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WSP Canada

Engineer, Electrical - Buildings Victoria, BC 2021-05-21

Victoria, BC
Full Time
23 hours ago

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


WSP is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our Mechanical & Electrical Department, located at our Victoria office. WSP's electrical engineering team in BC engages in the design of for various projects in the commercial, industrial, healthcare, educational, light industrial and transportation sectors in BC, Alberta, and the Yukon. Leading an electrical project delivery team, this position will be responsible for electrical design and documentation preparation, construction reviews and administration, client communication and project management.

•Understanding and practicing safe work procedures
•Project Management
•Leading a project delivery team
•Working on a wide range of project assignments within the electrical buildings field, including power distribution, infrastructure, lighting, life safety, communications, data and security systems.
•Taking responsibility for project assignments from concept design to completion of construction
•Communicating effectively with the design team, clients, design professionals, contractors and authorities having jurisdiction
•Reliably and promptly responding and attending to clients' needs
•Understanding and adhering to project budgets and timelines
•Maintaining accurate and prompt project tracking, management and billing.
•Following established quality assurance and quality control processes
•Reviewing and assessing existing systems, and preparing condition reports
•Preparing feasibility studies
•Preparing load calculations utilizing industry standard load and lighting analysis software
•Selecting systems and equipment and preparing project specifications
•Coordinating preparation of project drawings utilizing industry standard CAD and BIM software.
•Reviewing project construction progress and managing construction phase administrative tasks
•Participating in the preparation of fee proposals and business development activities where requested
•Providing guidance and mentorship to less experienced staff members.

•P.Eng. registration with EGBC or another Canadian provincial Engineering Association
•10+ years of experience in consulting electrical design engineering for buildings
•Ability to lead a design/project delivery team.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
•Ability to represent WSP in project meetings and client meetings
•A "can do" attitude, courteous communication, an organized approach to workplace tasks and responsibilities, attention to detail, ability to work independently and in a team environment
•Ability to deliver comprehensive design submissions, often with demanding timelines
•Experience in creating tender document packages with drawings and specifications
•Experience with site reviews of building electrical systems.
•An extensive understanding of building construction and building electrical systems
•A detailed working knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, BC Building Code and the National Building Code of Canada.
•Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and REVIT are required. Proficiency with AGi and ETAP or equivalent industry standard software is required.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

WSP Canada Inc.

Victoria, BC

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