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Senior Electrical Engineer

Vancouver, BC - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor


Brunel Energy Canada Inc. located at Suite 1600 635 - 8th Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB successfully provides a variety of practical employment solutions which range from providing temporary staff to complete outsourcing of projects from start to finish. Brunel Canada plays a vital part of the Brunel International Group, with offices in over 34 countries, permitting international recruiting capability. Brunel Canada has branches in Calgary and Toronto Brunel Canada is equipped with specialists in all of these areas and prides itself in making the right match by providing specialized recruitment services for contract positions and permanent jobs.

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Hannah White, Account manager

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About this role

Job Description

The roles and responsibilities for this Senior Electrical Engineer position include, but are not limited to:

Provide technical advice and guidance for all phases of assigned large/complex electrical engineering projects and programs, ensuring the successful conclusion of all phases within an appropriate time and at appropriate cost.


  • Nature of work: Works on complex issues and implements solutions mostly through the determination of strategy and delegation to others in a group or functional area;
  • Level of interaction: Often collaborates with managers and/or functional or site leaders and interacts with external colleagues;
  • Autonomy/decision making: Works under moderate supervision and has some latitude to set objectives, priorities and timelines that may impact department or individual work group;
  • Budgetary responsibility: Has no budgetary responsibility;
  • Managerial responsibility: Manages a specific program or project and may supervise people.

Job Requirements

  • Apply working knowledge of engineering principles to assigned engineering projects, using sound engineering, data measurement & collection, calculations, analysis, interpretation and problem solving;
  • Review, interpret, comment and approve electrical engineering deliverables. Review reports for electrical design projects and provide recommendations to site team and to project consultants;
  • Lead the electrical efforts on large/complex engineering projects, which may include the development of new or modification to existing systems and processes, including the responsibility of approving work from other engineering disciplines;
  • Manage projects and serve as an electrical subject matter expert (SME) on large/complex projects, including managing the electrical department of an engineering company, construction planning and construction supervision;
  • Managing the mechanical department of an engineering company, construction planning and construction supervision;
  • Provide guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations;
  • Contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas;
  • Develop and/or review scopes of work, evaluate proposals, draft formalized internal requests for funding;
  • May evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment as approved and required;
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.

About you


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited curriculum and minimum of five (5) years engineering experience in the mining industry;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in design and commissioning of switchgear and transformers;
  • Minimum 5 years experience FAT testing on switch gears and transformers;
  • Professional Engineer licence;
  • Previous experience on copper mining projects;
  • Proficient in MS Office and other engineering tools (CAD, ETAP, SKM etc.);
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of electrical engineering;
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions;
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience;
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions;
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Fluency in English.

What we offer

Job Offer

This will be an 18-month contract position. A daily inclusive rate between $1,550 USD to $1,900 USD including living and travel allowances will be extended to the selected candidate. The successful candidate would be expected to work a minimum 40 hours per week on a rotation of 8 weeks on/ 2 weeks off. A competitive benefits package would be included with medical and dental coverage. This position would be located at the Fluor office1075 W Georgia St #700, Vancouver, BC V6E 4M7 Canada. To apply please contact Dima Mansour at, by phone 416-244-2402 or by mail to 200 Ronson Drive, Suite 320, Toronto, ON, M9W 5Z9.

About us


Our client, Freeport McMoRan is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer. This position will be a rotational position of 8 weeks on/ 2 weeks off working in Vancouver, BC for a term of 18 months. Please note, during the 8 weeks on, the candidate will be required to work some weekends. Freeport McMoRan is a natural resource company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant mining resources and a growing production profile. Freeport McMoRan operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and natural gas. Freeport McMoRan has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry.


  • Vacancy number: PUB165324
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
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Feel free to contact


Hannah White

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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