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Senior Engineer, Technical Development & Standards at SaskPower

Senior Engineer, Technical Development & Standards

SaskPower Regina, Saskatchewan Full-Time
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Permanent - Full Time 

At SaskPower, we generate more than just electricity for Saskatchewan people. We offer some of the best jobs in the province.

Our challenging careers will help you grow while being surrounded by a fully-committed team, committed to safety, openness, collaboration and accountability. If you’re someone who thrives in a team environment and doesn’t shy away from a good challenge, join us!

Apply no later than 07/03/2022 to be considered for this opportunity.



JOB SUMMARY:

The Engineer, Senior Technical Development & Standards is accountable to research, develop and implement tasks, methodologies and practices for the corporation. As a member of SaskPower’s management team, this position is responsible for assisting with and/or preparing technical studies, business cases, designs, standards, specifications, tender evaluations, and equipment and construction drawings in the area of non-wire alternative technologies including but not limited to utility level battery storage systems, renewable energy integration, FACTS devices and Distributed Energy Recourses (DER). This position will prepare project plans, costs, and schedules and provide contract management and project coordination services; ensuring alignment with departmental and corporate strategic goals and objectives.



KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Learn and become familiar with assigned technical tasks, methodologies and practices
  • Provide assistance and prepare project plans and monitor project costs and schedules
  • Provide technical assistance for construction, commissioning and operations
  • Perform technical and economic analysis of alternative solutions for project business cases, and make recommendations on courses of action
  • Prepare project plans, monitor costs and schedules and initiate corrective action as appropriate
  • Provide direction for construction and commissioning projects and initiatives
  • Develop criteria, guidelines, standards and new practices based upon codes, technologies and methodologies
  • Provide direction to technologists, technicians, consultants and management staff
  • Provide direction to staff, consultants and other external technical agencies as required
  • Other related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in Electrical
•    Professional Engineering Designation P.Eng.
•    A minimum of six (6) years post P. Eng. relevant experience that includes:
•    A combination of the following engineering tasks: planning non-wire alternative facilities and providing designing, constructing, operating, commissioning of facilities, management, and coordination of technical aspects of contracts and/or technical coordination of highly complex projects
•    Demonstrated competency in engineering, maintain knowledge on industry standards, industry trends and developments, internal processes, and procedures
•    Demonstrated ability to provide recommendations and influence decision making
•    Demonstration of strong relationships with working groups, committees and technical leaders across the organization and external partners
•    Ability to provide competent leadership, including, coaching and development of technical staff including engineers, engineers-in-training and other resources as required
•    Deep and/or broad experience providing guidance and expertise on complex technical issues. 
•    Results oriented thinker, with the ability to manage and provide advice regarding complex and confidential issues with sensitivity and professionalism
•    Ability to work and manage in a changing environment
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Excellent facilitation, project management and decision-making skills
•    Ability to foster a culture focused on safety, innovation, and teamwork
•    Demonstrated skill in SaskPower's Competencies
•    Must have a continuing record of professional development

A suitable combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered

Candidates under consideration may be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: interview, abilities test, case study and/or presentation.

SaskPower has identified competencies that enable performance and success within each out of scope role at SaskPower.  For more information on these job family competencies and those that relate to the position that you are applying on, please visit: [ Link removed ]

SaskPower offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Diversity and inclusion are also a priority for us. At SaskPower, we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and having a workforce representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to selections based on merit and to the full participation of diversity groups. These groups include the four equity groups recognized by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission: Indigenous Peoples, Members of Visible Minority Groups / Racialized Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in Under-Represented Roles, as well as LGBTQ persons and Newcomers to Saskatchewan.  [ Link removed ]

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Please apply by 07/03/2022.


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