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Underground Distribution Team Lead

Ref no. BHN565658
Location Calgary Region, Canada
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

TITLE: Underground Transmission Team Lead

Key skills required for this role

underground, distribution, voltage


Job description


Calgary, Alberta


Our client is a privately owned engineering company who specialize in low, medium and high voltage utility and industrial engineering projects.


The Underground Transmission Lead role will be responsible for managing the underground residential distribution group, providing technical guidance, and authenticating designs. The team lead should have previous distribution and street lighting experience and previous managerial experience would be preferred. As well as be able to collaborate with various divisions including safety, engineering, construction, accounting, and procurement.


To effectively complete the responsibilities of this position, the candidate must be able to complete the following:

  • Lead the URD team to ensure profitability, target new opportunities, and increase the backlog of work.
  • Ensure engineering work is consistently accurate, of a high quality, scheduled and completed to meet project deliverables.
  • Authenticate URD Design by having a solid understanding of both luminance and illuminance methods, electrical theory, and practice as it relates to URD and street-lighting systems.
  • Manage, prioritize, and effectively deliver multiple projects and work requests both internally and externally with clients.
  • Coordinate estimates and proposals.
  • Look for continuous improvement opportunities and mentors and guides junior staff
  • Lead by example in regard to Health and Safety protocols and requirements.
  • Perform periodic inspection audits, record finding, produce reports with recommendations and corrective action plans to ensure consistent application of EH&S procedures and practices.


  • B.Sc. Engineering, with P.Eng designation required.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in underground distribution engineering
  • Leadership experience
  • Entrepreneurial approach and the ability to take on challenges in a changing environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and initiatives;
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments with tight timelines;
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, strong client focus and results driven;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with internal and external customers, stakeholders and co-workers;
  • Excellent organizational skills that demonstrates the ability to resolve conflicting priorities;
  • Positive attitude, strong client focus and results driven;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Willing to travel from time to time for site audits and inspections;

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