Electrical EIT

Company: Omicron
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Website: https://omicronaec.com/current-positions/

The Electrical Engineer in Training (EIT) performs the conceptual and detailed design of building electrical systems and coordinate design, working drawings and specifications under the supervision of a professional engineer and with in-house design teams and construction managers.


Project Delivery

  • Design and project documents production of building electrical systems, such as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems, and communication systems for small-scale projects.
  • Coordinate design, working drawings, and specifications with project team for small scale projects.

Field Reviews

  • Conduct field reviews and building condition assessments under the supervision of a professional engineer.

Report Writing

  • Write reports on building systems, technical assessments, project design, and other analysis as required.

Project Close-Out

  • Responsible for project closeout related to your field of practice.


  • 1–5 years engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary environment, a minimum of 1 year North American experience.
  • University degree in electrical engineering from an accredited Canadian or USA University or proof of equivalency.
  • Member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC and working towards a P.Eng. designation.
  • Good understanding of environmental/sustainable design is an asset.



  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles in power distribution, lighting, life safety systems design, and all other building systems.
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn Revit and other MS Office software programs.
  • Understanding of drafting principles.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, British Columbia Building Code, National Building Code, and other regulations.
  • Critical thinking to identify issues, present solutions, and follow through to ensure completion.


  • Brings a positive attitude to work with project teams.
  • Professional and timely communication to internal team members and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with support from a professional engineer.
  • Takes responsibility for the results of his/her work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in written and verbal communication.


  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, design and construction processes.
  • Possesses organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.
  • Balances speed and thoroughness to get the job done right the first time; detail-oriented.
  • Respects and follows processes to perform work efficiently.