Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Lead Electrical Engineer within our Forest Industry business in our Vancouver, BC office. If you are looking for a challenging career and an opportunity to work with experts in the industry, we're the engineering firm for you.

Key responsibilities :
  • Providing Electrical Engineering leadership on Forest Industry/Pulp & Paper and heavy industrial projects
  • Providing project engineering and electrical discipline leadership
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior department members
  • Performing engineering design and related duties; including, power system studies, equipment specifications and selection, management of vendor / equipment suppliers, power distribution layouts, grounding, LV and MV motor sizing and selection, cable distribution design, schematic, single line, termination schedule and wiring design
  • Assisting with construction supervision as well as the commissioning of industrial electrical systems
  • Providing project estimating and study support
  • Identifying scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Maintaining and planning cost control for all scopes of work
  • Ensuring that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and Procedures
  • Providing technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel, as required
  • Reviewing, checking and approving work output of discipline assigned personnel, as required
  • Preparing estimates and schedules as well as assisting in their review

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university with P.Eng designation or ability to register as a Professional Engineer with EGBC.
  • US Professional Engineer (PE) is an asset
  • 10+ years direct industrial, mining or process plant experience
  • Experience with ETAP or similar software design tools are considered an asset
  • Experience with engineering database design tools (Smartplant Electric, Aveva Electrical, etc) are considered an asset
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D design/drafting techniques
  • Ability to provide technical leadership for the electrical components of multi-disciplinary industrial projects

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.