Senior Engineer, Electrical Job in Canada

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Job title: Senior Engineer, Electrical

Company: Nutrien

Expected salary:

Location: Redwater, AB

Senior Engineer, Electrical Job Details:

Pay Band: K

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.

Senior Electrical Engineer reports to the Electrical, Instrumentation and SIS Supervisor, part of Engineering and Technical Services (E&TS) department.

This position is located in Redwater, Alberta, Canada and is not available for remote work.

What you will do:

  • Provide electrical design, engineering and related technologies evaluation. This includes but is not limited to origination, preparation, review, approval, authentication and validation of electrical discipline deliverables
  • Lead electrical conceptual studies, projects scope development, detailed engineering design
  • Support tests, installation, commissioning, integration, validation, and associated startup activities
  • Oversee technical work of contract electrical designers also various 3rd party electrical engineering service providers
  • Perform electrical Management of Change including the development of the CWP’s (Construction Work Packages)
  • Review and support (including provide technical guidance on) externally engineered design deliverables and packages, studies, electrical models and associated tests and commissioning procedures
  • Support electrical maintenance team and other engineering disciplines on troubleshooting, events analysis and engineering solutions
  • Participate in development/updates of test procedures, technical specifications, electrical codes and industry standards requirements interpretations, site-specific standards and practices developments
  • Lead electrical initiatives and collaborate with other engineering disciplines as well as operations and maintenance groups based on Nutrien/Industry standards, electrical codes and best practices (RAGAGEPs)

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and APEGA professional engineer for 5+ years (or equivalently from other Canadian provinces)
  • Preferred 10 years of directly relevant electrical design/engineering experience with performance records and reference recommendations fully aligned with job descriptions
  • Requisite knowledge and application of Canadian Electrical Code, applicable building codes, energy codes and adopted industry standards and best practices (RAGAGEPs)
  • Proficiencies in electrical equipment sizing, and electrical engineering/design calculations, technology selection and technical evaluation
  • Proficiencies in design/engineering of key electrical deliverables: single line diagrams and hazardous area classification drawings, load lists, fault/arc flash calculations, control schematic diagrams, cable engineering deliverables, datasheets and power system studies
  • Both hands-on field and design proficiencies in key areas (15KV and below): switchgears, fault protections, area classification, certificates/protections, ground systems, lighting, electrical models (ETAP), arc flash, contactors and relays, electric generators and UPSs, MCCs, cable engineering, VFDs/starters and EHT
  • Competencies in areas: power quality, networks and fiber optics, cabinets and electrical buildings, F&G alarm systems, control and relay logic, actuators
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning, organizing, judgment, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making and verbal/written communications skills
  • Ability to lead and prioritize, risk-assess on multiple concurrent tasks, and meet department goals/ critical timelines demonstrating agility to provide technical support with quality work

Are you a good match? Apply today!

The estimated salary that Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn suggested does not represent Nutrien’s compensation structure.

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility—to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet.

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