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Job title:  Project Engineer - Electrical Power Systems

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Pulp & Paper - Service
Contract location: 

Richmond, British Columbia, CA Terrace, British Columbia, CA Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA Prince George, British Columbia, CA

Working location:  Richmond, BC, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
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.



We are currently seeking an experienced Electrical Power Systems Engineer or Technologist to join our team in any of our British Columbia locations: Nanaimo, Prince George, Richmond, or Terrace. This position would be responsible for the project management, design, development, and delivery of high quality, innovative electrical engineering projects that improve plant productivity, reliability, and sustainability for our North American customers.



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.


In addition to a challenging career, professional development opportunities, and an inclusive and supportive work environment, to reward your commitment we offer a competitive salary that increases with technical capability, comprehensive benefits package, flexible work environment, and a defined contribution pension plan. Relocation support will be provided or this position.


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

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of engineers and project stakeholders;
  • Estimate, design, and commission medium voltage (MV) and high voltage (HV) industrial electrical power systems;
  • Perform and review electrical system studies: short circuit, load flow, arc flash protection and coordination, grounding, harmonic, etc;
  • Perform protection and control systems design and settings;
  • Articulate design concepts to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide project management and oversee project coordination to ensure accurate billing, time accounting, and financial reporting;
  • Consult and negotiate with customers to prepare specifications, explain proposals, and present engineering reports;
  • Prepare and evaluate tender and construction packages;
  • Assist with large capital project development, including feasibility studies, project scope definitions, preliminary engineering designs, and capital cost estimates;
  • Ensure that the activities adhere to the quality standards established by the Company and industry standards;
  • Embody, demonstrate, and reinforce the ANDRITZ values.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in electrical engineering;
  • Minimum of 7 years’ consulting engineering experience in brownfield MV and HV electrical power system design;
  • Registered, or eligible for immediate registration with EGBC or ASTTBC;
  • Site audit, commissioning, construction, and start-up experience;
  • Proven ability to successfully manage and deliver MV and HV electrical projects;
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (English);
  • 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:

  • Pulp & Paper industry experience;
  • US PE designation an asset;
  • Consulting engineering experience; preferably in industrial engineering.

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:  3976

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