Electrical Drafter

Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation (Primary) is a growth-oriented industry leader providing professional electrical engineering and construction services and specializing in emerging marketplaces across Western Canada.

We offer design and design/build services for all types of electric utility distribution, transmission and substation infrastructure to a wide variety of clients including electric utility companies, developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, oil companies, government, and contractors. We are driven to build long term relationships with our customers and employees. The freedom to innovate and improve everything we touch, has attracted some of the best young professional minds to our company.

We have an opening for an experienced Electrical Designer. You will be responsible for providing overhead and underground electric utility design in the Kootenay Area of BC.

Typical responsibilities may include:
• Design of:
• Underground and overhead electrical distribution infrastructure (4kV – 25kV system voltages)
• Street lighting systems
• Research and standards development
• AutoCAD drafting
• Customer meetings and site inspections
• Project schedule management and tracking
• Design coordination with customers, municipal authorities, other utilities & various project stakeholders
• Electrical and mechanical engineering calculations for underground and overhead systems
• Pull and voltage drop calculations
• PLS-CADD modeling
• Material take-offs from design and project estimating
• Other duties as required by senior engineering staff, including contract administration

The eligible candidate should possess:
• Technologist Diploma or Engineering Technologist Diploma from a recognized college or technical institution (Civil or Electrical preferred)
• Great interpersonal skills with the ability to develop business relationships conducted in a professional manner
• Strong collaborative skills and willingness to liaise with other disciplines (marketing, drafting, construction, survey, and civil) to ensure projects are accurate, compliant, on-time and on-budget
• Demonstrated self-motivation and drive for improvement
• Class 5 driver’s license

A few qualifications that would help you succeed:
• Experience working in the electric utility or related engineering environment, ideally with experience in design and cost estimating of electrical distribution projects
• Familiarization with FortisBC and BC Hydro design and construction standards
• Experience with AutoCAD, Small World GIS, PLS-CADD, CYME, AGI32 and MS Office and distribution design software
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
• Have shown leadership skills by participating in extra-curricular events, and volunteer work

Primary offers a highly competitive compensation package including, competitive salaries, bonuses, Health & Dental benefits, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, Company Matching RRSP, Health Care Spending Account, Flex days, and a number of career and professional development opportunities

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to [email protected]

**Please Note, you must be a Canadian Citizen or have a valid work permit**

We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

*Please see www.primaryeng.com for this and other positions we are recruiting.

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Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Apr 23, 2019
Exp. Date:May 23, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3827552