Senior Engineer Electrical, Instrumentation and Control
Montreal, QC, CA
4d ago

Senior Engineer Electrical, Instrumentation and Control

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Company Description

    Being part of a growing company in the cleantech sector and contributing to the global transition to a circular economy appeals to you?

    That’s exactly what our employees do every day when they come to work. Enerkem is based on a revolutionary idea : transforming non-recyclable and non-compostable waste into clean fuels and renewable chemicals.

    Our Canadian-born solution offers an innovative and sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration while reducing dependency on fossil fuels.

    We operate the world's first commercial-scale waste-to-biofuel facility right here in Alberta, where we convert the City of Edmonton's municipal solid waste into clean ethanol.

    Such an ambitious mission requires people who strive to make a difference. Our employees are the best in their field; they are resilient and passionate contributors who transform challenges into opportunities.

    Our culture values individual ideas and contributions for the company’s success. It’s a place where you can lead and inspire others within a creative and dynamic team.

    Enerkem subscribes to the principle of equity in employment. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that offers equal opportunities for all, where people of diverse backgrounds and characteristics feel valued, respected, supported and can thrive.

    These values, which reflect the talent, experience and qualities of our employees, allows us to get the best out of each and every one of us.


    You are recognized for your excellent ability to collaborate within a multidisciplinary team; there is little you don't know about electrical, instrumentation and control engineering activities.

    You also have good experience in project management. Plus, you're looking to make an impact in your job, your work environment, and on the world too, by working for a company that takes innovation to the next level.


    Upon your arrival, you will support the electrical, instrumentation and control engineering team in the delivery of Enerkem projects.

    You may be called upon to play a leadership role in carrying out projects. You will report to the Chief, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control.

    This is an opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic team while enriching your career and working on Enerkem's unique disruptive technology.

    Your role and responsibilities will be :

  • Define and review Enerkem standards in electricity, instrumentation and control (EIC);
  • Develop and design deliverables (plans, drawings and diagrams) of electrical equipment, control systems and process instruments;
  • Participate in the preparation of specifications and the selection of electrical, control and process instrumentation systems;
  • Contribute to establishing and managing project budgets and schedules;
  • Get involved, review and comment on project cost estimates, while knowing how to be creative in order to optimize costs;
  • Share and implement the objective of delivering factories in modules understand the impact of modularization for the realization of EIC engineering;
  • Produce preliminary and detailed engineering outsourcing quotes for calls for tenders with consulting engineering firms;
  • clarify, analyze and develop the grant recommendation based on the needs of the project;
  • Ensure technical follow-up of external engineering services related to the realization of projects;
  • Provide technical support during the workshop manufacturing of EIC equipment and plant modules, as well as during construction, including on-site support during commissioning;
  • The desired candidate could also be required to take on the following responsibilities :
  • Follow up on the delivery of deliverables (plans and specifications) for a project,
  • Establish the management of the priorities of the team members involved in a project,
  • Be responsible for the quality control of EIC engineering documents,
  • Participate in the assignment of resources and the maintenance of the resource plan;
  • Travel to customers and suppliers to participate in project-related activities.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering,
  • Member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec (OIQ),
  • More than ten (10) years of experience in electrical engineering, instrumentation and control in an industrial context,
  • Experience in managing plant or construction projects,
  • Experience in process plant modularization an asset,
  • Experience in the field of refining, petrochemical and chemical processes an asset,
  • Knowledge of the Bentley Autoplant Suite an asset.
  • Additional Information

  • Discipline and leadership Motivated to achieve goals and meet challenges
  • Creativity and Innovation Propose innovative solutions to solve problems
  • Collaboration - Strong aptitude for teamwork and multidisciplinary work
  • Values the customer approach in its internal and external relations
  • Communication Clearly and effectively informing the stakeholders involved
  • Sense of urgency Manage time and priorities effectively
  • Self-fulfillment Sets high standards for excellence
  • Be able to manage multiple files with little supervision
  • Bilingual (French and English) both orally and in writing.
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