Job title: Distribution Lead Engineer- Hybrid

Company: Cima+

Job description: Company DescriptionWelcome to a place where people are at the heart of everything we do.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 DescriptionMissionCIMA+ has a long history of success in Eastern Canada and is made up of over 3000 employees across the country.Our offices in Western Canada are in the middle of a large growth trajectory. This means new, exciting complex projects that you will have the ability to shape and be a part of. We are actively looking for people who want to develop their skillsets, take on new challenges, and advance their careers within the organization.We are looking for an individual who wants to be challenged and is ready to join a dynamic team that is rapidly expanding. This position will be based out of our Vancouver offices. The role of the Distribution Lead Engineer is to provide leadership, technical expertise and oversight of the design team for electrical distribution infrastructure (poles, wires, vault, duct bank, and cable) in accordance with client standards, engineering principles, guidelines, policies, and safety standards.Primary Responsibilities

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  • Lead the electrical distribution team in British Columbia
  • Define, implement and maintain appropriate operating standards, processes and principles across the business to maximise synergy, sharing of best practice and commercial benefit;
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the distribution team from response to service requests to project delivery;
  • Develop design work packages with scope, schedule and effort estimates
  • Develop and monitor KPI and operations performance for the Distribution market in BC;
  • Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service by communicating with stakeholders and performing activities such as defining the scope of Distribution engineering services to be provided, establishing the basic design criteria with the client, approving all related technical documentation, and assessing and reporting on work progress against standards, objectives, and specifications to support completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time.
  • Provide specialized expertise in Distribution leadership and actively mentor, coach, and set high standards for work performance, influencing the establishment of standards, frameworks, and targets
  • Exercise innovation to propose creative modifications to improve work processes, guidelines, instructions, procedures and standards where possible.
  • Design overhead line structures and associated facilities for voltages up to 35kV in an electric utility environment, such as equipment supports/foundations, termination structures, manholes/vaults, duct banks


  • Bachelor degree in electrical or civil engineering
  • Member of the EGBC or another professional engineer association in Western Canada
  • 10+ years experience in an engineering role with specific Distribution knowledge ideally within British Columbia
  • Experience related to expertise in Overhead – and underground electric utility distribution systems operating at voltages at or below 35kV and in the electrical, mechanical, civil, and operating requirements of components used to build such systems.
  • Good communications skills to adequately articulate and discuss technical options and ability to present proposed solutions to a wide range of audiences, adapting to the different understanding levels of the audience.
  • Familiarity with GIS, CAD systems and drawing standards.
  • Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software such as SPIDAcalc and PLSCAD
  • Excellent leadership, positive attitude and communication skills;
  • Ability to work with remote partners and team members;
  • Maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, and other employees;
  • Available for occasional travel (mostly within Western Canada).

The expected salary for this position is from $105,440 to $131,800 based on the richness and diversity of the candidate’s experience, training, skills and internal equity. The position or associated salary could vary depending on the profile of the candidate.For more information about this job opportunity, please contact#LI-HybridTo be verified and adjusted as required for a P.Eng – 10 years of experienceAdditional InformationEthics 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.

Location: Vancouver, BC

Job date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 22:29:35 GMT