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Senior Electrical Engineer

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The Role

About the role

BMT Canada is looking for a   Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing team in Victoria .  In this role you will execute work in support of client taskings in the field of Electrical Engineering, specifically:  

  • Contributes technical specialist expertise or practical knowledge to internal discussions as relevant to projects and taskings.  

  • Manages, trains, directs, and supports the work of team members allocated to engineering taskings.   

  • Providing general and electrical engineering advice and support to internal and external clients.  

  • Perform Load Analyses, Protection Coordination Studies and Short Circuit Analyses with the aid of commercial software tools.  

  • Use AutoCAD for the preparation of Single Line Diagrams, Lighting Arrangement drawings, Cable Routing Arrangements.  

  • Perform electrical engineering calculations using recognized practices for the marine industry and to Classification and other regulatory agency requirements.  

  • Apply their knowledge of electrical generation, electrical distribution systems and the selection of electrical components to new design or in service systems.  

  • Prepare engineering reports in accordance with company procedures.  

  • Apply appropriate electrical standards (DEFSTANs, CFTOs, MILSPECs) and Classification Society Rules (Lloyds, ABS, DNV GL), SOLAS (Safety of Life at SEA) and/or IMO (International Maritime Organization) regulations.  

  About you

We are looking for enthusiastic and flexible team members, who possess the following knowledge, experience, and skills:


  • Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering.  

  • Excellent communication skills.  

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Electrical Engineering.  

  • Eligible for a Canadian security clearance  

  • Provincial licence for practicing as a Professional Engineer.  


  • Knowledge and experience on the operation of naval electrical systems.  

  • Experience in the in-service support of naval electrical systems and/or engineering design.  

  • Experience in the development and use of technical studies and drawings.  

  • An understanding of specifications for government and commercial vessels  

  • Experience in systems integration, ship construction and/or repair.  

  • Has an understanding of electrical in-service issues and how they can be designed out.  

  • Has an understanding of Electromagnetic Compatibility issues applicable to the marine industry underpinned by a knowledge of fundamental theory.  

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future.  To find out more about BMT    click here  .

BMT is open and committed to discussing flexible working. We believe that everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for them.

BMT hires talented people and welcomes applications from everyone. We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to achieving our purpose as a business which is to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time (to find out more    click here  ).  Our passion and goal are to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging. 



At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. 

Don’t hesitate to ask more about our benefits during the hiring process.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you. 

BMT is committed to employment equity, to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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