Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer

  • North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sacré-Davey is an engineering consulting company providing engineering and project management services in diverse fields of mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, clean technologies, chemicals, food and beverage and ports and marine. With offices across Canada and the western United States, we offer our clients professional advice and technical expertise to help improve the return on their investments. By thinking creatively and finding innovative approaches, we provide solutions that maximize value for our clients.

Job Description


  • Assists in managing the electrical engineering department, which provides design for industrial plants and processes
  • Oversees the quality of engineering documentation, equipment and installation related to the detailed design and engineering of industrial electrical power systems and controls
  • Liaises with clients, contractors and senior management members
  • Assists with, and prepares proposals and project cost estimates, including assigning/managing work-load and balancing internal client priorities
  • Resolves instrument, control and electrical technical issues
  • Ensures standard specifications/procedures and systems are followed
  • Plays a key role in business development activities by establishing and maintaining client relationships and developing business leads and work opportunities
  • Ensures completion of deliverables, including travel to our clients’ work sites
  • Serves as the technical lead and supervisor for electrical engineers and EITs and offers training and shares knowledge with others as required
  • Monitors the development of EITs and provides recommendations for improvement and performance feedback



  • Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer with EGBC
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with instrumentation design, working knowledge of control wiring/circuits, power systems software analysis skills (ETAP), and knowledge of hazardous area classifications and API standards
  • Knowledge of 3 phase power and ability to perform electrical engineering calculations
  • Technical requirements:
    • PLC wiring and IO schematics and control systems
    • Motor control and relay schematics
    • Coordination studies and arc flash
    • Electrical power distribution <25 Kv
    • MCC layout and medium voltage layout drawings, equipment selection
    • Cable tray, grounding and lighting experience
  • Team builder and facilitator, skilled in interpersonal interactions
  • Proactive with a high degree of initiative
  • Highly organized, with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent grasp of engineering principles and experience assessing complex systems
  • Ability to work in both a design office and operating plant environments
  • Working knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to write reports and correspond with customers
  • Ability to travel to job sites for field work, commissioning and support

Additional Information

Sacré- Davey offers a competitive compensation package, as well as a creative, cohesive work environment and continuous opportunity for development. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please submit your resume and cover letter, including a description of projects and accomplishments relevant to the position.

Sacré-Davey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any accessibility or special requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.