• Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #10499

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a Distribution Electrical Engineer to work on a 16 month contract, with a high potential of renewal, for one of the province’s most recognizable organizations in the utility and clean energy sector. 

The successful Engineer would provide engineering services including addressing daily operational/planning requests and engineering services for capital work related to overhead and underground electric utility distribution systems operating at voltages at or below 35kV.

They would work in a hybrid model out of the Burnaby, BC office 2 days/week with occasional travel to sites. As such, candidates must be located in the Vancouver region or willing to relocate. 

• Support operations, maintenance, repair, replacement and expansion of the  Distribution System.
• Investigate, analyze and solve a variety of engineering problems, including the more challenging and unusual, by developing engineering techniques, devising new approaches and/or applying existing criteria in new ways
• Provide technical guidance, instruction, and assistance related to the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and modifications of equipment

Must haves:
– P.Eng registered in BC
– Permit to practice/ability to obtain one upon offer
– Degree in Electrical Engineering recognized by universities in Canada, Power Engineering preferred
– Demonstrated experience and technical knowledge in both Overhead – and underground electric utility distribution systems operating at voltages at or below 35kV including automation
– Broad range of distribution related skills including planning, system engineering, protection engineering, design, and project management
– Demonstrated ability to perform system analysis
– Willingness to travel
– Maintain good standing in Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) throughout the term of the contract
– Maintain Driver’s License Class 5 throughout the term of the contract

Assets to have:
– Distribution Engineering experience
– Utilities Experience
– Worked with overhead modeling software (spidacalc, plscad)


About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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