Looking to be a part of a highly innovative organization in your next opportunity!? Our client is currently looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join the team in Montreal! If you are looking for a new challenge, and have a great interest in engineering, we want to hear from you!

What are the perks:

  • RRSP matching!
  • Great benefit package!
  • Great work-life balance!

The Lead Electrical Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Provide electrical leadership for small to medium-sized projects in industrial sectors like Pulp & Paper, Wastewater Treatment, and Power Generation.
  • Act as the primary electrical contact for clients.
  • Participate in engineering review meetings with the project team and separate meetings with clients.
  • Oversee electrical engineering tasks and provide guidance to junior and intermediate engineers.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in electrical design, including single-line diagrams, grounding plans, MCC layouts, cable schedules, control panel layouts, and motor schematics.
  • Determine feeder cable sizing and motor protection requirements.
  • Prepare electrical equipment specifications and analyze supplier quotations.
  • Review and comment on drawings from equipment vendors.
  • Establish and approve project-specific electrical installation standards.
  • Stamp and approve electrical drawings.
  • Conduct electrical calculations and understand Electrical Power Studies.
  • Develop layout drawings for electrical rooms, transformer rooms, and outdoor substations.

The required qualifications for the Lead Electrical Engineer are:

  • 15+ years of professional experience in electrical engineering within a Consulting Engineering firm, specializing in industrial plant design.
  • Extensive experience in detailed electrical engineering and design for industrial sectors like Pulp & Paper, Wastewater Treatment, Power Generation, etc.
  • Proficient in conceptualizing and executing detailed designs of electrical power and control systems across various voltage levels.
  • Member in good standing with the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) and National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Familiarity with electrical heat tracing, cable tray design, and lighting systems would be advantageous.
  • Experience in onsite supervision of electrical installations would be beneficial.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools and a basic understanding of AUTOCAD 2D modeling would be advantageous.
  • Willingness to travel to client sites for information gathering and participation in design review meetings.


If you are looking for a new challenge, professional growth and have a great interest in electrical engineering, please reach out to us today! We can’t wait to introduce you to your awesome new team.

Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 35690
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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