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WSP Canada

Electrical Engineer - Hydro and Dams

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

If you're looking to join a world-class team in the renewable energy industry, while at the same time being part of a team that's firmly rooted in its community, join WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and consulting firms.

This opportunity is within the Hydroelectricity and Dams market sector of the Energy Group. This market sector specializes in hydroelectric and dam projects (development, refurbishment) as well as dam safety. We work with both public and private sector customers on innovative projects, enabling our team members to prove their expertise and develop a passionate next generation.

To meet these growth challenges, WSP is currently looking for a hydro & dams electrical engineer to join our national electrical team, located in one of our Canadian offices.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

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What you can expect to do here:

  • You'll manage multidisciplinary projects in hydroelectricity and dams.
  • You'll participate in the design of drawings, specifications, reports and other technical documents for electrical distribution (MV and LV), protection, controls and other auxiliary systems for dam and hydroelectric projects.
  • You'll ensure that the design complies with guidelines, codes, regulations and other reference documents.
  • You'll assist project managers in the technical planning, control and coordination of projects.
  • You'll liaise closely with established technical teams to coordinate engineering work.
  • You'll supervise engineering resources, including technicians and other engineers.
  • You'll ensure quality assurance of the deliverables.
  • You'll be managing relationships with internal and external clients and ensuring that their needs are understood and met, providing your guidance and expertise.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or other training deemed equivalent.
  • Engineer member of a professional order in a Canadian province.
  • Six (6) years or more of relevant experience in the field.
  • Sense of initiative, proactivity, resourcefulness, autonomy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in electrical auxiliary services for hydroelectric plants and dams will be considered an asset.
  • Multidisciplinary knowledge will be considered as an asset.


Expected Salary (all locations): $84200 - $143100

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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