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Intermediate/Senior Protection and Control Engineer

St. John's, NL

Closing Date
Friday, April 26, 2013

Job Description

Upstream Solutions Ins. is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Intermediate/Senior Protection and Control Engineer based in St. John's.

  • Produce project scope, material take-off and budget estimates.
  • Co-ordinate inter-discipline design requirements
  • Preparation of work packages, technical specifications and tender drawings
  • Review contractor submissions and vendor drawings.
  • Visit construction/plant sites and fabrication shops during design phase on as required basis.
  • Manage construction and commissioning of electrical installations.
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical
  • Minimum of 5 years (Intermediate) or 10 years (Senior) electrical design experience with a background in Consulting Engineering or Industrial/Utility facility design/operation
  • Efficient in the use of MS Office software suite: Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Familiar with national and local electrical codes and standards.
  • Experience in the preparation of protection single line diagrams, relay coordination and protection system reports
  • Strong knowledge of electrical network protection systems, associated protective relay application and telecom interfaces.
  • Knowledge of relay settings, short circuit calculations, arc flash studies is required.
  • Experience in working in energized substations, operating hydroelectric or thermal power plants with a knowledge of associated safety systems
  • Experience with computer applications related to the electrical discipline as applied to electric utilities such as SKM or ETAP is a requirement.
  • Have general knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks.
  • Effective oral and written communications and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with the design team in the resolution of project related issues.
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and be flexible to work well under tight schedules in a fast paced multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • You are eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL). Other combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Reporting and Location:
  • The position reports to the Lead Electrical Engineer
  • Opportunity exists in St. Johnís, NL

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