Junior Electrical Power Systems Designer - Port Elgin office (Fixed Term)
, 281 Goderich St, Port Elgin, ON, CA
3d ago

Job Description

SNC-Lavalin is one of Canada's largest private sector nuclear engineering groups. We have been providing a wide range of services to the nuclear industry in Canada and around the world since for more than 60 years.

We are proud to be the steward of Canadian CANDU nuclear technology and to apply our extensive knowledge to service the BWR / PWR market.

Our expertise includes : Nuclear Steam Plant (NSP) engineering, Balance of Plant (BOP) engineering, Plant Life Management and Extension, Retube Tooling Systems, Inspection and Maintenance Services, Steam Generator Replacement, Plant Equipment Refurbishment and Retrofits.

SNC-Lavalin has opened a local office in Port Elgin to provide more effective project execution, and integration with Bruce Power (BP).

SNC-Lavalin intends to continue to expand our local team to support Bruce Power’s multi-year Life Extension program. The intent is to draw upon the deep CANDU engineering knowledge from SNC-Lavalin’s resources and Bruce Power experience to increase the capability of the Port Elgin office with dedicated and experienced resources.

SNC-Lavalin is currently looking for a Junior Electrical Engineer (PG1 or PG2) to join our engineering team in Port Elgin office.

This position is for a 2-year term, but can be extended or transferred to a permanent position depending on the business or project needs.

Please note Internal candidates will be considered for assignments with varying duration and if requested, permanent positions.

The anticipated work scopes include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Provide engineering design and modifications for all safety or non-safety related electrical systems and equipment for both Bruce A and Bruce B stations following BP procedures (e.
  • g., BP-PRO-00539, etc.);
  • Support BP life extension program;
  • Support BP routine operation / maintenance services based on the request;
  • Support BP planned or unplanned outages; and
  • Provide necessary engineering field services and supports during construction and installation, procurement, commissioning, AFS, closeout, etc.
  • Job Responsibilities

    This position is for a junior or entry level personal who is self-motivated and willing to develop his / her career and experience in nuclear field.

    The candidate shall be able to follow the instruction from a qualified professional engineer to complete the assigned electrical and equipment related scopes or tasks and develop necessary engineering design documentation as required.

    The qualified individual will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following :

  • Perform engineering work following SNC-Lavalin / Candu Energy QA programs, and applicable codes, standards, and regulation requirements;
  • Coordinate and interface with client, suppliers, stakeholders and other design disciplines or department to execute assigned engineering work;
  • Involve conceptual, preliminary and / or detailed design for the modification of electrical systems, including but not limited to Class I, II, II and IV Electrical distribution systems for the plant, electrical systems for ancillary building and facilities and electrical equipment such as motors, standby generators, main generators, uninterruptible power supplies, switchgear and MCCs, wiring and cabling, cable trays and conduits, lighting, grounding and lightning protection, containment penetrations, protective relays and associated cabinets including Main Control Room (MCR) panel changes and connection hardware, etc.;
  • Prepare Design Change Package (DCP) and Design Change Notice (DCN) packages following BP procedures;
  • Prepare technical documents, such as : engineering drawings, change paper markups, ETAP studies, calculations, design / analysis reports, design requirements, design manuals, bill of materials, technical specifications, load lists, commissioning specifications, etc.;
  • Prepare requisitions or Engineering Quotation Requests (EQR) for equipment and materials to support procurement;
  • Provide technical guidance and instruction to Designers / Drafters if required;
  • Perform field walk-downs during different design phases as required;
  • Assist field construction and execution activities, such as : field changes, design revisions, commissioning, AFS, closeout, etc.; and
  • Complete the assigned scopes or tasks within given budget and schedule, and in good quality.
  • Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree in electrical from an accredited university or equivalent degree as recognized by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO);
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario;
  • 1 - 3 years of related work experience in electrical power distribution system and equipment within a heavy industrial environment such as : mining, oil & gas, power, etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of CANDU nuclear electrical systems and associated equipment is preferable;
  • Working knowledge of IEEE, CSA and other applicable industry codes and standards, the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, and applicable CNSC regulatory and consultative documents;
  • Working knowledge of operator interface requirements for electrical systems and system and equipment environmental qualification requirements as applied to the nuclear field;
  • Understanding of or experience with BP risk based Engineering Change Control (ECC) modification process is an asset;
  • Shall have fundamental technical knowledge to resolve engineering issues or technical problems;
  • Shall have excellent communication and technical writing skills;
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment;
  • Site experience in construction, or commissioning of plant electrical systems and equipment for nuclear or other heavy industries would be an asset; and
  • Willing to become a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW).
  • Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.

    Job Type

    Contractual (Fixed Term)

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