Electrical Engineering Designer (Hybrid Opportunity)
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: R119776
Job Title
Electrical Engineering Designer (Hybrid Opportunity)
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
What you can expect in a typical day
If you enjoy working in an industrial setting, like the mix of having independent work as well as working within a team, can multi-task effectively and shift priorities quickly, this is a great opportunity to join one of Canada's Top 100 employers!
We are looking for Electrical Engineering Designers to join our capital projects engineering team in Saint John, NB. You will work closely with cross functional engineering and operations teams to support capital project development activities. This includes providing electrical input to project estimates, preparation of electrical design deliverables such as electrical drawings and Engineering Work Order packages, procurement of electrical equipment and materials, and providing construction support.
These positions require that you spend time in the field, so you must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary, bonus and pension plan
  • Flexible benefits, including a Health Spending Account
  • Flexible work program
  • Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days
  • Paid vacation and vacation purchasing
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for six consecutive years

Your Roles and Responsibilities
  • Using appropriate discipline software, design standards and work processes, develop engineering drawings and designs for scope related to capital projects.
  • With supervision, prepare basic plans, calculations, and designs.
  • Collect data and conduct studies and surveys on equipment and processes; be proactive in recommending improvements.
  • Perform field visits to collect measurements and field data.
  • Investigate and analyze operational problems and opportunities; recommend sound, workable solutions.
  • Participate in the installation and commissioning of equipment and / or systems.
  • Assist with inspection of installations as needed.
  • Create engineering work packages to deliver detailed installation details to field personnel.
  • Assist with inventory management and equipment part change orders.
  • Ensure that all drawings and drawing changes are recorded in appropriate drawing repository.
  • Assist in maintaining company standards and practices.
  • Prime liaison with Technical Document Control for up-to-date and easily accessed document record keeping.
  • Other duties as required within the team to achieve operational goals.

Professional Skills
  • Strong technical report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in the appropriate software for your discipline, e.g. AutoCad, 3D Model, CADWorx, electric heat tracing design software such as CompuTrace, etc.
  • Able to develop, read and interpret engineering drawings, including P&IDs, isometrics, plot plans, elevations, one-line diagrams, etc.
  • Practical mindset to engineering designs.
  • Sound knowledge of common engineering / design concepts, best practices, and procedures.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be well organized and have ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Analytical thinker who enjoys finding solutions to problems.
  • Willing and able to continuously learn both through formal training and self-study.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.
  • These positions will also require time spent in the field, so you must be comfortable spending time in an industrial setting while wearing all required PPE.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Education and experience
  • Post-secondary education in Electrical Engineering Design technology, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineering Technologist, discipline designer or closely related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in an industrial environment.
  • NBSCETT certified, or eligible in the province of NB, is a definite asset.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Refinery Operations
Job Requirements - Education
Diploma / Certification: Engineering Technology
Saint John, NB
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About Irving Oil

Every day since 1924 we’ve been proud to deliver quality products and good energy to our customers and our communities.

Irving Oil is an international energy refining and marketing company with a commitment to doing good business grounded in the values we uphold. Founded in 1924, Irving Oil operates Canada’s largest refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick, along with more than 900 fuelling locations and a network of terminals spanning Eastern Canada and New England. We also operates Ireland’s only refinery, located in the village of Whitegate.

In 2019, Irving Oil expanded its presence in Ireland by acquiring Top Oil, a leading supplier of home heating oil, petrol and diesel fuel. We are on a continuous journey of sustainable development while meeting the evolving energy needs of our customers.

Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years, we have a strong customer and community focus and are committed to growing for tomorrow.

Learn more about our commitment to sustainable growth here

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