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Senior Electrical Designer


St. John's, Canada
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April 19, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in solving global energy challenges for future generations?


At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. 

We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

We are currently looking for an Senior Electrical Designer to join our team here in St. John's, NL.

What will you be doing?

  • Delivering conceptual and detailed electrical system designs based on project specifications and engineering inputs following applicable specifications, standards, and codes.
  • Liaising with other disciplines through work development; investigating, advising and resolving complex design and field engineering problems
  • Analyzing problems, organizing investigations, and determining specific design criteria
  • Assuring compliance with project schedule and control estimates
  • Developing electrical basis of design, control and protection philosophy
  • Preparing power management system specifications and defining interfaces with ICS
  • Performing Power System Performance, Arc Flash, and Protection & Control reviews and studies
  • Designing and producing electrical heat trace, lighting, power system deliverables including but not limited to single-line diagrams, schematics, panelboard schedules, load lists, wiring diagrams, cable schedules, installation details, lighting and small power layouts
  • Preparing material requisitions for bulk electrical and electrical packages, collaborating with the Supply Chain Team as necessary

We think you should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and registration with PEGNL as a P.Eng (preferred) or an EIT.
  • Experience in an engineering design role with a focus on Front End, FEED and EPC scopes within the offshore energy industry
  • Experience specifying and selecting electrical components such as starters, circuit breakers, disconnect switches, transformers, heat trace, lighting, small power, cables, glands, junction boxes, supporting hardware
  • Experience with electrical room layout, equipment handling, cable management, lighting and small power design in a greenfield project environment
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of electrical design codes, standards and applicable industry regulations, including application in EX rated Hazardous Areas for offshore environments.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Company matching RRSP program
  • Social and team-building events
  • Dynamic project and team environment

Interested? Contact us.

Consistent with the Atlantic Accords Act, residents of Newfoundland and Labrador specifically, and Canadians generally, who are qualified, will be given first consideration for training and employment. For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment and background screening will be required. We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.