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Intermediate Electrical Engineer


Job Title: 

Intermediate Electrical Engineer


Burnaby, BC

Reports to:

Manager, Engineering Design

Job Posting#


Application Deadline

November 17, 2017

Primary Engineering and Construction Corporation (Primary) is a growth-oriented industry leader providing professional electrical engineering and construction services and specializing in emerging marketplaces in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

We offer design and design/build services for all types of electric utility distribution infrastructure to a wide variety of clients including electric utility companies, developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, oil companies, government, and private contractors.  We pride ourselves on the backbone of our organization as a team of dedicated veterans with a combined 175+ years of experience in utility distribution design, maintenance, and construction.  Our devotion to excellence has attracted some of the best young professional minds to our company.

We currently have an opening for an Intermediate Electrical Engineer, responsible for providing overhead and underground electric utility drawing packages at our Burnaby, BC office.           

Typical responsibilities would include:

  • Design of roadway lighting, traffic signal, and intelligent transportation systems
  • Project Management, including detailed contract administration
  • Electrical and mechanical engineering calculations for secondary voltage distribution (up to 600V)
  • Lighting design and analysis using AGi32
  • Project estimating and material procurement coordination
  • Coordination with customers, municipal authorities, other utilities & various project stakeholders
  • Project research using GIS mapping software
  • Off-site meetings and site checks
  • Technical mentorship of Junior Engineers & Technologists
  • Technical review of designs produced by Junior Engineers & Technologists
  • Other duties as required by the Senior Project Engineer

 The eligible candidate must:

  • Be registered as a Professional Engineer within the Province of British Columbia and/or Alberta
  • Be experienced in roadway lighting and traffic signal system design
  • Possess relevant work experience in project management
  • Great interpersonal skills with the ability to develop business relationships conducted in a professional manner.
  • Strong collaborative skills and willingness to liaise with other disciplines (marketing, drafting, construction, survey, and civil) to ensure projects are accurate, compliant, on-time and on-budget.
  • A passion for your work and a drive for excellence.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.

Primary offers a highly competitive compensation package including, competitive salaries, bonuses, Health & Dental benefits, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, Company Matching RRSP, flex days, and a number of career and professional development opportunities

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to

**Please Note, you must be a Canadian Citizen or have a valid work permit**

We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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