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Senior Electrical Engineer

September 20 2022
Categories Electrical, Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Sudbury, ON

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

Work location: Sudbury

Job Description

The ideal candidate is a “seller-doer” professional who is equally comfortable in leading design projects and using his or her professional network of clients to generate requests for proposals, prepare and present proposals, and lead work execution. We provide a collaborative work environment, an engaged and collegial workforce and work/life flexibility. This is a rare opportunity to develop your career and at the same time directly contribute to the firm’s growth and development.

In your role as a Senior Engineer, you will contribute to proposals, technology selection, and the interconnection process and provide electrical solutions to clients.

The successful candidate will work on the following:

  • Develop and maintain lasting client relationships
  • Network with clients to assess their needs and solicit request for proposals
  • Define the scope of projects and proposals
  • Lead engineering projects, design reviews and prepare technical reports
  • Plan and coordinate work, from studies to commissioning
  • Develop technical documents and provide technical training in this field of expertise
  • Participate in the preparation of engineering studies: impact analysis, ground grid study, protection study, arc flash study, etc.
  • Prepare detailed engineering designs and technical specifications for construction
  • Assign and review the work of junior engineers (engineers-in-training), technicians and drafters assigned to projects and assess technical scope
  • Provide commissioning support


  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Collaborative team player
  • Drive to excel and business acumen
  • Action oriented
  • Ability to make quality decisions
  • Ability to develop direct reports and others
  • Independent worker
  • Agile


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Member of a Canadian professional engineering association
  • Practical experience in heavy industrial sectors: mining, oil and gas, electric power (electrical distribution and infrastructure of underground and open-pit mines, protection and control (P&C), electrical arrangement, equipment specifications, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Ontario utilities standards (SIA/CIA studies, interconnections process with the IESO and utilities, ESA requirements)
  • Onsite experience and work safety
  • Experience in troubleshooting, commissioning and system installation
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Availability to occasionally travel to client locations and BBA's offices as dictated by project needs
  • Asset: Experience in a consulting engineering environment
  • Asset: Experience performing cost estimates and preparing and presenting proposals
  • Asset: A second or third language (French and/or Spanish)

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.