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Electrical Engineer (Intermediate)

IBI Group

IBI Group

Marketing & Communications, Other Engineering
Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Company Description

Role Title: Intermediate Electrical Engineer

Location: Markham

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 responsibilities:

We use digital intelligence and deep human knowledge to create products and solutions in a holistic way. We empower our clients with agile, data-driven insights and technologies that complement our sustainable design, engineering and advisory expertise. We can confidently work in partnership to address global challenges from climate change and rapid urbanization, to increasing digitalization, socio-economic disruption and societal expectations head-on, all with the common goal of improving quality of life.

  • Client relationship building and management including, but not limited to, taking part in business development activities, proposal preparation, organizing staff resources, establishing project budgets and schedules, etc.
  • 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.
  • Lead and Contribute to the successful design, production, coordination and management of electrical, lighting and communications systems projects.
  • Develop power distribution, lighting and auxiliary systems designs in AutoCAD and/or Microstation such as single line diagrams, wiring schematics, photometric layouts, grounding details.
  • Prepare and review wire sizing, voltage drop and conduit capacity calculations.
  • Prepare technical reports, tender documentation and field support (including commissioning/site inspection).
  • 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.

Ensure that project deliverables are met in a timely manner to a high quality including engineering stamped drawings and preparing final



  • A bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years’ relevant experience in lighting and electrical systems design (in a consulting environment preferable).
  • Must have P. Eng. designation in Ontario (in good standing)
  • Proven experience in electrical design of municipal roadway lighting, and communications systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of Ontario Electrical Safety Code
  • Proficiency with engineering software including AutoCAD, Microstation, Autolux, and AGI32 lighting design software
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills applicable both internally with project delivery staff as well as externally with project partners (clients, consultants, contractors and regulatory authorities)
  • 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 working on MTO Minor and Major Electrical projects. R.A.Q.S and/or Q.V.E. certification 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.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.