Protection and Systems Engineer

Do you have a lot to offer? So do we…work on the banks of the Yukon River, in a respectful and positive environment, with challenging and fast-paced work, competitive salaries, excellent benefits and generous northern and travel allowances. Take the next step in your career path and join our team of skilled and dedicated employees.

Protection and Systems Engineer
Whitehorse, Yukon
Permanent, Full Time

Maximum salary is $137,359 including benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated and versatile engineering professional to join our engineering team. Reporting to the Manager, Electrical Engineering the Protection and Systems Engineer will develop and implement protection philosophies, logic descriptions and conduct systems protection studies for projects. This will include capital projects as well as operational process control optimization. In addition, the incumbent will conduct power outage investigations to ensure the electrical system protection operates correctly, proposing, directing, and implementing corrective measures as required.

We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree in electrical engineering (in Canada) and must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Yukon with extensive experience with control systems in an electrical utility.
  • Knowledge of electrical theory, design parameters and applicable codes and regulations as applied to electrical utility distribution, transmission, generation, and telecommunications facilities.
  • Knowledge of electrical system protection, control and stability engineering.
  • Ability to perform as a project manager for electric utility projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proven track record and commitment to safe procedures and encouraging a safe work environment.

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources via email at hr@yec.yk.ca

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.