Company: Wood
Skills: Project Engineer, Supply & Distribution
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer, Transmission & Distribution. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this position is in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has overall responsibility for leading a team as well as Transmission and or Distribution projects from conception to construction. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

  • Leading engineering design on 12 kV to 500 kV overhead and underground transmission and substation projects from conceptual design stage through construction, including mentoring junior engineers and designers
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
  • Strong technical writing skills with the ability to lead the preparation of multi-discipline design report and commissioning documents
  • Writing and planning project scope, proposals, estimates, change notices, budgets and similar documents
  • Managing engineering costs and maintaining schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems
  • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions
  • Participating in client design and constructability review meetings, act as the main technical interface for local clients where required
  • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with internal groups and external contractors and clients
  • Traveling and visiting client sites and offices during project definition, detailed design and construction
  • Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications
  • Checking specifications, drawings, and test reports to ensure high quality design
  • Ensuring the latest safe practices and methods are integrated into the design
  • Fulfilling the duties of Professional Record for work within field of practice
  • Coordinating installation and commissioning activities with the utility and subcontractors
  • Responding to information requests from construction and ensuring project documentation is completed.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Canadian Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.) or the ability to register as a Professional Engineer with EGBC
  • BC Hydro experience is considered an asset
  • Experience with designing typical substation drawings such as one-line & phasing diagrams, layout plans, sections, ground grid layouts, grounding details, conduit & cable routing plans and details
  • Minimum 8 years of engineering experience in a Transmission and Distribution Utility, EPC or EPCM organization designing transmission and distribution projects
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience managing groups of engineers, designers and drafters
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • General understanding of electrical, civil, structural, and mechanical disciplines as they relate to the design of transmission and distribution projects for coordination purposes
  • Proven field experience with outage planning, construction sequencing and commissioning is considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of regulatory codes and standards, including CSA, NESC and ANSI / IEEE

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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