Project Design Engineer (P. Eng)

K-Tek Electro Services Ltd.

We are looking for a Project Design Engineering to join our team!

The Project Design Engineer is responsible for contributing to the K-Tek Electro Services Ltd., Distribution Design & Engineering departments, and assisting the Managers and the design & engineering team in delivering quality products and services to utility (and other) customers. The incumbent is responsible for the design and execution of various projects, ranging in size and complexity, with a focus on high voltage distribution lines and substations for utilities and commercial/industrial operations. They are responsible using calculations and skilled analysis in the quality and design of outputs. The incumbent has successfully obtained their P. Eng designation.


  • Perform power system studies including coordination studies, short circuit analysis, arc-flash, load flows, harmonic analysis, power factor correction, voltage transient and ground grid design studies using engineering software
  • Conduct field inspections and testing of electrical equipment including but not limited to disconnects, circuit breakers, fuses, transformers, cables, protection relays, CTs/PTs, etc.
  • Generate design estimates and quotations, develop proposals, provide customer solutions and deliver customer solutions
  • Manage projects, develop and maintain job/project documentation including drawings, specifications, quotations, change orders, submittals, comments, review, approvals, test sheets, reports as well as any other relevant documentation
  • Create grounding design studies by implementation of SES Autogrid software
  • Determine protection and control schemes, design and retrofit
  • Perform troubleshoot and problem analysis

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a P. Eng designation in the province of Ontario
  • Valid “G” driver’s licence
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of directly related experience in designing electrical power systems
  • Engineering experience designing/working on electrical/civil distribution systems
  • Prior Utility distribution design experience (such as Hydro One, Toronto Hydro, Alectra and others) is an asset
  • Field experience is an asset
  • Prior utility design experience is an asset
  • Prior field experience identifying/locating structures, equipment, distribution utility/client plant and taking measurements
  • Knowledge of relevant industry design/construction standards, codes, regulations, requirements and practices (e.g., ESA)
  • Experience working in a technical environment
  • Knowledge of customer and industry design standards
  • Computer skills including proficiency using MS office and a working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Ability to generate and interpret electrical documents, including EWD’s, CWD’s, single line drawings, and technical reports
  • Ability to manage complex and time-sensitive projects
  • Excellent sense of professionalism including strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure and be adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines

K-Line Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At K-Line, we respect, encourage and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

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