• Electrical Engineer or CEP - Protection and Control (P&C) Testing - Hydropower & Dams
  • Address: 3385 Rue King Ouest
  • Location: Sherbrooke, QC
  • Sector: Energy and Resources
  • Category: Engineering
  • Post date: 2024-05-06
  • Company Description
  • Welcome to a place where people are at the heart of everything we do. 

    Welcome to people with an inspiring vision and who seek stimulating challenges. At CIMA+, you’ll find a place where you’ll have many opportunities to learn and develop while working on engaging projects. 

    We are a firm 100% owned by its employees and we value a collaborative and entrepreneurial mindset. You will have the flexibility to manage your work on your own terms and define what work-life balance means to you. 

    When you join CIMA+, we welcome you to a place that you can call home.

  • Job Description
  • Mission

    In a world where the energy transition is becoming increasingly important, the Engineer will be called upon to play an active role in clean energy projects related to hydroelectric facilities. Our switchgear and control team is looking for candidates to assist us with engineering projects of various multidisciplinary scope, such as the refurbishment of turbine-generator sets, electrical and mechanical auxiliary services and automation in Hydro-Québec power plants.

    This person will evolve in a multidisciplinary environment and will be able to develop his or her skills by collaborating with experienced professionals, and will be called upon to participate in internal and external training.

    You will have the opportunity to work in office or in a hybrid setting.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Testing & Commissioning

    • Design electrical power systems and their layouts for various hydroelectric power plant projects.
    • Participate in the development of electrical systems, including schematics and layout plans for switchgear such as medium-voltage cabinets, high-voltage switchgear, electrical distribution centers, etc.
    • Prepare project deliverables such as plan views, elevations, including detail drawings, miscellaneous layouts, schematics, etc.
    • Perform or validate calculations for equipment sizing, selection of power cable gauges, etc.

    Protection & Control (P&C)

    • Prepare Control and Protection engineering for the following systems and equipment:
    • Control, measurement, monitoring and protection system for the turbine-generator set;
    • Group instrumentation: analog instrumentation cabinet or digital systems;
    • Computerized power plant control network;
    • Interface with speed controller, pump unit and static excitation;
    • Remote control of discharge valves and water intakes;
    • Control of mechanical auxiliary systems (air, water, oil).
    • Participate in the development of electrical systems for Control and Protection, including single-wire, three-wire AC, protection and control diagrams, as well as drawings of wiring, device connections, assembly drawings, material lists and cable lists.
    • Participate in the design of DC power systems, including one-line diagrams, battery capacity calculations, and connection drawings for chargers, batteries, inverters, etc.
    • Participate in the preparation of specifications for equipment manufacturing and installation on site.

    Other responsibilities common to both areas:

    • Collaborate with senior engineers and technicians in the execution of technical tasks
    • Participate in project coordination meetings and design reviews
    • Coordinate work with other engineering disciplines involved in projects, such as structural, civil, auxiliary mechanical, heavy mechanical, building engineering and architecture.
    • Participate in site surveys
    • Possibility of providing site assistance and start-up services
  • Profile
    • University Degree in electrical engineering
    • Current member or eligible to join the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)
    • 0 to 5 years experience
    • Knowledge of electrical distribution, control and protection is an asset
    • Experience in electrical systems design is an asset;
    • Fluency in spoken and written French
    • Basic knowledge of English in a professional context is required for this position to engage effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, including clients, partners, and cross-functional teams nationwide
    • Basic knowledge of the Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Autonomous, resourceful and project-oriented

    For more information on this career opportunity, please contact Ven Thambithurai


  • Additional Information
  • Ethics and integrity are fundamental values at CIMA+. That is why we are committed to ensuring equal access to resources and opportunities for candidates, regardless of their identity (race, ethnicity, colour, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socio-economic status or background, etc.).​

    In keeping with the principles of employment equity, we encourage all applications, including, but not limited to, those from women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities and visible minorities. We also encourage candidates to complete the self-identification form when applying for employment.​

    Accommodations are available on request. Your Business Partner will process your request.

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