SCADA Engineer

Iconic Power Systems is experiencing steady growth as we continue to build long-term relationships with existing clients and foster relationships with new clients by providing them with consistently high-quality products and services. If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork, and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.


The SCADA Engineer is responsible for the design of high-voltage Substation projects in a fast-paced environment. They will be responsible for the accuracy, quality and constructability of designs, calculations and estimates for utility projects of all sizes.  Effective collaboration and communication with multiple internal and external stakeholders are required by the SCADA Engineer to progress designs through all project stages. The SCADA Engineer contributes to the Substation bid proposals, estimates and material calculations and is responsible for the accuracy of quoted work. The SCADA Engineer is responsible for the handover of high-quality design packages to the customer or project team, on schedule, and is responsible for resolving design-related issues and field-level questions while projects are underway. The SCADA Engineer will work closely with project management to ensure all design/build projects are profitable and delivered on time.


  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or a Technical Diploma in Engineering Technology.
  • Registration as a P.Eng or PL.Eng with APEGA
  • 8 years of utility-specific Substation design experience. Experience executing and EPC projects is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with protection and control, maintenance and operational practices is considered an asset.


Estimating, Design and Project Management

  • Prepare quotations and proposals using standard templates, Accubid, InDesign and Microsoft Office software.
  • Prepare accurate estimates of costs of materials, labor, and equipment for construction projects based on contract bids, quotations, schematic drawings, and specifications.
  • As required, compile project BOM’s based on drawings, specifications, codes, and standards to be submitted to procurement for purchasing.
  • Review Substation design drawings to identify all possible SCADA inputs and outputs.
  • Generate point lists based on elementary wiring diagrams, equipment manuals and off-taker requirements (independent system operators, transmission facility operators, owners, equipment manufacturers).
  • Configure, test, deploy and commission RTUs.
  • Develop, test, deploy and commission HMIs.
  • Document SCADA systems.
  • Utilize AutoCAD, MicroStation, Bluebeam or other design software to prepare designs from the conceptual stage through to project completion.
  • Submission of design packages for approval.
  • Collaborate with other disciplined engineers like Protection and Control, and Electrical to deliver a design package.
  • Collaborate with design consultants and utilities. Facilitate or attend various external site and project-related meetings.
  • Facilitate or attend all internal project meetings such as project handoffs, kickoffs, and reviews.
  • Monitor project budget, costs, and scope. Follow change control processes and issue change orders as required.
  • Collaborate with Project Management to prevent issues and ensure that design-related issues are prioritized and resolved quickly to maintain schedules and prevent work stoppages or downtime for construction crews.
  • Provide RFI and engineering support during construction activities.
  • Provide training & mentorship for new hires and junior members of the team.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Ensuring every team member gets home safely.
  • Ensuring all Iconic designs are accurate and are delivered on time and have superior quality.
  • Maintaining relationships with customers, consultants, and design approvers.

Personal Characteristics

  • Safety – We go home safely every night.
  • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
  • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
  • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
  • Teamwork – Great people working together.
  • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
  • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time.
  • You have a calm demeanor and thrive in high-stress situations. You possess a nimble mind – You can think on your feet and resolve issues quickly.
  • Capable of implementing a culture of winning. We win the projects we want to win.
  • You are someone people rely on. You are responsible and dependable.

Additional Information

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time.
  • You will work in an office environment and will spend time visiting work and proposal sites.

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