Senior Electrical Engineer
Ottawa, Ontario
6d ago

Job Summary

AECOM’s Ottawa office is currently seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer to join our growing Buildings and Places team. The Buildings and Places Team is a vibrant and growing business line which delivers Engineering, architectural and project management services as well as planning and economic analysis for vertical construction projects.

  • Project assignments may include, although not limited to, commercial, institutional, healthcare, pharmaceutical and transit facilities;
  • The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to :

    Developing various types of reports including schematic design, design development, building assessment, and design build / assist scope of work documents

    Preparing electrical drawings and specification

    Implement design concept through the preparation and production of drawings to detail lighting, power, fire alarm, and specialty low voltage systems rough-

    ins (i.e. telecomm., intrusion control, security, CCTV, door access controls, etc.)

    Providing technical and administrative support through all phases of the project

    Conducting necessary research to gather industry, field, and project specific data

    Ensuring design conforms with all applicable codes and standards

    Working with prime consultants, engineering consultants, and contractors; responding to technical queries

    Construction administration responsibilities :

    Attending site meetings and site reviews complete with reports

    SI and CCN preparations

    Contractor's change quotation reviews

    Progress billing reviews

    Fire alarm verification report reviews

    Able to work to tight schedules, control project budgets and motivate staff to do the same

    Sound judgment supported by excellent technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

    Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment

    Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

    10+ years of experience in the engineering consulting industry, preferably in a building engineering group

    Registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

    Familiarity with OESC,OBC, IEEE, NFPA, and other industry standards and codes

    Experience leading electrical designers and engineers

    Experience designing electrical power and lighting systems

    Experience with analysis tools such as SKM and / or ETAP

    Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

    Familiarity with providing guidance and support for others within a department

    Analytical, technical and problem-solving skills and abilities

    Ability to communicate, coordinate, and work well with others both internally and externally

    Strong verbal and written communication skills and commitment to technical excellence and quality

    Self-motivated and proactive

    Analytical, resourceful and detailed oriented

    A good team player and decision maker

    Must possess a valid driver's license

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with Electrical load calculations, lighting design and analysis a plus

    Experience with energy saving systems such as solar power and battery storage systems desired

    Additional certifications such as LEED, LC, CEM, RCDD etc. are a bonus

    Communications system design experience is a plus

    Experience with IES energy modeling tool is desirable

    P3 experience will be given preference

    Some Project Management experience and training desired

    What We Offer

    When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-

    edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come.

    We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-

    being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

    Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

    Business Line Buildings & Places

    Country Canada

    Position Status Full-Time

    Requisition / Vacancy No. 199105BR

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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