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71900000239 Requisition #


LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

STATUS: Employee or Contractor


This position will be based out of our Downtown Vancouver Office located at 1000 - 885 Dunsmuir St.

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide and strives to provide smart solutions for challenging projects. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 20,000 employees, over 400 offices worldwide and $4.0 billion revenue in 2019, we combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery.  Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project. As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges.

We specialize in small to mid-sized projects for clients across Canada. The types of clients we work for include:

  • Heavy industrial facilities

  • Pipelines and refineries

  • Mineral processing

  • Municipal and utilities

  • Water treatment



To perform this role successfully, the Electrical Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Electrical design of power distribution, control, communication, lighting, commercial, institutional and municipal sectors
  • Technical calculations and software use for load calculations, arc flash, fault & coordination studies, power system design
  • On site electrical research, construction audits, field reviews
  • Writing detailed and concise technical reports, feasibility studies, proposals, including written responses and instructions as required
  • Conducting all tasks in cooperation with internal clients and other engineering disciplines
  • Managing and enhancing client relationships
  • Other duties as assigned/required 
  • Planning schedules/tasks, implementing electrical system studies, preparing materials specs and capital/engineering cost estimates,reviewing design/technical solutions and prepare reports
  • Liaison and coordinating with clients to obtain and develop engineering projects
  • Preparing proposals and engineering estimates 
  • Planning schedules, design tasks, and project execution
  • Assisting with mentoring junior engineers and designers 
  • Controlling design budgets and cost control monitoring and work with our Project Controls group
  • Preparing equipment and design specifications
  • Preparing engineering reports, tender and construction drawings and documents
  • Designing reviews so that work is properly checked in accordance with Company and client standards
  • Managing projects to control design team budget and other project management as requested by clients
  • Coordinating electrical work with Project Managers/Project Engineers to facilitate inter-discipline quality
  • Responsible for adhering to all health and safety policies and guidelines 



  • 5 to 10 years of related electrical engineering experience is preferred
  • Electrical design experience in low and medium voltage systems
  • Experience in protection relaying and/or power system studies
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with Canadian electrical standards and codes
  • Good interpersonal skills required for internal team interfaces
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with power utilities including substation design, grounding, and HV overhead lines
  • Previous experience in Pulp & Paper, Oil Refining, Oil Sands, Gas Processing, Pipeline Stations (pump/compressor/metering), Power Generation and Mining sectors considered an asset



  • Knowledge of systems 69 kV and above considered an asset



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or an Electrical Technologist Program
  • Professional Engineer designation or eligible to register with the applicable Provincial Engineering Association



  • Travel within Canada periodically to client sites and offices is required
  • Must be able to pass a drug/alcohol screen
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada



In addition to rewarding job opportunities and continuous growth, we offer an attractive employee package including:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Rewarding retirement savings program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Great working location, right in the heart of downtown Vancouver


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Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter at: www.tetratch.com/careers. We thank all those that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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