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Job title:  Project Engineer or Technologist

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Automation & Digitalization
Contract location: 

Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Working location:  Nanaimo, BC, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.


Our Automation & Digitalization division is currently seeking an intermediate Electrical & Controls Project Engineer or Technologist to join our Nanaimo, BC, office. This position would be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of high quality, innovative electrical and control engineering projects that improve plant productivity, reliability, and sustainability for our North American customers.


Responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

• Audit industrial facilities and develop preliminary engineering designs and estimates for electrical and control system upgrades;

• Design industrial MV and LV electrical power systems, including electrical room design, equipment specifications, motor control and grounding systems, and cable and raceway sizing and layouts;

• Perform protection and control systems design and settings;

• Complete electrical control and instrumentation system design including P&ID drawings, control system architecture, and instrumentation systems;

• Design, program and configure DCS and PLC/HMI applications;

• Perform system checkout, testing, and commissioning;

• Prepare and evaluate tender and construction packages, including electrical and instrumentation drawings, installation specifications, and other supporting documentation.


When selecting candidates, we will be looking for the following essential skills, abilities, and experience:

• Bachelor's degree or technology diploma in electrical engineering;

• Experience in industrial automation engineering an asset;

• Experience in pulp & paper; mining and/or chemical industries an asset;

• Resourceful, self-managed, and goal driven but still able to work effectively in a team;

• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (English);

• Registered as an EIT or P.Eng., or AScT in British Columbia;

• Practical knowledge of North American standards;

• Legally entitled to work in Canada;

• Ability and willingness to travel to domestic and international sites (typically 5-20%).


Other valued, but non-essential skills, abilities, and experience include:

• Consulting engineering experience;

• Site audit, commissioning, construction, and start-up experience.



Meaningful Work – ANDRITZ remains forefront of future engineering technologies and is committed to successfully delivering innovative, high-quality, environmentally responsible solutions to our customers, shaping the future we live in. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do!

Full Project Involvement – Working both locally and globally in a variety of key industries, our employees follow their design throughout the entire project lifecycle: from the initial concept, right into the field for commissioning. Employees and customers are both direct benefactors of this “total commitment” approach.

Professional and Personal Growth – As we continue to innovate and grow, so do our employees. From challenging and innovative work assignments to structured training programs, ANDRITZ provides employees with countless opportunities to grow their knowledge and be the best both professionally and personally.

Flexible Opportunities – ANDRITZ understands that life is a dynamic balance between personal and professional and believes that a successful and fulfilling career varies between people so we offer a broad range of flexible opportunities. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  8393

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