Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Protection & Controls Designer, Transmission & Distribution. Reporting to the P & C Manager, Transmission & Distribution, this position is located our Vancouver, B.C. office. This role involves the design of high voltage substation 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.

  • Participate in the design of protection, control and metering systems for electrical substations of 12 to 500 kV
  • Assist lead designers with design tasks related to substation protection & control. These may include:
    - Preparation of engineering drawings such as panel layouts, AC & DC schematics, wiring diagrams and cable schedules using CAD software and with support from drafter
    - Preparation of engineering calculations
    - Development of material take-offs and bill of materials
    - Handling of project drawings and documents, including assisting with issuing deliverable packages
  • Travel and visit to client sites during various project stages
  • Participate in internal and client technical meetings
  • Manage own time to deliver tasks on-time and on-budget

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Diploma from a recognized institution
  • 1-2 years of engineering work experience preferably in power/distribution and consulting engineering fields
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellence in writing reports and reviews
  • Familiarity with utility substation protection and control design is considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Proven ability in analyzing and solving technical problems
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD - an asset
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (ex. Project, Excel, Word, etc.)

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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