Intermediate Electrical Engineer


Laporte Engineering Inc. is looking to fill the following position for the Burnaby Office. Qualified applicants in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg will also receive consideration.

Intermediate Electrical Engineer – Burnaby Office


You will manage all aspects of electrical projects for our clients including:

  • Electrical and Telecommunication Utility coordination
  • Design of:
  • Medium voltage distribution
  • Low voltage distribution
  • Emergency backup systems (generator and/or UPS)
  • Grounding
  • Fire alarm
  • Lighting and lighting controls
  • Security/data/telephone
  • Process electrical and automation power and control requirements * Modeling and analyzing electrical power systems using ETAP and/or SKM PowerTools™.
  • Perform protection co-ordination, short circuit analysis, load flow analysis and arc flash hazard studies.
  • Writing and reviewing equipment, tender and installation specifications.
  • Coordination with and supervision of other members of project team.
  • Field reviews and field review reports.
  • Supervision/Witness of fire alarm verification.
  • Construction and equipment procurement follow-up.
  • Support during start-up and commissioning.

Key Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical engineering degree with 5 – 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Current registration with EGBC as a P.Eng. or registration with another Provincial Engineering Association
  • Ability to manage small scale electrical projects while assuming responsibility for all design and execution aspects (client coordination, electrical design of base building and process systems, drawings preparation)
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD is a must.
  • Revit experience is a plus.
  • Experience with ETAP, SKM PowerTools™, AGI32, Bluebeam.
  • Strong knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria.
  • Proficiency in a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques.
  • Experience in consulting engineering in the pharmaceutical or food and beverage industries an asset.
  • Ability to travel to client sites in Canada and the USA.
  • Able to make frequent trips to the customers’ place of business and have a current driver’s license.
  • Experience in process engineering (light industrial, food and beverage or pharmaceutical facilities) an asset.
  • Automation knowledge is a plus.


  • Strong technical skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong knowledge of local, Provincial 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.

Laporte offers a competitive salary and benefits and an environment that promotes accountability and professional growth.

Laporte is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, and persons with disabilities. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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