Position:                              RE- Electronic Design Engineer

Location:                             Toronto


Kinectrics Inc. is Canada’s leading provider of innovative science and engineering services to the Electricity Energy Sector. We are a company built on a 100-year history of serving the energy sector with our advanced problem-solving expertise. Employing more than 1000 engineers, scientists and technologists our employees are recognized worldwide for outstanding technical excellence in the energy sector. Kinectrics is unique in that it has an extensive suite of up-to-date laboratories serving clients in both North America and around the globe.
Kinectrics’ specialists in power generation (nuclear, hydro and fossil), transmission, distribution, industrial energy services, and environmental technologies use innovation science and engineering to help clients improve business performance. We offer comprehensive services worldwide, in a broad range of disciplines across the energy sector.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual for our team who is excited about becoming a key contributor within a dynamic team. Kinectrics offers comprehensive services worldwide, in a broad range of disciplines across the energy sector.

To learn more, visit our web site: www.kinectrics.com


General Accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Reverse Engineering Section Manger, supporting the design and qualification of electrical, electronic, and mechanical components utilized in various safety systems in electrical generating station.
  • Act as a technical resource to Vice President and Service Line Director in managing the preparation of proposals and developing bottom-up cost estimates.
  • Work independently and as part of engineering teams to contribute and prepare electrical schematic, PCB layout, technical evaluations, technical procedures, technical test plans, data analysis, report preparation and report reviews.
  • Apply recognized Project Management methodology to ensure tasks are managed effectively (e.g. managing scope, time, cost, performance, communication, human resources, contracts, materials, risks and quality).
  • Confer with Service Line Director to establish Project Execution Plan, Design Plan and to define duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Assist in procurement engineering activities such as preparing incoming inspections, scope of work, reviewing terms and identifying appropriate risks.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the technical and project management process
  • Evaluate project and lessons learned via post-project review processes
  • Provide feedback to Vice President and Service Line Director regarding teamwork performance
  • Perform duties required to close all project documentation and archive appropriate records
  • Assist in developing proposals for internal/external customers and communicating and coordinating contracts with outside contractors/suppliers when required.
  • Other duties as assigned


Selection Criteria

  • Requires specialized knowledge of Electrical / Electronic engineering discipline or equivalent normally acquired through completion of 4 years of university plus specialized courses.
  • Master’s in electrical engineering is preferred
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in preferred, or at least eligible.
  • Ability to design and analyze analog based electronics circuits utilized in various instrumentation and control components, such as amplifiers, current alarms, power supplies, digital input and output cards.
  • Experience in process systems, process skids, and panel fabrication and FAT/commissioning testing is required. Knowledge of ASME Boiler Pressure and Vessel code is considered a mandatory criterion.
  • Familiarity with FEA and CFD analysis for mechanical designs
  • Preparation of project documentation such as FMEA, ITPs, RVTMs, Test Reports, Etc
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing quotes and building bottom-up cost estimates.
  • Experience in managing suppliers/machine shops for part design, assembly and manufacturing for mechanical components
  • Understanding and experience of various project management methodologies.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with CANDU nuclear technology are considered is required.
  • CANDU Outage experience & CANDU Refurbishment Tooling Experience is an asset
  • Technical and Project Management Experience with Skids is required
  • Ability to be granted nuclear site security clearance
  • Excellent problem-solving, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in the use of project management software tools such as Microsoft Project or Primavera an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with CAD software Altium Designer is an asset
  • Experience managing a crew or project with 5+ direct reports an asset
  • A period of at least 4-6 years in managing projects of medium to high complexity is considered necessary.


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.