The Woodfibre LNG Project is located approximately 7 km west-southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. It involves the construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility on the previous Woodfibre pulp mill site, which would have a storage capacity of 250,000 m3 and would produce approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year of LNG.

Woodfibre Management Ltd is a privately held Canadian company based in Vancouver and a subsidiary of Pacific Energy Corporation Limited.


Woodfibre LNG (WLNG) is seeking a Project Engineer – Electrical to lead and manage the design, procurement, and installation/commissioning of the Temporary Construction Power System at the WLNG site. The successful candidate will report directly to the Pre- Construction Works Project Manager and play an essential part in supporting the company’s engineering and senior management team through the project’s construction phase.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will:

  • Ensure safety and compliance to WLNG’s Occupational Health and Safety programs; promote an authentic HSE culture, actively support the development of safe work plans, JHA, reporting, corrective actions, etc.
  • Verify compliance with WLNG’s Environmental Management Plans while ensuring contractors meet permit requirements set forth by stakeholders, environmental agencies, and the Squamish district.
  • Support QA/QC requirements and work with PMT Quality Management.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of engineering consultants and the scope assigned to the contractor by the PCW Project Manager.
  • Coordinate field queries (RFI, technical questions) and scope out changes with the PM Site Management, Engineering, Project Controls, and Regulatory & Permitting teams.
  • Support Site Procurement/Subcontracts teams in developing technical/construction documentation for bidding, technical evaluations, and contract awards.
  • Review and verify contractor invoices related to the scope of work overseen.
  • Provide information to PMT Project Controls in Houston, as required, for contractor cost and progress reporting/forecasts and change management.
  • Support site operations, emergency response, and incident management activities.
  • Provide support for the remaining early works scopes of work.
  • Provide support for the existing electrical infrastructure as needed.
  • Must be flexible to work split shifts, overtime, and weekends as required to support maintenance and construction schedules. 

Required Experience

  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technologist – with extensive High Voltage electrical design and installation experience preferred.
  • Competent in NFPE 70E Code & Arc Flash Safety.
  • Minimum of 5 -10 years experience in oil and gas, heavy industrial construction, engineering, and other construction-centric work.
  • Attend required training, courses, and certifications related to ongoing/new work.
  • Specific training will be provided by WLNG as required in areas such as confined space, work at height, first aid and incident command, etc.
  • Willing to comply with WLNG’s drug-free and harassment-free work environment and all safety policies and procedures.
  • Have good organizational, computer, and communication skills working in a team environment.

Additional Requirements

  • Squamish Area residents are preferred (candidates who live locally within 30 minutes-1hr drive).
  • A valid driver’s licence and passport.
  • Must be comfortable with a Marine-type environment as the site is remote (travel daily by boat only and is approximately 7km from Squamish).
  • This role will be a combination of an office site-based role.
  • The position is based at our site in Squamish, BC. There may be occasional travel to a local engineering office in the Vancouver area, the EPC contractor’s office in Houston, or the Company’s Vancouver office.

Application Guidelines

Please email your resume to [email protected] – with the subject header Project Engineer – Electrical.
Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

Thank you in advance for your interest!

Woodfibre Management Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.