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Senior Electrical Designer - Mississauga

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Date: Oct 30, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

We are seeking for a dynamic individual to join our Control, Automation and Electrical team who is interested in tackling challenging projects and assignments. The Senior Electrical Designer will be responsible for supervising a team of electrical designers and assisting in the development and production of deliverables required for Mining, Energy and Infrastructure projects from Feasibility studies to Detail design. The Senior Electrical Designer will also assist in the resolution of all technical design issues and direct the activities of other designers in the team to meet project schedule objectives.


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse and dynamic team that takes pride in delivering quality projects.




  • Adhere to and promote the Hatch corporate safety culture.
  • Manage the schedule for a team of designers on project or program including multidiscipline interactions.
  • Coordinate work with the lead electrical engineer, project and engineering managers including taking responsibility for timely release of team deliverables.
  • Supervise, review, check and be responsible for quality of electrical designs performed by others in the design team.
  • Prioritize project or program discipline actions for the purpose of achieving deliverable quality and adherence to schedule.
  • Prepare design concepts for internal and client reviews in collaboration with engineering team.
  • Produce detailed engineering design drawings and documentation for approved concepts/projects.
  • Perform 3D model clash detection and coordinate electrical design with other disciplines.
  • Assist in the preparation of project specific procedures (symbols, cell libraries, borders etc).
  • Perform complex plant layout and electrical systems using 3D design modeling tools.
  • Contribute to the development of different multidisciplinary design solutions and mentor other designers. Provide guidance on Hatch quality standards.
  • Lead formal electrical design reviews and supervise the work of electrical designers.
  • Develop 3D model for electrical equipment, underground ducts and cable trays.
  • Responsible for electrical design work related to quantity estimation effort on project or program including direct quantity (MTO) take-off from a 3D model, 2D drawings, sketches and historical data.
  • Assist with voltage drop, cable fill, underground duct calculations.
  • Verify on-site condition and dimensions relating to existing facilities.
  • Resolve electrical design issues throughout project lifecycle as required.
  • Apply industry best practices and applicable codes and standards (IEEE, CSA, NEC, CEC, IEC, etc).
  • Participate in the selection of electrical design candidates as required.


Qualifications and Skills:


  • Electrical engineering diploma from a recognized college
  • Minimum of five years electrical design experience
  • Experience within a large-projects such as mining, power, petrochemical and refinery industries, in multi-disciplinary EPCM environment.
  • Ability to design in a 3D environment
  • Knowledge of industry or regulatory standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements
  • Sound knowledge of designing electrical systems and workflows for electrical systems.
  • Proficient in the use of MicroStation or AutoCAD, MicroStation PSDS and/or OpenPlant.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Site experience in walk-downs, field measurements and commissioning.





  • Certified Engineering Technician/Technologist or looking to attain certification
  • Experience with Bentley BRCM
  • Experience within a large project, multidisciplinary EPCM environment.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Strong client focus.
  • Experience in mentoring and supervising designers.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and promote the effective performance of team members.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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