Electrical Engineer Job in Edmonton for BBA inc. | Jobs.ca

Electrical Engineer

November 30 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Electrical, Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Edmonton, AB

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

Job Description

The successful candidate will be an active member of the Electrical team designing electrical packages. A strong knowledge in HV/MV applications for both industrial and/ or Utility applications. The candidate will work alongside other disciplines to ensure an integrated design meeting the needs of the client.

The engineer will work with the following:

  • Design Substation operating single line diagram, layout, sections, rigid/flexible bus, installation details, and bill of material.
  • Control/Switchgear building electrical layout, sections, bill of material and specification;
    Equipment specification, vendor bid evaluation, inspection and factory acceptance test, and vendor drawing review.
  • Cable sizing, routing and design; outdoor and indoor cable tray/trench/conduit system design.
  • Grounding study and grounding grid design.
  • Lightning protection study and design.
  • Outdoor and indoor lighting system design.
  • AC/DC system calculation and design.
  • Modification of existing installations to incorporate new equipment.
  • Equipment structure and foundation, substation civil design interface.
  • Protection and control, SCADA/communication interface.
  • Develop proposal, cost estimates.
  • Develop reports for various project stages: DBM, concept select, FEED.

Work schedule : 37.5h


  • Entrepreneurial, ambitious, client focused and quality driven
  • Proactive, take initiative and have analytical and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable to various environments and situations
  • Ability to build positive peer relationships
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Be an active member in the electrical community and technical organizations


  • Undergraduate Electrical/ Mechanical engineering degree with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience.
  • Strong understanding of CSA standards, IEEE standards, NFPA, IEC, etc related to substation equipment selection
  • Field experience with industrial or Utility installations
  • Self starter who takes ownership and accountability for work tasks and deliverables
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact with client and understand concerns and provide solutions while developing relationships
  • Strong technical and report writing skills
  • AutoCAD/MicroStation experience is preferred
  • Registered with APEGA or eligible for immediate registration.

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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