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Posted: March 26, 2024

Job Family: Management

Effective Date: May 2024

Classification Level: 4.5

ROLE:

The Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls and Telecom (EIC&T) Senior Group Manager functions as part of the Catch Engineering leadership team, providing management and strategic direction for all electrical, instrumentation, controls and telecommunication engineering & design services and staff.

The EIC&T Manager is responsible for the EIC&T team’s output of professional work products (PWPs), ensuring that quality and timeliness meet or exceed Catch Engineering and client expectations. To do this, the Manager will possess strong skills in team and person management, as well as expert-level technical proficiency in electrical engineering, instrumentation, controls, and/or telecommunications and design.

The EIC&T Manager may also provide services in a secondary role as a Project Engineer, technical subject matter expert (SME) or Project Manager, based on the resourcing needs of the company.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The EIC&T Manager is responsible for:

EIC&T operations, strategy, and execution:

  • Develop standards, procedures, and policies that ensure quality and efficiency of EIC&T engineering and technical services output (in conjunction with VP of Engineering).
  • Monitor department practices for development of professional work products (PWPs) and ensure execution is in line with the expectations of Catch Engineering’s Professional Practice Management Plan (PPMP).
  • Manage quality, licensing and use of EIC&T engineering, instrumentation, controls and telecom software and calculation tools.
  • Manage disbursement of department spending budgets for training, overhead allowance, compensation adjustment, and other items.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies and trends in engineering to ensure Catch Engineering remains innovative in delivering EIC&T outputs.
  • Build and maintain relationships with other professionals and organizations in the industry.
  • Partake in business development tasks including:
  • Assist Business Development team in providing technical input into marketing materials, presentations, and meetings with prospective new clients, as it pertains to electrical engineering, electrical design, instrumentation, controls and/or telecom services.
  • EIC&T staff oversight and management:
  • Leverage industry contacts and relationships to identify potential new work with existing clients or prospective new clients
  • Execution of performance evaluations, 121 meetings and career development for direct reports and team leads.
  • Hiring, termination, and conflict resolution for all direct reports, aligning with operational requirements and strategy.
  • Assessment and continuous evaluation of direct reports’ skillsets and aptitudes.  Identifying and organization of training for direct reports based on this assessment.
  • Assignment and allocation of direct reports to project tasks – based on requirements and skillsets – to satisfy the resourcing and quality needs of the Project Management team.
  • Development and management of coaching & mentoring systems for Junior direct reports, specifically for Members-in-Training.
  • Fostering a team environment of diversity and inclusion
  • Technical support and design (secondary role):
  • Managing, leading, or executing project or EIC&T work.
  • Participation in Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) activities.
  • Authentication and stamping of PWPs.
  • Technical input into bid / proposal generation.
Qualification Requirements

The EIC&T Senior Group Manager possesses the following qualifications and certifications:

  • Professional registration with APEGA (other jurisdictions considered a benefit, but not required).
  • Minimum of 15 years of Professional experience.
  • Firm understanding of engineering concepts related to the following technical areas – preferably SME-level knowledge in minimum one (1):
    • Low voltage / medium voltage electrical engineering and design
    • High voltage / utility electrical engineering and design
    • Power system studies and arc flash analysis
    • Control system / automation design and integration
    • Instrumentation system design and specification
    • Telecommunication / network design
  • Proven, effective experience in managing, coaching and mentoring EIC&T engineers, technologists and designers of varying seniority levels, or teams of such individuals (minimum >20 direct / indirect reports and >5 years).
  • Proficient skills in department budget allocation, resource forecasting and utilization, and workflow management.
  • Excellent communication and client interaction skills, including ability to assist Business Development team in selling departmental resources and capabilities.
  • Proven track record of displaying effective leadership characteristics, including high emotional intelligence (EQ), integrity / honesty, trustworthiness, and accountability.
  • Demonstrated success in scaling technical departments and associated work practices / procedures to reflect overall organizational growth.
About This Role

Catch Engineering is a culture lead company focusing on the fit and capabilities of people first and foremost. We prioritize team work, personal interactions, accountability and creative thinking when it comes to problem solving for our clients.  This is reflected in our Core Values:

Quality · Creativity · Trust · Kindness · Answers the Call

We want someone who is looking to take their career in a new path, with a company that values them and their contributions as we strive to be the most sought out engineering company.  This is a full time employment opportunity, with benefits, RRSP matching, flexibility in work schedule and great people as team members.  We also throw great parties.

Posted: August 24, 2023

Job Family: Engineering

Effective Date: June 15, 2024

Classification Level: 4.4 – 4.5

ROLE:

The Senior/Lead Engineer will be experienced in low and medium voltage design, testing and support efforts within Energy and Renewables industry.   This position will have overall responsibility for the delivery of electrical scope associated with project efforts within our Electrical Engineering Team meeting the expectations of the project, schedule and customer.

The Senior/Lead Engineer will function both independently engaging on various project related design and support efforts as well as working as part of a comprehensive team with other technical staff, Project Managers and customers. 

The individual within this role will be able to adapt to various situations quickly while maintaining the highest level of professionalism.  The individual will possess strong trouble shooting abilities and be able to formulate comprehensive strategies for resolving design challenges presented.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Senior/Lead Engineer will be responsible for project execution including:

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, participate in or lead the technical design and implementation for projects
  • Develop design basis documents, specifications, cost estimates, and scopes of work
  • Complete and/or lead, as required, equipment specification and sizing, power system simulation, area classification, cable tray designs, voltage drop calculations, conductor sizing, control/marshaling panel designs, I/O schematics, power distribution, field junction boxes, cable schedules, etc.
  • Prepare electrical construction bid documents, CWP’s and EWP’s
  • In coordination with Corporate Procurement, select equipment vendors and procure equipment
  • Interface with customers and vendors on technical issues
  • Produce or lead the production of detailed design documentation that meet the technical and quality standards of the project requirements.
  • Participate in acceptance testing and ensure deficiencies are addressed
  • Support proposal development and participate in customer presentations as required
  • Protection and control system design and specification
  • Develop protection philosophies
  • Perform protection coordination studies, load flow, Short Circuit Analysis, Relay Coordination, and Arc Flash Studies in ETAP
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Programming of relay files in accordance with logic diagrams and protection settings established with the protection coordination study – considered an asset
  • Execute projects based on a NEC, ANSI/NEMA, NFPA, IEEE and other international codes and standards
  • Assist project managers in the planning, control, and technical coordination of projects
  • Provide guidance and training to junior and intermediate engineers
  • May provide work direction to other project team members
Qualification Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelors in Engineering in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in electrical engineering projects with at least 10 years in a Senior or Lead role
  • Experience making technical and commercial/business decisions
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Strong command of the English language (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong personal relationships
  • Working knowledge of the Oil & Gas and Electrical Utility marketplace
  • Experience with working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Effective organization and team coordination skills
  • Able to travel throughout Western Canada (Travel requirement of 10 – 20%)
  • Substation project experience is an asset
About This Role

Catch Engineering is a culture lead company focusing on the fit and capabilities of people first and foremost. We prioritize team work, personal interactions, accountability and creative thinking when it comes to problem solving for our clients.  This is reflected in our Core Values:

Quality · Creativity · Trust · Kindness · Answers the Call

We want someone who is looking to take their career in a new path, with a company that values them and their contributions as we strive to be the most sought after engineering company.  This is a full time employment opportunity, with benefits, RRSP matching, flexibility in work schedule and great people as team members.  We also throw great parties.

Posted: September 26, 2023

Job Family: Junior Drafter – Electrical

Effective Date: September, 2023

Classification Level: 3

ROLE:

The Junior Electrical Drafter will be responsible for providing assistance towards the development and design of electrical-centric work packages in order to meet the requirements of various project implementations.  The individual will have a basic working knowledge of drafting techniques including AutoCAD (and/or MicroStation) and 3D modeling in order to produce finished drawing packages.

The Junior Electrical Drafter will assist in design efforts using information from various sources which may include site studies, vendor drawings, catalog data, engineering sketches, reference drawings and input from other disciplines.  The individual will also be required to participate in field investigations, contribute to field reports and create detailed sketches for use with design efforts.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Junior Electrical Drafter will be responsible for project execution including:

  • Provide drafting services towards the electrical designs for small to medium sized projects using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Produce 2D electrical design deliverables in accordance with client specification and policies to a high quality standard
  • Work to learn and gain the knowledge in area classification, power distribution, grounding, lighting, and control systems to support design efforts
  • As-Built drawings and final reporting
  • Interact with all disciplines at project meetings, model reviews, etc.
  • Participate in Field Investigation studies and develop accurate reports / sketches for use in project design efforts
  • Collaborate with E&IC engineers to provide support, assistance, contribute solutions and introduce efficiencies
  • Participate in design coordination with E&IC engineers, Team Designers and other disciplines to provide support, assistance and contribute solutions in the development of design packages
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2+ years’ experience in oil & gas industry in the field of electrical engineering design
  • 2-year SAIT/NAIT or equivalent diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Working familiarity with CEC (Canadian Electrical Code), other applicable codes including CEC, ISA, API and Alberta Oil and Gas Codes
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling and application of discipline specific design criteria, codes, standard practices and theories
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with team members and other department individuals
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Self-motived with a strong work ethic
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Posted: August 24, 2023

Job Title: Instrumentation Technologist – Intermediate/Senior

Effective Date: Immediate

Clasification Level: 4

ROLE:

The Intermediate Electrical Designer / Drafter will perform work that involve conventional formats of designs with relatively few complex features for which precedents have been previously established. They will exhibit a thorough working knowledge of technical and drafting techniques (AutoCAD and 3D modeling) and be able to produce finished design packages with minimal guidance.

The Intermediate Electrical Designer / Drafter will gather information from all sources required, including other disciplines, vendors, engineers, reference drawings and catalogs to produce complete, functional and constructible design packages. The individual will be responsible for the construction of scenarios from various information sources, consider alternatives, develop details and follow through with solid workable solutions for design problems.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Intermediate Electrical Designer / Drafter will be responsible for project execution including:

  • Prepare electrical designs for small to medium sized projects
  • Apply design knowledge in area classification, power distribution, grounding, lighting, control systems, cabinetry and equipment specification and selection
  • Providing drafting services using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Perform 3D modeling as required by project
  • Produce 2D electrical design deliverables in accordance with client specifications and policies to a high-quality standard using the latest software
  • Participate in Field Investigation studies and develop accurate reports / sketches for use in project design efforts
  • Interact with all disciplines at project meetings, model reviews, etc.
  • Collaborate with E&IC engineers to provide support, assistance, contribute solutions and introduce efficiencies
  • Participate in design coordination with engineers and other technical discipline design leads in the completion of drawing packages
  • Review and check design drawings and vendor shop drawings
  • Contribute to estimating, scheduling and status reporting on assigned projects
  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard design techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 5+ years of experience in oil & gas industry in the field of electrical engineering design
  • 2-year SAIT/NAIT or equivalent diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Design skills and knowledge of electrical/control system design
  • Working familiarity with CEC (Canadian Electrical Code), other applicable codes, standards and acceptable industry practices
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling and application of discipline-specific design criteria, codes, standard practices and theories
  • In-depth understanding of the design process and documentation required throughout the phases of a project
  • Demonstrated ability to complete jobs through all phases, from conception through close-out
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients, team members and other department individuals
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Self-motived with a strong work ethic
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Posted: July 18, 2023

Job Family: Engineering

Effective Date: Immediate

Classification Level: 8

ROLE:

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing the delivery of electrical based projects for our clients. This position will work closely with the project team to ensure that all project objectives are met within budget, schedule, and quality requirements. The Senior Project Manager will also be responsible for managing project risks, ensuring project safety, and maintaining a positive relationship with our clients.

The individual within this role will be able to work effectively as a team leader and adapt to various situations quickly while maintaining the highest level of professionalism.  This individual will also possess strong trouble shooting abilities and be able to formulate comprehensive strategies for resolving project challenges presented.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for:

Project Life Cycle:

  • Manage the full project lifecycle from initiation to closeout.
  • Manage multiple electrical projects simultaneously, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the required standard.
  • Create and manage project schedules, budgets, and resources.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, contractors, and team members.
  • Coordinate with other departments and stakeholders to ensure project success.
  • Lead project planning, design, and execution activities.
  • Ensure that all project deliverables meet quality and safety standards.
  • Provide regular project status updates to stakeholders.
  • Ensure that project documentation is completed and maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Monitor and report project progress, identifying and resolving issues and risks as they arise.
  • Manage project documentation, including contracts, change orders, and project reports.
  • Share lessons learned, risks and opportunities with other team members.
  • Provide a positive role model for the team in delivering optimal, customer-driven service to the project.
  • Embrace, promote and reward behaviors that are consistent with the project guiding principles.
  • Drive Catch Engineering involvement and value-addition in all aspects of the project lifecycle.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering or a Diploma in Technology in a related field or equivalent relative experience. P.Eng or PMP is an asset.
  • 5+ years of experience in project management, electrical preferred.
  • An asset to have working knowledge Electrical Utilities, Energy Services, Energy Storage, Power Generation or Renewables.
  • An asset to have previous work experience with substation design.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices, design and construction processes.
  • An asset to have worked on projects in the USA and be familiar with the NEC.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong command of the English language (both written and verbal).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Must be Calgary or surrounding area based.

Posted: August 24, 2023

Job Family: Engineering

Effective Date: Immediate

Classification Level: 5

ROLE:

The Intermediate Engineer / Technologist will be engaged in low / medium voltage design, testing and support efforts within the Electrical Utilities, Energy Services, Energy Storage, Power Generation and Renewables industries.   This position require involvement in the delivery of electrical scope associated with related project efforts within our Electrical Engineering Team in order to meet the expectations of the project, schedule and customer.

The Intermediate Engineer / Technologist will function both independently engaging on various project related design and support efforts as well as working as part of a comprehensive team working with other technical staff, Project Managers and customers.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Intermediate Engineer / Technologist will be responsible for project execution including:

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager and Senior Technical Managers, participate in the technical design and implementation for electrical and control system projects
  • Participate in the development of design basis documents, specifications, cost estimates, and scopes of work
  • Complete as required, cable tray designs, voltage drop calculations, conductor sizing, control/marshaling panel designs, I/O schematics, power distribution, field junction boxes, cable schedules, etc.
  • Prepare electrical construction bid documents
  • In coordination with Corporate Procurement, select equipment vendors and procure equipment
  • Participate in the installation of electrical and control system equipment
  • Interface with customers and vendors on technical issues
  • Produce detailed design documentation that meets the technical and quality standards of the project requirements.
  • Participate in acceptance testing and ensure deficiencies are addressed
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelors in Engineering or a Diploma in Technology in a related field.
  • 5 -8 years of experience in electrical engineering project experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Strong command of the English language (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong personal relationships
  • An asset to have working knowledge of Energy Services, Energy Storage, Power Generation or Renewables
  • Experience with working on multiple projects
  • Effective organization skills 
  • Able to travel throughout Western Canada (Travel requirement of 5 – 10%)

Posted: February 17, 2023

Job Title: Senior Designer – Electrical

Effective Date: Design / Drafting

Classification Level: 5

ROLE:

The Senior Electrical Designer / Drafter will be responsible for managing the design execution of projects involving the application of common electrical design principles and design theory (power and I&C) to develop solutions to meet the customer’s project requirements.  This position will require a resource that possesses a sound working knowledge of standard electrical design practices and applicable codes and be able to independently apply that knowledge into functional design packages.

The Senior Electrical Designer / Drafter will gather information from various project stakeholders as required, including other disciplines, vendors, engineers, reference drawings and catalogs to produce complete, functional and constructible design packages in order to meet the project design requirements.  The individual will be responsible for the construction of scenarios from various information sources, consider alternatives, develop details and follow through with solid workable solutions for design problems.  This position will be expected to provide guidance and oversight to others on the design / drafting team who may be assigned to work with the individual.

AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

The Senior Electrical Designer / Drafter will be responsible for project execution including:

  • Prepare electrical designs for medium to large sized projects
  • Development of clear, accurate and complete drawing packages to be issued for construction purposes
  • Apply electrical design knowledge in applications including:
  • Area classification
  • Power distribution including single-lines, electrical layouts, cable tray layouts, cable schedules, junction box layouts and wiring schematics
  • Grounding details
  • Lighting
  • E-house layout
  • Contactor / control panel design
  • Heat-tracing
  • Instrumentation layout
  • Electrical equipment sizing
  • Equipment specification and selection
  • Assist with equipment specification, bidding, evaluation and procurement activities
  • Lead field investigation efforts as part of the design effort requirements
  • Provide guidance, oversight and mentorship to others on the Design / Drafting team
  • Perform 3D modeling as required by project
  • Produce 2D electrical design deliverables in accordance with client specification and policies to a high quality standard using the latest software
  • Interact with all disciplines at project meetings, model reviews, etc.
  • Collaborate with E&IC engineers to provide support, assistance, contribute solutions and introduce efficiencies
  • Participate in design coordination with engineers and other technical discipline design leads in the completion of drawing packages
  • Review and check design drawings and vendor shop drawings
  • Contribute to estimating, scheduling and status reporting on assigned projects
  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard design techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 10+ years’ experience in oil & gas industry in the field of electrical engineering design
  • 2-year SAIT/NAIT or equivalent diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Design skills and knowledge of electrical/control system design
  • Strong familiarity with CEC (Canadian Electrical Code), other applicable codes, standards and acceptable industry practices
  • Familiar with field construction/installation techniques and able to lead field status reviews and/or investigations
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling and application of discipline specific design criteria, codes, standard practices and theories
  • Knowledge in the use of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • In-depth understanding of the design process, bidding and procurement, fabrication, construction and documentation required throughout the project
  • Demonstrated ability to complete jobs through all phases, from conception through close-out
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients, team members and other department individuals
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Self-motived with a strong work ethic
  • Strong ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
“I choose to work at Catch because I feel valued and supported during my development as an electrical engineer”

Jason Sikorski

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