Electrical Engineer

Job Purpose:

The Electrical Engineer is a key member of a technical team of engineering professionals responsible for the conceptualization, design, analysis, testing and commercialization of new oilfield drilling products.


  • Responsible for new product/system design, configuration, testing, installation, commissioning and start up
  • Create design documentation including engineered drawings, specifications and test procedures and verify drawings conform to project specifications
  • Prepare electrical design calculations and reports
  • Complete initial control system prototype testing (validation tests, rig up tests and field tests) identifying strengths and deficiencies
  • Prepare designs, develop and supervise all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment and oilfield machinery, including but not limited to, PLC/HMI programming, VFD configuration and instrumentation selection
  • Provide feedback and implement design improvements to existing designs
  • Solve complex technical problems using engineering principles, creative thinking and resourcefulness
  • Complete Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s)
  • Support and maintain engineering documentation, including drawings, change orders, test procedures and reports
  • Work collaboratively with all project stakeholders, including the project sponsor, third party vendors and the project management team
  • Ensure ongoing communication with the project manager throughout the project lifecycle
  • Strictly adhere to defined project scope, timelines and budget
  • Assist in efforts to identify, communicate and transfer best operating practices
  • Follow all applicable standards, processes and procedures
  • Participate in weekly progress review meetings and provide technical status reports
  • Assist operations to resolve product quality, reliability and operability issues


  • Electrical Engineering degree from an accredited university
  • Professional License
  • 5+ years’ technical experience in the oil and gas

Strong knowledge of CSA, CEC and IEC electrical code and CE and ATEX standards