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    Professional Electrical Engineer – Vancouver

    Job Description

    Professional Electrical Engineer – Vancouver, British Columbia Office

    The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for supporting client relationships through delivery of electrical engineering services to mining/industrial/oil and gas/infrastructure/agri-business clients. This position requires application of independent engineering judgment and self-directed efforts to successfully complete projects as assigned, and foster on-going relationships with existing and new clients and Krech Ojard & Associates, Ltd. (“KOA”)’s internal/external project teams.

    Under the general direction of the Electrical Engineering Manager or his/her designate, the duties and responsibilities of the Electrical Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepare proposals, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates for prospective engineering projects
    • Utilize experience and understanding of electrical engineering design principles to develop preliminary design plans, P&ID’s, and alternatives for evaluation and further design development
    • Develop issued for bid drawing packages as well detailed drawing packages from preliminary or concept design packages
    • Analyze data, prepare reports, and deliver presentations about proposed and ongoing projects to internal staff and clients
    • Manage projects that require design coordination with multiple disciplines; Civil, Mechanical, Structural
    • Provide mentoring and oversite to junior engineers and technicians
    • Complete QA/QC reviews throughout the design development process for assigned projects as well as projects under development by others
    • Work directly with clients to develop project options and alternatives
    • Meet with clients to provide engineering guidance for project planning and development, field investigations, and critical issues

    Desired Capabilities and Training

    • Knowledge and ability to implement complex electrical engineering principles and practices applied to project design and construction;
    • Extensive knowledge and practical application of the basic principles and practices of engineering;
    • Detailed knowledge of principles, methods, equipment, and materials used in construction of electrical and multidiscipline engineering projects;
    • Experience planning and directing engineering technicians and assigned staff.
    • Experience making difficult engineering computations, estimates, and designs.
    • Experience preparing and interpreting plans and specifications;
    • Ability to perform or supervise engineering inspections associated with project construction;
    • Experience taking precise field measurements, making, and interpreting the resulting calculations;
    • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with other employees, managers, and individuals from other organizations and clients;
    • Experience with varied types of electrical systems commonly found in the mining industrial manufacturing facilities;
    • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle;
    • Authorized to work in Canada;
    • Strong problem solving skills;
    • Accountable and dependable;
    • Able to work in a team environment as well as independently;
    • Proficient in using a computer, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
    • Exceptional attention to detail and quality of work;
    • Strong organizational, time management and prioritizing skills;
    • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic; and
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.


    • Education:   Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent related degree; and
    • Job Requirements:  Classification as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng) or the ability to readily attain registration as required; and
    • Experience: Minimum of four (4) years of experience in electrical engineering design and construction or other related engineering work

    Working Conditions:

    • Work normal business hours but may be required to do some work in the evenings or outside normal working hours;
      Able to work on a computer for long periods of time;
    • Required to spend long hours concentrating, which will require attention to detail and high levels of accuracy;
    • Required to meet a number of deadlines which may cause stress; and
    • Able to travel internationally if required.

    Job type:

    Full time


    $65,000.00-$120,000.00 per year


    • Dental care
    • Extended health care
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • RRSP match

    COVID-19 considerations:

    • Following CDC guidelines

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Vancouver, BC V5X 0C3: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

    Please submit cover letter along with resume by using the online form on this page, or at the Careers page at www.krechojard.com, or by mail to:

    Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.,
    Human Resources Manager
    227 W First Street, Suite 500
    Duluth, MN 55802.

    To ensure a safe, healthy and productive work environment for our employees, we enforce a drug and alcohol policy that adheres to DOT regulations. Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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