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Electrical Engineer at Jacobs

Electrical Engineer

Jacobs Edmonton, Alberta Full-Time
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At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.   
As an Electrical Engineer on our Edmonton team, you’ll be using your design and analysis skills, to plan and design electrical systems for medium and large-scale municipal infrastructure projects. You’ll participate in writing proposals, design development, application, evaluation, recommendation, and specification of engineered systems or products for building electrical systems, such as electrical power distribution up to 26.7kV and low voltage for controls, emergency and standby generation systems, lighting and lighting controls, telecommunications and security infrastructure, life safety systems, and fire alarm and detection systems.  You’ll lead meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them; as well as manage the quality of work and interface with clients. 
You’ll also have the chance to utilize your technical expertise to mentor other professionals, helping your team discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward as well as interfacing with clients in managing the quality of work. 
Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. 

•    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering    
•    P.Eng license in Alberta
•    At least 8 years of design experience building electrical systems, preferably in Alberta or Western Canada
•    Experience in building electrical systems design for water and /or wastewater treatment plants is preferred
•    Knowledge of electrical power distribution up to 27.6kV, LV power (24 VDC to 120 VAC) for controls and lighting systems, e-houses, utility interfaces, emergency and standby power systems, fire alarm systems, motor control centers, security systems, and PLC/DCS/SCADA systems
•    Thorough understanding of power related studies (Load Flow, Power Factor Correction, Protective Device Coordination, Short Circuit, Arc Flash, and Ground Grid, as a minimum) is an asset;
•    Strong understanding of the Alberta and National Building Codes, National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings, NFPA regulations, and the Canadian Electrical Code
•    Strong communication skills both verbal and written
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
•    Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams





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Job ID: CAN00005U