RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Electrical Engineering Technologist-SNC-Lavalin

  • Location: Bedford, NS
  • Deadline: Open Until Filled

Electrical Engineering Technologist

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin Inc is seeking an Electrical Engineering Technologist for our Infrastructure Engineering team out of our Bedford, NS office reporting into our Electrical Manager. Seize an opportunity to have an impact working on a variety of projects that continue to improve not only Nova Scotia and Atlantic Infrastructure, but have the ability to be a part of major projects taking place across Canada (see Réseau express métropolitain).

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success. The three pillars of Safety, Ethics and Quality are paramount and the ideal candidate will be outstanding in each of these areas. We value teamwork, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-after engineering and construction firm.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • ​Electrical design and drafting.
  • Coordination and preparation of project specifications.
  • Technical report writing.
  • Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules.
  • Ensuring design work interfaces with that of other disciplines.
  • Contributing to the planning and scheduling of work to achieve prescribed objectives.
  • Contributing to project controls and preparation of progress reports.
  • Providing construction cost estimates.
  • Reviewing substitutions in materials.
  • Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications.
  • Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts.
  • Technical research related to electrical systems and materials.
  • Participating in technical studies and creation of reports.
  • Providing construction phase services, e.g. shop drawings review, site inspections, etc.
  • Project specific roles to be determined by department and project managers.

What will you contribute?

  • Registration, or eligibility to register, as a CET.
  • Good understanding of engineering disciplines and knowledge of reciprocal effects of work upon other disciplines/fields.
  • Understanding of contracting process for construction projects.
  • Good understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria.
  • Proficiency in a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques.
  • Proficient with design and analysis, including use of engineering software.
  • Proficient with the use of MS Office Suite and AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of Revit will be considered as an asset.
  • Eligible Candidate for CISD Level II (SECRET) Clearance (requires fingerprinting).

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (i.e.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your cover letters and resumes to: