The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18530

    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/11/2018 6:23 PM)
    Electrical Engineer
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Weir Marine Engineering currently has a challenging opportunity for an Electrical Engineer.  This permanent position is based at the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE) in LaSalle, Québec.  NETE is a Department of National Defense (DND) facility that Weir has managed and operated on behalf of the Government of Canada since 1953.  NETE activities supports the Canadian Navy and DND in a wide variety of technical areas. The Electronic engineer will be a member of the Marine Systems Section, and will report to the Technical Director.     

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • Simulation and Modeling of Different Electric Power Circuits
    • Power Efficiency and Test Data Analysis
    • Project Management and Test Plan Design
    • Working with multi-disciplinary team of Engineers and Technologists

    Required Competencies:

    • Good technical skills and experience with modeling and simulation.
    • Previous experience with modeling software is an asset.
    • Ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
    • Excellent organizational skills with attention to details and quality.
    • Good Report Writing skills.
    • Knowledge of ISO Quality System requirements

    Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:

    • Able to work in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves and others
    • Able to demonstrate compliance to company safety procedures and legal obligations
    • Recognise and report and resolve hazards identified
    • Confidence and ability to intervene on practices deemed to be unsafe
    • Engage and promote a zero harm culture
    • Be aware of physical limitations based upon job requirements



    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    • Successful completion of a bachelor degree related to electrical engineering
    • Five (5) years relevant experience in an electrical engineering environment



    Ability to communicate effectively at all levels with peers, supervisors and clients


    Computer Skills:

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Must gradually become proficient in the use of the organization’s Cost and Schedule Performance Measurement System (C/SPMS)


    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations, Special Skills:

    Eligible to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance (requires Canadian citizenship and 10 years of residence in Canada).


    Physical Requirements:

    Must be in good physical condition to be able to access all areas of the facility to take measurements, conduct inspections and fulfill the key responsibilities.


    Work Environment:

    A combination of office and shop environments. Occasionally required to perform work in the field.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Core Competencies

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; and uses intuition and experience to complement data.


    Design – Translates concepts and information into drawings; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; and demonstrates attention to detail.


    Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; and uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


    Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; and supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


    Organizational Skills – Excels at time management and multitasking; and makes use of available tools to manage tasks.


    Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; and meets commitments.

    Regional Specific Job Information (if applicable)

    • Willingness to occasionally travel.
    • Ability to support ship board trials.


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