Senior Electrical Designer

Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16899
Job Description

Title: Electrical Designer

Location: Toronto, ON

Type: Full Time permanent

Salary: TBD

Benefits: Full Benefits



Since 1956, my client has provided essential engineering services for many of the great public and private building projects of our time, ranging from high-rise office towers and corporate headquarters to universities and libraries, hospitals, airport terminals, courthouses and correctional facilities - Specialties: HVAC Design, Electrical Design, Plumbing & Fire Protection Design, Commissioning, Telecommunication Design, Energy Auditing, Retro Commissioning, Energy Modeling, CFD Modeling, LEED Consulting, and Fire Alarm Design


Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Design Engineer with a proven interest in building design and sound knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals for an immediate full-time position. The incumbent will work under the supervision of senior leaders and with design team members, clients, and others on various projects.


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with contract management experience; have experience managing project scope, document preparation and understand specifications.


Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design power, lighting, fire alarm, and telecommunications plans including all associated circuitry, details, one-line diagrams, and specifications.
  • Perform system design calculations, load calculations, lighting, and any other calculations required to support electrical design.
  • Participate in field engineering assignments;
  • Develop data analytics tools for engineering projects;
  • Review of vendor drawings to ensure conformity with engineering designs equipment sizing;
  • Coordination with other engineering disciplines to ensure the accuracy of design, and the timely flow of information throughout the project;
  • Develop and recommend improvements in design standards and improve work quality
  • Report writing and specification preparation.
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects.
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited 4-year institution;
  • Understanding of the construction industry specific to electrical building systems
  • Minimum of 8 years professional experience
  • P.Eng desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong computer skills including understanding of data analytics;
  • Experience with 2D and 3D design tools (AutoCAD/Revit) would be considered an asset;
  • Bilingual (French/English) would be considered an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Strong Analytical and quantitative skills, and a demonstrated capability for analysis,
  • problem solving and strategic thinking;
  • Strong initiative—the willingness and ability to succeed in a collaborative, team-based environment;
  • Ability to manage time appropriately and multi-task with multiple projects in order to meet deadlines;

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume to Masood Noor by email at


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