Electrical Project Engineer

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Closes: November 30, 2022
Nova Scotia

We are a quickly growing company that designs and manufactures underwater acoustic transducers and systems for a variety of applications including defence and homeland security, ocean science, and oil and gas. With over two decades of experience, our company’s core values are embedded in our work. We provide reliable, customized solutions that go above and beyond the requirements of our customers at affordable prices.


As an Electrical Project Engineer in our manufacturing facility, you own one or more design-and-manufacture project(s) through the entire project lifecycle from kickoff through delivery. You work with a multi-disciplinary engineering team and ensure things get done by constantly communicating with your team members and a variety of departments and stakeholders within GeoSpectrum.



  • Own one or more project(s) through their entire design lifecycle from kickoff through delivery. You are responsible for schedule, budget, and quality management on your projects.
  • Grow your understanding of our domain areas of underwater acoustics, transducers, and marine systems. Projects include low- and high-power amplifiers, matching networks for acoustic transducers, controls for winch and overboard systems, digital telemetry systems, analogue sensor and preamplifier systems, and more.
  • You contribute in defining technical requirements and work with the team on satisfying these requirements through design review and system tests.
  • Provide project planning direction for the 1-2 technical teams assigned to you. You succeed when your teams succeed.
  • Get to know your teams and understand their areas of expertise. Communicate with Engineering management regarding staffing requirements for project teams.
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate risks, issues, and changes while maintaining responsibility for their outcomes.
  • Serve as the main communication point with the client (internal or external) and maintain a successful client relationship.
  • Provide regular internal and client-focused project reporting.
  • Divide the project into work packages and engage with the technical team to realistically scope work packages and select priority packages to be completed each sprint period.



  • Degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of Electrical Engineering experience in a design and / or manufacturing environment
  • Self-motivated with a drive to get things done
  • Proactive communicator, both internally and client-facing
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Familiarity with project management tools and best practices is considered an asset
  • Leadership experience and / or training is considered an asset



  • All candidates must be eligible to apply for, and maintain Canadian Controlled Goods and Canadian Government Security Clearances


GTI offers competitive salary and benefits, and a comfortable, flexible work environment within a highly skilled team.


GTI is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, Aboriginal persons, persons of the 2SLGBTQ community, persons with disabilities and women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups you are encouraged to self-identify on either your application form, covering letter or resume.