Senior Traction Power Specialist (11917BR) Calgary Region, Canada

Hatch Mott MacDonald’s Rail & Transit Practice in Canada has been successful in winning and executing projects over the last two decades and has grown in all key centres across Canada to be respected in the passenger rail transit engineering and construction community. We continue to bolster our abilities by attracting solid professionals, improving our business and project delivery practices. We will also continue taking an entrepreneurial and deliberate approach to developing the Practice through the pursuit of new lines of work that are related to the core strengths of HMM and our parent companies.

Across Canada, we have grown to about 240 staff focusing on the design and construction of rail and transit projects. Due to our continued success securing new project assignments by leveraging our existing qualified staff and Mott MacDonald’s TRAIN traction power and performance simulation software, there is an opportunity to add experienced traction power experts to our team.

The Senior Traction Power Specialist reports to the Rail Systems Manager and is responsible for the following:
- supervise and manage a team of technical professionals to deliver traction power designs and construction engineering support for transit projects.
- coordinate transit traction power requirements and criteria.
- represent HMM’s interests in developing and reviewing designs and construction.
- develop and review cost estimates and budget projections.
- prepare/review milestone design submittals and project schedules.
- review contractor submittals and work closely with field staff on the installation of traction power systems, components, and software.
- assist with the development of new business opportunities and business proposals.
- contribute to the advancement of the state of the art through participation in technical committees and professional organizations.

As the qualified candidate, you possess:

- Minimum 10 years experience in the design and construction of transit power supply and distribution systems.
- Electrical Engineering degree from an accredited university.
- Licensed Professional Engineer or eligible to become licensed within 12 months.
- Knowledge of transit power systems, including substations, power distribution, and control equipment for overhead contact systems and/or 3rd rail.
- Strong computer skills including an aptitude for use of advanced simulation tools and techniques.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.