Our client, one of the largest electrical energy suppliers in Canada, has an immediate need for Protection & Control Engineer. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Burnaby, British Columbia
The work is focused on the protection and control systems related to generating units and associated auxiliary equipment and required requires experience with the design of Generation protection and control systems in electrical utility Generating stations.
The work is focused on the protection and control systems related to generating units and associated auxiliary equipment.
Prepare project documentation and deliverables in accordance with project and Engineering Design Practices (i.e. evaluation reports, specifications, proposals, estimates, design basis', calculations, hazard logs, test plans).
Prepare design work packages including scope, duration, and level of effort estimates.
Prepare signed/sealed engineering deliverables as a Professional of Record (PoR) in accordance with EGBC and Design Practices.
Provide technical assistance and construction support in the field and undertake field reviews as required by EGBC.
Prepare detailed designs and documentation for protection and control systems in substations with operating voltages from 12 kV to 500 kV in accordance with and industry standards and practices.
Prepare detailed design packages (equipment layouts, single line diagrams, ac/dc schematics diagrams, cable schedules, wiring diagrams, material lists, external connections) required to install or modify equipment, including interfacing to the existing station systems, ready to issue and archive in the Drawing file system.
Specify and procure materials, panel assemblies and other related equipment.
Providing technical review of designs prepared by others following established practices.
Prepare reports detailing condition assessment investigations of facility equipment and systems, evaluation and analysis of the investigation, and recommendations to address any deficiencies found.
Provide technical guidance during equipment installation, calibration and commissioning.
Prepare commissioning test plans and summary of requirements documentation.
Provide training for end-users and peers on the theory and operational use of the installed or modified equipment/systems.
This role requires experience with the design of Generation protection and control systems in electrical utility Generating stations.
Must have 4+ yrs experience as an electrical engineer
Must have P.Eng
Must Provide Proof of Permit to Practice, registered with EGBC once hired
Experience with automation design is preferred
Programming experience in PLC is preferred
Electrical utility design experience is an asset
Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards
Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software
Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
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.
The position is office based and is expected to be a normal work week.
The resource must be located in the lower mainland or willing to relocate to the lower mainland to be considered.
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