Electrical Lead Engineer

Electrical Lead Engineer

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- Plan and coordinate engineering activities of large industrial electrification projects involving pre-fabricated E-houses, MV & LV switchgears and MCCs, Electrical Drives, Equipment Control & Protection, Instrumentation, Transformers, Motors, Auxiliary Systems and HVAC Systems.
- Coordinate and validate technical studies: Short-circuit, Load flow, Protection Coordination and Arc Flash.
- Responsible for the technical coordination with the customer, the internal engineering team, suppliers of equipment & services, and other stakeholders involved in the project.
- Prepare equipment layouts for electrical and control rooms; Evaluate heat losses and selection of HVAC units;
- Prepare cable & interconnection lists, cable tray layouts & cable routing;
- Produce cost estimation of turnkey projects; generate deliverable list and schedule for entire project
- Participate in the preparation of RFQ’s and bid evaluations & analysis;
- Installation supervision and commissioning in industrial sites;
- Control and manage engineering changes during project execution;
- Produce technical specifications;
- Technical follow-up during engineering, procurement & construction;
- Expected travelling is 20-30% of the time


- Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical engineering
- 4 to 7 years of related experience in the field of industrial electrification projects
- Member of OIQ - Mandatory
- Knowledge of the electrical standards (ANSI, CSA, IEC, IEEE, UL and others)
- Availability to travel within Canada and abroad
- Site supervision, knowledge of mining, drive & control system knowledge are assets
- Bilingual (French, English) – spoken and written required
- Communication skills both in English and French

Additional information

ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process. We also offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.

ABB is prepared to act on requests for disability accommodations that might be required to allow any disabled person to access our facility. Please advise us if any attending person requires/requests some specific form of disability accommodation.

The masculine form is used as neutral gender and includes men and women.

Saint-Laurent, QC, Quebec, Canada
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Business Unit Process Industries
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ABB (www.abb.com) is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. In Canada (www.abb.ca), ABB employs close to 5,000 people from coast to coast. We are the market leader in power transmission and distribution and hold leading market positions in most key product areas.

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