Project Engineer (Energy Solutions)

  • 227 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1R9, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a global architecture, engineering, planning, and technology firm defining the cities of tomorrow.

By connecting design and technology, we change how people experience their built environment. We work across disciplines to create the intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, and efficient infrastructure that shapes the way people live, move, learn, and heal.

With over 3,000 employees and 60+ offices around the world, we understand what it takes to work locally and scale globally.

Our exhaustive practice covers the full spectrum of engineering services, from traditional projects to emerging technology-driven fields.

At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Job Description

Here’s how we work:

IBI Group is at the forefront of solar energy generation project development, With a growing focus on renewable energy, we work in both the natural gas and renewable electricity generation sectors, supported by battery storage technologies  and collaborate with both producers and consumers of electricity to maximize economics as well as to plan and manage projects, ensuring project success.  

IBI Group’s Energy Solutions Practice Area is growing and needs a Project Engineer (Energy Solutions) for a number of existing and future projects in the exciting renewable energy field. This position represents an opportunity to utilize strong analytical and project management skills and grow with the industry.

Most of the things you’ll work on:

  • Lead acquisition of required information for solar, gas, or wind generation feasibility studies and project development
  • Design and output modeling of solar generation projects using PV SYST
  • Process design, including energy balances, process flow diagrams with a specialized focus on: 
    • District Energy Exchange,
    • Natural Gas Engines, 
    • Natural Gas Processing,
    • Combined Heat and Power Projects
  • Economic analysis of grid- connected energy projects including:
    • Energy Content
    • Carbon Dioxide Equivalent Values
    • Tariff Costs and Benefits 
    • Project Schedule, Resource and Cost Management
  • High Level Design of solar generation plants, including:
    • DC systems
    • Inverters
    • Electrical Protection Systems,
    • Medium Voltage Systems,
    • Grid Integration,
    • Racking Systems, etc.
    • Project Schedule, Resource and Cost Management
  • Detailed design of portions of solar generation plants that match your interests, discipline and experience
  • Lead and manage information flow to clients, IBI teams, and IBI systems. Including report writing and business proposal writing


You'll need to have:

  • Engineering Degree/Engineering Technology Diploma
  • PMP or similar Project Management Certification would be an asset.  
  • Experience in managing construction projects in the $5 to $250 million range would be an asset
  • Experience in managing interconnections to  or electricalor pipeline  grids would be an asset.
  • Experience with electrical generation projects is an asset

Additional Information

Due to COVID 19, we have implemented a work from home model until we return to the office. When we return to the office, you must be able to commute to our location at 227 11 Avenue SW, we are conveniently located just outside the downtown core in the Beltline. IBI Group Calgary is also a participant in the annual Calgary Corporate Challenge competing with other firms in support of local charities, team-building, corporate interaction and healthy active lifestyles.

IBI Group provides a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of IBI Group's selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

We request applicants submit RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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