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Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineer


CNL – Whiteshell Laboratories

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Full Job Description

Are you looking for a role that will challenge you?

Would you like to make a difference in the Environment?

If you answered yes, our Whiteshell Laboratories (WL) site, located near Pinawa, Manitoba, is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join the WL Engineering Branch. The Electrical Engineer will provide Electrical Design and Project Engineering Support to WL site customers for the WL Restoration Project. Duties include Electrical Design (conceptual, preliminary and detailed), field surveillance of new processes and electrical systems, as well as modifications and retrofits to existing systems. The work includes the preparation or review of appropriate documentation in support of projects (e.g., design plans, design requirements, design manuals, technical specifications, technical notes, customer proposals, work plans, schedules and estimates) and involves direct interaction with customers and regulators. The Electrical Engineer is responsible for ensuring that work within his/her responsibility is performed to meet or exceed applicable quality, code, regulatory and customer requirements. Does the important work appeal to you? If you answered yes, then this may be the job for you!

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) employees perform all duties in accordance with established health and safety and regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (i.e. utilizing personal protective equipment as per safe work procedures). Notifying management or supervisor of all occurrences, injuries, illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co-workers or any other on the premises in a timely manner and in accordance with established reporting requirements.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree (BEng) in Electrical Engineering from recognized Canadian University.
  • Member or eligible for membership with Engineers Geoscientists of Manitoba (EGM) as a Registered Professional Engineer.
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in the design of electrical systems, including power transmission, power distribution, and communication systems.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in commissioning of electrical systems.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in project management, including project initiation, planning, cost estimation, and scheduling.
  • Knowledgeable of the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code and the Manitoba Electrical Code.
  • Experience with system analysis, including arc flash studies and relay coordination. Familiarity with SKM software would be beneficial.
  • Experience with Nuclear power generation facilities, and or laboratories is beneficial.
  • Experience with Demolition and Deactivation of commercial power generation or industrial manufacturing and processing facilities is beneficial.


  • Delivering expertise during design, construction, procurement to ensure designs and physical systems meet the applicable codes and standards. Applying P.Eng. stamp to take responsibility for the application of engineering principles.
  • Ensuring that work within his/her responsibility is performed to meet or exceed applicable quality, code, regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Identifying electrical code compliance issues and providing solutions.
  • Preparing, reviewing and approving electrical drawings, technical reports and specifications.
  • Planning, providing cost and schedule estimates and for tracking and reporting on progress of Electrical design deliverables.
  • Identifying ways to mitigate risk and deliver designs on time and within budget.
  • Negotiating with client if risk cannot be mitigated by providing acceptable justification for extra time or cost.
  • Establishing requirements for external design activities.
  • Providing contract scopes of work for external design resources, as well as review external design resources work and ensure compliance with all applicable codes and standards.
  • Supervising other Engineers and Design Representatives at the direction of the Engineering Manager.
  • Providing day to day direction to Engineering staff and others on assigned tasks and activities to include coaching and mentoring while increasing knowledge and skills of Engineering staff as to provide transfer of knowledge and experience.
  • Interacting with a team of 5-10 electrical engineers/technologists/students and provides mentorship to junior members, technologists, and students.
  • Maintaining confidentiality in all matters.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by manager.

About CNL

CNL serves the nation as an enabler of business innovation and technology transfer, and, by fostering the development of highly-qualified people for the knowledge economy to come.

We are proud to work with members in industry, in our supply chain, and in the research community to support the diverse innovation needs within Canada’s community of nuclear and radiation science and technology.


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Pinawa, Manitoba

Last Updated: May 30th, 2023Categories: Jobs in Lac du Bonnet

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