• Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #10365

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking a Senior Protection & Control Commissioning Engineer to work on a 1 year contract, with a high potential of renewal, for one of BC's largest utility and clean energy companies. The role is focused on providing commissioning acceptance services and advanced level technical support for the P&C systems on the transmission system and requires interaction with a wide variety of business units within (Integrated Planning, Grid Operations, Field Operations, Generation, Distribution, and Asset Management). The commissioning work is focused on the acceptance of commissioned P&C Equipment in Transmission and Distribution substations with operating voltages from 12kV to 500kV, as well as the processes and standards for testing and commissioning that equipment. Technical services include power system disturbance analysis, P&C system integration testing, wide area system monitoring, and real-time operations support.

Candidates must be located, or willing to relocate at their own cost, to the lower mainland, and able to work in a hybrid model out of our client's Burnaby office 2 days/week. 

• Provide support for Communications, Protection and Control (CPC) field technologists and perform field reviews for P&C equipment installations and modifications. Accept and seal commissioning documentation. Author and review P&C commissioning standards.
• Provide support to project teams where P&C complexity exists as a P&C subject matter expert.
• Investigate, analyze, and recommend action for abnormal system conditions and major system disturbances.
• Support real-time operation of the power system by conducting and interpreting technical studies and data, formulating strategies and options, and determining and documenting operating procedures.
• Coordinate special testing requirements and operating procedures on the integrated system.
• Prepare contingency plans and short term operating plans for abnormal conditions.
• Support Communications, Protection and Control (CPC) field technologists with subject matter expertise, relay spares, and technical issues.
• Identify, develop and recommend P&C maintenance standard modifications.
• Participate on multi-disciplinary internal committees as a seasoned professional to address technical problems.

1: A minimum eight (8) years of experience in a relevant engineering field or equivalent.
2: Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists
3: Knowledge of P&C testing and commissioning best practices, experience working in a field environment, and experience in fault analysis and investigations is required.
 4: Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills, and strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
5: Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
6: Willingness to Travel to construction sites as required

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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