Job title: Electrical/Instrumentation Designer – Junior

Company: John Wood Group

Job description: Job Description:Wood in Saskatoon is currently recruiting for an Electrical / Instrumentation Designer – Junior to join our Minerals, Metals and Life Sciences group. This is an entry level position suitable to recent graduates or those applicants with up to 5 years of experience. If you are looking to build your career and continue to develop your skills in the mining and consulting industries, we want to hear from you.Come be your very best YOU at Wood.Wood is one of Canada’s longest standing engineering firms with roots dating back to 1907 with a presence in Saskatchewan for over 60 years – The Saskatoon office is the Potash Centre of Excellence and leaders in uranium, lithium and other base metals with multi-discipline expertise leading sustaining capital and all phases of projects from concept studies up to large scale EPCM projects.
Come join the elite Wood team!!Why Wood – you ask ? It’s an opportunity to:

  • Join the Potash Centre of Excellence – working with, learning from and becoming world-class experts!
  • Grow YOUR career with a team that truly cares about your personal development and advancement.
  • Enjoy Hybrid / Flexible working options
  • Work on challenging, innovative and sustainable solutions for potash, lithium, uranium and base metal projects
  • Collaborate with our national & global mining teams
  • Work on projects abroad – we offices are in 30 countries worldwide
  • Enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes: progressive matching RRSP’s, medical, dental, parental leave, employee / family assistance / mental wellness programs, among many others)

In our recruitment and hiring process at Wood Group Canada Ltd. (incl. Wood Group Canada Inc.), we want to emphasize that we do not employ artificial intelligence or automated systems to screen or select candidates. We are committed to ensuring fairness and inclusivity by relying on the expertise from a team of professional recruiters for the application reviews, interviews, and qualification assessments.Responsibilities:

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  • Work with Senior Engineers and designers to complete projects and grow your skills in the Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls fields.
  • Follow Project CAD procedures to prepare drawings and ensure acceptable overall layout and presentation of finished drawings.
  • Complete drafting for Electrical packages such as cable tray layout, lighting and receptacle layouts, motor control schematic and wiring diagrams. Some design work of these Electrical packages will also be required.
  • Complete drafting for Instrumentation packages such as instrument loop diagrams, junction box wiring diagrams, control system block diagrams and fire alarm risers. Some design work of these Instrumentation packages will also be required.
  • Interface with other departments to create a project 3D model and create reference 2D backgrounds from the model.
  • Preparation of lists such as instrument index, cable schedules, equipment lists and load lists.
  • Co-ordinate drawing packages for issue and prepare issue folders for electronic files.
  • Gain an understanding of the Canadian Electrical Code and how to apply it to systems design.
  • Provide CAD support to other departments (Mechanical, Piping, Civil, Structural) as required.


  • Graduate of an Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering Technology program, or of a related Design/Drafting (CAD) program.
  • Registered with Technology Professionals Saskatchewan as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.) or Certified Technician (C.Tech) is preferred.
  • Up to 5 years experience in Electrical, Instrumentation or Control System design for mining, metallurgical or similar process industries.
  • Prior use of AutoCAD; familiarity with 3D design/drafting would be considered an asset.
  • Everyday use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with databases is beneficial.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player, but also able to work independently and take responsibility.
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively when managing multiple tasks in a highly scheduled environment.
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required.

About Us:Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.Diversity StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job date: Fri, 31 May 2024 00:56:56 GMT