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Electrical Engineer in Training – Co-op Student - Edmonton

Electrical Engineer in Training – Co-op Student - Edmonton




1103 Parsons Road Southwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada


Enginerering, CO-OP, Electrical, Electrical Engineering

Date Posted

February 24, 2023


Electrical Engineer in Training – Co-op Student


Term – May to August/December 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in Training Co-op Student within our Edmonton Engineering team. Reporting to an Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will be accountable for providing Engineering and Field support primarily for industrial and institutional projects; ultimately providing superior client experiences.


  • Apply practical application experience and knowledge of power systems towards industrial and institutional projects

  • Prepare Construction Work Packages, including technical drawings and supporting design documents

  • Provide overall support to project definition and implementation

  • Preparation of development stage documents including Design Base Memos and Engineering Design Specifications

  • Assist with procurement for specified equipment, materials, and parts

  • Coordinate electrical inspection services

  • Conduct QA/QC checks of outgoing documents

  • Manage document control activities within the client’s doc control systems and Magna’s

  • systems

  • Develop proposals based on audits, studies, and recommendations in response to client requests

  • Provide status updates on projects to Client Project Managers, Magna Senior  Project Engineers and Magna Team Leaders

  • Work safely around low, medium, and high voltage electrical systems in a variety of environments, including utilities, manufacturing, mining, and oil and gas

  • Write procurement specifications for electrical equipment

  • Complete technical report writing

  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner

  • Collect power system information at a variety of client sites for conducting power system studies

  • Occasionally assist the Field Services team with maintenance outages and commissioning at client sites

  • Various other duties as required

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently completing a degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent time management skills with strong attention to detail

  • Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Travel 10-20% of the time for field services engineering work at client sites

Assets for Applicants

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Electrical, controls, and protection design experience, preferably in an industrial environment

  • Working knowledge of the following softwares:

                o AutoCAD

                o MicroStation

                o ETA

                o SKM

  • Knowledge of electrical apparatus such as switchgear, motor control centers, VFDs, protection relays, and transformers

  • Experience in some or all of the following industries is an asset:

              o Manufacturing

              o Processing Facilities

              o Pulp & Paper

              o Oil & Gas

              o Utilities

              o Renewable Energy

Benefits of working at Magna IV:
At Magna IV, we genuinely care about our people and we want to set you up for success with opportunities for career advancement both locally & nationally.

Our employees enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package that includes extensive health & dental coverage, Group RRSP program, social events and much more!

We thank all interested applicants however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About us

Magna IV Engineering is a power & automation solutions provider, founded in 1982. We are specialists in Electrical Engineering, Automation Solutions, and Technical Field Services.

Our focus and robust team composition enables us to deliver superior client experiences across a host of industry segments. Some of our clients have been seeking our expertise since our inception.


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