Project Engineer

Project Engineer

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Mission Statement:

Act as the responsible engineer for electrical systems for mine hoist project. Engineering discipline lead on small projects or portions of larger projects. Complete engineering assignments efficiently and cost-effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, and safety requirements.

Main Accountabilities:

1. Technical contribution
Creates the engineering design concept/philosophy definition. Evaluates, selects and applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria to perform engineering assignments. Reviews and approves design deliverables for an engineering discipline and acts as the technical lead for that discipline with the client. Provides technical support for testing, installation and commissioning activities.

2. Sales
Assists in creating proposals for engineering projects through provision of bills of materials and estimated engineering hours for own discipline.

3. Contract management
Supports Contract Manager and project managers in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications etc.).

4. Planning and control
Creates work plans and cost estimates for work in own area of responsibility and proactively manages this work to deliver the agreed program on time, on quality and at the targeted cost.

5. Risk and opportunity management
Ensures completion of risk and opportunity assessments and the implementation of resulting actions for own projects. Reports early any contract/quality/program/cost issues to management.

6. Customer
Acts as the ABB technical lead for an underground mining project. Interacts with customers and officials, contractors, and others. Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
Ensures that ABB is presented as a professional organization in all interactions with the customer.

7. Processes and tools
Uses standard processes and tools applicable to Underground Mining systems.


- Member of the OIQ with 2 to 5 years of relevant project experience.
- Presentation and communication skills both in English and French
- Strong leadership/interpersonal skills/Conflict resolution/Negotiation skills;
- Good understanding of Customer needs / Good Customer relations;
- Strong ability to influence people, building trust and credibility;
- Display integrity
- Computer and programmable logic controller (PLC) literate;
- Experience in the Mining Industry would be an asset.

Additional information

The position requires being available to work at various mine sites (client) for the equivalent of 6 to 10 weeks per year. The mine hoist project engineer, once the engineering is completed (in the office), actively participates in the commissioning of the equipment at site. Our mandate includes Canada, the United States and Mexico.

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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Design and Engineering
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 136,000 employees

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