21-032 – Plant Engineer

  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #176070
Power Generation
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We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Plant Engineer

Resume Due Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 (5:00PM EST)                                             

Number of Vacancies: 2 

Duration: 12 months 

Location: 1269 Premier Way, Thunder Bay


Job Overview

  • Plan, coordinate and conduct electrical engineering assessments, studies, inspections, investigations, designs, and evaluations for generators, power systems transformers, control associated with hydroelectric generating stations and associated infrastructure.
  • Preparation of drawings, technical specifications, construction estimates, request for proposals, proposal evaluation, award, contract negotiations & administration & co-ordination, construction monitoring, resolution of contract disputes.
  • Provide input to business plans, work plans, budgets with respect to project priorities, schedules and resource requirements.
  • Collaborate with customers, stakeholders, consultants, contractors, and government agencies as required.
  • As a technical expert in electrical engineering provide advice, guidance, consultation and services to engineering problems including:
  • Motor/Pump Controls;
  • Feeders, distribution and services;
  • Hoists and lifting equipment;
  • Other Electrical engineering matters related to projects and maintenance.
  • Electrical and Protection & Control engineering matters related to projects and Operations.
  • As a technical expert in electrical engineering provide advice, guidance, consultation and services to engineering problems including:
  • Power Equipment;
  • Respond to emergencies, equipment failure, unsatisfactory equipment performance, conduct field investigations, prepare reports, and recommend actions.
  • Develop plans, standards and technical procedures for inspection, maintenance and monitoring programs.
  • Serve on study, project teams or task groups.
  • Investigation of safety or technical incidents.



  • 4 year University Degree in Electrical Engineering or Applied Science at minimum;
  • Unrestricted P. Eng. certification in good standing in the Province of Ontario is required;
  • Minimum 5 to 8 years of equipment/systems related experience as an Electrical Engineer;
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License in good standing;
  • Experience working in a Hydroelectric Generating Facility is preferred;
  • Experience working in an Industrial Power Systems or Utilities organization;
  • Knowledge of OPG systems and plants is considered an asset;
  • Hands-on experience AutoCAD is preferred;
  • Experience with planning and conducting assessments, studies, inspections, investigations, designing, evaluating, construction monitoring & maintenance of electrical works associated with hydroelectric and thermal generating stations;
  • Ability to Independently problem solve with methods and tools required for electrical engineering applications;
  • Experience with Protection and Controls;
  • Software experience associated with electrical engineering, monitoring and instrumentation; Power System Software, SCADA, Data Historians;
  • Experience in analysis in electrical testing results;
  • Report preparation, and strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with people;
  • A results oriented, efficient & value oriented focus, excellent verbal and written communicator, with high integrity to uphold company values including H&S, and protection of the environment;
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time, there likely will not be that much travel required. The Plant Engineer will provide technical support for stations that are a 4 hour drive to the east, and 7 hour drive to west from the site in Thunder Bay;
  • Experience in a Hydro/Thermal plant is an asset.