Electrical Lead Engineer

Full Time
Calgary, AB, Canada
Posted 3 days ago

Job Title: Electrical Lead Engineer

Department: Electrical

Reports to: Manager, Electrical Engineering

Location: Calgary, Alberta – Job is on site in Calgary Office

Equinox Engineering Ltd. is a Calgary-based EPC firm. We are a market leader in oil and gas processing specializing in facilities design, implementation and operational assistance for natural gas, conventional and heavy oil projects. Our clients include several of the largest oil & gas producers in Canada and worldwide, and we are currently executing a wide range of sweet gas, sour gas, conventional oil, heavy oil facility and pipeline projects.

The Opportunity:

Equinox is looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join our team with EPCM Experience.

Key Skills

  • Must have EPCM Experience.
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supervisory skills are an asset
  • Candidate must be proficient in high, medium, and low voltage power distribution design
  • Successful candidate will also be proficient in protective relaying, motor control systems, area classification specifications, electrical equipment sizing and PLCs
  • Must be familiar with electrical safety and code compliance requirements.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Main priorities involve preparation of key electrical documentation area classifications, fugitive emissions studies, single line diagrams, and load lists as well as electrical system studies such as short circuit calculations, time current coordination, load flow, motor starting and harmonic analysis using SKM and ETAP software. Prepare electrical load and equipment lists.
  • Provide electrical input into the detailed scope of work, design basis document and project execution plan.
  • Develop the electrical design for a project or proposal.
  • Determine the detailed engineering design criteria.
  • Analyze the designs of vendors or subcontractors providing specific equipment.
  • Review the work of others to ensure consistency and integrity of design throughout the project.
  • Ensure that all discipline deliverables are checked and verified.
  • Perform a lead role in the development of electrical MTOs and labour estimates.
  • Provide electrical input for DBM, detailed scope of work, and PEP coordinating with all concerned disciplines.
  • Prepare engineering man-hour estimates and provide input into project schedules.
  • Prepare and/or review electrical single line diagrams, wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Develop and evaluate electrical equipment and construction specifications
  • Perform engineering for procurement activities including MRQ/MRP development, technical evaluation / recommendation and vendor drawing approvals.
  • Perform engineering development of Construction Work Package, including project description, construction specifications, IFC drawings and material lists.
  • Provide engineering support during construction including field engineering, inspection and special studies.

Education and Qualifications

  • P. Eng. – Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 8 – 12 years oil and gas experience with EPCM background.  Supervisory skills are an asset.
  • Experience in Oil & Gas facility projects including some of the following areas: heavy oil facilities, well tie-ins, pipelines, compressor stations, and field gas processing facilities.
  • Experience with various electrical codes and standards (i.e. CSA, IEEE, API) Ability to coordinate other engineering disciplines required.
  • Equinox Success Statement

Equinox delivers focused & experienced premium teams customized with the best technical expertise to align with client culture and requirements to ensure successful projects on a repeatable basis.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Job Work TypeOn-Site

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