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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Title:

Senior Electrical Engineer


Edmonton, Alberta

Reports to:

Manager, Edmonton Operations

Job Posting#


Application Deadline

February 16, 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 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 are currently searching for a Senior Electrical Distribution Engineer, responsible for reviewing and approving overhead and underground distribution design packages at our new Edmonton office.           

Typical responsibilities would include:

  • Conducting design reviews, drawing reviews, and submission reviews
  • Providing clear and constructive feedback on designs
  • Creating markup drawings for overhead and underground distribution designs
  • Coordinating expectations with clients regarding standards and design guidelines
  • Maintaining and amending design and submission checklists
  • Performing necessary electrical design calculations
  • Performing necessary structural/mechanical design calculations
  • Coordinating with clients, co-workers, and regulatory authorities

 The eligible candidate must:

  • Be an APEGA-registered Professional Engineer with minimum 10 years utility design experience
  • Be well-versed in overhead and underground electrical utility design considerations
  • Be confident reviewing and sealing drawings for approvals and construction packages
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and pride in their work
  • Demonstrate from previous experience their ability to learn and adapt to changing environments
  • Demonstrate strong English language proficiency
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills

A few qualifications that would help you succeed:

  • Previous knowledge of and experience with EPCOR, FortisAlberta, and ATCO Electric design standards
  • Experience in leadership and mentoring roles
  • Working knowledge of low-voltage design applications and CEC standards

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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