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Junior Electrical Engineer

Full Time
The Junior Engineer, Electrical is responsible for electrical engineering and design tasks on new construction projects at Seaspan Shipyards. Under the direction of the Senior Electrical Engineer, the Junior Engineer, Electrical supports phases of new construction design as assigned including: requirements decomposition, design preparations, supporting analysis, material selection and specification, engineering execution, electrical and electronic schematics, load analysis, cable management and engineering close-out activities.

  • Provide engineering support in areas of electrical engineering by preparing design schematics, interface control documentation and integration data to ensure contract design requirements are met.
  • Liaise with Operations and Planning and Production Control to solve production or testing issues in a technically acceptable manner and maintain cost and schedule objectives.
  • Supports the review of design documents for fisheries, icebreaking and naval replenishment vessels in order to achieve customer, Classification Society and regulatory approval.
  • Participates in establishing material specifications and bills of material in accordance with Seaspan material strategies and customer requirements.
  • Writes test procedures and supports the testing per the vessels commissioning plan.
  • Provide support to suppliers and subcontractors related to the Electrical Systems design to achieve contract, cost and schedule performance.
Education and Experience
  • Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering is required.
  • One to three years of post-secondary experience in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering is considered optional.
  • Shipyard experience is desired.
  • Experience working with a diverse integrated project team is considered an asset.
  • P.Eng. EGBC status or E.I.T. Status and able to apply for P.Eng. within a year.
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
  • Technical knowledge and engineering skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to develop solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Above average analytical skills to gather and analyze/synthesize data, confirming its accuracy and adequacy as an integral part of the collective analysis/synthesis process.
  • Strong technical writing skills including the ability to produce and present clear, detailed written technical specifications, procedures, and reports.
  • Knowledge of MRP, purchasing and management systems.
  • Working knowledge of Ship Constructor and ACAD software, document control systems and databases.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Availability and willingness to travel to such locations and with such frequency as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.
  • Committed to a high standard of safety and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer's safety policies and rules.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and influence skills and practices.
  • Provides mentoring and technical advice to subordinate Engineers in the department
  • Exercise sound judgments and make decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • PC proficiency required. Working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office 2010 software suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint).

Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

Note: Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted