Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Protection and Controls Engineer, Transmission & Distribution. Reporting to the P & C Manager, Transmission & Distribution, this position is located in our Calgary, AB office. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

  • Design protection, control and metering systems for electrical substations of 12 to 500 kV
  • Develop protection application documents, one-lines, schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts and IED settings for power system protective relaying and metering systems
  • Prepare and review drawing lists, engineering documents, specifications, and inspection and testing plans/procedures
  • Write and plan project scope(s), staging plans, test plans, proposals, estimates, schedules, and budgets
  • Review design documentation with the Owner's Engineer to ensure the design satisfies the project's requirements
  • Review of vendor documents against specifications
  • Prepare material take offs for all P & C equipment, as well as ordering materials through the procurement group
  • Perform factory inspections of P & C equipment
  • Coordinate construction and commissioning activities with utility clients and subcontractors
  • Respond to information requests from construction sites and complete project documentation, including as-builts, calculations and returning data to clients
  • Travel to site and liaising with internal groups, external contractors and clients
  • Enhance and maintain relationships with internal groups as well as external contractors and clients
  • Lead projects from conception through construction and commissioning, including mentoring junior engineers and designers

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Professional Engineering designation or the ability to register as a professional with APEGA and EGBC
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the United States is considered an asset
  • 5-7 years of protection, control and metering experience in a Transmission & Distribution Utility or EPC organization designing substations
  • Proven working experience of relay setting and coordination including ASPEN as well as SEL and GE relay protection systems is considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation, Elecdes, AutoCAD Electrical - an asset
  • Experience interfacing design with other substation engineering disciplines such electrical and telecom
  • Proven field experience with outage planning, construction sequencing and commissioning is considered an asset
  • Familiarity with utility P&C maintenance and operational practices is considered an asset
  • Training and courses in areas of protection & control design would be considered a strong asset
  • Excellence in writing reports and reviews

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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