Williams Engineering Canada Inc.

  • Electrical Designer

    Branch
    Vancouver
  • Description

    At Williams Engineering we realize that having the right people is paramount to our ability to provide exceptional service to our clients. As our people are the most important part of our business; we make sure they are provided with fair compensation, training, advancement opportunities, in a positive team environment.

     

    Position Purpose: Working closely with the Project Manager, assisting on various projects, and contributing to the technical competence and production requirements of the discipline. Provides exceptional customer service and coordination assistance with internal and external project partners (consultants, contractors, etc.).

     

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

    • Write various engineering reports that do not require significant editing.
    • Coordinate with all disciplines, extract and relay relevant information for complex problems.
    • Possess working knowledge of national and local building codes.
    • Prepare or assist preparing fee proposals.
    • Exercise independent judgement in various engineering tasks.
    • Provide guidance and leadership to junior staff, this includes reviewing reports and construction documents and ensuring technical standards are met.
    • Ambassador of internal quality control process.
    • Share expertise with other offices.
    • Prepare technical design for a variety of the following:
      • Basic electricity
      • Lighting systems
      • Grounding
      • Low voltage power systems
      • Heat tracing systems
    • Draft, review and mark up iterations using AutoCAD and Revit MEP.
    • Effectively resolve electrical conflicts with contractors during construction phase.
    • Resolve technical issues and cost implications.
    • Conduct regular construction administration tasks such as site reviews and write site review/site instruction/change order reports.
    • Adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices.

     

    Education

    • A graduate of a diploma program in Electrical Technology.
    • 5 – 10 years of experience in Building Engineering.
    • AScT or C.E.T. designation.

    Qualifications

    • Excellent interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
    • Application knowledge of WEC systems and programs (MS Office 365, AutoCAD, Revit MEP)
    • Understanding of the following:
      • Have a working knowledge of Project Management such as scope, schedule and budget.
      • Able to identify innovative technical approaches to electrical engineering challenges.
    • Ability to identify risks – satisfy client needs/ our needs.
    • Ability to accurately apply codes and regulations.
    • Proven competency in specification preparation
      • Div 1 general
      • Div. 15 Mechanical specifications
      • Div. 16 Electrical specification
      • Addendums
    • Basic Understanding of:
      • Security Systems
        • CCTV
        • Intrusion
      • Emergency Power Systems
        • Generators
        • UPS
      • Communication Systems
      • Hazardous area classification

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