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June 27th, 2019

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We have an immediate vacancy for an Office Manager and a Project Electrical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary team, based in Bedford, Nova Scotia with travel to our project site in Grand Passage, Digby County.


The full time role will work closely with our management team based in Bedford, coordinating with the UK based engineering team and various suppliers, and subcontractors on site.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Certified Engineer in electrical engineering or in automation
  • Bachelor or Masters in Electrical Engineering or in Automation
  • Proven track record in renewable energy balance of plant design and solar, wind or small hydro grid integration experience
  • Experience with integration of microgrids and storage solutions
  • Experience in industrial electrical system design to CSA standards.
  • Detailed knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) regs and design standards.
  • Project management / delivery experience.


  • Manage design and delivery of project-specific electrical balance of plant solutions for integration with grid, and/or delivery of electricity produced by tidal energy systems to the end customer.
  • Liaise with key Canadian electrical suppliers and project stake holders (e.g. grid operator/customer and regulatory bodies).
  • Oversee installation and commissioning of electrical systems, offshore & onshore
  • Provide technical in-field support


Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Office Administrative Course is an asset
  • Previous success in office administration role is an asset
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Computer and IT literacy


  • Ensure general management of the office, overseeing office consumables, suppliers, completing monthly safety checks, and ensure safe keeping of staff office keys
  • Oversee and achieve organizational goals while maintaining an efficient, productive, and positively cultured office and employee experience
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks, such as, filing documents, checking the mail, and weekly time sheets, expense reports, and per diem reports
  • Assist with accounts by filing and processing invoices
  • Book flights and travel arrangements
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SME offer a competitive salary based on experience. Suitable applicants should send their CV and a covering letter to: