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Electrical Engineer Underground Mining Distribution
Date Posted
Saturday, January 06, 2018
Saint John's, NL
Oil & Gas, Exploration, Mining, Energy

Requisition ID: 8403 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location:St. John's, NL, Canada

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

SEM-Hatch has been retained as the Engineering and Project Management Contractor for the Voisey’s Bay Mine Expansion project.  We are looking for an Electrical Engineer for underground mining distribution. If you are looking for your next step in a progressive career, enjoy working with people in a team environment, and strive for excellence, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
  • Provide technical expertise with 15 kV underground mining electrical distribution system
  • Prepare, review, approve technical deliverables such as equipment specifications, engineering drawings and installation scope of work
  • Prepare equipment technical proposal evaluation
  • Review and approve vendor data
  • Provide construction site support and respond to field queries
  • Prepare a list of engineering deliverables and time based functions to facilitate the planning and control of the engineering budget
  • Review electrical technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc.)
  • Participate in electrical design reviews
  • Ensure coordination, between the electrical team and other disciplines, of all activities being performed as the design evolves
  • Promote and maintain the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of electrical engineering work

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc/B.Eng in electrical engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Registration as a professional engineer with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL)
  • EPCM experience with an underground mining low/medium voltage electrical distribution system
  • Very good knowledge of Canadian Electrical Codes and Standards, in particular CSA M421 related to use of electricity in mines
  • Strong deliverable focus and ability to plan the work
  • A high degree of understanding of interdisciplinary dependencies related to the discipline
  • High degree of experience with mining electrical equipment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong client focus

While we thank all respondents, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.