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Electrical Designer

Country/Region:  CA
Field:  Engineering

Montreal, CA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years

SYSTRA Canada is part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm whose primary focus is to offer transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods: feasibility studies of building a new railway line, increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure, privatization of a railway.

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SYSTRA Canada's Transit Division is an active participant in Canadian and international projects in the field of urban transport (mainly subways, tramways, and electric buses).


Reporting to the Traction Power Lead, the Electrical Designer supports the Transit Division by designing, producing, and correcting electrical schematics and technical drawings. He ensures that the drawings comply with SYSTRA standards and those required by the client and uses AutoCAD drawing software.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design detailed control drawings for low and medium voltage products;
  • Design and create electrical schematics;
  • Designing and creating Civil Engineering Guide plans associated with the Tunnels/Technical Premises/Viaducts receiving medium and low voltage equipment;
  • Draw up the wiring list, including calibre, routing, and length estimates based on cable design notes and storage recommendations Supplier and Builder's logistic/installation constraints;
  • Draw up lists of materials & equipment retained;
  • Produce drawings of power and control harnesses;
  • Participate in design reviews;
  • Writes and maintains the design file including calculations, tests, verifications, validations, costs, and approvals;
  • Select electrical and electronic components;
  • Develop installation and test procedures, as required;
  • Performs shop visits to validate as-built drawings, as required;
  • All other related tasks.


Required Qualifications:

  • Technical DEC in electrical or electrodynamic engineering, or related field;
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Professional experience in urban transportation, an asset;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical, See Electrical, ePLAN, an asset;
  • Proficient in French (spoken, read, and written);
  • Proficient in English (spoken, read, and written), an asset;
  • Ability to work as a team player in a multidisciplinary environment;
  • Ability to plan and organize one’s work;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Strong sense of analysis and rigor;
  • Methodical and proactive problem solving;
  • Ability to meet deadlines.




Note: In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

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