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Electrical Engineer

Position Summary: The role of an Electrical Engineer is to design and develop Power, Lighting, and basic Control Systems, and to ensure all testing and certifications meet industry standards.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Design of power, lighting and basic control systems.
  • Cable Tray design – detailed, layout and 3D.
  • Heat Tracing calculations and layout of isometric drawings.
  • Inspections of on-skid electrical – TDE Shop.
  • Cable schedules – sizing and selection of cables, connectors, & tray.
  • Block Diagrams – fire alarm risers, breaker and starter interlocking/logic schemes.
  • Preparation of data sheets and detailed material take-offs.
  • Motor control design – low and medium voltage.
  • Switchgear design – low and medium voltage, layout and control.
  • Hazardous area classification development to CSA, API and IEC standards.
  • Single line diagram development – using North American and International symbols.
  • Detailed review of project deliverables produced by other members of the electrical team.
  • Electrical estimating – skid fabrication, tray and cables on main pipe racks, sight lighting, site grounding, MCC and Control buildings.
  • Coordination studies, Short Circuit studies, Load flow, Grounding (Step and Touch) and Harmonic analysis – Use of ETAP.
  • Coordinate scope of work with other disciplines.
  • Prepare Certificates of Compliance for electrical equipment.
  • Engineering support for the Electrical Engineering Manager.
  • Assist design/drafting department as required in coordinating project deliverables.
  • Prepare documentation for manuals and assist with manual assembly when necessary.
  • Assist other departments with bid preparation.
  • Occasional out-of-office and overseas travel for FAT, site inspection, supervision, and commissioning.

Experience

  • 10 years of experience in a related industry with a strong emphasize on skid fabrication.
  • Proficient knowledge of industry best practices.
  • Good understanding of financial metrics.
  • Proven ability to produce high quality work while facing competing priorities and strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritize activities and stay focused in a dynamic ever changing environment.
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop departmental “Key Performance Indicators”.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite (emphasis on Word PowerPoint & Excel), Lotus Notes, Acrobat Pro, and other software systems.
  • Overseas experience would be of benefit.

Skills

  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills – must be able to interact successfully with all levels of staff, from Managers to Senior Executives, with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity toward client engagements and confidentiality when interacting with TDE leadership.
  • Adaptability and the ability to handle ambiguity.

Education

  • Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Professional Affiliation/Registration – P.L. (Eng) or P.ENG – APEGA (Electrical)

TDE offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package as well as a positive work environment with opportunities for growth. If you are interested in this opportunity and feel your skills and experience will add value at TDE, please forward your cover letter and resume along with salary expectations to tdehr@thermodesign.com with Electrical Engineer in the subject line.