Electrical Engineering Jobs

Vista Projects offers a variety of electrical engineering job opportunities.

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The specifics of each electrical engineering role depend on the project and client requirements. When an opportunity with Vista becomes available, the details of each opening will be included in the job posting.

Please view our current opportunities to see if there is an electrical engineering job you want to apply for. You may also want to review our EIC drafting & design job descriptions.

Note this page is NOT a current job:

The information on this page is not a current opportunity, it is a general description of the job an electrical engineer performs at Vista. While we might not be hiring right now, we always look to expand our network of talented people. If you’re interested in working at Vista in an electrical engineering role, we encourage you to apply for future opportunities.

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Electrical Engineering Jobs in Calgary

As with all engineering roles at Vista, we employ electrical engineers at multiple competency and experience levels. All electrical engineering jobs with Vista are in Calgary, Alberta, either at our head office or a nearby satellite office. These include:

While there are certainly overlapping responsibilities, the expectations for each level are different. Following are the duties and experience expected for each level of an electrical engineer.

Electrical Engineer-in-Training

An Electrical Engineer-in-Training (EIT) at Vista is expected to have:

  • Familiarity with drawings related to oil facilities, including single line diagrams (SLDs), area classifications, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor and variable frequency drive (VFD) schematics, cable schedules and electrical heat tracing (EHT) isometrics
  • Experience preparing electrical load lists and routine calculations under the guidance of a senior engineer
  • Exposure to ETAP or SKM electrical engineering software
  • Awareness of the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), standards and approved codes of practice

Electrical Engineering Specialist

Vista expects an Electrical Engineering specialist to:

  • Have a strong working knowledge of oil facility-related drawings including SLDs, area classifications, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor and VFD schematics, cable schedules and EHT isometrics
  • Be knowledgeable in the preparation of demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations and cable tray fill calculations
  • Have a working knowledge of ETAP or SKM electrical engineering software
  • Be familiar with CEC and international codes, standards and approved codes of practice

Electrical Engineer

An Electrical Engineering Specialist and Engineer have similar job descriptions at Vista. The biggest difference is that at an Electrical Engineer is required to have a P.Eng. registration with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Vista expects an Electrical Engineer to have a strong working knowledge of:

  • Oil facility related drawings including SLDs, area classification, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor and VFD schematics, cable schedules and EHT isometrics
  • The preparation of demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, and cable tray fill calculations.
  • ETAP or SKM electrical engineering software
  • CEC and international codes, standards and approved codes of practice

Senior Electrical Engineer

The duties of a Senior Electrical Engineer at Vista include:

  • Applying a strong working knowledge of oil facility-related drawing packages, SLDs, area classifications, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor and VFD schematics, cable schedules and EHT isometrics
  • Independently preparing or reviewing ETAP or SKM models
  • Applying knowledge of CEC and international codes, standards and approved codes of practice
  • Preparing and reviewing demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, cable tray fill calculations, EHT calculations, etc.
  • Applying experience with the requisition of electrical equipment such as motors, switchgears, motor control centers (MCCs), VFDs, uninterruptible power source (UPS), EHT panels and e-houses
  • Preparing Electrical, Instrumentation, and Controls (EIC) engineering work packages

Lead Electrical Engineer

The duties of a Lead Electrical Engineer at Vista include:

  • Applying extensive knowledge of oil facility-related drawing packages, SLDs, area classifications, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor and VFD schematics, cable schedules and EHT isometrics
  • Independently preparing or reviewing ETAP or SKM models
  • Applying extensive knowledge in CEC and international codes, standards and approved codes of practice
  • Preparing and reviewing of demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, cable tray fill calculations, EHT calculations, etc.
  • Applying experience with the requisition of electrical equipment such as motors, switchgears, MCC, VFDs, UPS, EHT panels and e-Houses
  • Preparing EIC engineering work packages

Apply for Future Electrical Engineering Opportunities

For over 30 years, the success of our business has hinged on the quality of our people. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are also smart, humble, honest and hardworking. These qualities are part of life at a top employer. If working at Vista appeals to you, please use the button below to apply for future electrical engineering opportunities.

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