Williams Engineering Canada Inc.

  • Electrical Team Leader

  • Description

    Position Purpose: Working closely with other Team Leads, coordinate discipline staff and maintain the technical competence and production requirements of the discipline.


    Specific Responsibilities Include:


    Service Line Accountabilities – Workload Management and Engineering Quality

    Regional Accountabilities - Client Relationships and Operational Management

    Working with the Engineering Managers, forecast workload for staffing targets and coordinate workload among staff.

    Motivate, train and mentor, and discipline direct reports according to company policies and guidelines.


    Provide Technical oversight on single and multi-discipline projects.

    Develop staff Career Paths and provide performance appraisals, with input from the Engineering Manager.


    Share expertise with other offices, maintain technical capability and provide technical expertise on projects.


    Assist the Engineering Manager with proposal preparation as required.


    Work with others to increase the overall technical competence of the discipline.


    Act as senior client contact for key clients.


    Stamp own project design and reports and that of engineers in training for whom you are providing peer review as appropriate.

    Employees are required to adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.


    Stay current with changes in own discipline.


    Determine basic operating standards, and accomplish objectives in the most economical manner to manage unusual conditions.


    Work with Project Managers, Engineering Managers, Relationship Managers and Regional Directors to secure large multi-company projects.


    Work as the Project Manager, Relationship Manager or Technical Specialist to provide our clients with finished projects in a timely manner.


    Identify completed projects in your discipline that are eligible for technical awards, ensure projects are submitted.


    Analyze existing data to forecast business decisions regarding budget forecasting, budget variances, client profitability, risk management and report findings to the Engineering Manager or Engineering Director as appropriate.



    Understand and participate in resolving issues with cost control, non-recoverable expenditures, and utilization.




    • P.Eng. or C.E.T. designation.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Diploma in Engineering Technology.

    • 8+ years experience under the supervision of a Senior Engineer.



    • Excellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
    • Strong design and project management skills.
    • The ability to recognize and accurately define problems and solutions by collecting data and establishing facts to draw valid conclusions.
    • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple priorities, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.
    • Ability to represent the company to the staff, clients and community by ensuring the best image is presented.
    • Application knowledge of WEC systems and programs (including Gnosis, Vision, Career Path, MS Office, discipline specific drafting/design software, etc.)


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