Since 1964 the MCW Group has built a solid reputation for the delivery of Professional Consulting Engineering Services, Energy Management Services, and Engineering Development Services.
The systems designed by the MCW Group of Companies are built to deliver energy effectively in the form of lighting, heating and cooling, as well as information in the form of voice and data.
By the very nature of the solutions provided, the MCW Group of Companies help to create the environments required for Clients to live, educate, work, play and heal.
We have created for our clients the largest block of verified carbon emissions savings of any Canadian consulting firm. For more than two decades MCW Consultants Ltd.
and its sister company, MCW Custom Energy Solutions Ltd. have been providing sustainable building designs with the goal to permanently reduce our clients' environmental footprint and create sustainable communities.
For further Information please check out our website : www.mcw.com.
Our Company is currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking Senior Electrical Designer to join our Truro Office. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to grow and develop their professional career.
Responsibilities : The Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following :
Implement the design concept through the preparation and production of drawings and schematics of electrical systems for healthcare, hospitality, commercial, institutional, residential, public and private facilities
Prepare the concept design and complete load calculations, schematics, equipment selection and system concept report
Coordinate with other disciplines internally as well as externally with consultants and architects to ensure drawing integrity and completeness
Prepare the contract documents including the specifications.
Conduct site visits during the construction phase
Work with the field review team during the construction phase and ensure ASHRAE compliance and LEED where applicable
Working with project team and Project Manager to ensure on-time project completion
Update the schedule regularly as agreed to for the project
Evaluate shop drawing reviews
Supervising and delegating design tasks to CAD Technicians
Working with contractors and responding to technical inquiries
Providing technical and administrative support through all phases of the project
Helping to establish and promote client relationships
Coordinating with internal production teams
Striving to ensure quality and timely delivery of finished products to clients.
Attend site meetings and communicate directly with clients to complete the project from start to finish
Escalate resource issues to the appropriate Project Manager
Assist in sourcing new work and maintaining existing client base
Qualifications, Experience and Education :
Post-secondary education in Electrical Engineering Technology or other relevant discipline such as Building Systems
A minimum of 5-7 years relevant working experience
Background developing construction documents using AutoCAD and / or Revit
Familiar with bid and tendering process
Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint
Experience in multi-disciplined project coordination and management
Experience working with customers and client base
Experience working in a team based environment
Experience in site investigations and construction review
Required Skills :
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Require comprehensive knowledge of current engineering principles and practices, complemented with a strong knowledge of project management concepts and practices
Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT would be an asset
Experience conducting site visits would be an asset.
Proven ability to meet deadlines / successful completion of deliverables
Ability to communicate and work well with other departments
Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization, including executives
Excellent time management and project management skills
Knowledge of Canadian / American Engineering standards
High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
Strong leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure
Analytical, thorough, resourceful and detail-oriented
Team and customer service-focused
Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible
Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
A valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.
Job Specific Competencies :
Analytical Thinking Analyzing and synthesizing complex situations and information to understand issues, identify options and support sound decision making
Attention to Detail Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner
Client Focus Provides added value through service excellence to internal and / or external clients
Continuous Learning Identifying and addressing learning and developmental needs to enhance own performance
Decision Making Making decisions involving varied levels of risk and ambiguity
Information Gathering and Processing Locating and collecting data from appropriate sources and analyzing it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information
Problem Solving Identifying problems and the solutions to them
Resilience Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands
Results Management Organizes time, work and resources to accomplish objectives in the most effect and efficient way
Teamwork Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals