Electrical Engineer
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Chalk River, Ontario, Canada
5d ago


A member of a multi-disciplinary branch providing integrated project management, engineering, design and construction services for nuclear and non-nuclear facilities, and R&D experiments at the CRL site.

Under general direction from the Branch Manager, the employee will contribute to the development of conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs of electrical power systems.


  • Design of retrofits and modifications to existing electrical engineering systems.
  • Design of electrical distribution systems, medium and low voltage (Class I through Class IV) power supply systems, alarm systems, lighting systems etc.
  • Specification of technical components for electrical systems.
  • Perform electrical power studies (e.g. load flow, short circuit, coordination and arc flash) using power studies software (preferably ETAP).
  • Preparation of design documentation including design plans, concept reports, design requirements, design descriptions, design manuals, design guides, technical specifications, and technical notes.
  • Preparation of project documents including customer proposals, work plans, schedules and estimates.
  • Engineering support during the construction, installation and commissioning project phases.
  • Customer liaison.
  • Develop engineering specifications and standards facilitating a consistent design approach.
  • Education

  • Bachelor (Honours) degree in electrical engineering from a university of recognized standing with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Member of a provincial professional engineering association or registered in PEO Engineer Internship Training Program.
  • Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Engineering oversight experience to various sizes of jobs is considered an asset.
  • Experienced in performing electrical power studies using software such as ETAP.
  • Experienced in the maintenance of electrical systems or equipment.
  • Abilities and Skills

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in technical matters, to routinely solve technical problems and to make recommendations.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills; previous experience making technical presentations to small and large audiences.
  • Job / Industry Specific Knowledge

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering codes and standards used in the design, construction, and commissioning of industrial facilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CSA N286 / N285 quality standards is preferable.
  • Excellent knowledge of CNL’s engineering practices, organization and quality management program is preferable.
  • An excellent understanding of the regulatory and QA requirements is required.
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