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Junior Technologist


Job Title:

Junior Technologist


Kelowna, BC

Reports to:

Manager, Kelowna Operations

Job Posting#


Application Deadline:

May 18, 2018

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 engineering and design/build services for electric distribution, transmission, substation and renewables infrastructure to a wide variety of clients including electric utilities, land developers, builders, commercial and industrial businesses, oil companies, government, and private contractors. Our devotion to the development of our employees and collaborate work environment have attracted some of the best young professionals to our company.

We currently have an opening for an Junior Technologist in our Kelowna, office.           

Your daily work:

  • Design of:
    • Underground and overhead electrical distribution infrastructure (4kV – 25kV system voltages)
    • Secondary electrical systems (up to 600V)
    • Renewables (Solar, Wind)
    • Street lighting and traffic control systems
  • Research and standards development
  • AutoCAD drafting
  • Customer meetings and site inspections
  • Project schedule management and tracking
  • Design coordination with customers, municipal authorities, other utilities & various project stakeholders
  • Electrical and mechanical engineering calculations for underground and overhead systems
  • Pull and voltage drop calculations
  • PLS-CADD modeling
  • Material take-offs from design and project estimating
  • Other duties as required by senior engineering staff, including contract administration

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Technologist Diploma or Engineering Technologist Diploma from a recognized college or technical institution (Civil or Electrical preferred)
  • Member or desire to become a member of ASTTBC
  • 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
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and drive for improvement
  • Class 5 driver’s license

A few qualifications that would help you succeed:

  • Experience working in the electric utility or related engineering environment, ideally with experience in design and cost estimating of electrical distribution projects
  • Familiarization with FortisBC and BC Hydro design and construction standards
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Small World GIS, PLS-CADD, CYME, AGI32 and MS Office and distribution design software
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Have shown leadership skills by participating in extra-curricular events, and volunteer work

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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