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Project Engineer (Distribution)

Department or Division: Saskatoon Light & Power

Term: Permanent full-time


  1. Designs various electrical facilities, such as systems for overhead and underground distribution, transmission, street lighting, secondary networks, substations, communication systems, protection and control.
  2. Prepares work orders, plans, specifications and schedules for the supply of materials, equipment, consulting services and contractor services for construction projects.
  3. Evaluates tenders and proposals and makes recommendations regarding the award of supply contracts.
  4. Manages various projects and contracted services to ensure adherence to plans, terms, budgets and time schedules, including preparing related reports.
  5. Coordinates project work with the requirements of other utilities, agencies and authorities having jurisdiction, including ensuring necessary jurisdiction approvals are obtained.
  6. Establishes and maintains construction standards.
  7. Deals with contractors, major equipment and material suppliers and consultants regarding technical matters relating to the acquisition of materials equipment and services and the provision of electrical services to customers.
  8. Supervises other technical staff as assigned.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Degree in electrical engineering.
  • Three years' experience in electric utility distribution and transmission, substation and street lighting system design.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques involved in the design, construction and general operation of electrical distribution, transmission and street lighting systems.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and prepare a variety of reports, plans and specifications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Salary: $80,511.41 to $94.485.89 per annum (2018 rates)

Closing Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: SCMMA 222