Electrical Engineer - Calgary, Alberta

Electrical Engineer - Calgary, Alberta




Calgary, AB, Canada


Electrical Engineering

Date Posted

May 12, 2022


We have a great career opportunity for an Electrical Engineer within our Calgary Engineering team. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of project management, engineering design, and mentoring of team members as needed.


Engineering & Design:

  • Apply practical application experience and knowledge of power systems

  • Lead project teams effectively through collaboration, support, and team focus

  • Provide expertise and consulting on power systems, including apparatus and protection & control devices from control panels to distribution switchgear.

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

  • Write specifications for the supply of power systems equipment

  • Interpret schematics and wiring diagrams as well as create them based on initial scope specifications from client.

  • Complete technical report writing for field testing and diagnostic work, power system studies including protection coordination, arc flash, load flow and harmonics.

Project Management:

  • Oversee all aspects of projects having been assigned project management responsibilities.

  • Plan resources effectively and work collaboratively with other teams, departments, and regions to share resources

  • Manage projects ranging in values from $10,000 to $500,000

  • Complete all project deliverables to the satisfaction of the client

  • For each project ensure a professional engineer has been assigned responsibility for any required review, verification, and authentication

  • Maintain necessary communication with the client

  • Ensure proper, complete preparation is done for scheduled work

  • Ensure safe work processes are executed with each job and a culture of safety is fostered

  • Ensure work is properly executed

  • Ensure completion of reports and follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work

  • Complete project invoicing with the support of Accounting personnel in a timely manner

  • Maintain acceptable profit margins on all projects

Client Management and Business Development:

  • Identify and seek out leads with existing and potential clients. Coordinate activities with Marketing personnel to achieve a  collaborative effort with the goal of creating confidence within industry for Magna IV Engineering’s capabilities.

  • Actively network within the industry by participating at trade shows and seminars

  • Interact and collaborate with Senior Consulting Engineers from other teams, departments, and offices to share client information and seek shared opportunities

  • Identify, coordinate, and implement operations initiatives that will provide solutions that satisfy the problems of our clients

  • Foster a culture of strong client relationships and support team members in establishing strong relationships and communication with clients

  • Identify opportunities for proposals, draft proposals, and explain/negotiate proposals with clients or delegate to the applicable project manager(s)

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

  • Interact with clients in a courteous and professional manner

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering degree required.  Should be eligible to participate in the NETA accreditation process.

  • A minimum  2 years experience in power system design  and studies work including short circuit, phase coordination, arc flash, grounding step and touch, load flow, harmonics, etc.

  • Ability to perform engineering  feasibility studies

  • Broad knowledge in industrial, utility and commercial environments

  • Experience and working knowledge of  ETAP, SKM, EasyPower or equivalent software tools beyond the typical minimal exposure within university training.

  • Exceptional leadership skills with the  ability to engage, motivate and develop a team to achieve results

  • Possesses a positive attitude, is highly self-motivated, energetic, passionate and reliable

  • Proven ability to proactively and effectively communicate with various cross functional stakeholders to achieve operational excellence

  • Ability to multi-task, exercise good judgment and prioritize workload through outstanding organizational skills

  • Dedicated to providing exceptional  client experiences to our internal and external clients

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with highly developed relationship management skills to interact with various levels within an organization

  • Must exhibit flexibility to support field service division with fieldwork and have an ability for hands on work with typical hand tools. Mechanical aptitude will be considered a valued asset for the potential awarded candidate.

  • Experience with typical multifunction  microprocessor based relays with regards to programming and testing is considered a valuable asset for the position.

  • Proven ability in MS applications required.

  • Proven commitment to safety

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license

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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