Lead 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 a Lead Engineer to join our OneLine Engineering team in Beamsville, ON.


A Lead Engineer is responsible for developing the overall concepts of new products and/or solving problems that may prevent their completion. They direct, plan accordingly, and spend time supervising employees in different departments throughout the project.

We’re looking at motivated individuals who have:

  • Extensive experience in the management of projects within the discipline of electrical power systems engineering, MV/HV substation design and related subjects.
  • Ample experience in engineering supervision, management, and administration.
  • Direct, supervise and mentor project managers, project engineers, and support staff in project management.
  • Develops and oversees company technical standards used by engineers and designers.
  • Makes effective use of Company’s resources to organize successful and appropriate project teams and monitors their performance.
  • Nurture communication and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Identify, define, and accommodate the needs of clients and the organization.
  • Review request for proposals, assess benefits and risks and recommend go/no go strategy.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of proposals, man hour estimates, and schedules to ensure proper response to client’s requirements and financial viability of the proposed assignment.
  • Ensure timely completion of OLE’s projects and assignments within budget and scheduled targets.
  • Optimize the use of human and equipment resources to accomplish projects and assignments.
  • Ensure project managers follow and enforce OLE’s Quality Management System to satisfy ISO 9001 requirements and participate in the continual evolution of OLE’s QMS.
  • Maintain close contact with OLE’s clients, obtain feedback on customer satisfaction and resolve customer complaints.
  • Participate in annual performance evaluations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering majoring in Electrical Power Systems or MSc. with extensive Project Management experience in the electrical power industry
  • PEO Membership/P.Eng. designation required
  • Proven work experience as an Engineering Manager or similar role
  • Analytical skills for evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems
  • Communication skills for overseeing staff and working with other management personnel
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to catch minor errors which can result in major problems
  • Math skills, including calculus and other advanced mathematics
  • Organizational skills for keeping track of various budgets, employees, and schedules simultaneously

Interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter via careers@cormorantutility.com. 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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