Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Description

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

Location – Sudbury, ON

Client – An industry leader in delivering engineering and automation services.

Job Summary

The Sr. Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading electrical design projects from concept to complete preparation of construction documents and specifications.  The successful candidate will be responsible for executing, coordinating and expediting a succession of different engineering activities, as part of capital expenditure projects. The Engineer will establish project strategy, review drawings and ensure elements of design and detailing adhere to jurisdictional requirements and will liaise with all key stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Must possess P. Eng. designation.
  • Minimum of 7+ years relevant experience in an engineering or project management role with a technical firm.
  • Collect and compile operational or experimental data and prepare scope of work, estimates, schedules, budgets, specifications and reports.
  • Extensive knowledge in engineering standards, codes and guidelines.
  • Strong industrial experience, with experience in surface and underground mining.
  • Knowledge of mining related processes a definite asset.
  • Experience in preliminary and detailed substation design an asset.
  • Experience with medium voltage distribution for both surface and underground.
  • Front End Loaded (FEL) engineering studies for mining applications.
  • Able to mentor junior designers and engineers.
  • Extensive computer knowledge in industry applications, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, AutoCAD and MicroStation.
  • Client relationship management experience.
  • Strong numerical ability and reasoning skills.
  • Must have strong project management skills.
  • Able to ensure that all programs and controls maintain a safe operating environment.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts and other visual aids.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with exceptional report writing skills.
  • Must liaise with other automation specialists, designers and engineers to ensure client needs are met.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment to meet tight deadlines.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.
  • Willing to travel.
Interested applicants should send their resumes in MS Word format to quoting “Senior Electrical Engineer’’ in the subject line.  

Design Group thanks all candidates for their interest in this opportunity.  Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview. 

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.  Alternative formats available upon request.

Apply URL: ERJOB_97749 Senior Electrical Engineer


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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.

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