Junior Engineer, High Voltage Electrical

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 18402

Reporting to the manager, transmission & distribution System (T&DS) reliability engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for applying high voltage (HV) power system engineering principles, utility standards/practices, and power system analysis skills in support of the Suncor power T&DS.

  • Assist with reviewing and analyzing T&DS designs from 13.8kV up to 260 kV.
  • Prepare electrical equipment, system operation, and maintenance related documentation including SLDs, scopes of work, engineering reports, test plans, risk reviews, ILP investigations, PM plans, Isolation procedures, etc. 
  • Support the technical evaluation/review of T&DS Projects. Identify steady state and/or dynamic deficiencies through analysis and operational studies to ensure reliable and secure integration and operation of our high voltage (HV) electrical system.
  • Participate in asset walkdowns, and QA/QC inspections of field installations according to applicable Industry/Suncor codes and standards.
  • Conduct conventional power system analysis using ETAP, PSSE and other analysis software. Evaluate analysis results and prepare written report of findings, recommendations, and improvement opportunities.
  • Perform outage studies and contingency analysis for planned outages and coordinate with stakeholders.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from a recognized university. Advanced degree specializing in power systems is an asset.
  • Registered with APEGGA as engineer-in-training (E.I.T.) / P.Eng
  • Related utility experience is an asset.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record.
  • Attach your transcripts with your application in order to be considered;

  • Knowledge and experience with CSA/IEEE/IEC/ANSI standards for HV electrical systems.
  • Understanding of power operations and control including steady state and dynamic behavior of power systems.
  • Good knowledge of power system analytical techniques and modeling.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication capability.
  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, communications, interpersonal, conflict management, time management , and problem solving skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite, drafting software (i.e. AutoCAD), and Engineering software (i.e. ETAP & PSSE).
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter with creative problem solving skills and the ability to work in a high-pressure technical environment.

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive.
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km is mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 26, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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