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Electrical Engineering Technologist

Location:  Sarnia, ON, CA
Company:  Imperial

Job description

As an Electrical Engineering Technologist in Sarnia, you will maintain, install, troubleshoot and repair all types of electrical, electronic, control and power systems with due personal regard for safety, following verbal and/or written orders from support site operations.


Typical electrical tasks include some or all of the following:

  • Lockout of all low, medium and high voltage equipment, as required
  • Critical electrical switching required to provide an electrically safe work condition
  • Switchgear maintenance, single phase or three phase, up to 230kV
  • Substation preventative maintenance
  • PLC maintenance and programming
  • VFD – installation, programming and troubleshooting
  • UPS – general maintenance PM’s and troubleshooting
  • Electric heat tracing installation and maintenance
  • Installation of electrical cabling/wiring, as required
  • Commissioning and calibration of electrical protection systems
  • Start up and commissioning of electrical capital projects



  • Electrical Engineering Technologist diploma is preferred but an equivalent combination of training and experience is also acceptable
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.



  • 5 years or greater related experience in a similar position
  • Certified 309A Contruction & Maintenance Electrician or 442A Industrial Electrician will be an asset
  • Must maintain a valid Class 'G' driver's license
  • Relevant industry experience is an asset
  • Able to read and interpret electrical single line drawings, protection & control schematics, wiring diagrams, relay logic
  • Able to estimate, plan and execute work
  • Capable of providing supervision of other employees and contractors
  • Able to perform troubleshooting and solve problems in the field
  • Knowledgeable on relevant safety procedures, practices, codes and legislation and is conversant with rights and obligations under the OHSA regulations
  • Good working knowledge of Windows based programs
  • Experience using electrical test equipment such as the Baker AWA, Doble or equivalent relay test equipment, Vanguard breaker timing tester, Megger insulation resistance testing, DLRO (Ductor) contact resistance test equipment, multimeter, potential indicator,  etc.

Start date:  June 2018
Location:  Sarnia, ON


Your benefits

  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve. 
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
  • Competitive vacation package - provides you with three weeks of vacation (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date)


Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.


Other Considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Relocation will not be offered for this position


Eligibility to work in Canada

Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a copy of your Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate or Canadian certificate of permanent residence. Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made.


Application dealine:  March 25, 2018



Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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