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Electrical Engineer (Intermediate)

IBI Group

IBI Group

Marketing & Communications, Other Engineering
Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Company Description

About Arcadis:

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Role Description:

Arcadis is currently seeking a Transport Electrical Designer for our Markham office in Toronto. The successful candidate should have previous Transport Electrical design experience specific to public and private sector projects/development, as well as strong knowledge of construction methodology for both temporary and permanent design. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing reports, proposals and liaising with clients for successful results.


We partner with our clients across the globe to design thriving and connected cities and communities that enable opportunity for all and keep the world moving. Climate change, urbanization and digitization trends are requiring today’s mobility projects and systems to address an evolving set of demands from the world’s growing population. We design connected, sustainable solutions that integrate existing infrastructure with new technologies, and optimize the mobility of people and goods.

Role Accountabilities:

The primarily focus is Traffic Signal and/or Roadway Lighting design for transportation facilities and the successful candidate will work with technical staff to prepare preliminary, and detailed traffic/intersection design Drawings, Estimates, Specifications, and Proposals. You will also assist in preparing reports as to the nature, status and results of design or study assignments.

This role will also include working on client relationship building and management including taking part in business development activities, proposal preparation, organizing staff resources, establishing project budgets and schedules. You will communicate effectively with clients and internal team members (Engineers, Architects, Designers and Project Managers) in the design and specification development of electrical, lighting and communications systems projects within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team. The successful candidate will lead and contribute to the successful design, production, coordination and management of Traffic Signal Design and Lighting projects. You will develop traffic signal, lighting or auxiliary systems designs in AutoCAD and/or Microstation such as layout, single line diagrams, wiring schematics, photometric layouts, grounding details, prepare and review wire sizing, voltage drop and conduit capacity calculations.You will also render utility coordination duties for Electrical Transport related Design and Construction Projects and prepare technical reports, tender documentation and field support (including commissioning, Traffic signal turn-on, and site inspection).

This person will ensure that Engineering deliverables (e.g., drawings, specifications, analysis, budget estimates) comply with applicable regulations, standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices, review drawings to ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with QA/QC programs and ensure that project deliverables are met in a timely manner to a high quality including engineering stamped drawings and preparing final reports.


Required Qualifications:

• Completed Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Traffic/Civil Engineering

• 3 to 4+ years’ relevant experience in intersection/traffic signal design, ideally in a design-consulting or utility environment

• Must have or be eligible for the P. Eng. designation in Ontario

• Must be proficient with AutoCAD and Microstation

• Proficient with AGI 32

• Working knowledge of Ontario Traffic Manuals (Book 12, 15, 5, & 7), Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC), Highway Traffic Act (HTA), Ontario Traffic Manuals (OTM), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Canada (MUTCDC), and Technical Manuals published by the Transportation Association of Canada

• A valid driver's license and vehicle is required

• Experience with O.Reg 22/04 certification and liaising with utility authorities

• Experience with pole loading software i.e. SPIDAcalc or equivalent is an asset

• Experience performing electrical site inspections, construction supervision and contract administration

• Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team delivering various complex projects with large size and scope

• Experience working on MTO Minor and Major Electrical projects

• MTO Major RAQS qualified is an asset

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Additional information

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Arcadis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.