Electrical Engineer



Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd. (KWL) is currently seeking an innovative and motivated electrical engineer with 10 to 15 years’ experience to work in our Branch Office in Nelson BC. 

 The position provides the opportunity to work with a small but growing team of electrical design staff.  Typical work would include electrical design, PLC/HMI programming, inspection, facility commissioning, and management of assigned projects.  Typical projects would include municipal and industrial infrastructure such as pump stations, reservoirs, standby power generation, water and wastewater treatment plants, process control systems, SCADA systems, District Energy Systems, and subdivision servicing. 

What We’re Looking For

The right person… 

You enjoy working hands-on and excel at solving problems efficiently.  You are rational, organized, can adhere to standards and take pride in a job well done.  You enjoy autonomy and are a proven self-starter.  Your qualifications, interests and experience include a combination of the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • P.Eng. registration or eligibility for registration in B.C;
  • Primary experience should include work with facility power supply and distribution, Motor Control Centres, PLCs, motor driven equipment, VFDs, standby power units, municipal and industrial infrastructure, and District Energy Systems;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills and ability to work with team members in a multi-disciplinary environment; and
  • Experience with the following would be beneficial:
    • SCADA systems;
    • Instrumentation and control systems;
    • PLC and HMI programming;
    • Development of P&IDs for municipal and industrial infrastructure,
    • Standby power generation design, and;
    • AutoCAD.

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