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Electrical Engineer, Infrastructure Facilities - Water/Wastewater

Reference #: 7070
City: Thornhill
Region: Ontario
Secondary Location:
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Infrastructure


Intermediate Electrical Engineer – Infrastructure Facilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design of power distribution systems, including substations, emergency power generators and UPS, transformers, metering, primary and secondary switchgears, switchboards, distribution panels, MCCs, motor controls, VFDs and soft starters.
  • Design of building services and life safety systems, including lighting and controls, PA and intercom, CCTV, security, and fire alarm systems.
  • Preparation of technical memorandum, reports and electrical specifications.
  • Attendance to various stage project meetings involving clients, consultants and contractors.
  • Coordination with local utilities for power and telecommunication services.
  • Coordination with equipment manufacturers and suppliers to obtain all necessary design data and incorporate into the design drawings and specifications.
  • Providing construction services including shop drawing review, RFI response, RFQ and change order review, supervision of testing and commissioning, and site inspection.
  • Providing technical support to the project managers.
  • Preparation of engineering analysis including design considerations and calculations, arc flash and protection coordination, life cycle and construction cost estimate, and equipment selection.
  • Conducting site surveys to gather field data and site inspections for condition assessment.
  • Management on project issues, budgets, and schedules;
  • Review of design documents for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices;
  • Coordination of the activities for the design and construction teams;
  • Mentoring and training for junior staff;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the design of infrastructure projects in Ontario and Canada
  • Hold a valid Professional Engineers License from PEO
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards including OESC, OBC, IEEE, ASHRAE, CSA and OHSA.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Micro Station, and Revit will be definite asset.
  • Proven track record in project management and delivery
  • Excellent judgement, well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills and strong interpersonal, verbal communication and technical report writing skills.
  • Strong sense of leadership, able to work under pressure and have a sense of urgency


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