Cowan International

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Senior Electrical Engineer

Location : British Columbia, Canada
Job Type : Permanent

Mining & Metals, EPC

Job Code: 6797

Cowan International is recruiting a Senior Electrical Engineer with 15 or more years of experience.


This is a permanent site-based position that offers an attractive project pipeline, short FIFO schedule and comfortable working & living conditions.
• BC resident will work a 10 Days IN /4 Days OUT schedule.
• Lodging in comfortable hotel or apartment with per diem.
• Assigned 3 years at a mega-site, then after get assigned to other projects.

Be part of a dynamic, collaborative inter-disciplinary project services team that works on a plethora of projects that will stretch your bandwidth at a large metallurgical, mining and infrastructure complex.

Projects can range from simple modifications of existing equipment to site-wide electrical distribution system upgrades.

You Are
• P.Eng. registered in British Columbia (BC).  This is essential.
• Resident of BC (ideally) or you live elsewhere in Canada but have a P.Eng. registered in BC.
• Dynamic leader that mobilizes colleagues and contractors with a clear vision, solutions and direction.

You Will
• Report directly to the Project Director.
• Be responsible for Electrical Activities related to metallurgical, mining and infrastructure operations.
• Propose design solutions and prepare the related documentation.
• Participate in the implementation of your solutions alongside the contractors you assign.
• Receive corporate support for more complex projects that you are mandated.
• Provide a 100% dedicated site presence. This is not a regional office job.

You Have
• Bachelors in Electrical Engineering.
• Over 15 years of electrical design & engineering experience, mostly in the mining, metallurgical & construction sectors.
• Extensive Project experience.
• Experience with EPC and LSTK contracts.

Only Candidates in possession of a P.Eng. for BC residing in BC or elsewhere in Canada will be considered for this position.

If this Job Isn’t for You

(1) Please recommend a fellow Electrical Engineer who would thrive at this mega-site working on a multiplicity of electrical engineering projects for which he/she can design solutions and then drive through implementation.

(2) Send us your CV all the same and we will create a permanent and confidential file for you here at COWAN. This will enable our recruiters situated worldwide to access your details and contact you in the future to notify you of any potentially suitable openings as they arise. We have been doing this exclusively for Mining, Metals & Construction candidates in domestic Canada and the World for the last 50 years.  We are a 70-year-old company that has engineers amongst its recruiters that understand what you do for a living.

All Applications Are Confidential.

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