Electrical Engineer

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.

Vancouver, BC





Klohn Crippen Berger’s Power and Transportation Business Unit, based in Vancouver, provides engineering and environmental services through five integrated groups; hydro, marine, transportation, geostructures, and the resource sector. The Power and Transportation Business Unit is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to join Klohn Crippen Berger and participate in the final design of multiple water management, mine, and hydro projects. This position requires strong electrical design skills, and demonstrated experience in applying those skills to the design.

This position offers an excellent opportunity within the company and become a key member of our electrical and controls design team. You will be a part of a dynamic company that strives to ensure both employee and client satisfaction through successful implementation of our clients’ projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform electrical design for water management systems and other projects, including:
    • Engineering calculations.
    • Cable schedules.
    • Routing and interconnection designs.
    • Lighting design.
    • Grounding design.
    • Power distribution plans.
    • Control system architecture development.
    • System commissioning, etc.
  • Prepare detailed electrical and controls drawings including:
    • Single line diagrams.
    • Electrical distribution.
    • Motor schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Lighting and equipment layouts.
    • Grounding layouts.
    • Raceway layouts.
    • Control panel layouts.
    • Control system loop diagrams.
    • Controls system block diagrams, etc.
  • Prepare technical specifications and tender packages for equipment including:
    • Control systems.
    • Medium and low voltage switchgear.
    • Low voltage motor control centres.
    • Grounding, lightning, etc.
  • Review of technical submissions from vendors and contractors.
  • Ensure objectives for project deliverables, budget, and schedules are met and client expectations are fulfilled.
  • Ensure work is compliant with Klohn Crippen Berger’s Integrated Management System.
  • Work with other electrical and controls design personnel working on common design tasks.

If you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering and have a minimum of five years of experience in electrical engineering design for industrial projects, we want to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • P.Eng. registration or eligible for registration in BC and/or Alberta.
  • An understanding of regulatory design codes with particular emphasis on requirements for CSA, IEEE and NEMA standards.
  • A good understanding of all phases of project development from concept through design and construction.
  • An understanding of other engineering disciplines and how they fit together within a multi-discipline project team.
  • Proven capabilities to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

Requirements for employment with KCB:

The successful candidate will possess a valid Class 5 British Columbia Driver’s License, may be required to work in the field, and may be required to work on the following types of projects:
  • Hydroelectric facilities, dams, and reservoirs.
  • Oil sands and Shale Gas energy projects.
  • Pipeline infrastructure.
  • Mining infrastructure including tailings disposal facilities.

About Us:

Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with four major business units providing engineering, geoscience, and environmental services in the mining, hydropower, transportation, ports, geotechnical, oil sands, oil and gas, environmental, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Canada, Australia, Peru, and Brazil. Klohn Crippen Berger is a member of the Louis Berger Group, a leading international consulting firm with more than 80 offices worldwide. Klohn Crippen Berger is a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

Klohn Crippen Berger’s Power and Transportation Business Unit provides multi-discipline engineering services for projects in a variety of market sectors. Our Engineering disciplines include civil, structural, geotechnical, mechanical, electrical, hydrotechnical engineering, and environmental services.
  • Our bridge engineering group designs new bridges, bridge rehabilitations, and performs construction engineering.
  • Our hydroelectric team performs all phases of design for hydroelectric projects for large utilities and smaller independent power projects.
  • Our structural capabilities include design and rehabilitation, seismic analysis and design, and all elements of heavy industrial engineering.
  • Our ports and harbors group is a leader in the development of major facilities on Canada’s coasts and internationally.
  • Our mining design team is involved in a wide variety of projects including mine tailings for mineral and oil sands mining clients both in Canada and internationally. 
We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer professional career development tracks, competitive salaries commensurate with experience, and an attractive benefits package designed to suit your individual needs.

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply online with your resume and covering letter quoting the job reference number 1251-P17 at www.klohn.com/jobs.
We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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