Electrical Engineer

  • Aplas Ltd.
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 05, 2018
Full time Engineering

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Electrical Engineer to join our company for project and innovative technology development.



  • Work with process engineer in developing conceptual and/or detail engineering of power supply systems
  • Assist project engineer/leader in defining and monitoring of work scopes, deliverables, schedules, and budget
  • Provide detail electrical engineering design and specifications for AC to DC conversion, low and high voltages systems, power distribution, grounding, fire alarm, lighting etc.
  • Create electrical drawings, including schematics, wiring diagrams, and electrical equipment layout etc.
  • Select electrical and other system components – contactors, circuit breakers, inverters, transformers, sensors, fire suppression system, HVAC, etc.
  • Review vendor electrical drawings and power supply design packages
  • Supervise electricians for construction
  • Perform unit testing to ensure equipment and power supply comply with industry and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinate with I&C design and other disciplines
  • Up to 15% domestic and international travel


  • Must have post-secondary education equivalent to a university degree in Electrical Engineering. M.Eng. is an asset
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
  • 10+ years of electrical engineering and design experience, including the design in build construction and industrial facilities
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Applications and CAD software, including AutoCAD
  • Must have an advanced understanding of quality standards relative to electrical design and planning, engineering fundamentals and principles
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all relevant building and electrical safety codes
  • Knowledge of power systems up to 700VDC, 600VAC, 10KW to 300kW (typical) and higher power systems
  • Knowledge of grounding, power distribution, switchgear, MCC, lighting, and fire alarm systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed communication, planning, and work organization skills
  • Ability to work in an integrated team environment, and to effectively interface with employees at all levels, and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable and work under tight schedules in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
  • PLC arrangements, I/O list. PLC programing and HMI programming capability is an asset



If you’re interested, please send the following documents in your application to HR@aplas.ca

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter identifying your area of expertise.
  • Other supporting documents if applicable.


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.