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Power Engineers Senior Substation Civil Engineer in Airdrie, Alberta

Senior Substation Civil Engineer



Department:PECan Power Delivery Substation Group I


Senior SubstationCivil Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers Canada is currently seeking an experienced, energetic, self-starting Senior Substation Civil Engineer with a strong civil/structural engineering background to perform engineering design activities for electrical substations. This position is in the Substation Department of our Power Delivery Division in Airdrie, Alberta.Responsibilities

  • Leading other engineers, designers, and drafters and self-performing substation civil design including preparation of steel performance drawings, fabrication drawings, foundation design, and construction observation.

  • Development of civil construction specifications, cost estimates, engineering proposals, and project schedules.

  • Coordination with all disciplines contributing to electrical substation design.

  • Constructability of electrical substations.

  • Preparation of calculation packages to satisfy client and code requirements.

  • Occasional travel will be required.

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Professional Engineering license (P.Eng. required, U.S. state P.E. desired).

  • 8 + years civil design experience.

  • Mechanical reasoning skills and attention to detail.

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.

Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience in electric utility substation design (15kV through 500kV) a plus.

  • Experience with RISA, MatchCAD, LPile, and Civil 3D are beneficial.

  • Geotechnical background.

  • Ability to successfully participate in multiple projects concurrently and manage budgets and schedules.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.