Position Description

Electrical Engineer - 2 Year TERM
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A self-motivated Electrical Engineer is required to work with a multi-disciplinary branch providing integrated project management, engineering, design and construction services for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities and R&D experiments at the CRL site. Under the general direction of the Branch Manager, the employee will contribute to the development of conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs of electrical power systems.


  • Assigned as a design job leader, including job management and execution oversight;
  • Provide job updates and status reports to management;
  • Guide the work of several professional engineers and technologists, coordinating schedules and assigning tasks to reach an overall objective within cost, quality and time requirements;
  • Provide mentorship and technical oversight to junior staff;
  • Design of retrofits and modifications to existing electrical engineering systems;
  • Design of electrical distribution systems, medium and low voltage (Class I through Class IV) power supply systems; alarm systems; lighting systems, etc.;
  • Specification of technical components for electrical systems;
  • Perform electrical power studies (e.g. load flow, short circuit, coordination and arc flash) using power studies software (preferably ETAP);
  • Preparation of design documentation including design plans, concept reports, design requirements, design descriptions, design manuals, design guides, technical specification and technical notes;
  • Preparation of project documents including customer proposals, work plans, schedules and estimates.
  • Engineering support during the construction, installation and commissioning project phases;
  • Customer liaison;
  • Providing subject matter expert review and acceptance of designs prepared by outside agencies;
  • Develop engineering specifications and standards facilitating a consistent design approach.


  • Bachelor (Honours) degree in electrical engineering from a university of recognized standing with more than 8 years of relevant experience;
  • A member of a provincial professional engineering association;
  • Demonstrated performance in providing engineering oversight to various size of jobs;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; previous experience making technical presentations to small and large audiences;
  • Experienced in the technical procurement process, including supplier qualification reviews, bid evaluations, review and acceptance of technical deliverables and monitoring contractor performance vs technical specifications;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CSA N286/N285 quality standards;
  • Demonstrated effective team leadership and team-building skills;
  • Experienced in performing electrical power studies using software such as ETAP;
  • Experienced in the maintenance of electrical systems or equipment; and
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team and interact with staff at various levels of the organization.
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