Stantec System

Electrical Engineer – Intermediate/Engineer-in-Training

Location CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 6 days ago(3/12/2018 9:36 AM)
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Your Opportunity

Our Mining group works with some of the world's largest mining companies and provides the industry with a full suite of services and solutions.  We are a leader in underground mining engineering and related technology, serving the largest, deepest, and most technically challenging mines in the world.  This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built.  Our professionals are specialists in underground mining methods / mine development and complete infrastructure in support of underground operations, process and materials handling, electrical power and instrumentation, controls and automation, and mine ventilation.  The ongoing success of our team allows you to set the pace of your career.

Your Duties

Our Global Mining team has a need for  an Intermediate Electrical Engineer or Engineer-in-Training for the electrical, instrumentation, and automation discipline, based out of our office in Saskatoon, SK. You would work with various clients in completing feasibility studies and detailed engineering projects for underground and surface mining operations.


Responsibilities include:


  • Understanding and working per the requirements of the Stantec Safety Culture. As a Stantec employee you are expected to make a personal commitment towards preserving the health and safety of all our employees. You will demonstrate your commitment to safety on a daily basis through actions and involvement in our employees’ work, by ensuring compliance to the company safety programs and initiatives, and strictly adhering to rules, regulations and procedures. Your personal commitment to safety will help us achieve our goal of zero harm within our operations.
  • Working in compliance with all Health and Safety rules and regulations for Stantec and its Clients.
  • Ensuring all applicable safety codes, regulations and guidelines are met by appropriate design and use of technology.
  • Review and analysis of drawings for possible safety and constructability problems prior to issue to clients;


  • Power, automation, and/or communications system design and analysis in accordance with applicable codes for surface and underground mining operations, under the supervision of a lead engineer.
  • Completion of fit-for-purpose designs that meet the client’s needs and requests.
  • Preparation of quality reports and calculation packages as project deliverables.
  • Work with supervising engineers and designers on various projects collaboratively to complete design drawings with appropriate level of detail.
  • Interfacing with other disciplines and project management to execute the project as per plan.
  • Technical experience in one or more of the following areas is considered an asset:
  • Electrical infrastructure and power distribution (up to 25kV systems).
  • System engineering (process control and instrumentation design).
  • Lighting design and modelling.
  • Communication system engineering (Fibre optic, Ethernet, Radio, etc.).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Eligible for a Professional Engineering license in SK. For EIT; Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university is required.
  • 1-5+ years of heavy industrial and/or mining specific experience in electrical engineering and design.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable codes, health and safety regulations. Knowledge of Mining regulations would be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency with/exposure to; 
    • Power modeling software (ETAP, EasyPower, and/or SKM).
    • Design/drafting capability would be considered an asset (AutoCAD, MicroStation, Revit).
    • Lighting system software utilization.
  • You must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced, team setting.
  • Interest in acquiring experience completing equipment inspections on-site (client, vendor, etc.) and to assess electrical and communication infrastructure.
  • Willing to travel to client sites or other Stantec offices.

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