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Sr. Electrical Engineer

IBI Group

IBI Group

Other Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Company Description

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

Arcadis is currently looking for a Sr. Electrical Engineer in the GTA offices, however the role is potentially open to remote work, within the Canadian landscape. The Sr. Electrical Engineer role will lead electrical building design from concept and detail design, to construction support, for projects across our offices such as industrial, civic, commercial and more.

Working within our Design & Engineering teams, you'll create some of the world’s most iconic and ground-breaking structures and spaces that transform the world around us, from making journeys easier to opening public places that bring people together.

This role sits within our global business area Places. We work with our clients around the world to create, support, and enhance smart, safe and sustainable places where people live, work, learn and thrive. Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether new homes, shops, workplaces, schools and hospitals, manufacturing, research and development facilities, or data and distribution centers. People and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs.

Role accountabilities:

  • Prepares electrical designs and drawings of building facilities and building electrical systems including power, lighting, fire alarm, PA, IT, etc., using computer-aided tools (e.g. EDSA and ETAP analytical software, CDEGS grounding software, Revit, AutoCad, and MicroStation CAD systems)
  • Assist to identify cost-effective solutions to design problems
  • Leads electrical design teams on larger multi-discipline projects
  • Liaises internally with project managers and other discipline project leaders to obtain project information and to discuss specific design related problems
  • Assists in creating and presenting technical reports regarding the nature, status, and results of design or study assignments
  • Requires the ability to recognize the implications of assigned work on the work of other disciplines, and ensures the necessary coordination occurs


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in electrical engineering plus 10+ years’ experience in buildings electrical systems design preferred in a consulting or utility environment.
  • Must have or be eligible for the P. Eng. designation in Ontario
  • Strong skills in the use of the REVIT modeling system is an asset
  • Electrical design and specification experience in the following building systems: power distribution in buildings, lighting design, fire alarm systems, card access and camera security systems, PA systems, telecommunications systems and audio-visual systems
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

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.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We request applicants submit a RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB. For design related roles, we also require a portfolio to review.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates will 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, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.