Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Graduate Electrical Engineers to join the Engineering team(s) within our Conventional Energy offices based in Calgary, Alberta.

The closing date for online applications for this posting is February 28, 2020 .

Starting your career at Wood

Our business is evolving at an incredible pace creating awesome career opportunities for those taking the first big step of their career journey. We constantly embrace change and never stand still; as a result, we are in search of our next generation of brilliant employees.

At Wood, your early career journey will be one of learning, discovery and development. You will drive your own career, get involved in the action from the word go, take on complex challenges and share innovative ways of working to enhance the performance of a number of our customers. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact with an organization that truly cares about industry challenges and to making a difference in the communities in which we operate.

Wood is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and inclusive working environment. We recognize that each of us has many different diverse traits which shape our view of the world, our perspective and our approach.

Skills / Qualifications

  • You possess an appetite to learn and a willingness to jump in for on-the-job training.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSc, BEng in Electrical or equivalent with some relevant experience
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada at time of application

Role-Specific Skills:
  • Intellectually capable, demonstrates the application of theory in a practical context.
  • Professional demeanor, interpersonal skills.
  • Able to demonstrate a level of team working skills.
  • Problem solver that is curious in their approach with the capacity to grow and develop.
  • Confidence to ask questions, seek help, make decisions and challenge the norm.
  • Demonstrates integrity, honesty and humility and is able to progressively demonstrate application in work execution.
  • Interacts with team members in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Proactive self-starter that is driven to succeed with a positive attitude.
  • Flexible, adaptable and open minded.
  • Progressively demonstrates an increasing level of competence in the application of standards, processes and procedures and how they are used in work execution.

Key Responsibilities for those selected as part of our Early Careers Program
  • Interact with multi-discipline engineering teams.
  • Demonstrate understanding of and work to discipline specific procedures.
  • Actively progress through the requirements to achieve Professional Engineer status in the relevant province (i.e., APEGA in Alberta)
  • Showing an enthusiasm to learn.
  • Executing assigned personal objectives.
  • Executing assigned work tasks.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate across the project / client interfaces.
  • Engage with inter-discipline community.
  • Establishing an awareness of external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, vendors, client interface (as appropriate and requested).
  • Help prepare Electrical data sheets, load list, equipment list.
  • Learn and prepare Electrical calculations such as Equipment sizing, voltage drop, lighting calculations, cable sizing and equipment sizing.
  • Work in ETAP model and power system studies.

Subject Matter Expertise:
  • Demonstrates an increasing level of knowledge of regulatory framework and associated legislation.
  • Progressively demonstrates an increasing level of competence in own discipline in the execution of assigned tasks.
  • Progressively demonstrates an increasing level of knowledge of industry and technology development within discipline area.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.

On top of a competitive starting salary and various benefits, we create opportunities for you to connect, learn and grow. You will have the opportunity to network with great minds, through the support of your colleagues and through peer to peer relationships within our early careers network.

Please upload your profile as an 'expression of interest' to join Wood's graduate opportunities within this posting. In your cover letter please include your preferred work location(s), your area of interest within the discipline and the type of employment you are seeking (internship/full time).

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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