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

Requisition ID: 8402 

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 Lead Engineer for the project office based in St. John's. 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:

  • Manage a group of designers /engineers in the execution of the project scope
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule
  • Manage a list of engineering deliverables and time based functions and monitor progress on a weekly basis
  • Maintain the project scope of work documentation and revisions as required during the design evolution
  • Review and execute the electrical and layout design criteria documents
  • Review electrical technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc.)
  • Represent the electrical practice in weekly engineering coordination meetings
  • Participate in electrical design reviews
  • Ensure coordination, between the electrical team and other disciplines, of all activities being performed as the design evolves
  • Ensure that quality audits of engineering work are carried out in accordance with project procedures and the quality assurance plan
  • Promote and maintain the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of electrical engineering work
  • Ensure that all work designed, manufactured and supplied in the electrical engineering discipline complies with the relevant sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
  • Participation in the compilation of the client Project Safety Management Plan with specific reference to switching, isolation and lockout procedures.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc/B.Eng in electrical engineering
  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Registration as a professional engineer with the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL)
  • Experience within an EPCM in low/medium/high voltage distribution in heavy industrial environment
  • Strong management skills, deliverable focus and ability to plan the work
  • A high degree of understanding of interdisciplinary dependencies related to the discipline
  • Good understanding of procurement, contracting and commissioning methodologies
  • Technical exposure to the equipment technologies related to the project
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Well developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

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.