Tara - Ontario

Electrical Engineer (W.G. Spencer Engineering Division)

W.G. Spencer Engineering, a division of BESTECH Canada Limited, is a reputable consulting engineering firm offering mechanical and electrical engineering services with a specialty in mine hoist engineering with involvement in the application of specialized equipment for many industries. Operating just outside of Owen Sound, Tara is the perfect destination to explore the natural beauty of Ontario while experiencing authentic food, culture, arts and entertainment.

The Position

W.G. Spencer Engineering, BESTECH’s Mine Hoist Division, is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Electrical Engineer. This role will be a key player of a team of problem-solving engineers to maintain and support industry-leading products and systems in the areas of mine hoist application and specialty equipment. If you are a self-motivated, detail-oriented, energetic and highly organized Electrical Engineer, we are eager to hear from you.

Key Job Functions

  • Automation, networks and HMI screen integration into control systems;
  • Design specification, tendering and onsite supervision for final installation and commissioning;
  • Direct involvement in project management, PLC control, machine design, failure analysis, troubleshooting and commissioning of new installations;
  • Provide technical guidance for installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and testing of electrical systems;
  • Develop engineering project schedules, budgetary estimates, cost, and scheduling reports;
  • Lead or participate in multi-discipline teams to solve problems (complex troubleshooting, task analysis meetings, technical operability evaluations, engineering evaluations, root cause investigations, internal and external audits, etc.);
  • Lead or participate in development or enhancement to design management and engineering change control programs and procedures;
  • Manage and control projects in an economical and timely manner ensuring adherence to quality control requirements;
  • Act as liaison between W.G. Spencer Engineering personnel, technical groups, and outside contractors;
  • Ensure compliance with site standards and all government and corporate regulations in the area of safety, health, and environment for all capital projects

Key Qualifications

  • Completion of University degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • 3-5 years experience as an Electrical Engineer;
  • Experience with PLC automation and application of same and related networks;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including strong presentation and analytical skills;
  • Effective planning, project management, and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively under short deadlines;
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving abstract.

Additional Assets

  • PMP
  • Registered as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer in Canada (P.Eng)
  • Drive systems knowledge of DC and/or VFD for electric motors
  • Experience within the mining industry would be considered an asset

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized and live or be willing to move to the Owen Sound area. The ability to work as a team player with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization is essential to our continued success.

We are committed to fair and equitable recruiting practices. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to come forward at any stage of the recruitment process to request accommodations if needed. We will consult with you and create processes that provide individuals with disabilities the best possible recruitment experience.

Please note, due to our involvement with clients from across the globe, we have implemented a COVID vaccine policy in our workplace.

If this full-time role, which offers a competitive salary and benefits package, is the role for you, please submit your resume.

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