• Fall 2024 | Electrical Utility Distribution and Transmission (T&D) Co-op
  • Address: 1628 Dickson Avenue
  • Location: Kelowna, BC
  • Sector: Energy and Resources
  • Level: University
  • Post date: 2024-05-14
  • Company Description
  • Welcome to a place where people are at the heart of everything we do.
    Welcome to people who like people, to brilliant minds, tomorrow’s visionaries, challenge seekers, collaborators, and those with an entrepreneurial spirit in their DNA. 
    At CIMA+ you’ll find a place where everyone’s ideas and perspectives are welcomed and encouraged, a place where you’ll have many opportunities to learn and develop while working on projects that rally our team together.
    At the end of the day, we’re proud to be able to say that when you join CIMA+, we’ll welcome you into a place that you can call home. Welcome to a place where your skills and passion can reach their full potential. 

  • Job Description
  • CIMA+ 
    Sector: Energy and Resources 
    Department: Electrical 
    Location: Kelowna 
    Compensation: According to experience – 23$ to 27$ 

    As an Electrical Utility Distribution and Transmission (T&D) Intern you will have the opportunity to contribute to our team in beautiful Kelowna, BC and will be involved in a range of projects and tasks related to telecommunication and electrical utility distribution and transmission (T&D) infrastructure. They may also support emerging projects in other areas such as telecommunications, industrial electrical, substations, and renewable energy. 


    • Help perform design tasks for T&D projects such as pole line analysis (PLA) for telecommunication and electric utility poles  
    • Support the development of design and construction standards for various distribution and transmission applications  
    • Assist in the preparation of calculations, drawings, construction and work packages and other project base deliverables  
    • Assist in the preparation of technical inputs for reports, specifications, proposals, project schedules and cost estimates  
    • Communicate with client stakeholders for various aspects of the project, including regular communication about project progress  
    • Perform site visits to validate scope requirements and determine existing assets condition and prepare site survey reports  
    • Help ensure design work conforms to all applicable national codes and client standards  
    • Utilize client based geographic information systems (GIS) and other records for data collection during the design process; produce bill of material and enter material acquisition requests in the GIS  
    • Coordinate with utility companies, all levels of government agencies, municipalities, and other companies and institutions  
    • Perform and assist with additional duties and tasks based on project requirements and other job functions as assigned  
  • Profile
    • Student presently enrolled in a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent, from a recognized institution 
    • Experience with AutoCAD 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English  
    • Experience with electric utility distribution or transmission standards (asset)  
    • Experience working with PLS-CADD, SpidaCalc, Pull Planner, CYME or other utility software (asset) 
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure, independently and in a team setting  
    • Client focused, detail oriented, eager to learn and motivated with strong problem solving and multitasking ability  
    • Excellent skills with the Microsoft 365 platform (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) 
    • Working knowledge of a GIS (Graphical Information System) such as ArcGIS, GE SmallWorld, or similar would be an asset  
    • Valid British Columbia Class 5 driving license or equivalent from another province is required 
  • 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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