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14423 - Project Engineer - Stations Equipment

  • LocationBurnaby, BC - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 6DPGD
  • Category: Engineering

Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for Project Engineer - Stations Equipment. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Burnaby, British Columbia


  • Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for projects and operations.
  • Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks.
  • Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion 
  • Participate in engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capability at .
  • Deliver exceptional customer service by communicating with stakeholders and performing activities such as defining the scope of engineering/geoscience services to be provided, establishing the basic design criteria with the client, approving all related technical documentation, and assessing and reporting on work progress against standards, objectives, and specifications to support completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time.


  • 8 years of substation engineering experience including significant time working in the electrical utility industry
  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline such as electrical, civil, or structural.
  • Good working experience in leading multi-discipline design teams and in protection, control, and telecom systems.
  • Must have P.Eng and be licensed to practice in BC
  • Must Provide Proof of Permit to Practice, registered with EGBC when hired 
  • Must have a digital signature / seal
  • Solid electric utility engineering background with the ability to think from a transmission system and operations perspective as well as an ability to understand the interactions and priorities of multi-discipline projects
  • Good working knowledge project management principles and roles
  • Good working knowledge of design and transmission lines, an asset
  • Previous Hydro experience will be considered an asset

Additional Information

  • Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.
  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to the Vancouver area during the assignment
  • Must have own laptop/phone for the assignment

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.