Greater Sudbury - Ontario

Overhead Systems EIT (Engineer-in-Training)

BESTECH is an innovative multi-disciplinary engineering services firm that partners with clients to deliver results that exceed expectations. To us, partnership means we engage in relationships with our team, our clients, and our community.
Founded in 1995, BESTECH works with many of the largest mining and industrial clients in the world, achieving success across many engineering disciplines. BESTECH has a track record and passion for working with clients who need simple and innovative solutions to make their operations more efficient and profitable. That is why global mining and industrial clients have chosen to work with us for more than 25 years.
BESTECH is a leading provider of cutting-edge utility and infrastructure solutions for the electrical power and telecommunications industries. Our team of dedicated professionals works collaboratively to deliver high-quality and reliable solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on fostering a culture of innovation, safety, and excellence. As we continue to expand our operations and undertake challenging projects, we are seeking a talented overhead systems engineer-in-training (EIT) to join our dynamic team.

In the community, BESTECH is humble and proud to be recognized with awards for innovation, economic development, and community contributions. As an Employer of Distinction in Ontario, we are passionate about our people and offer exciting, rewarding careers.

BESTECH is currently seeking a motivated Overhead Systems EIT to join our team.

Your Role as an Overhead Systems EIT (Engineer-in-Training)

As an Overhead Systems EIT, you will be responsible for designing and optimizing distribution and transmission lines, ensuring their efficient and safe functioning.  You will utilize your knowledge in engineering principles and computer-aided design (CAD) software to create detailed drawings, collaborate with our engineering team, and ensure compliance with safety and regulatory standards.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop comprehensive designs for overhead utility installations, considering all applicable factors including power and structural load capacities, clearance requirements, grounding, environmental conditions, and equipment placement.
  • Utilize CAD software to create detailed drawings for overhead systems and associated infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams, clients, and other stakeholders to incorporate design requirements and ensure seamless project execution.
  • Select appropriate materials for overhead systems, hardware, and accessories based on project requirements and site conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with utility, industry standards, regulations, and client standards to maintain the integrity and reliability of overhead infrastructure.
  • Assist in preparing cost estimates and schedules for overhead systems construction projects, considering material quantities, labour crews, and equipment required for project execution.
  • Liaise with government agencies, municipalities, and other regulatory bodies to obtain necessary permits and ensure compliance with local regulations.
  • Prepare reports and documentation required for approvals, permits, and project updates.
  • Prepare construction scopes and design basis for overhead systems projects.
  • Conduct field surveys to assess existing conditions and gather relevant data, including terrain, right-of-way, existing infrastructure, environmental constraints, and other relevant factors that may impact overhead systems design.
  • Prepare condition assessment reports.
  • Provide support during the construction phase of projects, responding to queries and clarifications from construction teams, and addressing design modifications and adjustments as needed.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, technologies, and best practices related to overhead systems design.
  • Seek opportunities to improve design efficiency and quality.
  • Foster a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement within the engineering team, promoting best practices and adherence to industry standards.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proficiency in CAD software for creating detailed structure layouts.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, load calculations, and materials selection for overhead systems installations.
  • Familiarity with relevant safety standards, utility codes, and regulatory requirements considered an asset.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address design challenges and optimize utility networks.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
  • Ability to interact with clients and take detailed notes and meeting minutes.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to maintain accurate documentation throughout the design process of projects.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet project deadlines.
  • Experience in overhead systems design, utility infrastructure planning, or a related field is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of PLS-CADD is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with utility equipment and materials used in overhead systems construction is considered an asset.
  • Strong commitment to safety, quality, and sustainable design practices.
  • Willingness to travel as required and attend meetings and field visits to client sites.
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a personal vehicle.


BESTECH Canada Limited offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  We are proud of and continuously strive to improve our employee culture, and value an equitable and balanced life/work approach.  Join our team of talented professionals and contribute to the successful delivery of exceptional structural engineering projects.


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We invite applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. BESTECH offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of our career posting, please contact Human Resources at (705) 675-7720. All responses are appreciated and will be handled with strict confidence. Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted and candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Why Join the BESTECH Team?

We provide our employees with opportunities to grow and succeed professionally and personally. As a growing organization, we get excited about partnering with new professionals joining our team, along with the unique knowledge, skill set, and experiences each brings to our team!

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