Electrical Engineer

March 12, 2023
Application ends: March 13, 2025

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Job Description

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Position Synopsis

As part of AKA’s electrical engineering team, the Electrical Engineer in Training (EIT) will participate in the design, development, implementation and documentation of marine and onshore power systems. The EIT will participate in ensuring projects are well defined and administered in accordance with the agreed scope, budget and schedule, while providing high levels of customer service. This position requires specialist knowledge, and a high level of education in the field of electrical engineering or an associated discipline.

Position Responsibilities

  • Interface with customers to determine project scope, requirements, and deliverables.
  • Produce well defined specifications for systems to be delivered.
  • Develop functional descriptions.
  • Produce engineering documentation, such as schematics and functional flow diagrams.
  • Use electrical engineering principles to ensure systems are appropriately engineered.
  • Use electrical engineering software and other tools to ensure designs are robust and safe.
  • Select parts and components for robust and effective design functionality.
  • Develop supporting documentation, including system descriptions, test procedures, maintenance and trouble-shooting manuals.
  • Support onsite activities such as commissioning and trouble shooting.
  • Attend site when necessary to perform any of the activities listed here.
  • Take responsibility for professional development, including pursuit and maintenance of professional designation and licences.

Position Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Engineering or a related field, or a combination of education and experience suitable to the position.
  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of electrical power systems and/or control and automation systems.
  • Field experience in industrial automation and control systems, or systems engineering is considered an asset.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex systems engineering and automation problems and devise innovative engineering solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and across multiple project teams.
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse workload while prioritizing time and resources to meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and customer relation skills.
  • Proficient at the intermediate level in the use of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.


  • Tailor communication (e.g., content, style and medium) to diverse audiences.
  • Read cues from diverse listeners to assess when and how to change planned communication approach to effectively deliver messages.
  • Communicate equally effectively at varied organizational levels.
  • Understand others’ underlying needs, motivations, emotions or concerns and communicate effectively despite the sensitivity of the situation.


  • Persists in finding solutions.
  • Considers ideas from a variety of sources (e.g. literature, peers) in order to solve problems.
  • Anticipates and responds in a proactive manner to future needs (of external clients and internal groups) that may not be obvious to others.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00-$75,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location