Electrical Engineer

General Information

Oakville ON
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

The Transmission Engineering department comprises of professionals with experience in Primary, Secondary and Civil Engineering for detailed Engineering, Procurement and Construction Projects for FACTS (SVC, FSC, HVDC), Substations (Air Insulated Substations and Gas Insulated Switchgear substations), Grid Access and electrification projects. As part of the engineering team, you will work collaboratively throughout the life-cycle of a project to prepare and review detailed engineering documentation for bidding, procurement, design, construction and commissioning.

How You’ll Make an Impact

      Preparing, reviewing, and modifying engineering documentation and drawings, including wiring diagrams and station layouts, bill of materials and cable lists for Substation and FACTS projects

      Develop switchgear and/or control room layout drawings for proposals and projects.

      Prepare Preliminary Power Single Line Diagrams, Aux Power Single Line diagrams and Protection One-line diagrams

      Review customer request for proposal documentation and identify any necessary exceptions, deviations, or clarifications

      Development of scope of work and Work Break-down Structure (WBS) documents and high-level engineering execution plans for Siemens Energy engineering

      Managing interfaces with multiple internal and external stakeholders, such as customers, Siemens Energy engineering, Engineering contractors, suppliers, and site contractor(s) 

      Monitor/Report project engineering progress and implement mitigation and corrective actions in coordination with project management; help identify and analyze project risks, and help propose remedial actions

      Perform technical due diligence and checking on supplier quotes for equipment and engineering services

      Attend site visits as required to customer project locations during Request for Proposal phase to gather information, and during project phase to support construction and commissioning.

What You Bring 

      Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

      Minimum 5 years experience working on substation projects

      Experience with FACTS / SVC technology through formal education and/or project work is desirable

      Licensed Professional Engineer is preferred

      Prior experience in Engineering Design for utility power projects is desirable

      Experience with AutoCAD

      Strong verbal and written skills in English

      Verbal and written skills in French is Desirable

About the Team

Our Transmission Division offers customers a broad portfolio of products, systems, solutions, and services geared around the key market trends of digitalization, decarbonization, grid stability and electrification. With expertise, passion and commitment, we are working to transmit energy in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way possible.

Check out this video to learn more about our Transmission Division: https://bit.ly/3qwFP0a

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


      Career growth and development opportunities 

      Supportive work culture and a healthy work- life balance

      Flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.

      Competitive total rewards package

      Flexible benefits and savings programs

      Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell vacation

      Parental leave 

      Profit sharing

      Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives

      Diversity and inclusivity focused

Jobs & Careers: https://www.siemens-energy.com/global/en/company/jobs.html


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