Electrical Engineer - Design

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Electrical Industry:Engineering


Our client is a well-established leader in the design, construction and commissioning of various services and equipment related to the manufacturing of gypsum. This company is currently looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to complement their Engineering Team.

The Electrical Engineer will be relied upon for the research and design of control panels & automated control systems within the Electrical Hardware Design team. 

Duties Include:

  • Participating in kick off meetings to determine project scope, requirements, deliverable's, budget, costing and schedules
  • Working with the Mechanical Design team to confirm design details
  • Researching and analyzing requirements and technical specifications to satisfy end-user requirements • Developing the equipment motor lists (e.g. room designation, loading, single line diagrams, VFD sizing, detailed electrical calculations, etc.) and device lists
  • Producing design documents, schematics, and process control diagrams
  • Designing and developing drive panels & PLC control panels that meet customer specifications
  • Providing onsite installation, troubleshooting, debugging, commissioning and maintenance support for systems in the field.
  • This position is based out of our client’s head office in Burlington, ON with a requirement for regular international travel.

  • An Electrical Engineering or related Degree with 5-10 years of experience designing low voltage power distribution drive panels & PLC control panels
  • Advanced knowledge of EPLAN (version 2.0 or above) and/or AutoCAD Electrical software for design and development of industrial electrical projects and documentation is a must
  • Knowledge of Electrical Codes - NFPA79, NEC, CEC, CSA and IEC/EN as well as Panel Design Standard UL5 08A is an asset
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to rapidly learn and apply new technologies
  • Motivated and effective team player
  • Ability to effectively manage a diverse workload and meet deadlines under changing conditions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Please apply directly online or submit your resume to Angela Dravis – Recruitment Consultant at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Design Group Staffing, please visit dg.ca