Senior P&C commissioning Engineer (BC Hydro) Estimated Work Start Date : 17-Apr-2023 Estimated Work End Date : 17-Apr-2024 Role Title : Engineer-E4 Standard Hours Per Day : 7.50 Estimated Work Days : 253.00 Years of experience : 8 Yrs Salary : 90$ – 96.36$ per hour Location : Edmonds, Burnaby BC (Candidates need to be in the lower mainland Burnaby, BC – Edmonds/Hybrid 2 day in the office) High chance of extension for the right candidate Must / Mandate skills : 1: A minimum eight (8) years of experience in a relevant engineering field or equivalent. 2: Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists 3: Knowledge of P&C testing and commissioning best practices, experience working in a field environment, and experience in fault analysis and investigations is required. 4: Demonstrated technical writing and presentation skills, and strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required. 5: Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken 6: Travel to construction sites are required Experience and Role Accountabilities : • A minimum eight (8) years of experience in a relevant engineering field or equivalent. • Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for BC Hydro projects and operations. • Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks. • Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion at BC Hydro. • Participate in BC Hydro’s engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capability at BC Hydro. Education and Skills • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists BC • BC Hydro uses a Digital Sign and Seal Technology. You may be required to subscribe to a digital seal technology service offered by Notarius •Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken •Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards •Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software •Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Additional Experience and Role Accountabilities : • This role requires strong technical background and experience in transmission system protection and control, including practical and theoretical knowledge in power system parameters and protection systems. • The role is focused on providing commissioning acceptance services and advanced level technical support for the P&C systems on the BC Hydro transmission system and requires interaction with a wide variety of business units within BC Hydro (Integrated Planning, Grid Operations, Field Operations, Generation, Distribution, and Asset Management). • The commissioning work is focused on the acceptance of commissioned P&C Equipment in Transmission and Distribution substations with operating voltages from 12kV to 500kV, as well as the processes and standards for testing and commissioning that equipment. Technical services include power system disturbance analysis, P&C system integration testing, wide area system monitoring, and real-time operations support. • Provide support for Communications, Protection and Control (CPC) field technologists and perform field reviews for P&C equipment installations and modifications. Accept and seal commissioning documentation. Author and review P&C commissioning standards. • Provide support to project teams where P&C complexity exists as a P&C subject matter expert. • Investigate, analyze, and recommend action for abnormal system conditions and major system disturbances. • Support real-time operation of the power system by conducting and interpreting technical studies and data, formulating strategies and options, and determining and documenting operating procedures. • Coordinate special testing requirements and operating procedures on the integrated system. • Prepare contingency plans and short term operating plans for abnormal conditions. • Support Communications, Protection and Control (CPC) field technologists with subject matter expertise, relay spares, and technical issues. • Identify, develop and recommend P&C maintenance standard modifications. • Participate on multi-disciplinary internal committees as a seasoned professional to address technical problems. The application submission closing date is 23rd Mar 2023.
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