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Electrical Engineer

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Brossard, Quebec, Canada

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith Hydro Engineering team, we are looking for:

Electrical Engineer  





The Project Engineer coordinates and participates in the design of instrumentation and auxiliary electrical systems (Balance of Plant Electrical) associated with turbine and generator sets. The candidate must be a self-starter with interpersonal and communication skills that will allow him/her to interact effectively with other business units in order to find the most appropriate solutions. The candidate will be rigorous and organized and will be recognized for his or her technical skills and ability to prepare technical documents.



- Execute contract reviews to validate the concordance between the requirements of the specifications, the estimate made during the preparation of the bid and the final scope of work;

- Technical and economic validation of the concepts retained in the final configuration of the instrumentation and electrical auxiliary systems;

- Design of the electrical auxiliary systems associated with the hydroelectric generating units such as the neutral cabinet, specification of current and voltage transformers, power output, etc.

- Design of instrumentation associated with hydroelectric generating units: selection of instruments, junction boxes, cable lists, electrical wiring diagrams, cable trays and conduits, electrical load calculations, etc;

- Supervision of the technicians who produce the execution drawings and final verification of these drawings, may also be called upon to produce these drawings;

- Development of specifications and technical procedures for the manufacturing of equipment;

- Technical coordination between the other disciplines involved in the design;

- Interface with the client for all technical issues and questions;

- Responsible for monitoring the progress of the engineering work according to the established schedule and budget

- Technical assistance for procurement, fabrication and site installation of equipment;

- Participation in design reviews with the client;

- Participation in the preparation of bids;

- Responsible for all technical aspects of the projects in front of the respective clients and consulting engineers;

- Development, maintenance and control of design standards and application of norms, methods and practices;



- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;

- Minimum 5 years experience in the design of instrumentation and electrical auxiliary systems, ideally related to hydroelectric power generation

- Practical experience in technical project management;

- Ability to work with minimal supervision and a high degree of autonomy;

- Communication skills, oral and written (English and French);

- Ability to write technical documents (English and French);

- Available for occasional travel to the US and Canada (approximately 30% of time);