Intermediate Electrical Engineer

We want to ELECTRIFY your work experience! 

Cormorant Utility Services specializes in providing complete Engineering, Procurement and Construction of High Voltage electrical installations. Working with us will make you a part of a strong team that is dedicated to providing best in class service throughout our industry!

Working at Cormorant you will be in a business casual atmosphere where we have monthly employee events and celebrations.

We are currently seeking an Intermediate Electrical Engineer to join our team, preferably in our Beamsville, ON office or alternatively at our corporate headquarters in Cambridge, ON.


  • Challenging and diverse projects.
  • Ability to develop multiple and varied skills.
  • Mentoring and learning opportunities.
  • Ability to influence the future growth and direction of the company.
  • Close knit team environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Competitive wages and potential for bonuses.
  • Ability to work with our other corporate divisions such as Technical Services and Construction to attain practical experience.


The Intermediate Electrical Engineer’s primary responsibility is to devise practical and economical solutions to engineering problems, review and verify accuracy, participate in the scheduling and managing of engineering projects and work with other team members (Engineers, Technologists and Designers).


  • Requires knowledge and familiarity of one or more electrical aspects of generation, power transmission/distribution substations, wind/solar farms collection systems and their connection to the grid.
  • Participates in the conceptual design of substations and preparation of substation designs including single line diagrams, three-line diagrams, DC and AC control schematics, connection wiring diagrams, cable schedules, and raceway layouts, including cable trays, duct banks, cable trenches and bill of materials.
  • Develops control and trip logic diagrams, relay protection settings and relay configuration files.
  • Undertakes electrical power system studies including load flows, loss analysis, reactive compensation, short circuit, stability, and harmonics analysis; carries out power system protection coordination studies including production of inverse time curves, and arc flash hazard analysis studies using software such as EasyPower, ETAP and EMTP.
  • Performs grounding system analysis and design.
  • Participates in the overall design of substation communication systems.
  • Develops protection, control and trip logic philosophies and design descriptions.
  • Performs engineering calculations to establish system criteria and major equipment design rating and parameters, such as transformer and cable size selection.
  • Prepares technical specifications for major electrical equipment in accordance with Customer requirements and the latest appropriate applicable standards.
  • Reviews Vendor proposals, specifications, and drawings.
  • Participates in project Design Review Meetings, as required. Liaises and coordinates with the client to ascertain requirements and project progress. Attends client meetings and site visits.
  • When required, visits the project site to review the installation work to ascertain that it has been carried out per the designs and to provide site technical guidance and assistance during construction, testing and commissioning.
  • Participates in the development of engineering procedures and standards.
  • Assists with the preparation of engineering proposals.


  • Minimum 6+ years work experience in the power industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering majoring in Electrical Power Systems or MSc.
  • Must be licensed to practice with the Professional Engineers of Ontario as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
  • Must be familiar with electrical codes and standards. Familiar with the connection requirements of Hydro One, IESO and NPCC would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with power system analysis techniques.
  • The ability to complete assignments independently and with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to devise practical and economical solutions to engineering problems.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter via Please quote the job title in the subject line.  We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cormorant values, respects, and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds.  We recognize Canada’s diversity, beginning with our Indigenous Nations, as a source of pride and strength.  At Cormorant, we are committed to Reconciliation through Call to Action #92 for businesses. All qualified applicants including Women, Visible Minorities, Indigenous Persons and Persons with Disabilities are invited to apply.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If selected to participate in the recruitment selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.


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