Senior Electrical Engineering Specialist (Generators)

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Senior Electrical Engineering Specialist (Generators)

Edmonton, AB


Posted Date: 05/03/2022

Job ID: VF66050334

Engineering & Technical

Our client, focused on sustainable power generation and holding renewable assets with a generation capacity of over 4000 MW, is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer Specialist (Generators) to provide technical expertise and complete all Owner Engineer (EO) responsibilities for generators, excitation systems, and associated equipment.

Perks & Benefits:
  • Highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program.
  • Comprehensive onboarding and training.
  • Various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth
  • Periodic travel for project and plant maintenance support across North America.
  • Serving as subject matter expert and providing comprehensive technical expertise on the design, construction, maintenance, and reliability of our generator fleet and associated equipment (i.e., Excitation systems, protective relaying, etc.).
  • Mitigating generator failures by developing a generating unit reliability program that emphasizes proactive maintenance techniques.
  • Developing and maintaining asset health dashboard/scorecard.
  • Specifying, facilitating, and reviewing NERC testing and equipment inspections and reports.
  • Providing generator testing and turnaround recommendations to the Plant Managers.
  • Analyzing condition monitoring data and making improvement recommendations as required.
  • Drafting and reviewing equipment specifications, operational issue requests, assessments, repair plans, maintenance, and RCAs.
  • Supporting Business Development due diligence review of generating assets during acquisition and major project processes.
  • Scoping and providing recommendations on generator equipment supply and design requirements.
  • Managing, executing, and communicating relevant industry best practices including technical service bulletins, new technologies, and new maintenance techniques.
  • Developing generating unit long-term and capital planning upgrade strategy.
  • Developing and maintaining effective and respectful relationships with Plant Managers, staff, vendors, and project stakeholders.
  • Providing leadership, mentoring, and guidance to co-op students, engineers-in-training (EITs), and internal engineers.
  • Working cooperatively with other members of the engineering department and plant operations to meet business unit and corporate objectives.
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Alberta.
  • Ability to be registered as a Professional Engineering in other Canadian jurisdictions.
  • 10+ years as a Professional Electrical Engineer with Power Generation experience.
  • Comprehensive Electrical Engineering experience with a background in generators, excitation systems, protective relaying and associated equipment.
  • Expert understanding of electrical engineering principles.
  • Maintenance, reliability, design, construction, and commissioning experience.
  • Project and contract management experience.
  • Strong communication skills (written; verbal).
  • Familiarity with CMMS, EDMS, and SharePoint.
In order to be considered for this role, you must be legally eligible to work in Canada. As this is a safety-sensitive position, clearance of a pre-employment drug & alcohol test is required. The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks, and criminal record check.

Job ID: VF66050334

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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