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Junior Electrical Engineer

February 2 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Trail, BC • Full time

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

Your future role on our team

Our Western Canadian Electrical Engineering Team is growing! Our growth in the Energy, Industrial and Mining sectors leads us to search for passionate, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals with remarkable team spirit. As an Junior Electrical Engineer in our Trail office, you will contribute to the execution of projects related to electrical systems that will encourage you to excel, both at the office and on site. You’ll also have opportunities to work closely with colleagues from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Sudbury, Montréal, Mont-Saint-Hilaire and Labrador City. Your achievements and efforts to help our clients with their success will be recognized and rewarded. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing skills.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Work collaboratively with clients, project managers, engineers, designers and drafters in the preparation of deliverables to BBA and client standards
  • Prepare and present engineering deliverables such as reports, studies, estimates, budgets, schedules, drawings, calculations, specifications, quotations, and proposals
  • Perform electrical studies such as load flow, short circuit, protection, arc flash, and grounding
  • Develop and implement work methods for the execution of project work
  • Perform site inspections, testing and commissioning at client sites
  • Plan and monitor work assignments
  • Proactively communicate with internal and external stakeholders

In addition to the technical responsibilities of this position, we are looking for individuals who have experience and interest in taking on leadership responsibilities



Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Ability to share and pass on knowledge
  • Results-driven
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Constantly seeking sustainable and agile solutions

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • For this position, we are looking for candidates with the following experience
  • Electrical Engineering Degree, or similar
  • 0 to 4 years of relevant project experience
  • Registered or able to register with EGBC as an EIT
  • A valid class 5 BC driver’s licence
  • Excellent communication skills with high competency in English (both spoken and written)
  • Ability to travel on short notice to customer sites and other BBA offices
  • Experience preparing, editing and reviewing technical documents such as drawings, studies, reports, specifications, calculations, plans, and instructions
  • Experience with power system studies such as load flow, protection, arc flash, grounding, NERC compliance

The following experience will be valued, but is not necessary:

  • Practical knowledge and experience with generation, transmission and distribution power systems
  • Knowledge of HV/MV/LV electrical equipment specifications, testing and commissioning
  • Knowledge of standards and codes such as IEEE, IEC, CEC or NEC
  • Experience with ETAP, PSSE, SKM Power Tools, CYME, DSA Tools, WinIGS, or other software packages
  • Experience collecting field data
  • Experience with MATLAB and Python

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Access to many experts and coaching
  • A collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • A vibrant social club with something for everyone
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy


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.

Apply now!