Williams Engineering Canada Inc.

  • Electrical Designer

  • 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 reports that do not require significant editing
    • Working knowledge of building codes.
    • Prepare fee letters.
    • Operate independently on routine projects
    • Coordinate with all disciplines, extract and relay relevant information for complex projects
    • Review and mark-up complex drawings
    • Provide guidance and leadership to junior staff, this includes reviewing reports and ensuring technical standards are met.
    • Contribute to maintaining and improving quality control.
    • Share expertise with other offices.
    • Prepare technical design, specification and/or recommendations for a variety of the following:
    • Basic electricity
    • Lighting systems
    • Grounding
    • Low voltage power systems
    • Heat tracing systems
    • Review and mark up drafting iterations
    • Conduct site inspections and write reports
    • Employees are required to adhere to the company and client safety policies and practices in effect at any given time.


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


    • 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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