Project Electrical Engineer (Canada, Nova Scotia, Bedford)

Apr 2, 2019 - May 2, 2019

We have an immediate vacancy for a Project Electrical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team, based in Bedford, Nova
Scotia and also our project site in Grand Passage, Digby County.

This is a full-time role and the successful candidate will work closely with our management team based in Bedford,
coordinating with the UK based engineering team and various suppliers, and subcontractors on site.

The Project Electrical Engineer is expected to have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Certified Engineer in electrical engineering or in automation
  • Bachelor or Masters in Electrical Engineering or in Automation
  • Proven track record in renewable energy balance of plant design and solar, wind or small hydro grid integration experience
  • Experience with integration of microgrids and storage solutions
  • Experience in industrial electrical system design to CSA standards.
  • Detailed knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) regs and design standards.
  • Project management / delivery experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage design and delivery of project-specific electrical balance of plant solutions for integration with grid, and/or delivery of electricity produced by tidal energy systems to the end customer.
  • Liaise with key Canadian electrical suppliers and project stake holders (e.g. grid operator/customer and regulatory bodies).
  • Oversee installation and commissioning of electrical systems, offshore & onshore
  • Provide technical in-field support

Position: Project Electrical Engineer (Canada, Nova Scotia, Bedford)

Reporting to: Principal Naval Architect

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Manage design and delivery of project-specific electrical balance of plant solutions for integration with grid, and/or delivery of electricity produced by tidal energy systems to the end customer.
  • Liaise with key Canadian electrical suppliers and project stake holders (e.g. grid operator/customer and regulatory bodies).
  • Oversee installation and commissioning of electrical systems, offshore & onshore
  • Provide technical in-field support

Key Working Relationships:

  • Principal Naval Architect
  • Lead Electrical Engineer (Scotland)
  • Lead Engineer, Electrical and Control (Germany)

Qualifications:

  • Certified Engineer in electrical engineering or in automation
  • Bachelor or Masters in Electrical Engineering or in Automation

Skills / Experience: GRID Interconnection

  • Proven track record in renewable energy balance of plant design and solar, wind or small hydro grid integration experience
  • Experience with integration of microgrids and storage solutions
  • Experience in industrial electrical system design to CSA standards.
  • Detailed knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) regs and design standards.
  • Project management / delivery experience. Field Support
  • HV experience and qualifications.
  • Experience working with industrial electrical and SCADA systems, preferably Siemens Step 7 systems.
  • Experience in troubleshooting/ fault finding on industrial systems.
  • Hands-on experience with electrical installations/ cabinet building.
  • Experience in electrical equipment/component installation testing.
  • Extensive experience with power conditioning equipment and motor drive units, preferably Siemens systems & products.
  • Extensive knowledge in Automation & Drives products, preferably Siemens
  • Ideally Step 7 and TIA portal experience, ability to develop code blocks, adapt and review the code
  • Experience in developing and adapting existing HMI Visualisation using WinCC Flexible/Advanced/Professional
  • Familiar with industry standard programming languages (e.g. STX, C, C#).
  • Experience with Linux based systems.
  • Familiarity with computer networking.
  • Experience working in the marine environment preferred.

Personality Traits:

  • Enthusiastic, self-initiating, and problem-solving “can do attitude”
  • Prepared to make decisions
  • Prepared to work long hours and weekends when project requires
  • Prepared to spend sustained periods of time at site and on call
  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment

SME offer a competitive salary based on experience. Suitable applicants should send their CV to:

info@sustainablemarine.com