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Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thought leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation in a flexible work environment, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.
Dillon’s Transportation & Facilities technical group is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.
This position is available at our Halifax office.
We oﬀer a variety of ﬂexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life (remote, hybrid).
What your day will look like
Design and Project management
Learning and Development
What you will need to succeed
Proven experience in the preparation and design of Low and Medium Voltage Electrical Systems including:
Electrical Equipment physical arrangement, selections, sizing and locating
One line diagrams and engineering studies for equipment application, including metering, protection and control
Low and Medium Voltage Power design, instrumentation, and control equipment specifications, including renewable energy systems
Design calculations such as load analysis and calculations, Voltage drop, equipment sizing, bus/cable tray support loading, conduit and wire sizing.
Emergency Power generator sizing
Grounding and bonding
Short Circuit, Arc Flash, and Relay Coordination calculations and design.
SCADA systems and related control and instrumentation design
Overhead and underground electrical design
Motor Control centre design
Lighting design and calculations
Communication systems (Data, telephone, internet), security, access control, and fire alarm design
Proven experience in the preparation of project specifications for material and equipment purchase and installation
Demonstrated abilities in the delivery of accurate and thorough designs that meet industry standards, specifications, and good engineering practices with excellent constructability
Demonstrated success in project management and business development various types of projects
Proven experience in the review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability including Canadian Electrical Code, CSA codes and regulations, UL, National Building codes, NFPA, and others.
Coordination with various power and communications utilities and companies for successful completion and connection of power and communication lines to existing and new networks.
Demonstrated experience in maintaining complete project documentation with respect to design and construction, including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data information
Demonstrated success leading teams of technical professionals on multi-disciplinary projects
Extensive experience in electrical power and distribution design, fault protection and protective relay design for power utilities is a plus
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with both verbal and written communication
Why choose Dillon
Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.
We live our core values:
In addition, we offer:
Employee share purchase plan
Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees
A competitive compensation package
Comprehensive health benefits
Generous retirement savings plan
Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
Flexible work hours
Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs. We are taking a trust-based approach to oﬀer a variety of ﬂexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
Learning and Development opportunities
As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities
Focus on Innovation
The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees
Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes and dance classes
Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.
Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 16 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.
Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon**:**
Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.
Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.
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