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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 37481 

Job Category: Engineering 


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.

Hatch is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to support our business in mining and metals, infrastructure and/or Energy sectors. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be part of an integrated engineering team providing engineering services for large and small capital projects.


Responsibilities include:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule.
  • Prepare a list of engineering deliverables and time-based functions to facilitate the planning and control of the engineering budget.
  • Maintain the project scope of work documentation and revisions as required during the design evolution.
  • Review and execute the electrical and layout design criteria documents.
  • Review electrical technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc.).
  • Assist in the preparation and development of project specific procedures.
  • Define the system requirements to achieve the project results and monitor effectiveness.
  • Represent the electrical practice in project engineering coordination meetings.
  • Participate in electrical design reviews.
  • Ensure coordination, between the electrical team and other disciplines, of all activities being performed as the design evolves.
  • Ensure that quality audits of engineering work are carried out in accordance with project procedures and the quality assurance plan.
  • Promote and maintain the application of ethical and professional practices in the execution of electrical engineering work.
  • Ensure that all work designed, manufactured and supplied in the electrical engineering discipline complies with the relevant sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
  • Participation in the compilation of the client Project Safety Management Plan with specific reference to switching, isolation and lockout procedures.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical engineering from an accredited university.
  • 8-10 yrs experience overall ideally within an EPCM, heavy industrial environment, preferred.
  • Strong deliverable focus and ability to plan the work.
  • A high degree of understanding of interdisciplinary dependencies related to the discipline.
  • Strong understanding of procurement, contracting and commissioning methodologies.
  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards (NEC, NFPA and IEEE standards).
  • Knowledge on electrical calculations (short circuit, load flow, arc flash and harmonics).
  • Knowledge on specification of large motor/generator sets and associated equipment, including high-voltage switchgear, transformers, starters and related protection systems.
  • Knowledge on electrical design tools / software such as SPEL ETAP, SKM, and Easy Power are a plus.
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to convey project technical information to project managers, clients and peers.
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and provide direction to others ensuring the quality of deliverables.
  • Strong computer knowledge is required.
  • Excellent safety awareness.


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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