Electrical and Controls Engineer

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Founded in 1999, Laporte Consultants is an engineering firm specialised in process, building and utilities. With more than 480 employees, Laporte provides a complete range of professional services to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnological, Food and Beverage and Industrial companies. Laporte operates in Canada, the United States and Europe. For more information, visit our website: www.laporteconsultants.com.

Electrical and Controls Engineer Calgary or Lethbridge

Responsibilities:

As part of an integrated project team, the Electrical and Controls Engineer will report to the Lead Electrical Engineer, and will be asked to perform the following:

  • Electrical Engineering design:
    • Medium and low voltage distribution
    • Emergency backup systems (ATS, generator and/or UPS)
    • Grounding
    • Fire alarm
    • Lighting and lighting controls
  • Power system engineering:
    • Power system modelling (SKM, ETAP)
    • Engineering studies (load flow, short circuit, arc flash, coordination)
  • Load control engineering:
    • Motor control centres
    • Motor schematics
    • Variable frequency drives, soft starters
  • Process control and control system engineering (optional, asset):
    • P&ID and control narrative
    • Instrumentation, IO lists
    • Process control panels
    • Process control networks
  • Project engineering
    • Project management
    • Utility coordination
    • AutoCAD/Revit drafting
    • Design packages
    • Equipment specifications
    • Tender packages
    • Engineering field reviews
    • Construction, startup and commissioning support

Key Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical engineering degree;
  • Relevant 5 to 10 years experience;
  • Current registration with the provincial engineering association (AB);
  • Experience in consulting engineering in agrifood , food and beverage industries an asset;
  • Process control and control system automation an asset;
  • Knowledge of control system platforms (Rockwell Automation, DeltaV, Siemens) an asset;
  • Strong knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria.
  • Able to make regular trips to the customers’ place of business.

Skills:                                                 

  • Strong technical skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong knowledge of local, Provincial (AB) and National regulations and standards relating to electrical installations.
  • Ability to timely identify and resolve issues.
  • Attention to details and accuracy.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Sense of organization, discipline and task prioritization.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What We Offer You:

The Laporte team offers, in addition to a competitive salary and benefits, a refreshing alternative that deals with projects in such a way as to create a work environment that promotes communication, knowledge transfer, transparency, understanding and respect of the various stakeholders.

  • Opportunities for rapid advancement;
  • An environment that promotes accountability and professional growth;
  • Competitive salary and benefits;
  • 3 weeks of vacation from the start;
  • 1 additional paid week during Christmas
  • 5 additional personal leave days;
  • Group insurance plans with a 4% employer contribution to the RRSP;
  • Reimbursement for public transportation expenses;
  • Electric vehicle charging stations;
  • A stimulating and non-conformist work environment that supports work-life balance and encourages daily efficiency.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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