market across Canada, WSP is currently seeking Electrical Engineers - Auxiliary Services for Hydro and Dams division. Positions are available at our offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal or elsewhere in Canada. Reporting to the National Electrical Manager, successful candidates will be responsible for performing technical studies, electrical design as well as project management of renewable energy projects.

Design electrical works and studies related to the balance of plant (BOP) in the hydro and dams market.
Write technical specifications (performance and detailed) for the electrical scope of work such as MV and LV switchgear, MCC, E-house and related equipment, step-up transformer, etc. for power plants, sluiceways, etc.
Assist project managers in the planning, control, and technical coordination of projects.
Perform network studies with ETAP, EasyPower.
Liaise closely with established technical teams to coordinate engineering work.
Contribute to business development (including proposals).
Participate in the development and support of junior team members to develop the capacity of WSP’s electrical team.
Supervise engineering resources, including technicians and drafters.
Perform quality assurance on technical packages.
Coordinate with relevant regulatory authorities and utilities.
Some travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client sites may be required.
Electrical engineering degree with experience in the hydropower environment and associated equipment (BOP etc.)
P.Eng. designation in a Canadian province
Eight (8) years of relevant experience
Leadership qualities, strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrable experience working cooperatively and effectively with a variety of stakeholders
Pragmatic, solution-oriented approach to problem solving
Multi-disciplinary versatility and knowledge
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.

Winnipeg, MB

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