The average pay for an Entry-Level Power Engineer is C$29.73 per hour.

C$46,912 - C$108,763
C$47K
C$70K
C$110K
MEDIAN: C$70,057
10%
50%
90%
C$20.14 - C$40.96
C$20
C$29
C$41
MEDIAN: C$29.19
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$108K
Salary C$46,912 - C$108,763
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,848
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$15,205
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$43,602 - C$104,713
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161
Hourly Data C$0C$100
Hourly Rate C$20.14 - C$40.96
Overtime C$29.13 - C$100
Annual Data C$0C$104K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$14,848
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$15,205
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$43,602 - C$104,713
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 281

Job Description for Power Engineer

Power engineers are in charge of making sure that the electrical operations are running effectively and efficiently for their organization. They ensure electricity is properly generated and delivered in a steady, safe manner. A passion for innovation is important in this job, as some power engineers are required to develop solutions for more efficient electricity delivery. Power engineers need experience with electrical testing systems, and they must continuously carry out tests to make sure that operations are running smoothly and safely. They also need to conduct analyses of why failures occurred, determine how to fix them, and develop effective prevention methods as necessary.

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Power Engineer Tasks

  • Conceive, direct, implement, and evaluate efficiency of power systems.
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on release and documentation of new hardware, test equipment, and assembly fixtures.
  • Develop methods of integrating renewable power technology.
  • Ensure safe operation of power grids, pumps, generators, motors, boilers, turbines, and heat exchangers etc.

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Power Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Power Engineer in Winnipeg:
"Physically respond to challenges in Plant Maintenance."
Have a strong mechanical background and be prepared to work shift work, and both in a team environment or alone.

Power Engineer in Halifax:
"Diploma."
Add diploma to highest Education achieved. A two year program at a collage earns a diploma. A one year earns a certificate.

Power Engineer in Edmonton:
"Competitive Wages."
Understanding how the building is ran, eg. Different equipment knowledge, and knowing what you're worth in the power engineering sector.

Key Stats for Power Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%