Your new company
Our client is a globally renowned integrated design firm that has been in business for over 70 years and consists of an international network leading architectural and engineering professionals. Their Ottawa office is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer who will collaborate with other professional disciplines and manage the design through all phases of commercial, institutional, industrial, healthcare, educational, transportation, and mixed-use high-rise projects using their knowledge of building engineering systems, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies.
Your new role
In this role, you will be responsible for evaluating project requirements and creating studies, drawings and specifications to support constructions projects. You will design components of the overall building including integrating architectural design and adhering to applicable codes and jurisdictional requirements while assisting the studio manager with the implementation of design standards and procedures to improve team efficiency. Your responsibilities will also include performing engineering activities such as calculations, code research, equipment and building systems research, laying out components, and calculation of program and building areas. You will evaluate site conditions, including zoning requirements and site constraints and perform site surveys and field reviews to accurately document existing and new construction conditions. You will be responsible for assigning tasks to and oversee the quality of work from less senior engineers and designers. You will review project products, services and shop drawings to ensure adherence to project documents, relevant jurisdictional codes and corporate quality controls while synthesizing, interpreting and coordinating technical information to write engineering specifications for Project Manuals.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following qualities and qualifications:
What you'll get in return
- 7-15+ years of experience in an electrical engineering / design role
- P.Eng designation in Canada would be considered an asset
- Relevant post-secondary education
- Familiarity with architectural design concepts and building codes is required
- Current in-depth engineering knowledge related to building electrical systems and multiple building types
- Proficiency with engineering software skills, including AutoCAD, Revit MEP, as well as electrical engineering systems design software
- Ability to obtain federal government security clearance is mandatory
- Ability to communicate in both English and French is an asset
A very competitive compensation package is on offer, as well as the opportunity to join an elite international organization, giving you access to a diverse portfolio of interesting, complex projects. You will get the support from a national network of engineers while managing a talented team local to Ottawa. You will have access to excellent opportunities for continued learning and professional advancement, and the opportunity to grow in your career within the organization. You will also have access to benefits package that is well above industry average.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or reach out to Amnah Mushtaq directly at (905-366-0345) or (Amnah.Mushtaq@Hays.com) now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.