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Lead Electrical Engineer

Position: Contract opportunity for extension

Location: Markham, Ontario

Our client is seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer who will lead small to medium projects for the Electrical discipline and interface well with the customer and coordinate with the rest of the project team.


  • The candidate will lead small to medium projects for the Electrical discipline and interface well with the customer and coordinate with the rest of the project team.
  • Take responsibility for the Electrical engineering and design team assigned to and their design output with respect to quality, cost, and schedule requirements for specific projects.
  • Support the Technical Integrity role for the Electrical discipline.
  • Ensure all engineering and design work performed adjusts to quality, cost, and schedule requirements.
  • Ensure all design work is safe and carried out in a safe manner.
  • Ensure all design work conforms to the codes and standards used by the client, or to agreed industry standards.
  • Self-motivated individuals with a desire to solve complex engineering problems, show effective team leadership and communication skills will be ideally suitable for this role.


  • Serve as Lead Engineer and supervises the work of other engineers, designers, drafting and GID (Global Integrated Delivery) team.
  • Perform designing/engineering work/deliverables as part of the Electrical team.
  • Ability to interpret client specifications.
  • Coordinate/Communicate with other disciplines and the client.
  • Support Scope definition, estimation, and progress control of Electrical engineering activities.
  • Support/ensure resource allocation based on project schedule requirements
  • Lead RFP, Estimations, Detailed Engineering, and field support project activities
  • Familiarity of applicable codes and Mining standards to support engineering deliverables
  • Familiarity of client standards and ability to interpret client specifications.
  • Support quality assurance and verification role on engineering deliverables
  • Quality Assurance – Responsible for working, and getting team members working with you, within the provisions and guidelines of the Worley Quality Assurance system
  • Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions.
  • Assist and support junior/intermediate/senior personnel within the Electrical engineering team.
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments and technical innovations in Electrical engineering.
  • Resolves discrepancies between Worley and its Customer’s requirements.
  • Ensure the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports, and follow required checking procedures.
  • May be required to provide assistance and advice during procurement, construction, and commissioning activities.
  • Provide construction management support for clients as required.
  • Liaise with clients, vendors, engineers, and other disciplines.
  • Participate in the professional development of less experienced members of the department/team.


  • Minimum 15 – 25 years of engineering experience in electrical engineering
  • P. Eng (Ontario) designation preferred or to be able to register
  • University graduate in Electrical Engineering or Applied Science is required
  • Experience in the Nuclear Industry (Power Plants) will be an asset
  • Leadership role supporting multiple small to mid-sized projects
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation would be an asset/preferable.
  • Previous site experience will be an asset.
  • Familiar with digital tools, digitization and data acquisition experience are an asset
  • Strong knowledge on the development of the following deliverables.
    • MV and LV systems
    • Protection & Control
    • HV knowledge an asset/preferable
    • Single line diagrams, schematics, interconnection and wiring diagram
    • Layouts – lighting and grounding, cable routing design
    • Substation and MCC design
    • Area classification per code requirements
    • Electrical calculations
    • Power System Studies
    • HVAC, Ventilation, and Fire Alarm/control system Experience
  • Revamp and grassroots project experience
  • Preparation of Specifications and Contract Documentation.
  • Prepare electrical design and calculations in accordance with the relevant Canadian Codes / Standards and client preferences.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, regulations, and practices.
  • Working knowledge of Power System software ,ETAP will be an asset
  • Team player, with excellent organizational, communication, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Computer Aided Design software.
  • Basic knowledge of SmartPlant Electrical software.

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