Electrical Engineer - Ingénieur électrique - Kiewit Industrial and Water Engineering


Laval, Quebec, CA Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Oakville, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 167109 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Industrial & Water Engineering 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Our rapidly growing multi-discipline engineering group requires additional intermediate Electrical Engineers that will be focused on our industrial projects for our Industrial and Water Engineering division. If you are looking for a career with a progressive and construction focused engineering group that will provide you the opportunities to work in a wide range of industrial projects including markets such as Food & Beverage, Consumer Products, Heavy Manufacturing, Industrial Buildings, Industrial Water and Utilities, this position is for you. Current projects underway include the design of renewable natural gas, lithium processing and water treating facilities as well as the design of numerous industrial buildings. 

District Overview

The Kiewit Engineering Group Inc. delivers construction focused engineering services for all phases of development in the infrastructure, industrial and energy markets and has been recognized by our clients for providing safe, high quality and constructable designs that yield certainty of outcome and outstanding value.
Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is the full-service consulting and engineering district of Kiewit. Our combined staff of more than 2,500 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by over 130 years of construction experience, our construction focused engineering delivers on constructability in the earliest phases of projects to ensure safe, on-time and on-budget projects.  


These positions are based out of Calgary AB and Laval QC but alternate base locations will be considered. 


  • Evaluate, select, and apply engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to design medium to large industrial projects.
  • Formulate technical specifications and prepare interface points with construction partners. 
  • Schedule, review, and coordinate design efforts with other project personnel, performing bid evaluations of equipment and construction proposals and developing recommendations for contract award. 
  • Prepare electrical engineering designs, including layout, design schematics, calculations and conceptual designs, utilizing standard methods and project principles. 
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, maintaining a comprehensive understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes, and Kiewit guidelines, providing suggestions and recommendations as needed.
  • Work independently on small projects, or as a part of a large multi-discipline team on larger projects, including working with both in-house inter-discipline engineers and construction partners to provide our clients the industry’s best of both engineering and physical design


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • At least 3 years’ experience performing Power, Industrial, or Food & Beverage engineering related duties
  • Functional in utilizing spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and computer operations.
  • Experience in field construction or startup and previous experience directing junior engineers is desirable Familiar with basic computer operation
  • Familiar with all applicable standards (ANSI, IEEE, IEC, UL, NEC, CEC, etc).
  • Able to perform voltage drop calculations, equipment sizing calculations, and grounding calculations.
  • Experience with ETAP, EZ-Power or similar electrical analysis software preferred 
  • Able calculate and select cable tray systems.
  • Able to determinate facility, transformer, bus and motor control center loading.
  • Able to perform lightning calculations. 
  • Able to read, understand and develop electrical schematic diagrams 
  • Able to formulate technical specifications for LV MCC, LV SWGR, MV MCC, MV SWGR, UPS, VFD, etc.  
  • Professional Engineering (PEng) designation is required; OIQ membership or eligibility for OIQ membership is also required. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication in both French and English.
  • Experience with electrical equipment (Transformers, Switchgear, Cables, MCCs, Panelboards) sizing and specification preferred


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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