Electrical Engineer, Renewable Energy

Calgary, Alberta, ca
Company: WSP
Category: Engineering
Published on 2021-05-17 23:47:39

WSP  is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP  :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

    WSP is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Power Canada team, located at our Calgary office, or any major WSP location in Canada. Reporting to the National Electrical Manager, this position will be responsible for performing electrical design, including calculations and preparation of drawings and specifications as well as reports and estimates for renewable energy projects..


  • Design of electrical works (substation, switching station, and AC/DC collection system) related to renewable energy projects (Solar, Wind, BESS, Hydro);
  • Assist project managers in the planning, control, and technical coordination of projects;
  • Liaise closely with established technical teams to coordinate engineering work
  • Perform network studies with ETAP, Easypower;
  • Perform cable optimisation using Cymcap;
  • Perform grounding studies with CDEGS or WinIGS. 
  • Assist with business development;
  • Participate and support various stakeholders in developing the capacity of the electrical team;
  • Supervise engineering resources, including technicians and drafters;
  • Coordination with relevant regulatory authorities and utilities;
  • Provide due diligence support for Advisory Services mandates;
  • Some travel to and from client sites and/or temporary secondment to client site may be required.

  • Electrical engineer with a power or high voltage background
  • P.Eng. designation
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Leadership qualities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience working cooperatively and effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Pragmatic, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Multi-disciplinary versatility and knowledge
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