Electrical Engineer

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

Are you interested in working in an integrated environment? Do you enjoy mentoring and coaching Electrical EITs and Designers? Then this position at Omicron is for you!

The Electrical Engineer performs the conceptual and detailed design of building electrical systems and coordinate design, working drawings, and specifications with in-house design teams and construction managers. The Electrical Engineer acts as an Engineer of Record.

Responsibilities

Project Delivery

  • Design and supervise the design of building electrical systems, such as power distribution, lighting, life safety systems, and communication systems and evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Coordinate design, working drawings, and specifications with project team.

Field Reviews

  • Conduct field reviews and building condition assessments.

Contract Administration

  • Provide information required to issue site instructions, contemplated change orders, and responses to contractor’s requests for information.
  • Understand, manage, reduce, and mitigate Contractual and Professional Liabilities.

Leadership

  • Mentor and coach EITs and Designers.

Report Writing

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

Stakeholder Management

 

  • Resolve/negotiate technical information with authorities having jurisdiction.

Project Close-out

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

Requirements

  • 3–4 years of engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary environment, a minimum of 3 years North American experience.
  • University degree in electrical engineering from an accredited Canadian or USA University or proof of equivalency.
  • P.Eng. designation or working towards a P.Eng.
  • Interest in achieving or actively working towards a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification.
  • Experience with environmental/sustainable design is an asset.
  • Experience with institutional, retail, residential, and commercial projects.

Skills

Technical

  • Proven experience in power distribution, lighting, life safety systems design, and all other building systems.
  • Mastery of REVIT and how it applies to defined project phases.
  • Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code, British Columbia Building Code, National Building Code, and other regulations and able to apply to projects in their respective jurisdictions.
  • Solid understanding of structured wiring and intelligent building concepts.

Interpersonal

  • Ability to communicate the value of engineering to internal team members.
  • Delivers on promises to project team members, consultants and clients.
  • Sets the bar high for self and others.
  • Able to build and maintain professional relationships internally and externally.
  • Comfortable providing and receiving feedback.
  • Solutions-focused.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Professional

  • Collaborative approach to project management and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of design and construction processes.
  • Ability to critically think to identify issues, present solutions, and follow through to ensure completion.
  • Has a clear understanding of contractual and professional liability risks and exposure and work to mitigate the same; upholds personal and company image in all interactions.
  • Demonstrates a considerable level of initiative and independent judgement while performing work duties.
  • Investigates, advises, and solves unusual design and field engineering problems by devising new approaches or applying existing criteria in creative ways.