Careers – Electrical Designer

Electrical Designer

CWA Engineers Inc. (CWA) is an industry-leading consulting engineering firm that provides professional services to clients in Canada, the US, and internationally.

Our multidisciplinary team specializes in a diverse range of industries including mining and minerals, ports and marine terminals, construction materials, material handling, solid wood, pulp and paper, and municipal infrastructure and utilities.

With our expanding client base and growing project needs, CWA has an Electrical Designer position available immediately. The successful candidate will report to the Electrical Engineering Department Manager.

The position will consist of the following responsibilities: 

  • Design electrical and control drawings including single line diagrams, hazardous zone layouts, grounding layouts, electrical equipment layouts, lighting layouts, conduit and cable tray layouts, block diagrams, cable schedules, and lighting panel schedules.
  • Design switchgear and MCC layouts, motor schematics and wiring diagrams, control wiring diagrams, and electrical equipment installation details.
  • Design PLC arrangement layouts and prepare I/O lists.
  • Prepare project proposals and cost estimates, equipment specifications, test procedures, and installation and operations manuals.
  • Evaluate bids; coordinate among suppliers, clients, contractors, and other disciplines.
  • Occasional travel will be required to ensure the successful execution of projects.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in electrical and control systems design for industries, ports and terminals, mining and minerals, oil and gas, and public utilities.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal English.

This position is ideal for candidates who are motivated to take their careers to the next level by taking on new challenges within a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment. 

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Mail: #380-2925 Virtual Way
Vancouver, BC  V5M 4X5
Fax: 604.637.2276

No phone calls please.