Principle Electrical Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Saskatoon

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Principle Electrical Engineer

Brunel is seeking a Principle Electrical Engineer for a major mining client on a project in Saskatoon, SK.

  • Ensure an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility, and sustainable development, including development of initiatives to improve the HSEC profile of the project.
  • Provide leadership for Electrical / I&C in respect to safe systems of work.
  • Ensure conformance with the Company Charter, the Company Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Recommends and incorporates any changes required to identify safety or risk improvements, capital efficiency, or productivity improvements.
  • Implements Electrical Engineering strategy, plans, processes, and systems for the project.
  • Represent the companies interest and vision during the development of the projects stage 1 engineering.
  • Participate in the Prevention through Design, Strategic Procurement, and data-centric design programs.
  • Ensure project designs are aligned with project objectives and developed on time and budget.
  • Provide engineering contractor supervision (including field support) and technical assurance for electrical designs (High and Low Voltage) of the project, with a focus on Shaft, hoist, and Underground areas.
  • Accountable to lead the development of cost effective, operable, maintainable and supportable electrical solutions that address business problems and integrate with existing and future business systems
  • Accountable to work with engineering contractors for the development and improvement of electrical standards
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure a multidisciplinary integrated design according to best practices and high safety standards.
  • Oversee practices ensuring compliance with requirements of mines safety acts and/or regulations for Canada/Saskatchewan and other jurisdictions, as required.
  • Support Risk identification, evaluation, and controls implementation process.
  • Participate in technical documentation formal review and approval process.
  • Identify gaps and support optimizing Electrical team strategy/plans.
  • Develop internal competence, subject matter experts, and technical expertise.
  • Assist in the governance and assurance of all EPCM development work.


  • 10-15 years of experience in project engineering, working as part of EPCM or Owner’s teams.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Licensed, as a Professional Engineer in Saskatchewan (APEGS) is desirable.
  • Post-graduate qualifications are well regarded.
  • Industry experience in mining (surfaces, shafts and underground), utilities, or manufacturing.
  • Potash mining and processing design experience desirable.
  • Mine development, underground operation and maintenance
  • Experience overseeing medium-sized teams, creating development plans, and mentoring.
  • Experience in the use and application of Smartplant tools desirable.


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Cherie Taylor
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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