Senior Electrical and Controls Engineer

January 12, 2023

Job Description:

We are currently searching for a Senior Electrical and Controls Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy and growing company with a great atmosphere.


  • Manage and advise on technical aspects of the Engineering project process.
  • Create project schedules for assigned projects and actively manage and engage with the engineering team to deliver projects on within the agreed schedules and budgets
  • Estimate engineering hours for project deliverables and create proposals for new work.
  • Support the Project Manager to develop updates for customers
  • Participate and coordinate both internal and external project meetings with the engineering teams, clients and suppliers
  • Mentoring of members of the engineering and design team
  • Work collaboratively as part of an integrated group
  • Supervise and direct engineers/designers as required.
  • Take into account the multidiscipline nature of plant design and independently liaise and communicate with the appropriate disciplines and customers as required
  • Work with the client, synthesize and disseminate project information, scope, etc. with a multidiscipline team
  • In conjunction with other senior project team members, participate in the development and maintenance of project budgets and schedules
  • Together with the department heads, monitor and assess design progress and productivity, and take corrective action if necessary
  • Travel to client facilities when required for the project
  • Maintain and develop strong working relationships with existing clients
  • Design, develop, review and approve electrical and controls (IEC) engineering drawings, specifications and documents in line with national and international standards such as CSA & IEEE, as required by various projects as assigned
  • Guide control systems architecture and component selection, including interactions with mechanical and robotic systems
  • Manage communications, interfaces, etc. between different technologies and proprietary systems
  • Prepare and review datasheets and/or procurement packages for electrical, control and instrumentation equipment
  • Liaise with vendors, select and oversee purchase of electrical, instrumentation and control components
  • Perform electrical design calculations including, but not limited to voltage drop, lighting levels, cable tray fill and heat trace
  • Assist in preparing project documents such as scopes, schedules and reports
  • Manage conflicting priorities among simultaneous projects and liaise with multiple teams to achieve project and company goals

Desirable experience:

  • High voltage, power distribution systems and MCC’s
  • Safety critical systems such as SIS
  • Robots (Kuka, ABB, etc.), robotic cells, and robot end of arm tooling
  • Construction codes and area classifications
  • SLD’s, Loop diagrams, cable schedules and layout plans
  • PLC and HMI programs and interfaces


  • Familiarity with CSA and/or NFPA area classification standards
  • 3-8 years’ experience with electrical engineering exposure
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering or a similar undergraduate degree
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with PEO or other Canadian Professional Engineering institution
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, AutoCAD
  • Professional Engineering registration is preferred
  • Ability to lawfully work in Canada

Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone self-motivated that can align with project and company goals
  • Flexible thinker that can bring ideas and unconventional ways of doing things to the table while progressing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Team player and open communicator

What we can offer you:

  • Exposure to a broad cross-section of industries on a global scale
  • Competitive compensation
  • Open and collaborative teamwork
  • Fast paced, interesting and challenging assignments

Please email your resume to: Reference Job Posting # SEC0123 in your reply.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The EPCM Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and supporting the well-being of our employees.