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Lead Electrical Engineer-Toronto-Water Business Line

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Req Id : 43026 

Job Title : Lead Electrical Engineer-Toronto-Water Business Line  

Business Unit Sector : BVD-WATER AMERICAS 

Work Location : CATORONTO 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Lead Engineer within our Water Americas Systems Design Group in our Toronto, Ontario regional office.


As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.


Our Systems Design Group provides electrical, instrumentation & control and process mechanical solutions to all of Black & Veatch’s Water/Wastewater projects throughout North America. Black & Veatch’s Toronto office currently serves clients in the Toronto, Ontario area with support from our Design Centers.

Key Responsibilities

Position Overview:

• Lead Electrical design for water/wastewater projects

• Develop a variety of complex engineering deliverables including single-line diagrams, schematics, power and lighting plans, electrical installation details, and technical specifications,

• Provide technical guidance and direction to engineering and technician staff

• Coordinate with regional and global design teams

• Serve as technical expert in electrical power distribution and miscellaneous plant electrical systems for client consultations

• Support business development related to enhanced Electrical services

• Build business relationships with clients to understand needs and drivers


Additional Project Opportunities:

• Studies –Energy Optimization, Power System Coordination and Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, and Electrical Reliability Analysis

• Construction inspection and resolution of electrical construction issues

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited program

• Professional Engineer’s license in Ontario or another Canadian jurisdiction

• 5+ years in electrical design, planning and construction services

• Consulting and Water/Wastewater experience preferred

• Experience in a client-facing/business development role

• Power system analysis experience in SKM, ETAP, or other analysis software a plus

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards(electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemical(s), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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